In this episode of the Freelance Blend Podcast, Marv de Leon shares his 13 tips for first-time remote workers, particularly employees who are being asked by their companies to work from home because of the spread of the coronavirus, forcing the government to impose the enhanced community quarantine (a.k.a lockdown). The lockdown has caused thousands […]
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It’s a common story. Day One: You get paid. Day Two: All your money is gone due to payments made for bills and debt. It’s a problem for both employees and freelancers. We all can’t seem to save, let alone enjoy, the fruits of our labor. This creates even more stress to the freelancer whose […]
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Do you have things you barely use lying around your house? Perhaps an old pair of rubber shoes your son outgrew or a brand-new bike you didn’t get to use because you just got a lot busy. If you have this unpleasant feeling of regret and waste when you see these items, fear not. There […]
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Five years ago, I started this podcast. Today, as I publish its 179th episode, a lot of things have already happened. In the past few months, avid listeners of the show may have noticed a decline in the episodes I published. So, many are asking, “What happened?” The reason behind my short hiatus is this: […]
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A large chunk of clients served by Filipino freelancers is coming from the United States. In fact, according to a 2018 survey conducted by Paypal in 2018, 60% of their clients come from the U.S. For us Pinoy freelancers, the main advantage of working with American clients is financial — the US dollar exchange rate […]
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A high-paying job, a beautiful house, and a wonderful family — Ricky Shetty had all of these. He was living the “suburban dream” in Vancouver, Canada with his wife and three kids. His was a life that many people around the world would envy. But he was missing one thing, the most important thing: happiness. […]
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When I was given the book “Shoe Dog,” an autobiography written by Nike’s founder Phil Knight, as a Christmas gift, I knew I had to read it. Nike is one of my favorite brands and I love sports, especially basketball. So, I read the book in two months and it is the only book that […]
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While working as the Head of B2B Sales and Growth at STORM, a Philippine tech startup, Cindy Burdette noticed a huge pain point experienced by the contractors and freelancers hired by these large multinational companies that she worked with at STORM. The problem: They didn’t have health insurance. “We would see people who were basically […]
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Delayed na naman ba ang pag-transfer ng freelance payments mo? Hanap ka ulit ng encasher? You may not know this, but there IS a FASTER way for you to withdraw your funds! Did you know that with EON, you can get your payments in real time? No need to wait for DAYS just to get […]
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Sometime ago, I asked this question from our freelancer community: “What’s your biggest challenge in starting a freelance side gig? And here are the common answers that I got: “How to juggle my 9-hour work shift + 2 hrs travel and raising my 2yr old daughter and 1yr old son. I barely have time left […]
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When I was starting, I was aware that I knew very little about online marketing. On top of that, I felt like what I did in my previous job didn’t relate that much with what I wanted to do online. But what I did have was courage and a lot of drive for learning. And […]
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Elbert Guintivano was a Field Service Engineer managing his employer’s operations at the Southern California region when he came into close contact with remote work. Aside from experiencing it firsthand, transitioning from an office-based to a home-based/on-the-road arrangement, he was also serving people in the startup industry who were working remotely. When he was sent […]
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The Unionbank EON card is like a swiss army knife for freelancers. There’s just a lot of financial tasks you as a freelancer can accomplish by using it. You can get paid through the card then withdraw your cash from any ATM using EON. But did you know that you can also use the card […]
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“Nung high school pa lang nagtitinda na’ko ng mga snacks. So ako si, ano tawag dito, si ‘bayong girl’,” Melissa laughed as she started talking about the beginnings of her entrepreneurial journey. “Alam mo yung parang ano, printed na bayong na malaki na tinitinda sa palengke? Yun, dalawang ganon lagi ang dala ko,” she continued […]
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Here in the Freelance Blend Podcast, we’ve talked a lot about the Union Bank EON card. In past episodes, we learned about the different security features of the card, how to set up and activate it, and how to link it with PayPal for withdrawal. There’s just so much good that this card offers so […]
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Working in the digital space can be as challenging as working in any traditional jobs. That is why the right tools can really help make our everyday life as freelancers a lot easier. Recently, I talked with my tribe on a Facebook Live call where I shared the top 12 desktop tools that I use […]
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CJ’s story is not so different from the many stories of women who turned to freelance after an important milestone in their life: the coming of a child. Seven years ago, CJ was answering calls and emails in a business process outsourcing (BPO) company when she got the news that she was having her […]
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There is probably nothing worse that could happen to a freelancer than not being able to take hold of his or her hard-earned cash. This is especially true in times of emergency. Well, with the Unionbank EON card, getting your money fast should no longer be a problem. In Freelance Blend Podcast episode 164, […]
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This weekend, I hopped on my Facebook profile and our Freelance Blend Facebook Page to talk about this under-the-radar but lucrative side gig that you can start today (but you may not realize you are doing it already). That topic is actually one of the most popular topics during my free webinar “The 3 Biggest […]
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Have you already got your hands on a Unionbank EON card — one of the better payment facilities for us freelancers? If you don’t have an EON card yet, then please watch the previous episodes where we discussed the benefits of the EON card for freelancers and its unique security features like selfie banking. If you already […]
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