5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Going Freelance

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This article is a guest post by Andrea Anastasiou. Click Here to submit a guest post.

When I first started out as a freelance journalist and copywriter two years ago, I felt like I knew it all. I had established a few key clients, I had bought myself a brand spanking new desk from IKEA, and I had a year’s supply of coffee in my cupboard ready to go. Yes, I was that much of a writer cliché.

The truth is, though, while I was prepared to a certain extent for what life as a freelancer would be like, I really had no idea what was waiting for me. I’m a self-starter, and I love having my own company, so I felt that these two key attributes as well as the savings that I had managed to accumulate over the years were more than enough to ensure success.


Secrets to Getting Paid for Work From Home: Insights From a Top Freelancer

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One of the biggest benefits of freelancing with Nabbesh is the security of getting paid online.  Seeing the employer put money into escrow (just a fancy way of saying into Nabbesh’s account), means you are guaranteed payments if you complete the work on time and according to the contract.  After you finish work, you also have the benefit of being rated by employers, which increases your chances of getting premium jobs, being hired again, and getting paid more for your work in the future.


From Idea to a Community of 40,000. Nabbesh turns 2!

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Happy Birthday Nabbesh!

Earlier today, we sent all 40,000 of our loyal community members the below message thanking you all for inspiring us over the past 2 years.  We asked you all to celebrate with us by tweeting #happybirthdayNabbesh, and tweet you did!  Thanks to all of your amazing stories, freelance jobs, support, and tweets!


Thank you for being part of our community and part of our success. For 2 years, you have inspired us by sharing your amazing stories and sending us wonderful support e-mails!

From designers to software engineers, translators, photographers, tutors, artists and many more, whether you hired an expert or found work through Nabbesh, we’re proud to have been part of that journey! Our promise is to continue improving and growing our marketplace, which now spans 130 countries across the world!


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