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A Curated List of Pinterest Pins to Jumpstart Your Freelance Career

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Foxhole Admin

A Curated List of Pinterest Pins to Jumpstart Your Freelance Career

Pinterest is not only for yummy recipes, DIY projects and outfit inspirations. It has become a haven for different kinds of information and provides links to easy-to-digest articles and infographics. Here’s a list of Pinterest Pins that can get you started on building your professional freelance career:



How to Calculate Your Hourly Rate as a Freelancer



  Perhaps one of the most awkward questions to tackle when starting your freelance career is this: how much am I worth? This infographic shows a detailed method of how you can calculate your hourly rate based on a few factors you will need to consider. Although this is in US dollars, you can tailor-fit the formula to similar components that a Filipino freelancer would encounter.


51 Freelance Websites to Find Online Jobs


So you’ve set your sites on a freelance career. The question is, where do you find jobs? This pin lists a whopping 51 websites that offer online jobs. It even provides short write-ups about each site to help you find out which one is right for you.




How to Make Yourself Work When You’re Not Feeling It


A common roadblock freelancers encounter is a lack of motivation. With no bosses to keep watch or company deadlines to keep you on your toes, self-motivation is essential and, at times, difficult to come by. Here’s a quick infographic that lists different strategies to keep you on track and motivated to get work done.




Client Process: On Boarding and Off Boarding


Your first client is always an anxiety-ridden experience. How do you even begin your communication? What’s the professional way of handling business as a freelancer? In this pin, Designer.co shares their 9-step process on handling client on boarding and off boarding, providing a semblance of what professional client processing looks like.






How to Rock Your Freelancer Portfolio When You’re Starting Out


Entering the freelance industry may make you feel like a fresh graduate all over again. This pin shares strategies on how to create a portfolio that can win any freelancer bid even though you haven’t had a wealth of experience.






100+ Incredibly Helpful Resources for Working Creatives


This list of resources for freelancers in any creative industry is a must-pin! It includes so many links to resources you may need – books that inspire, stock photos that aren’t cheesy, apps that encourage productivity, and so much more.






5 Legal Tips Every Freelancer Needs to Know


Make sure you don’t get caught in a legal battle and pin these tips to help you avoid running into any trouble. Legal matters are never exciting, but freelancers are prone to getting the short end of the stick if they don’t know how to protect themselves.







The Weekly Freelance Schedule


It may take a while for you to find your rhythm, but a productive schedule is essential to creating a successful freelance career. Here’s a peek into what a work week looks like for a freelancer, it’s a great jumping-off point!






Your Personal Branding Strategy in 10 Steps


As a freelancer, your product is yourself and your expertise. Just like any other product, packaging is key. This pin summarizes personal branding strategies in 10 steps, helping you build your professional brand that will surely help catch clients’ attention.



Mobile Office Must-Haves: How I Work From Anywhere


Freelancers need to be flexible and be able to work anywhere, and your mobile office needs to have all the essentials for you to focus on the work that needs to be done. This pin gives ideas on what you might need to have on hand when you don’t have a permanent desk.










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