Getting that well-paying online project is far from a simple task.
You’re dealing with intense competition and being the chosen expert, especially if you’re just getting started in the world of freelancing, may seem absolutely impossible.
The way in which you apply, the information you share and even the way in which you address your potential client will affect your chances of being chosen. Learning from the experience of people than have been in the field for years and that have scored some serious projects can be helpful for improving your approach.
What are employers looking for and what can you do to increase your chances of success?
Keep on reading to find out what some of the most experienced and reputable freelancers have to share.Read More
If you’re an entrepreneur, then you know what it means to be busy. There just never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything accomplished.
And while you would love to hire an assistant, hiring one locally is going to be too expensive.
Many entrepreneurs have discovered that they can get the same quality of work by hiring someone overseas in places like the Philippines.Read More
Working as a freelancer gives you a lot of freedom, a fact that is undeniable. With the freedom, however, come a few responsibilities. Paying taxes is one of those, an obligation that many freelancers dislike intensely or even loathe.
Many Filipino freelancers don’t pay taxes and they effortlessly get away with it. If you’re serious about establishing your online career, however, paying what’s due will be the wise thing to do.
All citizens of the Philippines have an obligation to facilitate national development by paying taxes. Some people consider giving money to the government a big loss because of the implied corruption. The hard-earned dollars will ultimately end in somebody’s deep pockets, right? It’s not this simple and certainly not this negative. Taxes provide funding for various essentials – healthcare, pensions and public facility development to name a few.
Media have already published various stories about people who left their job, became self-employed and earned a lot by finding online freelance projects. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in the Philippines has started paying attention to this new model. Chances are that more and more freelancers will scrutinized and eventually asked to provide answers about their reluctance to pay taxes.
Are you making your first steps in the world of being an online freelancer? If so, you probably have tons of questions about taxation policies, documents and paying taxes. The following guide will acquaint you with some of the biggest essentials that all Filipino freelancers should know.Read More
Has your business started outsourcing yet to countries like the Philippines? If not, you’re missing on a huge opportunity to find top talent and optimize your staffing expenses.
The average salary in the Philippines for a virtual assistant usually ranges from $250 to $550 USD per month.
Compared with salaries in the US, Australia or UK this is a lot more affordable, and you will find that assistants in the Philippines have a very high level of written and spoken English. So the Philippines is a great country to look for virtual talent.Read More