Freelancers

Top Upwork Alternatives That Help Freelancers Secure Clients and Projects

Upwork is undeniably one of the largest online freelancing platforms in the world. Millions of people rely on it to find clients and top talent. Despite that, many have complained about its hefty fees and saturated customer base. Over the years, it has become challenging for freelancers to secure projects on Upwork. Aside from that, […]

Make Extra Money: 13 Side Jobs You Can Do from Home Right Now

Are you almost broke and looking for ways to make extra cash during these trying times? You are not alone. According to statistics published by the US Department of Labor, the unemployment rate rose by 10 percent to reach a record high of 14.7 percent in April. This translates to 23.1 million Americans. Economists say […]

How to Politely Ask for Payment in an Email: With Templates

When it comes to service or product delivery, you have a reputation to maintain if you want to attract more prospects and keep your current customers in your court. As a freelancer or business owner, satisfying your clients’ needs is your top priority. That’s why you must strive to deliver quality work every time. However, here […]

Where to find the Best Online Freelancers and Remote Workers [2020]

A lot of people who want to scale their business or startup consider outsourcing projects to online freelancers. It’s increasingly popular, especially for those who do not have the budget yet to hire full-time staff. However, once you start your search, you will quickly realize that finding the right people can be quite challenging. There […]

Top Freelance Graphic Design Portfolios on the Web [2020]

In today’s competitive business environment, graphic design plays a big role in helping any company stand out. It is a crucial tool in ensuring that you communicate your brand efficiently and accurately. It is an art form that has a specific objective and purpose. Which is why at Traqq, we invest in quality remote talent […]

The Best Remote Jobs in 2021

As more and more countries recommend social distancing as the best way to “flatten the curve,” many businesses are forced to allow their employees to work from home. Most companies see this setup as something temporary, and they expect to get their operations back to their offices in the future. However, you might have had […]

Looking for a Review of Freelancer.com? [2020]

Freelancer and UpWork are the two most popular talent staffing sites around. On each platform, you can create an account, bid for projects, and get paid for your work. The platform handles interactions between clients and freelancers and receives a flat commission from both parties. While UpWork is big in its own right, Freelancer.com is […]

Best movies of all time [About Freelancers and Freedom]

For some people, Carrie Bradshaw immediately comes to mind when they think of an average freelancer’s life. Well, we hate to burst your bubble, but the job is not at all that glamorous. Most of us don’t get sent designer shoes and gowns for free. Our weekends do not consist of red-carpet events, celebrities, and […]

Grow or not to grow? 7 Top Reasons Why Male Freelancers and Remote employees Grow Beards

There comes a time in every man’s life when he asks himself, “Should I grow a beard?” When you used to fight for your survival in the corporate jungle, you envied every bearded man you encounter on the street. You’re probably one of the few people in the office who signed the secret petition to […]

The Best Gifts for People Who Work from Home [UPDATED 2020 LIST]

“Wow, that sounds like a lot of fun!” So many remote workers are tired of hearing this response when they tell people that their home is their office. Working in your pajamas is not all sunshine and rainbows! Freelancers could still use a little boost, especially amidst isolation and distractions brought by this year. So, […]

7 Phrases That May Drive Your Remote employee Insane

Wondering why your freelancer is speaking to you in a condescending tone? Are they having a bad day? Is it something you did or said? Well, you’d better dissect your last conversation!  If you’ve just started working with freelancers recently, you’re probably not aware of the one-liners that drive them insane. In most cases, these […]

Freelancer Taboos You Should Break

You probably thought that entering the freelancing realm would give you more freedom with your career. Truth is, this domain is where liberty goes to die. The fine line between personal time and official work hours is gone. Since people think you’re constantly on a vacation, they tend to ask you to do favors for […]