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November 11, 2015

3 Reasons Why It Rocks to be a College Student

Why College Students Rock
Did you know that you can earn 29 different ways when you’re in college?

College is the best time because it lets you explore your skills and gives the highest freedom of thought and creativity. Therefore, many times it becomes an ultimate moment to induce the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Also, college is the time when you start to understand the value of being goal oriented.

You plan to build a career, or embark on a new journey to build a business. You enjoy your freedom, independence and many other benefits. So, here are few reasons why it rocks to be a college student.

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November 10, 2015

Top 4 Most Influential College Students

Most Influential College Students

How cool it is to know that a 18 year old high school teen can win a $400,000 prize for creating a video on popular Einstein’s relativity theory. That’s called creativity. Some high school and college teens like to think creative and take unconventional steps. It sets them apart from the average.

Here is another inspiring story. Mark Cuban is a 57 years old American businessman, film producer, investor, author and philanthropist now. Needless to say, he is a billionaire today. However, he was only 12 when he started making money by selling garbage bags.

And when he was in the university, he used to earn $25 an hour for training disco to the campus sorority members. During an interview with Business Insider, he said that every high school and college kids need three things to earn money and become famous for creative/innovative ideas, forward thinking and hard work.

Below you’ll find a list of most influential college or high school students who are always persistent and never mind to follow their dreams.

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October 20, 2015

How Passion Fuels Your Freelancing Business

Passion for freelancing

When you started out with freelancing you had a purpose. No matter what your purpose was, you had it. But to make good of your purpose, you’d need a lot more.

You have a purpose and you now have a focus. Perhaps, you will need some Nitrous Oxide for that acceleration? How about a rush in the progress your business ought to make? Why not ensure that whatever you are doing, you will want to do more of that? How do you ensure that you be at your best performing levels at all times?

Passion is the venerable answer. And here’s how your Passion for Freelancing Business plays out:

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October 14, 2015

Top 5 Freelance Photographers of All Time

Top Freelance Photographers
There are two kinds of people in this world: people who make a difference, and people who wait for the other set of people to make a difference. Among freelance photographers too, there have been a few people who made a mark. These freelance photographers have done well, and they’ve left a legacy behind for everyone else to follow.

Here are some of those Top Freelance Photographers of All Time and the kind of work they’ve done:

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October 13, 2015

5 Freelance Photographers On Facebook You Can Follow

Freelance Photographers on Facebook

With freelance photographers being the best kind of freelancers on the block and as Facebook is bigger than the largest country in the world in terms of population, it’s a heady mix to find some of the best freelance photographers on Facebook indeed.

Freelance Photographers, in an effort to put the best of their work out for the world to see, take to Facebook and/or Instagram to showcase their best work.

It’s inspiring, and it’s easy enough to see what they do and how well they do it. Here are 5 Freelance Photographers On Facebook you can follow(Please note that a few of these photographers could have removed their Facebook page):

George Lepp

Ever wondered how incredibly successful freelance photographers look, work, and live like? Check out George Lepp – a well-known nature and outdoors photographer.

You’d see a different world when you look at the world through George’s eyes. His passion for natural beauty is immediately visible through his work.

Pam Wood

What can a girl with a camera do? A lot, if Pam Wood is anything to go by. Pam Wood is a freelance photographer with a hunger to perform and itchy feet strong enough to pull her through the entire world. Wood gives out stories through her photos.

She hopes to inspire and drive international peace, world togetherness, and much more through her work.

Scott Kelby

Scott Kelby one is one of the more reputed, visible, and prolific photographers on Facebook. Author of the Photography Book, a self-proclaimed Photography pro, and the CEO of Kelbyone.com, Scott’s Facebook profile is a must visit for anyone in the realm of freelance photography.

Karl Taylor

Karl Taylor has a rich experience with freelance photography after having worked for the last 20 years with some of the world’s leading companies. His images and photos have been picked up worldwide. Looking for inspiration? Want to learn how to do freelance photography right?

Would you like to pick up a lesson or two on DLSR photography tips? How about a free photography course? See what Karl Taylor’s Facebook Fan Page looks like.

Dennis Nigel

It’s always nice to see the work of freelance photographers with an International acclaim. Even better when there’s this little adventure streak in them. Dennis Nigel is one of those freelance photographers with an international repute.

A wildlife photographer extraordinaire, Dennis has whopping 70,000+ images on his site and he captures some of the most exotic sights the world has to offer.

Nigel also specializes in nature, landscapes, and rainforests.

Who are some of your favorite freelance photographers?

September 27, 2015

The Death of the Full-time Job

7.The Full-Time Job Is Dead_1

The world has gone crazy about freelancing. An increasing number of professionals are making the switch to a freelancing career, quitting their permanent jobs for more freedom, better perks, and being their own boss. After all, who wants to work 40 hours a week under an aggressive employer who is always standing over your head and dictating terms?

So does it mean death for the full-time job and birth of the freelance industry?

In the past, the 9 to 5 job was the centerpiece of work life. Today, more and more individuals are preparing their move from the job-centric system to the information-powered individual economy.

Professionals are keen on taking the plunge into the world of freelancing as a multi-faceted free agent and are happy to refer to their full-time job as “ancient history”!

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August 27, 2015

How to Unleash Positivity Into Your Freelancing Career

Freelance Career Positivity

Entrepreneurship is awesome and freelancing is a great start for your entrepreneurial journey.

However, it isn’t going to be an easy task managing yourself, your freelancing career, find clients, deliver work, get paid, and then go find some more clients only to deliver more work, and then chase invoices all the more.

As you can see, actually going through this cycle isn’t as easy as it was to write it out. We all come with our biases, emotions, likes dislikes, and our own ways of doing things.

Often, it gets a little too much to handle. Days seem short, your effort seems incomplete, the value you provide can remain unappreciated, and you might not get what you really wanted from it.

Here’s the thing: if you aren’t getting what you wanted, it’s not because of the economy, the clients, your work, or anything else. It’s all because of you.

Since “you” are so important, you have a need to unleash a great degree of positivity into your freelancing career (and hence into your life).

Let’s see how to build up that freelance career positivity:

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August 26, 2015

Freelancing Blues: What Should You Do When You Are Down The Dumps?

Freelancing Blues

Feeling down the dumps? Lost your mojo? Is the act of getting yourself motivated an uphill task everyday? Have you lost the fire, the intensity, and the energy to wake up every morning because of a few instances of unpaid invoices, bad clients, or because no projects are showing up at your door?

Welcome to freelancing 101. You are now a part of a huge, growing group of independent contractors and what you are feeling now (or might feel later) is as common as common cold.

It could be so unsettling to work so hard and not get paid for it due to a client’s vanishing act. It could be heartbreaking to not be respected for what you do and when there are instances of project scope creep.

But unlike most people, you have amazing choices to combat with your freelancing blues. Since, throwing your laptop away or yelling at your dog are not options that help, here’s what you do:

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