Jamaican Freelance Market; Untapped

Freelancers are persons who are self-employed to provide services (usually tailored) to clients through short, medium or long-term. As a freelancer, we usually have multiple clients at any given time or successive short-term projects. I’m a freelancer myself.

If you nurture your freelancing careers, it can become a viable career option, especially if you are a student, before facing the harsh realities of the unrepentant wave that is the job market.

Becoming A Freelancer

Becoming a freelancer is easy, in fact, if you have a skill or you are willing to develop and perfect one, the discipline to work without supervision and an entrepreneurial mindset, you are ready for freelancing. You just need a computer, a phone and the internet depending on the services you offer.

Booming Industry? 

It sure is! The freelancing phenomenon is especially attractive with the benefits and opportunities that increase steadily on  daily basis to work…

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5 Proven Ways to Shine in Freelancing

Christine Speaks

Relationships. That’s what it all boils down to.Freelancing is about building and maintaining relationships. The best freelancers understand this fact and lay a solid foundation for their businesses based on it. Solid relationships are the fibre that binds everything we do to make our businesses survive . Everything that follows in this article is based on this premise. There’s no way that you can utilize any of these strategies without establishing solid relationships. Each strategy has its place, but never forget the power of forging lasting relationships.

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Strategy #1: Always Deliver

Freelancing is a balancing act. We learn to become expert jugglers of multiple tasks and responsibilities. This becomes exceedingly true when we have to contend with a full-time job and the demands of our freelance clients. It’s important to keep juggling. Don’t let a ball fall out of place. Always strive to exceed everyone’s expectations for you…

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