Brain Drain, Anyone? Flush It Out

Is there such an idea called BRAIN DRAIN? “A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.” ― John Lubbock, The Use Of Life Generally, Investopedia defines it as “a slang term for a significant emigration of educated or talented individuals”. But what is its literal meaning? The exhaustion of the brain because of … Continue Reading

Ace the Freelancing Race : How to Spell Freelance Success

Many freelancers have met success. Living with great freedom and flexibility in work schedules, workplaces and client management, freelancers have truly enjoyed the fruits of their success. Yes, this may sound tempting but they haven’t gone where they sit (or stand) right now out of sheer luck. No. It wasn’t because of charm, either. Then, … Continue Reading

Life Outside the World Wide Web: How to Make Non-Professional Relationships Last

If you are to review your life for the past years and ask yourself what relationships have you forged, what could your answer be? How do you make non-professional relationships last? Probably, your list would include clients, prospective clients, co-collaborators, web design colleagues and basically, professional relationships. But are these the relationships you want to … Continue Reading

When Should You Quit Your Job? (and Begin Freelancing)

One of the very sensitive questions a designer asks at least once in his life is: “Should I begin freelancing now?” Unlike other fields of employment, web design is a common goldmine when we are talking about freelancers. Many designers want to branch out of their daily cubicle jobs and start freelancing because they realized … Continue Reading

The Outsourcing Guide for Web Designers

There are times in the life of a freelance web designer when design projects come like rain falling from the sky. Those times are great and abundant to a point that the said freelancer’s bucket is too full that he can’t carry it. Of course, he has options- either he carries the whole bucket and … Continue Reading

The Freelancer’s Guide to Retirement Preparation

Freelancing has become a new job market in today’s world. People know that relying on the traditional jobs to fulfill their needs is not enough in today’s world. Freelancing industry in past few years has seen a vast increase in home business owners and freelancers. The experts say that the number will continue to grow … Continue Reading