How (Not) to Write a Job Listing on oDesk or Elance

Contrary to the view of many freelancers, I believe that sites like oDesk, Elance, and others can be very helpful in introducing a freelancer to a market that he or she may not have otherwise had access to. This particularly holds true for the new freelancer. A new freelancer who might be testing the waters [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:08:25-04:00 March 22nd, 2015|Independent Business|0 Comments

Why You’re Not Getting a Second Look on LinkedIn

Since launching full-steam into my freelance business, I’ve found myself paying an inordinate amount of attention not only to my own social presence but to the social presence of others. The primary target of that attention these days? LinkedIn. In most cases, the searches I run against LinkedIn show me companies which might benefit from the [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:08:25-04:00 March 15th, 2015|Independent Business, Personal Branding|0 Comments