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The Freelancer Movement

The creative freelancer movement is gaining steam, driving a new way of doing business. The gig economy presents itself as the next frontier for creative freelancers.

Why? The choice to be your own boss, to choose who you work with and with whom accelerates decision making and problem solving. Pushing creative ideas into unlimited heights.

Faster connecting with like minded teams is a given pre requisite. A step closer to creating at speed of light makes teams work together across borders, cultures or subject matter expertise providing a new horizon for innovative freelancers.

Becoming indispensable is what is essential for developing a Hacker […]

Getting To Yes In Your Elevator Pitch

Getting To Yes In Your Elevator Pitch

Is your elevator speech compelling? Are you giving a speech that taps into the emotional buttons of your clients?

“People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.”

—Zig Ziglar

“Buying” does not only mean pulling out a wallet and purchasing. Buying also means buying in to your idea, proposal or solution. An elevator pitch is a mini-presentation designed for maximum impact. You have a tiny amount of time to hit the right emotional chord. How can you tell if you get it right during the pitch?

Knowing that you got it right is in a large part intuitive. It’s easier to […]

21st Century Freelancing: Using Platforms & Softwares

21st Century Freelancing: Using Platforms & Softwares

Freelancing platforms may be run by brokers that receive a profit from each project or by an end client that only handles projects for that particular organization. Platforms are essential for freelancers to find projects today, especially in the services industry where traditional methods of recruiting freelancers are no longer effective. Jeffrey Leventhal, CEO and co-founder of Work Market, says “Finding the right talent is one of the primary challenges in building an on-demand workforce.”

Diego Lomanto, vice president of marketing for Work Market, adds that service organizations have an increasing need to find, verify, engage, manage, and pay freelancers. He […]