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Faith Obafemi

Working Freelance: Blockchain Lawyer & Writer, Faith Obafemi

Faith Obafemi is an innovative blockchain lawyer and freelance content writer. She has written several informative articles featured in Legal Business World,  CoinDesk, Africa Legal, Yahoo Finance, and other publications.  Obafemi is also a Research Fellow at the African Academic Network on Internet Policy (AANOIP), where she handles in-depth research on the intricacies in blockchain […]

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Writing Jobs of The Week: September 11, 2020

Are you looking for a job as a freelance writer? We have curated a list of online writing and communications jobs just for you. Every week, we go through our curated list of remote jobs newsletters to put together a fresh and relevant list of writing opportunities.  Let’s get into this week’s list. Content Editor at Grapefruit Content Strategist […]

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How to Receive International Payments as a Freelancer or Digital Content Creator in Nigeria

For many young Nigerians, freelancing is the difference between having a stable financial life and chaotic financial instability. With rising unemployment due to economic failures and political instability, freelancing has become a primary stream of income for many, not out of choice but necessity.  When you look at the global market size for the gig-talent-freelance […]

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Working Freelance: Writer and Coach, Gbenga Adebiyi

Gbenga Adebiyi is a freelance writer and coach with 5+ years of experience. Through his twitter threads, online classes, and offline workshops, he trains students from countries across Africa to become competent freelancers.  On Thursday afternoon last week, Jeremiah Ajayi had a virtual interview with Gbenga Adebiyi. In the conversation, Gbenga shared a bit of his […]

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25 Most-Sought After Freelance Jobs

Editorial note: All Guest Post authors share their views and experiences, and do not represent Week of Saturdays. . . . Companies across the world are beginning to outsource aspects of their business to distributed teams of remote workers. This is increasing the number of freelance jobs in general. Highly innovative, coordinated and effective, these companies […]

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What Makes A Good Freelancer?

These ten traits, if applied, will set you apart as a good freelancer. Working independently is difficult; we all know that. Yet it is also deeply satisfying and life-enriching, and not a lot of people know that. If asked to choose between the stability, benefits and certainty of a good 9-5, and the responsibility, turbulence, […]

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Don’t Be Afraid of New Tools

When new or aspiring freelancers come to me eager-eyed and ready to work, one of the first roadblocks we hit together is their limited knowledge of the digital tools it takes to do their job effectively or use their skills in global or remote teams settings. Sadly this limitation sometimes sends these new freelancers back […]