[Infographics] 2016 Annual Freelancer Report

At, 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.

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BIR Requirements Every Filipino Freelancer Should Know

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.

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How to Start a Freelancer Website from Scratch

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.


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A Freelancer’s Guide: Getting to Know PayPal

PayPal has been named as one of the fastest, easiest and most popular options to receive online payments in the world. This American company, if some of you haven’t heard or isn’t very much familiar with yet, provides an electronic payment system famously used as alternative with bank money transfer method.


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43 Best Freelancing Websites to Earn Money Online

Have you been dreaming about working from home, leaving your nine to five job, and doing work whenever, wherever you want? Maybe freelancing is for you.


And today, you’re in luck because we are letting you in on our little secret: here, we’ve compiled 43 of our favorite websites that will help you make money online.

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Cubicles to Coffee Shops to Co-working Spaces in the Philippines

The Philippines has been a techno-hub of Asia for quite some time now. With the rise of the entrepreneurial mindset, technological advancement, and the EDSA still breaking our hearts northbound to south, freelancing boomed to such extent that in 2015, has recorded around 1.4 million Filipino accounts registered on their system.

How to Secure an HMO as a Freelancer

An HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) coverage is one of the things I miss as a freelancer. As a corporate employee for nearly a decade, health insurance was a staple benefit. Fast forward to 2012 when I shifted to freelancing, I lost my coverage. I was fortunate that my husband was still employed; naturally, his coverage extended to me. All that changed when the hubby decided to work from home early this year. Now with two kids, I can’t stress enough how this little card can be of extreme importance. To put it bluntly, it saves us a lot of money with all the monthly check ups coming our way.  While there are some companies and agencies like MyOutDesk and Balsam Brands offering health insurance to their freelancers, majority of clients (like mine) stick to monetary compensation. This post is a documentation of my hunt to secure health insurance for my family. Hope this guide will help decide if you need one too.

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