freelance

January 5th in WordPress Themes by .

In the past few months, we have covered plenty of awesome marketplace themes for WordPress. FreelanceEngine is not your average theme though. It is designed for freelance portals, enabling you to connect employers and freelancers on your website and make some money in the process. The theme has a social media friendly and responsive design.

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September 15th in Theme Lists, WordPress Themes by .

Pursuing a career as a freelancer is not without challenges. You need to work hard to stay in demand and keep your clients. Finding new long-term clients can be challenging too. Plenty of freelancers rely on freelance marketplaces to find leads for future projects. Not satisfied with the options already available for your market? You could always create your own site to target freelancers. These 7 freelance marketplace themes have you covered:

hirebee

HireBee: designed for freelance marketplace sites. Employers get to post projects while freelancers bid on them. It supports flexible pricing plans. The theme is based on the Foundation framework. [click to continue…]

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August 31st in WordPress Themes by .

Finding new leads can be challenging for some freelancers. There are many directories and job sites freelancers can check to find short-term jobs and long-term clients. Not satisfied with freelance marketplaces related to your industry? You could always build your own site. HireBee for WordPress is just the theme for the job. This modern theme lets employers and freelancers post their jobs and bid on jobs, respectively, while you make money on the side.

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January 7th in Theme Lists, WordPress Themes by .

Many folks make a living out of working for other people as an employee. Being a freelancer has many benefits though (freedom, flexible schedule, …). The earning potential is much higher as long as you keep delivering great work to your customers and promote your work like a pro. To get started in this business, you are going to need an online presence. These 30 WordPress freelancer themes can help you build a website for your business quickly:

Nimble: a beautiful theme for businesses. It works great on small and large screens. The theme ships with a powerful theme options panel too.

Scope: designed for freelancers, creative agencies, and general business sites. It is highly customizable. You can change background and colors conveniently. 5 custom widgets are included too. [click to continue…]

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March 9th in Wordpress Training by .

If you haven’t been paying attention, the U.S. economy is in the dumps. Companies are expected to cut even more jobs. If you are in a stable job, you probably belong to a exclusive group of folks who have survived the job cuts in the past few weeks and months. A lot of companies are hurting and if you lose your job, there is a good chance that you are not going to find a job that easily. But if you have WordPress skills, you should definitely consider starting your own freelance business. You can spend months looking for a job and not find one or just start building business and earn money in the process.

How To Become a Rockstar Freelancer teaches you exactly what you need to know to build a super freelance business fast. The authors own a very popular blog on the very same topic. In this book, you are going to learn how to:

  • Take the first steps: you want to quit your job or you have just lost your job. It doesn’t matter. You are going to learn exactly how you need to prepare yourself for a career in freelancing.
  • Brand yourself or your business: how to create a brand that lasts a life time. You’ll learn the pitfalls in your way towards creating a killer brand
  • Interact with clients: you want to provide real value to your customers? Not sure how to brief them or how to approach your leads? You can gain valuable insights here.
  • Run your business: whether it’s writing the proposal, getting the right fee, or hiring folks to do a job for you, you are going to learn them all in this book.

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If you are planning to start earning money from your skills, the time is now. Even if you are working, you should prepare yourself for the worst. There are not many stables jobs in these tough times, so don’t expose yourself to the risk of unemployment.

Download your copy here.

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