If you work from home as a Freelancer then Ergonomic Chair can make your posture more comfortable. It also avoids the possibility of back-pains and other stress injuries. Your sitting arrangement can play a vital role in the productivity and your health. It is better to take care of health while you are not affected with posture Injuries rather than working on them later.
If you’re a blogger, marketer or affiliate then you need to know about income tax if your on-line activity generates money which is taxable under Indian income tax act. Though many of your on-line activities will be automatically charged for tax by respective payment processor like pay-pal or other shopping cart solutions but other than that you need to keep your tab on taxable income. Information in this hub is based on the new tax slabs which are applicable from April 1, 2013 so if you’re confused or need more information about this then you should consult charted accountant or tax adviser.
WordPress theme frameworks are excellent starting point for the child themes. As frameworks allow you to extend the capability of wordpress themes, It is important to choose the right theme framework for your job. Theme frameworks not only provide solid foundation to build the client sites and stores but also lets you add more features.
Freelancers often take billable work and tracking time is very important in such case. Time tracking softwares are not only useful for keeping track of billable hours but also to keep track of projects and to-do lists. If you have issues with productivity then make a habit of tracking time using time tracking software.
Domain name registrars like network solutions, register.com and many other charge more than 30$ for the single domain name. This is the reason these domain registrars are considered expensive and freelancers should always avoid them. Of course they have some excellent features for domain management, security and privacy but the same set of features can be obtained from other cheap domain registrars.
Small business and freelancers should always use custom email solutions for their usage. By using popular email hosting like gmail, hotmail and yahoo they’re risking their data on these networks. If you want uninterrupted spam-free email solutions without any strings attached then choosing your own mail hosting is a good choice. In this post i’m going to review some popular email hosting services which are suitable for freelancers and small business.
Google recently trashed more than million accounts with the reason of violation. In reality there was hardly any violation in case of thousands of users. But still their accounts got reset and they lost data from many of Google apps services. It’s not good to lose data when you’re paying for business features of Google apps. This type of issues are concern for many freelancers who maintain client accounts on google app cloud. Also Google Closed the Free version of their Apps services in December 2012, It’s not possible to sign up for free service unless you’re a government service or school. So it is always better to find alternative to Google services if possible to avoid data loss.
Paypal’s recent changes affected freelancers all over the world. Now paypal doesn’t let members of many asian and european countries to keep balance in their account. This doesn’t stop here because paypal also restricts you from sending or receiving more than 500$ per transaction. Paypal users who are having this issue also found that they’re not allowed to transfer money to the paypal member from the same country. So you can see these are some strict conditions under which freelancers are supposed to work. Is there any way out of this ? Yes. But things are not that easy with other payment processors. So let’s take a look at some of the other paypal alternatives which you can use as freelancer.