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How Do YOU Work?

Over at Lifehacker – the best site for interesting things – they have a series of articles that talk about how people work. Not what they do, but how they do it. For some reason, it got me wondering how many of you freelancing readers out there are working your freelancing. Every person is different when it comes to their working style and freelancing is no different, however with freelancing, you can basically work whenever and wherever you want.

Okay, there is that difference.

But if you’re new to freelancing, how should you be working?

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Best Gifts for Freelancers, pt 2

I know, I know. This was originally supposed to be about the types of gifts to get your freelancers for Christmas, but due to a Comedy of Errors in which I had no Internet service until after the holiday, this is now gonna be a list for gifts for the new year, kay? Good news is, if you hurry, you’ll catch them on sale thanks to the after holiday sales.

So in my last post, I talked about things to look for when it came to getting a brand, spanking new computer for your freelancer. In this post, I’m gonna talk about tablets or what I call, ‘tabtops’ (copyright pending to me); tablets are all the rage right now and will continue to be as long as people have a use to be mobile. I fully admit that I’ve been gunning for a tablet for years now, but with new ones coming out on the market, the decision to find the right one has been daunting. Read the rest of this entry

Freelancer RT – A New Surface

Surface RT - Hero Outside

Surface RT – Hero Outside (Photo credit: andyi)

If you don’t know or haven’t heard, Microsoft has been trailing behind in the tablet war, being left in the dust by both Google and Apple and finally, they decided that perhaps this tablet thing was something that seemed to have merit. Their introduction of Windows 8, the new operating system, has also been in development and beta testing for at least a year before the official announcements, allowing users to come in and play around. Read the rest of this entry