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April 12, 2017

Peer Hustle Releases New Book – The Complete Freelancer Guide

The Complete Freelancer Guide Book

The Complete Freelancer Guide


Become Your Own Boss, Do What You Love, and Make Money Doing It

By Ian Balina, Ravneet Kaur, and Aswin Satyanarayana

Published by Peer Hustle, the world’s first mobile local freelancer platform

Whether you’re tired of your day job or just want to start your own business on the side, The Complete Freelancer Guide is the ultimate guide for a fresh and radical career shift.

Ignore the old notion of working up the corporate ladder and waiting your turn to do what you love—there is no need to wait and every reason not to. Whether your dream is escaping the corporate grind, becoming your own boss, a six-figure income on your own terms, or just making extra income on the side while keeping a day job, this book is the blueprint.

You can have it all—really.

Join the smart freelancers from Peer Hustle, the world’s first real-time mobile freelancer marketplace app, as they teach you:

  • How is freelancing better than a job?
  • Top 12 paying freelance jobs and careers
  • How to convert your freelance hobby into a profitable career
  • How to calculate your hourly rate as a freelancer
  • 5 ways to make money with a side hustle
  • The definitive guide on the sharing economy
  • The death of the full-time job
  • 5 easy ways to build your portfolio
  • How to master sales and follow up for freelancing
  • 10 tips on finding a freelancer
  • Tips on outsourcing your job to a freelancer
  • How to manage your time better while working with freelancers

The Complete Freelancer Guide also includes sample stories, scenarios, and real-life situations teaching everything you will need to master the new world of being a freelancer.

About the Author

Ian Balina is a serial entrepreneur that has founded five businesses, worked for world-class companies like IBM and Deloitte, written two books, produced a documentary film on DC Fashion Week, all before the age of 30. Featured in the Wall Street Journal, Tech Crunch and Business News Daily, Ian is a former freelancer, and CEO and founder of Peer Hustle, the world’s first and only mobile local freelancer platform, with over 4,000 freelancers around the world.   



Become Your Own Boss, Do What You Love, and Make Money Doing It

Peer Hustle

On Sale: March 28, 2017 • ISBN 978-0998460222 • Price: $29.99

For more information on THE COMPLETE FREELANCER GUIDE and Ian Balina, please contact:

Ian Balina, CEO at Peer Hustle, 240-753-0315 or [email protected] or

Visit Ian on the web at http://www.ianbalina.com/.

July 3, 2016

Growing the Profitability of Your Business in Four Simple Steps

Business owners from all walks of life are often idealistic and ambitious when it comes to the pursuit of success. These men and women relentlessly pursue their vision with determination and gusto, and this is especially true when first starting out in their market.

Unfortunately, the magic of opening a new startup eventually wears off and the initial rush of creative energy dies down to a dull roar. It’s difficult for business owners to maintain consistency as far as profitability and growth are concerned. We always seem to get bogged down by the minutia of daily business practices and growth has a tendency to go by the wayside.

Are you ready to break the cycle? More profitability is waiting for you right around the corner. Follow our four step plan and watch your company’s growth begin to soar. Read More

March 11, 2016

Peer Hustle on Business Mic – Turning Your Side Hustle Into a Real Hustle


Ian Balina

March 7, 2016

Judyth Piazza interviews Ian Balina, CEO and Founder of Peer Hustle

Ian Balina

Ian Balina, CEO of Peer Hustle, appeared on an interview with Judyth Piazza.

March 4, 2016

Top 25 Blogs for Startups

Top 25 Blogs for Startups

Gain valuable knowledge about the growing startup industry including: culture, funding, communication and so much more.

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February 26, 2016

Top 25 Blogs for Real Estate Agents

Top 25 Blogs for Realtors

From saving, marketing, to buying or selling a home, these blogs provide everything you need to know about real estate.

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February 21, 2016

How to Become a Photographer: 10 Tips on Starting a Photography Career

How to Become a Photographer

A photography career has a charm of its own. If you yearn to become a professional photographer, you are already aware that this is a highly competitive industry. But does that stop you from living your dream freelance photography career? If you have the right skills, consumers will trust their time and money on you, hoping that you can produce a visually appealing image that tells a story. There is nothing better than making money doing what you are passionate about. Isn’t it? When your clicks leave the world awe-struck, could you ask for more?

Yes, freelance photography gives you the opportunity to earn a reputation across the globe!

Photography is a Huge World

All of us appreciate the ability of the camera to capture moments dear to us and freeze them in time, leaving us with beautiful memories to cherish all our lives. If photography is a passion, it can pay you rich dividends as a career. Starting a photography career isn’t that difficult.

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February 17, 2016

Top 25 Blogs for Recruiters

Top 25 Recruiter Blogs

These blogs provide great information for recruiters and job seekers. Read More

February 11, 2016

Top 25 Blogs for Stay-at-Home Dads

Stay at Home Dads

These blogs provide unique insight on the everyday life of a stay-at-home dad. Read More

February 7, 2016

Top 10 Books All Freelancers Should Read


books for freelancers

When you have chosen to be a freelancer, it may help to read a few books to learn new skills and educate yourself.  After all, you want to make sure you stay ahead of the crowd and clients keep knocking at your doors. It is important that you do not stop learning, so reading books for freelancers will enhance your learning prowess and help develop skills that matter in the freelance industry. As a freelancer, the zeal to learn should keep you up and running all the time. A great book will inspire you, teach you new skills, and expose you to a heap of new ideas that will help you get the better of your weaknesses and tread ahead in your freelance journey.

Here are a few top books all freelancers should read: Read More