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SHOWING NEWS 11–20 OUT OF 84

November 3

FROM RANDI TO DERREN BROWN

Magicians are archetypal independent professionals, and their trade may be the oldest one. James Randi (†2020), the founder of One Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge, was the wisest of them all. The illusionist Derren Brown now emerges as his worthy successor. To see why watch his latest Netflix show Sacrifice (or The Push).

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November 2

A MILLION-DOLLAR COPYWRITER

How a copywriter created a million-dollar, one-person business, by saying goodbye to $1,450-an-hour client work is a well-written Forbes article by Elaine Pofeldt about NYC-based copywriter/entrepreneur Laura Belgray and her business journey.

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October 30

HOW TO BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL FREELANCER

How to Become an International Freelancer — a true story with helpful advice especially for non-native English speakers, by an experienced SEO consultant Jan Onesork.

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October 27

THE SECRET TO BEING A SUCCESSFUL FREELANCER

The secret to being a successful freelancer — a great 4-minutes talk by a financial expert Paco de Leon in TED The Way We Work series stresses the crucial importance of price, value, and money for freelancers. Solid advice.

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October 26

STAR MEMBER: BARBORA BARONOVA

Award-winning independent publisher and literary documentarian Barbora Baronova is our new Star member ⭐ A remarkable writer and professional, her works are treasured by well-known libraries, museums, and collectors around the world.

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October 23

FREELANCE.EU

We have acquired the Freelance.eu domain name from the previous owner in the Netherlands to be used as a domain alias to Freelancing.eu. To his credit, he offered a fair price (not to be disclosed) given our 15-years track report in supporting freelancers 🙏

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October 20

HOW TO FALL ASLEEP, AGAIN

As freelancers, we often have a head full of ideas—or concerns. And it’s OK, except for when one should be sleeping. Tomas Baranek tackles this common problem in his in-depth life-hacking article on How to Fall Asleep Again When You Wake Up in the Wee Hours of the Morning 💤

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October 19

FINANCIAL SELF-MANAGEMENT Q&A

Robert Vlach will discuss Financial self-management in the context of freelance business during his second Q&A interview for the ongoing Freelance Business Month this Tuesday. There are still 38 seats left, and you can register for free. Here are the main topics:

  • Mapping your risks and doing the necessary preventive measures
  • Why is financial self-management crucial for your long-term success
  • How to improve the control over your finance gradually over the years
  • Recording your revenues, planning for large spending and reserves
  • Analyzing your cash flow and when to do a proper financial plan
  • Reasonable investments to preserve your funds for the future

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October 16

#EFWEEK STARTS TODAY

European Freelancers Week, the fifth edition of the largest crowdsourced event for freelancers in Europe, starts today. Browse the event schedule or sign the Freelancers Manifesto if you wish to add your voice to the European freelancers’ movement — we are already all-in as partners.

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October 14

ELASTIC THINKING

Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change is a smart book about getting new and innovative ideas we all need as freelancers, not to mention creatives. Written by Leonard Mlodinow, a theoretical physicist who co-authored two bestselling books with the late Stephen Hawking, it is well researched, evidence-based, as well as daring.

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