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05.07.17  Freelancentral is closing down  | After over 11 years, Freelancentral is going offline at the end of July. Thank you to all the freelancers and clients who have supported us over the years. Go well.

 
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26.06.17  SAFREA's 2016 South African freelance media rates guidelines  |  Have you seen these rates that SAFREA suggests for media freelancers? How do yours compare? (Please note they are guidelines only, and please read the disclaimer at the top of the PDF.) Click here for the document. 

 
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17.02.17  SAFREA’s first Freelance Media Trends and Income Report offers hope  |  The South African Freelancers' Association (SAFREA) has released its Freelance Media Industry and Rates Report for 2016 – a first of its kind for the South African market. Read more at Media Update.

 
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30.11.16  Assertiveness for freelancers  |  A guide to confidence for creatives and freelancers.

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30.11.16  The 6 clients who pay their freelancers late  |  In this month's The Stable Door column, Tiffany Markman talks about the six clients who pay you late.

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19.10.16  5 tips for finding the freelance writing niche of your dreams  |  Businesses are looking for specialised writers to tell their brand stories. They want to be sure that a writer knows about the peculiarities of their industry.

Check out 5 tips to help you find your freelance writing niche at Skyword

 
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13.09.16  SAFREA and AFJK announce alliance to advocate for media freelancers of Africa  |  The Southern African Freelancers' Association (SAFREA) and the Association of Freelancer Journalists Kenya (AFJK) have launched the Alliance of African Media Associations (AAMA). This is a cooperative partnership to support the rights, skills and general recognition of media practitioners in Africa. Read more at Bizcommunity.

 
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31.05.16  Download GetSmarter's Ultimate Freelance Starter Kit  |  Ever wanted to earn a little extra income on the side, without quitting your job? Millions of people already do – by taking on part-time freelance gigs. And you can too!

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31.05.16  What to do when everything's always urgent  |  In this month's The Stable Door column, Tiffany Markman talks about how to handle it when everyone wants everything yesterday.

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31.05.16  Which of these 10 types of freelancer are you?  |  Have you had a holiday in the last five years? Are you accepting dinners, chocolates or flowers in lieu of cash? Or maybe you have an awesome idea that's going to go viral and propel you to be the next Mark Zuckerberg. Find out which type of freelancer you are.

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20.05.16  3 tricks for balancing relationships and freelance work  |  Many freelancers work at different hours of the day. There's no typical 9-5 when it comes to freelancing – unless you specifically set it up that way. It can be difficult when your partner, wife, husband or kids expect you to spend time with them.

Do you work from home or have a flexible schedule? Find out how you can achieve balance at Huffington Post.