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November 12, 2021

IT'S A FREELANCE LIFE

Wanna hear a great song about the joys and hardships of freelancing? Here’s one: It’s a Freelance Life by Garlic Jackson Comedy 🎶

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November 11, 2021

TRANSLATOR SHORTAGE

If you’re in the translation business, take notice: The global streaming boom is creating a severe translator shortage, Rest of World reports:

“Because of a labor shortage and no viable automated solution, the translation industry is being pushed to its limits.”

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November 10, 2021

TREZOR CRYPTO WALLET

Fancy some investing in the crypto boom? Then make sure to cover your back with a secure hardware crypto wallet for storing your coins! For small investors and freelancers, Trezor is arguably the best product on the market.

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November 9, 2021

EUROPEAN FREELANCERS & WHERE TO FIND THEM

Are you interested in freelancing, and how are other freelancers doing in Europe?

Let’s find out by watching the newly released talk European Freelancers & Where to Find Them covering 4 common misconceptions about freelancing, 3 insights into the European freelance economy, 2 sets of business guidelines for freelancers and those who hire them, 1 continent to be shared by future freelance entrepreneurs 💙

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November 8, 2021

AUDIOJUNGLE

Unlike with photographs, acquiring rights and permissions for audio tracks (jingles, intros, songs, etc.) can be quite a hassle. One of the good’n’cheap sources for freelances out there is AudioJungle microstock. Check it out.

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November 5, 2021

HOW TO WRITE BETTER

281 tips on How to Write Better — that’s a kind of a definitive guide for any freelance writer, put together by Matt Rudnitsky. Some examples:

  • Look for stories first, ideas later. Good storytelling beats good ideas.
  • Grammar is a tool, not a rule.
  • Don’t edit while you write. You can’t create and analyze at the same time.
  • 20 minutes of focused writing beats hours of distracted “writing.”
  • Don’t rely on inspiration to write. Create a unique writing habit that guarantees you write regularly.
  • Before you write, get in a good mood.
  • For long-term success, you need to build and own an asset. For most writers, this is an email list.

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November 4, 2021

GOLD

Matthew McConaughey as a hustling freelance gold prospector? You need to watch the Gold movie, if only to see your freelancing troubles light as a feather. Anyway, what a flawless acting performance!

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November 2, 2021

REMOTE HAVEN MADEIRA

With remote work booming, digital nomads are taking over Europe. One of the latest examples is Remote Haven — a co-living project at a 5-star Savoy’s hotel on Portuguese Madeira island. It has hosted over 150 nomads so far, many of them freelancers.

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November 1, 2021

HOW TO GET SICK AS A FREELANCER

“As freelancers, we work on our own. As humans, we get sick,” writes Suzanne Boles in her article on How to Get Sick as a Freelancer Without Losing Work. She quotes several experienced freelancers and their strategies to deal with sick days.

Mostly, they stick to being their own boss: “I rarely tell a client I’m sick. I feel that as a freelancer, my time is my own to manage.”

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October 29, 2021

POETIZER

Are you a playful copywriter, poet or another wordsmith? There’s a social media platform for that! Poetizer is a new social network for poets. As they say:

“Here everyone is a poet. Be part of Poetizer’s growing community to get your daily dose of inspiration and creativity.”

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