Who would have thought that trading NBA cards in his early teens would pave the way for a digital marketing career? That is exactly what happened to our latest guest. I am thrilled to share FBP 137 with all of you Freelance Blend listeners! In this episode, I interviewed growth hacker, digital marketing consultant, and fellow NBA fan, Nix ... [Continue Reading]
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Created and hosted by Marv de Leon, this top-ranking podcast inspires and motivates thousands of Filipino freelancers and solopreneurs every week. Featuring interviews with the country's most popular freelancers, bloggers and online influencers.
How did you land your first client? We all have our stories on how we found clients (or how clients found us). Most seasoned freelancers have anecdotes to share – from meeting them through a common friend, a connection on LinkedIn, from a freelancing meet-up event, or that serendipitous event that led to the first contract. My personal story ... [Continue Reading]
Aren’t you just tired? Tired of your 9-5 job? Tired of the stressful traffic, going back and forth to your office? Tired of not seeing your kids? Tired of working for your horrible boss? Relax….Why don’t you become a Freelancer? Learn how to become one by joining the 4th run of one of our most popular workshops –- Freelancing for ... [Continue Reading]
How do you get the attention of a prospective client on social media? If you think that it is as simple as sending a private message and introducing yourself out of the blue, think again. Winning deals with new clients require building relationships, whether in the offline or online world. Social Media Marketing may seem like a daunting task for ... [Continue Reading]
In the third installment of our Ask Marv episode, I chose questions that explore the different options of a freelancer. I was inspired by these questions and it made me reminisce about my own freelancing journey that started 3 years ago. “If you’re going to start with a freelancing platform like UpWork, when is it advisable to consider reaching ... [Continue Reading]
Did you listen or read last week’s podcast and blog post? In case you missed it, I addressed questions on the fulfillment that we get from freelancing and the challenges that one has to face, especially those who are new in the industry. And because I still have a lot more questions from Freelance Blenders, this week, we continue with another ... [Continue Reading]
Note: We are republishing this blog and podcast post because of technical issues with the first one. Apologies if you get updated twice for this post. Thanks! Hello, Freelance Blenders! The podcast has been quiet in the last few weeks but I want to assure you that I’m planning and working on new ventures to spread the love for freelancing even ... [Continue Reading]
Failure is not an option for Bobit Ebarle. He took up business in college and joined the corporate world for a couple of years before he decided to finally do what he really wanted to do. He became a full-fledged entrepreneur. Armed with an P11M funding, Bobit ventured into a coconut sugar exporting business. His first major business foray ... [Continue Reading]
Do you remember what is was like when you were 25? For Janine Pring, being 25 means running her own creative design studio and her own clothing line right in the heart of her hometown in Koronadal, South Cotabato. I met Janine in a PayPal Asia Pacific event last month and I was amazed at how she has already put up her own company at the age ... [Continue Reading]
Update: About 3 weeks after our interview with Mr. Mon Ibrahim, he was appointed as the new Undersecretary of the DICT last March 13, 2017. Congrats USec. Mon! Freelancing changes lives and perspectives. Majority of us in the community, that includes all of you Freelance Blend podcast listeners and readers, are lucky enough to have ... [Continue Reading]
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