At Freelancing.ph, we pride ourselves that in all that we do, we base it on the freelancers’ voice. We pioneered in publishing Freelancer Salary Reports for 2015 and 2016. Now to start 2017 right, we surveyed 120 Filipino freelancers to help us craft the first Freelancer Annual Report for the Philippines.
As a freelancing advocate, I take interview opportunities seriously. I feel it’s my own little way of reaching out to someone who might be losing hope or struggling to make ends meet. If I can inspire just one reader, then I’ve done my job.
Sharing my latest interview in collaboration with Payoneer*. I talked about how I got started, what my normal work day is like, and some advice to fellow freelancers. Forward to a friend who might need a little career push.
Welcome 2017! It’s a brand new year. In our mission to be the main go-to resource for Filipino Freelancers, we will be publishing an annual report. This will help us understand how we are positioned in the freelancing industry and serve as a benchmark for the coming years.
Tax, a dreaded word, especially among freelancers. Last Nov 25, in a #CoffeeBreakSession, we decided to conquer our fears and face it head on. We invited Mark Ong, Chief Financial Officer of Taxumo, to answer the common tax-related questions we get from the freelancing community. And as requested, we are turning this Ask Me Anything session as a resource page for you. Bookmark this, save this, share this.
Having your own website is a proven way to get client leads because it helps with your reputation. In the world of online work, image is everything. You’ll need a place to sell yourself and showcase your experience. However, building a website may sound scary or intimidating. Don’t worry, you wouldn’t need to learn how to code in order to put up one. Whether doing a website for your portfolio or for a client, here’s your ultimate guide on how to do it from scratch.
What is one thing that freelancers struggle with, you ask?
You’ll be surprised that a good number find it hard to apply for their very own credit card. I’m all for maintaining financial health, meaning not spending more than you earn, but there are times when having a credit card comes in handy. Case in point – booking for flights online, hotel reservations, hospital bills and even your monthly groceries. This post will offer a solution or alternative to this common freelancer problem.
So, the long wait was over. Goodie bags were packed. Sounds checked. Chairs and partners’ booths were already on the spot. Walking photo booth was ready to capture the moment. Welcome to the Freelancer Forum PH Year 2!
As the most-awaited freelancing event of the year comes nearer each day, we are pleased to have been given the chance to get to know our sponsors deeper. Freelancing Forum Philippines, now on Year 2, is looking forward to have the community widen up its network. Freelancers of the same passion and skills; and companies whose platforms have created an impact on our freelancing journey (and success!) all in one roof. Amazing!