4 Suggestions That Can Make Freelancers Happy And Boost Their Income

Freelancing is one of the most progressive industries in 21st century. Particularly in the recession hit economies, it played a vital role in the job creation and economic development. Freelancing at online job portals like oDesk and Elance are increasingly become more popular way of earning money. Just imagine, oDesk has over 350,000 users from 150 countries are engaged in corporate relationships.
Additionally, direct outsourcing businesses are also flourishing because every capable individual tries to attract the global market with unique set of ideas, products and services. However, despite the booming industry, a recent survey at Elance astonished me a lot. It showed that 61% freelancers are happy with their status and earnings, while other showed dismay over low-payments, uneasy clients, complex work, discontinuous workflow etc.
A shocking statistic in the recent Gulf News article was that only 11% of the freelancers upgrade their skills and take courses. Keeping the …