Employer Tips: 4 Steps to Improve Your Outsourcing Process

In this post, the Rapid Business Lessons team shares 4 ways to strengthen remote working relationships. Read on to learn how to protect yourself from risk and get better results when outsourcing work to freelancers.   Adopt a milestone payment system. Most freelance hiring horror stories boil down to the same thing: the money was...
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3 Real Ways a Freelancer Certification Can Help Your Career

There are tons of freelancer certifications out there, and picking one that meets your needs requires some planning. But are freelancer certifications even worth the time they take to earn? In today’s Rapid Business Blog, we offer 3 reasons why it pays to complete a freelancer certification, and point our readers towards some of our...
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Learning is Earning: 3 Steps to Find the Right Freelancer Course

In this blog, we’ll offer some suggestions for things to look for in a quality freelancer course, and give you access to the Rapid Business Lessons Freelancer Certification Course for free. Too often, the idea of being a lifelong learner gets lost in the professional world. For many people, the learning stops once the first...
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Freelancer Tips for a Flagging Economy: 4 Ways to Go Premium

Whether you’re a domestic freelancer or a foreign freelance looking to break into the Canadian market, you probably know by now that the economy is in a slump. While financial experts have carefully avoided labeling this downturn a full-on recession, there’s no denying that business has slowed across all sectors. What We Know: The Economic...
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Invest in Your Freelance Career: Free Course to Boost Your Bottom Line

Over the past 15 years, I’ve had a lot of experience outsourcing work to freelancers. Unfortunately, my experiences weren’t all great. In fact, many were appalling in the beginning. It took me a very long time to find freelancers I was willing to retain for long-term. Imagine what a steady stream of work from a...
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Outsourcing Tips: Education is the Key to Cost-Efficiency

The market today is all about outsourcing, and the internet has opened up global hiring pools. Today, connecting with a freelancer in Bangladesh is as easy as finding someone who works down the street, and it can be much more cost-effective when you know what you’re doing. Some global outsourcing tips can go a long...
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Bridge the Communication Gap: More Money and Referrals as a Freelancer

For years, communication issues have cost freelancers money, jobs, and referrals. If you’ve ever felt you were spending too much time bidding, or have put forth your best effort on a project and still been terminated by an angry client, this article is for you. Learn how communication problems are hurting the freelance industry, and...
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