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Startup Tips

Learn How to Become a Badass Freelancer With RaketChick

You'd need a sanity- and survival-planner

Freelancing has become popular among young folks in the Metro, and it's easy to see why. You can work from home (in your pajamas), sleep in until the middle of the day (depending on your workload), and deal with multiple projects at ...

by Christa De La Cruz for  | December 24, 2017 12:00:00
Business Ideas

How to navigate freelancing when you have a day job

It can be tough but digital tools are making it possible and easier

Many people have some experience juggling two jobs at the same time, but unfortunately, it doesn’t always go to plan.The tech industry recently saw an example of this play out in real-time. Tech news site The Verge made an announcement after discovering ...

by Greg Waldorf  | November 14, 2016 05:00:00
Business Ideas

7 ways to make extra income even with a full-time job

Eliminate financial stress by earning on the side

Is your dwindling bank account impacting your health? The American Psychological Association (APA) released a survey showing that money stress impacts Americans' health nationwide. And, as it turns out, the wealthy are also stressed about money – not just those in lower-income households. Furthermore, ...

by Sujan Patel  | September 28, 2016 03:00:00
Run & Grow

9 ways to make money while on vacation

It's more relaxing when you know the vacation is helping to pay for itself

Did you know that in the US, the average person spends more than $1,000 during their summer vacation alone? That may not be a problem for some people, but for a lot of individuals out there, this can be a financial drain that prevents ...

by John Rampton  | September 12, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

'Raketeering' 101

4 basic 'raket' principles that freelancers should live by

Earlier this week, online platform revealed that there are almost 800,000 Filipino freelancers, making the country its third largest talent pool. Out of the 20 million users in the platform, 28.5 percent revealed they are freelancing to earn extra money.These four ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 01, 2016 03:00:00
News and Events reaches 20 million users mark

Filipinos ranked as among the Australian site’s top users, said to be the world’s largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace, recently marked its 20 million users milestone and released a report detailing statistics on its users.The company, which originated in Australia in 2009, has established several international offices, which includes ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 28, 2016 02:00:00
Startup Tips

5 tips for hiring freelancers who will boost your business

Pursue varying skill sets without the additional costs.

 Finding strong freelance talent can be a game-changer for your company.Ultimately, the biggest benefit is flexibility. Enlisting outside help only when required is a smart move if your business needs and cash flow are inconsistent. And a freelancer capable of ramping up or down with you can be invaluable ...

by Eric Samson  | July 12, 2016 05:00:00
Run & Grow

How to earn up to P80,000 monthly from freelance sites

Learn from a couple who have full-time, home-based jobs.

The rainy season is almost upon us and for many office workers in the metro, this means more time stuck in traffic.Related: This futuristic bus may be the answer to traffic woesNo wonder more and more people are choosing homebased jobs, which ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | June 10, 2016 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Mainstreaming freelancing in the Philippines

Filipinos have the ‘working hard’ culture that makes it click to the employers, and that can help transform the country from freelancing to a hiring community, a senior VP says.

In this place, no one is late. But there sure are deadlines. Bosses come and go, and co-workers? Not so many around. The salary may come in dollars or pesos, and the best thing about it? No daily commute required.This is the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 01, 2016 11:00:00
Business Ideas

How the Internet empowers Filipinas with better work

More Filipinas get stable employment through job opportunities online.

FREELANCER. From left: Freelance editor Al Sabado with educator Grace Tamang and serial entrepreneur Jojy Azurin. Photo courtesy of Evan Tan / FreelancerFor Al Sabado, a freelance editor, working online enabled her to get out of unemployment.It was June 12, 2008 and Sabado ...

by Evan Tan  | March 17, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

3 steps for getting over your fears of starting a freelance business

Anybody can do it. What's holding you back?

So you want to start a business, but you have no idea where to start. Many beginning entrepreneurs have faced the same dilemma. The answer: start with freelancing.The word "freelancing" may sound scary but the concept is pretty simple. All you have to do is find ...

by Daniel Dipiazza  | July 04, 2015 07:00:00
Startup Tips

3 secrets to finding the best freelancer for your company

There are many good and bad performing freelancers out there. Learn how to find the best one with these tips.

You're inspired, you have an idea for a business and you think you are ready to start on the journey as an entrepreneur. Using freelancers is a great way to get things going and there are platforms out there that can help ...

by Nathan Resnick  | May 02, 2015 06:15:00