I’m Shabbir Bhimani – freelancer, blogger and investor. Inspiring developers by sharing my journey and experiences about being self employed. Thank you for visiting my blog’s about page to know more about me and my blog! I have a lovely wife and 2 kids and have been an online freelancer working from home for more […]
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My Instamojo experience and review after using it for more than 5 years – An awesome payment gateway for Indian bloggers and freelancers to use.
Blogging is one of the smarter ways to earn a living in India in 2019. Yet we try to trick SEO or social media traffic for quick money. It doesn’t work.
Writing an Upwork proposal for SEO jobs based on my time tested template will help you fetch your first SEO clients on Upwork sooner than later.
12 blog metrics every blogger should keep track off to be able to growth hack the blog’s success along with other types of stats to avoid
10 advantages of freelancing from the point of view of a developer freelancer who has been working from home and as a freelancer for more than a decade now.
My review of Canva after using it for almost 24 months. Canva is undoubtedly the market leader in the online DIY image and graphic design tool.
What are the most outsourced jobs in 2019? Why some jobs are always better outsourced? How it is a complete win-win situation for everybody?
Answering all Upwork Connects questions like how Upwork Connects works, how many Connects can one have, how many connects one needs? How to buy connects?
Heres the list of the best and most active freelancing sites of 2019. If you are looking to start as a freelancer, you can’t miss these freelancing sites.
What it means when we read “Be Consistent”? What is it & why it’s so important? How to raise the consistency level in blogging and achieve success at it.
New bloggers will not have many readers. So when there aren’t any, how to get the motivation one needs to go on and keep blogging.
My email proposal template is an opportunity to introduce myself, highlight my expertise & ask questions to show I’m the best person for the job.
Have you ever wonder what the difference between a freelancer and an entrepreneur is? How Freelancing differs from entrepreneurship?
Recruiters go through thousands of cover letters, hence come up with something fresh to attract them instead of annoying them and maintain their interests.
10 savings bank account from the top Indian banks for freelancers based on the factors an Indian freelancer must consider before opening a saving account.
Here are 7 of the most common personality traits an individual freelancer and developer must have to be able to succeed online.
25 different type of content that any business can share on Facebook to generate user engagement and spike conversations among its fans and followers.
If you don’t have an edge over the competition, you become yet another xyz. Here are 8 ways for freelancers and developers to rise above the competition
How individual freelancers and developers working from home can create a schedule and more importantly stick to it to be productive.
How freelancers can ask their existing clients for referrals? Tips on when is the right time to ask client for referrals along with an email template.
My Upwork proposal template is written as an opportunity to introduce myself, highlight expertise & ask questions to show I’m the best person for the job.
Think and Grow Rich book by Napoleon Hill has had eighty years of life-changing impact to millions of successful entrepreneurs. It has already made an impact on my thinking. It is a must-read book for every freelancer, blogger or anyone looking to build a business.
When you have the bandwidth for a new client, you place a proposal to series of projects. If most of the clients start responding to your proposals and want to discuss things further with you, a freelancer is overloaded.
“Blue Ocean Strategy – How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant” book is the international bestseller with over 3.5 million copies sold and has been converted into more than 40 languages. I know why
Warren Buffett is the greatest stock market investor world has ever seen. He doesn’t talk much but when he does, everyone listens. We will use some of his best quotes on investments and apply to freelancing to get inspiring thoughts as a freelancer. 5th one can blow your mind out.
Millions of articles about Facebook marketing tips are online. What kind of content can go viral or what type of images can impact the viral aspect of any content? The question is what if your niche isn’t viral? What if you don’t want to create those stupid memes?
As a freelancer, you don’t need to wait for month end to get a credit in your bank account. Ways for Indian freelancers to receive payments
Answered: Can freelance developers share the code for free on their blog or as a FREE plugin if a client has hired them to develop it and has paid them for it?
Answering readers question: Can I sell my Upwork Profile – I Have 100+ Reviews with 100% completion rate on all my past projects with all 5-star rating.
Personal branding is a misunderstood concept among freelancer. They consider branding is only for the big brand and companies like Coca-Cola, Google or Apple.
Is your Upwork profile getting rejected? So how to get an Upwork profile approved even if it has been rejected previously?
6 most common fear among Indian freelancers that keeps them away to start a blog. They are the fear of English, the fear of writing, the fear of technical know-how, the fear of running out of Ideas, the fear of marketing and finally the fear of failure and how to overcome each of them.
Consider the proposal as an opportunity to introduce yourself, highlight the expertise and ask relevant questions to create a lasting impression in the mind of the client that you are the best-suited person to get the job done.
Why Freelancers especially the web solopreneurs aren’t paid what they are worth? The reason isn’t the competition but the perceived value of services.
Social media marketing for meme website that aims to drive a lot of traffic for ad views is different than a freelancer marketing their services to clients
How much cash should I have in my bank account before I can quit my high-paying full-time job and try freelancing? Anything I should remember before I quit?
Do you feel clients are ignoring your proposals for WordPress on Upwork? Not anymore. Use my Upwork Proposal Template For WordPress to get clients at will.
As a freelancer, how to overcome the uncertainty of variable income and dealing with clients from various geo and overcome the fear of being self-employed.
I have tried many online businesses that failed. I learned a lot from them. Here are 9 things I learned from my failed business attempts of the past.
The 10 things I do to make sure I have a good amount of balance of how much money I make as a freelancer and enjoy the personal life as well.
As a freelancer, vacation may sound tougher than they actually are. Once you take a vacation, you will find that it isn’t that tough.
Skills can always be learned but it is the mindset that will separate the men from the boys or rather freelancers from the employees.
Programming & development tasks that an undergrad student in India can do remotely to make extra money & identify the gap between curriculum & the industry
Social Media can provide leads, clients, customers, reviews. More than anything, it is one of those social proof to build trust.
There are 7 cost elements to consider to having a self-hosted Wordpress website and I will break down the cost of each element to estimate the overall cost.
Upwork takes 4 to 5 working days to deposit money into my HDFC Bank account in India but can vary depending on your bank.
Are you looking to build your website in WordPress? Here’s why you’ll love this FREE guide: For Non-Technical People – This guide is very detailed, yet very easy to follow – even for a non-tech person. A Step by Step Guide – This guide is for those you who wish to create their first website […]