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Why High Rates is Not Equal to No Work

 

(This is the sequel to the first blog I posted)

 

People have the misconception that high rates translate to fewer job opportunities. While there is definitely truth to that in any freelance industry, you cannot discount the fact that you can thrive even with a rate that is five times higher than the average competitor’s.

 

What if I told you I get more WORK now – to the point that I’m turning them down or recommending others – that my rate is almost 8x higher than when I started three years ago?

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20 Most Important Technical and Soft Skills to Earn 6 Figures this 2018

What was the most common question you got asked as a kid? Other than “Why won’t you stay put?” for me, it was always “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Parents, relatives, and other adults always seemed to enjoy hearing my future plans, and I’d rise up to the occasion by smugly stating that I’d be a billionaire by age 25.

It seems like a tall order now but let’s face it; when you’re a kid you’re conditioned to believe that getting your dream job is pretty simple. You’re constantly told things like “Study hard and you’re sure to succeed” or “Do something you love and you’ll never have to work another day in your life.”

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Freelancer Spotlight: Liberty A. Baldovino’s #MyPayoneerStory

Concluding our #MyPayoneerStory series is none other than our grand prize winner, Liberty Baldovino. Just recently, she was also featured in the prime time news program of one of the biggest broadcasting network in the country. Read on and be inspired by this Youthful Granny VA who proves that age is nothing but a number.

 

 

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Freelancer Spotlight: Glynis J. Belaguin’s #MyPayoneerStory

This week our #MyPayoneerStory features a freelancer who met a health problem in her corporate career. Later on, she realized her challenges turned into a blessing. Can you relate? Glynis J. Belaguin, tells all.

 

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Freelancer Spotlight: Gel Niñofranco’s #MyPayoneerStory

Freelancer Spotlight is back! A big thanks to our partner, Payoneer, for hosting #MyPayoneerStory competition last month. We received a lot of interesting and inspiring freelancer stories and it was really hard to pick the winners. Rebecca Jacobs, Payoneer’s* Community Manager, personally helped in the process and we announced it live. Now, be inspired with one of our winner’s encouraging story. Meet Gel Niñofranco, a work at home mom.

 

 

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Are You a Freelancer? Here’s Why You Should Stop Acting Like One

If you are a freelancer who has been chasing after clients and worrying where to find your next gig even before your current project is completed, then you might be doing the wrong thing. And guess what — before you know it, you’ll risk burning yourself out.

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[Infographics] 2016 Annual Freelancer Report

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.

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Payoneer Interview Series: Getting Started as a Freelancer

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.

 

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Share your Freelancing Story, Win $50 on Payoneer!

Hello freelancing community!

 

We’re welcoming 2017 with a fantastic giveaway. Our long-time industry friend, Payoneer, is partnering with us once again for an exciting competition. The mechanics of #MyPayoneerStory are simple. All we want is to hear your freelancing story. Are you ready?

 

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[Survey]: 2016 Annual Freelancer Report

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.

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