Al Anany

The Art of Freelancing

LinkedIn will be the one and only freelancing platform.

Photo by Souvik Banerjee on Unsplash Upwork and Fiverr, the most important freelancing websites, combined have 23 million members. LinkedIn has 810 million members. Here's a pie chart so that…

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I applied to over 100 jobs with no replies, so I freelanced and made $11.6k in my first month.

When I moved to Switzerland, everyone told me that being a freelancer is not safe, that that’s not how it’s done here. You needed a minimum of $6k in order…

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client game

There’s a game of power between you and your potential client.

Photo by Hassan Pasha on Unsplash The client needs you as much as you need the client. It's a game, and you're probably losing. Talent, that's the word all large…

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zigzag earnings

My earnings as a freelancer are zigzagged.

Image from Author's financials If you have a job in a company, you're expecting your paycheck at the start of the month. What would happen if you don't get it…

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entrepreneur movies

The 7 movies I recommend to any entrepreneur – From a business consultant.

Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash You can see pictures of the most delicious platter in the world, but you'll never taste it that way. Similarly, you can read tons…

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My article was on HackerNews, my website had a spike of 21,000 views, here’s how much Adsense paid me.

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash I thought it was a glitch. I've started content writing a couple of months, and I love it. I write on my website's blog,…

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Freelance Island

Quit your job and freelance on this island… Or should you not?

Photo by Chaitanya Maheshwari on Unsplash Freelancing on an island is the dream of almost every non-freelancer. "I will quit my job, and freelance on this island for as long…

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My first month writing on Medium – Top writer in 6 categories with $411.06 earnings. Here’s how.

Photo by Jon Gomes on Jonmgomes The more you complicate the situation, the less it's simple, obviously. I am a top writer on Medium in six categories. Simply put, I've…

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I am a successful freelancer for more than 8 years now, here are 5 reasons why I hate it.

“You are your own boss” — Ughh... While the life of a freelancer is deemed as full of freedom from many aspects, here’s why I hate being a freelancer, and the common…

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Two important traits of bad clients who you should not work with.

If you look closely, you can avoid a lifetime of troubles and disappointment if you monitor simple traits of potentially bad clients. I have had my fair share of clients…

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