• Mar 20, 2015 / 4 Comments

    Chatting with a freelancer - Silke Jager

      The Galilea3 blog is a place where freelancers can exchange experience, tips and lifehacks to simply learn from each other. It also serves as a good opportunity to meet successful freelancers who can help you to run your own business. Starting from today, we will publish regularly interviews with freelancers from different parts of the globe. Our first intervi...

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  • Feb 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

    Would eliminating bidding on freelance marketplaces make both buyers and sellers happier?

        Imagine going into a shop to buy bread. As you have probably noticed, the days when there was only one or two types of bread are gone. Now you choose one from the dozen or so available types of yeasted bread, cornbread, wheat bread, soda bread, white bread, flatbread, etc. You make your choice based on taste, nutritional value, sentiment, price or whate...

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  • Dec 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

    Three easy steps to stress-free freelancing with no experience

    They say, to be successful as a freelancer, you must think of your work as a business and not just as a hobby. Just when you were hoping for a calm, laid back, fun-filled way of making money, here comes talk about branding, networking, pleasing demanding clients, dealing with piled up work or the flip side of not having enough jobs at certain times. You have/had enough str...

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  • Nov 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

    Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Become a freelancer.

    Have you ever thought of having a 9-to-5 job as putting all your eggs in one basket? I guess we are so used to this form of work that not many think of it this way. However, this fact becomes apparent when hard times, such as a global financial crisis, lead to job cuts. When you lose your job, you lose the only source of income that you have. That’s having all y...

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  • Nov 6, 2014 / 1 Comments

    Is freelancing really the future of work?

    image credit: Bruce Irving   I started freelancing more than 20 years ago when I didn't even know it was called freelancing. Those were the days when most parents wanted their children to have a steady job for life. Back then, it was all about getting an education, followed by a good job (hopefully), getting married and doing all one could to keep ...

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