As we come to the end of the year 2019, many freelancers are reflecting on how the year was and putting down their resolutions for the coming year 2020.
One of the driving forces behind putting down the new year resolutions is the 'misfortunes that begot us' in the past. In most occasions, the misfortunes is as a result of our negligence to small things to contribute largely to success.
If you were in the middle of something and you receive a message from a new prospective client; and upon checking, you realize that the client is a fortune 500 company; what will you do? Well, in this, reactions will vary depending on your experience in the freelancing business. A common reaction will be excitement.
It will matter a lot where or the platform you use to share your feelings/advice. Before you start sharing, here are questions you should ask yourself;
Is what I am sharing truly helpful to the person reading it?
Is social media a good platform to share the information?
What do I expect to gain from it? is it fame, appreciation e.t.c
It's exciting when you hear how people start as freelancers then turn their experience into something beyond just freelancing- an online business enterprise. The beauty about the process is - you never know when it happens because you are having fun while at it.
Overnight successes don't last so you should avoid at all cost the temptations to fall into it.
This blog-post is written for people who are interested in building a long lasting reputation online. Before you read further, I am assuming that you have considered the following things before launching your business online.
When you repeatedly do something you become a master- and your chances of succeeding is high. It starts with first identifying a niche, then repeatedly bidding for projects that matches it. Everyday make sure you bid on 2-3 jobs that are related to your skills. Don't worry that no one is responding to your bids so long as you have adhered to the terms of service in the Freelancing site you are working on.
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Internet has completely changed the way people do business worldwide. In-fact, it has enabled people to transact business with anyone across the globe.This transformation has affected all businesses and videography/video production business is not an exception.