COVID19 has caused many business owners to re-evaluate their costs and let go of some of the overheads. Detailed reports from top consulting firms are coming about how COVID19 will impact businesses in the short and long term. Though, there are no specific reports on Freelancers, but one can draw inferences that freelancers will also … Continue reading How to land a deal as a freelancer during tough times?
Funds will be used for expanding reach of the platform and adding Freelancer friendly financial services. Bengaluru based startup, Refrens.com, has raised funding from a group of angel investors including Vijay Shekhar Sharma (founder of Paytm) and Anupam Mittal ( Founder of Shaadi.com). Launched in July 2019, Refrens.com offers a free invoicing, payments and expense … Continue reading Refrens.com Raises Investment From Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, FirstCheque and Others For Its Freelancer Focused Business Platform
Every single day, the team at Refrens.com is working hard to make the platform simpler and more useful to millions of freelancers and service providers. We will be sharing our product updates regularly on this page 21st July, 2020 Requirement status update/comment should have lead name. Profile changes 2nd time user improved dashboard flow. Purchase … Continue reading What’s new in Refrens?
2000+. Yes, that is the latest number of deaths estimated world wide due to Wuhan Corona Virus. The biggest virus outbreak post SARS in 2003 (which incidentally also originated from China) has not only caused severe health related concerns but has also jolted businesses (or at-least the way they operate) in more than one way. … Continue reading Corona Virus: 5 Stories To Understand The Impact On Business.
Starting as a new freelancer is difficult if you have 0 clients. Ideally you should start working with an established company or another freelancer, and then commission some work from them. If you successfully get work from your peers, start working on building relation with your clients and then you will get new clients via … Continue reading Why Is It Difficult For New Freelancers To Establish Themselves? And It’s Solution.
Getting work done from freelancers can be very challenging at times. The biggest challenge is communication. We all have gone through those days when freelancers don’t reply to emails or calls. Here are the top reasons we have come across for broken communication. He is not free at that moment - Just respect that. He … Continue reading Why Freelancers Stop Replying To Client’s Calls
Being stuck for too long at the same point makes me feel miserable. Over the years I have tried to figure out the various reasons of being stuck with a piece of work. Identifying the problem will help you resolve faster. Why are you stuck? And how to resolve it. Unclear brief from client: A … Continue reading Freelancer Productivity: 8 Tips To Break The Blockage and Get More Work Done
One the many freedoms that freelancing brings is the choice of work place. Because you do not have a fixed team, you don't need to have a fixed office place. Freelancers still struggle with finding the right place to work. We will look at the options for freelancers and the best place to work. Objective … Continue reading Where Should Freelancers Work From? Cafe, Home, Office or Coworking Space?
Becoming a better freelancer involves improving your core skillset and then being able to communicate that to a client or lead. While core skillset is different for everyone, there are soft skills that are applicable to all kinds of freelancers that will help your win and retain more clients. 1. A portfolio with “branded” clients … Continue reading 5 Things To Do To Be A Better Freelancer Right Now?
Note: Refrens Smart Invoices is the easiest invoice system for freelancers in India. It's FREE forever. Try Now. Setting the right price for Freelance service always takes a toll on our creative brain. We are always confused between quoting a higher price thereby risking to lose the potential client, or quoting a lower price and … Continue reading Freelancer Pricing – How To Price Your Service For First Time Customers?