Category Archives: Freelancing Randoms

Wasting Proposal Credits (Connects) on Upwork: The Pitfalls of Unresponsive Clients

Any freelancer on Upwork or other leading platforms would be entitled to free monthly proposal credits or Connects, that could be used to place proposals/bids for projects. Unfortunately, the era of free credits is over. From the month of May, Freelancing platform giant Upwork would charge $0.15 per “Connect”. This new regulation was announced today by the company CEO Stephane Kasriel. This brings us to

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Now Spend At least $9 to Buy the Usual 60 Connects/Month on Upwork

From May 2019, freelancing project platform giant Upwork would charge $0.15 per “Connect”. That means, at least $9 a month if you still stick to your old habits of 60 Connects. We discussed it in our last blog here. Here’s the mighty twist. You might soon be forced to use up more than 2 Connects to place bids on a project. So, you end

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Upwork to Charge $0.15 Per “Connect”: End of the Freebie Era

Freelancing platform giant Upwork would charge $0.15 per “Connect”. This new regulation was announced this week by the company CEO Stephane Kasriel. From the month of May, the 60 free “Connects” per month, wouldn’t be free anymore. For those of you still wondering, “Connects” are free credits that were available to place your proposal for projects on Upwork. A freelancer typically needs 2 “Connects”

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Content Writing is Mostly About Frantic Internet Digging

The span and coverage of commercial writing could be bizarrely diverse. For example, while you were conveniently on the verge of wrapping up an assignment on Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin wallets, a new project lands into your kitty. Academic blogs on Blepharoplasty. What’s that? Blepharoplasty is the surgical reconstruction of your eye-lids – Often termed as cosmetic “Eyelid Lift Surgery”. Thankfully,

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Recipe for Disaster: Working Without An Escrow Fund.

Most freelancing platforms deduct a hefty 20% service fees from your project earnings. Cruel, isn’t it? The percentage, however, reduces as you keep earning more from a particular contract and client. Plus, it’s an excruciatingly hard and long process to build a free profile on such platforms. With credible feedbacks, reviews, and ratings. Public Forums Offering Freelancing Jobs – Without Service

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What Drives You Out Of Bed Every Morning? Alarm or Passion for Work?

Imagine 3 AM on a cold winter night, while you sleep tucked into a warm and cozy bed. Pure bliss, isn’t it? But, then you gradually start feeling a strong pressure to relieve yourself. You need to pee. As the pressure mounts, you toss and turn, wishing that your bladders never existed. That’s life. Mostly unpredictable and brutal. Unless you

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Picking​ the Right Writer: Impact Vs. Vocabulary

As commercial writers, our target audiences mostly comprise of business users or customers. A typical sales funnel dwells on organic leads searching for certain services or products – Ranging from casino reviews and Bitcoin blogs to Chiropractic clinics and natural nutrition tips.  Hence, our writing predominantly should be appealing enough to grab the right attention and mobilize customer onboarding. The

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