The Age of Freelancing

With slow economic growth on the horizon and companies waiting to hire skilled workers full-time much of the skilled workforce and many of the projects have moved online to freelance websites.  For instance, there are  1.7 million projects currently available on freelancer.com.   In fact, they claim to be the largest outsourcing marketplace. My Report examines their claim in comparison to their top two online competitors: Odesk.com andElance.com.

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Freelancers Enter SEO and Article Writing Tournament

With one week left in the freelancer.com fabulous SEO and Article Writing Tournament it’s not too late to enter your  article, or better yet, sponsor a new contest on freelancer.com Why?  So me and three million other users will get to work for you.

Make money with money – Freelance it now

June 19, 2012 2 comments

Make money with money by motivating hundreds, maybe thousands, of Internet savvy people from Kuala Lampur, Malaysia to Akron, Ohio to spread your gospel all over the Internet.

Freelancing – good for business!

June 12, 2012 1 comment

If you work for a living or operate a business than chances are you might be interested in freelancing. Freelancer.com claims they are “the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace”.  My Report examines their claim in comparison to their top two online competitors: Odesk.com and Elance.com.

Need a Job? – Work from home

There are less than eight hours remaining on the clock for those interested in the SEO & Writing competition to win a share of  US$15,000.00 on freelancer.com.  The unofficial count for entries, at this point in time,  is over 1100. Below is a screenshot of tags and categories I used to draw  711 views.

This is an image of most popular categories and tags used by The Freelance Battle Wages On

This charts the number of visits to The Freelance Battle Wages On.  The high point was 189 views, and those peaks coincide with my  SEO efforts to promote the blog.

If you need a job or work at home running a small business, anyone (company or freelancer) can sponsor a contest on freelancer.com.  When you do, you will reach a large audience of employers and freelancers prepared to reach out to their individual markets to promote your company, brand or expertise.

All are welcome!

Freelance Industry Ready to Fill Customer Service Gap

Strategically,  social media is used to get the right people in place, at the right time, and more importantly at the right price. The freelance industry is ready to fill the customer service gap.

Strategy Plan One

Strategy Plan One

June 23, 2012 

Eservice, Social Media and the Customer

With the social media craze estimated to grow by 37% this year, businesses must be ready to intercept social media friendly customers and serve them well.  It’s not just about speed of service to customers, but the other factors that play into building that customer base, and just as important, retaining those customers.

Here is a strategic look at customer service from the Eservice & Social Media business side, in this infographic from Bluewolf.

Ground-breaking customer service models driven by:

  • 87% customer demand for better service
  • 71% from pressures from competition 
  • 28% loyalty of the customer

Customer behavior when businesses screw up:

  • 17% leave after a single mistake
  • 40% hit the road after a two mess-ups
  • 28% have had enough after the third mistake

Social Media and Eservice Trends:

  • E-service (web, social media, chat) estimated to grow…

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