Self-care does not mean taking sweet foods and wearing protecting clothes like face masks, but it means setting aside enough time to put the focus, energy, and resources on yourself. This is important mostly for freelancers who do churn out eye-catching work and usually end up against unresponsive clients and low rates.
Mexico currently tops the list of the world’s most perilous countries for journalists. This is according to a new report published by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). It brings to light the austerities faced by journalists worldwide. At least five Mexican journalists were murdered this year.
Pope Francis today formally appointed 13 new cardinals drawn from four continents and eight countries, in a ceremony marked with strict adherent to coronavirus pandemic spread restrictions hence only a small crowd was allowed to grace it with the venue of the event, St. Peter’s Basilica practically empty.
The Philippine economy contracted at 11.5% in the 3rd quarter. The previous Philippine quarter GDP declined by 16.9% and was the worst quarter recorded in Philippine history (two negative quarters of GDP is the definition of a recession). Having two quarters of double digit declines is unheard of, and puts the Philippines in one of the world’s most severe recessions. The third quarter double-digit decline was much more severe than what the market projected and more severe than regional peers. The 3rd quarter decline of 11.5% was significantly deeper than the median estimates of 9.6%.
You probably never dreamed you’d be in search of a job during a global pandemic. Talk about challenges, right? Okay, before you get down and think your chances just slid to the floor, let’s look at what you can do to make the most of your time, and how you can land that next job interview.
One of the first things to consider is how you present yourself to others. Have you evaluated your personal brand lately? What makes you a valuable candidate to prospective employers? How will you stand out in a crowded marketplace? What transferable skills do you have? What are your strengths and how can you amplify them? Consider what courses are available to help you stay competitive in your industry. By evaluating your personal brand, you’ll get an overarching view of how potential employers see you.
At least 16 people have been killed in the Philippines following a deadly Super Typhoon. It is estimated that one million people have been evacuated in areas considered a pathway for Super Typhoon Goni. The country’s disaster agency said that around 19 million people have been affected by the typhoon.
In the Philippines, authorities announced that the number of people killed by the deadly Typhoon Goni has risen to 20. The typhoon is considered the strongest this year, and it has left a trail of destruction in that archipelago. Communications with the areas affected by the weather remain cut off.
Tens of thousands of people have been displaced after a strong typhoon hit the Philippines on Monday. The victims were forced to flee from the raging flood waters. At least 75 people took shelter at evacuation centers. The office of civil defense said that schools and government buildings were turned into evacuation centers so as to accommodate the displaced persons.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lifted a ban on oil exploration in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi looks forward to speeding up negotiations with Beijing on energy cooperation projects. The Philippine government also expects China to allow the Philippines “peacefully” in these waters.
With today’s global world, having an ongoing income, self created inside your home, is now more important than ever. If your kids are staying home or the business where you work is closed, what are some of your options? Most economists are not looking at a fast recovery from the global pandemic as it has been roughly six months and little with COVID-19 has changed.
Many people like to spend their free time relaxing at home or with friends. They do this to unwind from their 40-hour a week job.
However, you should consider sacrificing a portion of your free time to invest in your career, especially during the global COVID-19 outbreak. Many of you are working remotely during the pandemic, giving you the extra free time you can allocate towards learning a new skill.
One of the better ideas for your career is to become your own boss. Today, one of the simplest ways to achieve this goal has arrived: set up a side gig or a second at home gig while you still have a full time job, let your day job provide safety and security until you can make it on your own.
The most exciting part of starting a side gig is that it can create a new and better career with unlimited growth opportunities that you can only achieve by being the owner of your own online gig service. To succeed you need to have an entrepreneurial mindset; you will need a strong drive and see the side gigs as a way to find your future success. If your goal is to be an entrepreneur, and in charge of your own career, then a side gig is a very good way to advance your career. The most immediate reward is making more money on top of your regular pay, especially in a volatile COVID-based economy.
The German Federal Criminal Investigation Bureau has officially issued an arrest order against Jan Marsalek, the former chief operating officer of the defunct German payment processors Wirecard. Not long ago, another German businessman who was closely related to the Wirecard scandal died in the Philippines.
The Philippines and Manila are some of the hardest hit economies due to COVID-19. Now the Filipino unemployment is forecast to be 22.5%, up from only 4.5% before the global epidemic. When an economy falls in the range of 91-92%, it is very unlikely it will have a sharp quick recovery. This Wuhan Virus caused the first recession in the Philippines in 29 years, with second quarter gross domestic product showing a decline in almost every single element of the economy.
Do gig sellers receive enough sales? At Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace we think that answer is no, but what makes us different is that we are working hard to do something about it. That is why we work so hard to help promote the gigs that post on our low cost platform. Now we have two distinct services to get your name out and digitally market your services globally.
“The Internet was meant to make the planet a smaller place.” As indeed quoted by Max Waters, this unbelievable invention initiated the journey to digitalization and created a new perspective on virtual intelligence that facilitated a connection beyond geographical boundaries, anywhere on this planet.
From a top view, the skills required to become a successful Software developer is very different from the skills needed to become a successful Project Manager. However, it is worth noticing that almost every software developer’s career journey passes through a point where he or she has to take care of IT projects. In this article, we will pay attention to the skills necessary for every software developer to transition from the role of software developer to project managers.
Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace is now publishing both global news about freelance gigs, and also (just now launched!) individually based gig news in almost every country– providing each country and major city basic services and information, in several local organic languages.
Anti-virus software is also referred to as anti-malware, a computer virus to prevent, detect, and take away malware. They are used for real-time protection, on-access scanning, background guard, resident shield, auto protects, and other synonyms asked for by the automated protection provided by most anti-virus, anti-spyware, and other anti-malware programs.
SEO is the process of planning, outlining and implementing strategies to get more organic web traffic. There is continuous growth in SEO strategies from advanced promoting, new patterns to new updates, and devices that upgraded our procedures and systems and perform better by and large but there is always more space for development.
The year 2009 might seem quite close and quite far from different perspectives but when it comes to the field of technology, there is no question that 2009 is quite distant! It was a time when smartphones were very slowly beginning to trickle in the market and Uber was just a small startup in California. The field of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is one of the many fields that have grown by leaps and bounds in terms of expertise, acceptance, and relevance.
Etherum is the second most preferred wallet in the crypto world. It is because of its wallet infrastructure. The Etherum wallet has unique software that works on a decentralized platform and it is secured by the blockchain technology. As the Bitcoin prices are shooting up year after year, people are preferring Ethereum as their choice to invest or to trade with. In this article, let us discuss the top 10 Etherum wallets in the year 2020.
If you’re in design, graphics, a content creator or engineer, and you published online content, you can provide and post global gigs. Posting your services online allows you to make money and with some websites, such as Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace, even more money as a percentage of sales. Most people in the gig world start out simply, doing it part time, and eventually work full time into a career.
At Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace we want you to sell your gigs globally on our discounted freelance gig platform. First we made it very easy to sell your gigs. You go to our green button that says Sell Gigs and this takes you to the page to register as a Seller. You need to list the required information– we made it as easy as possible, so it only takes a few minutes and there is no cost.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea were “completely unlawful,” and that China was attempting to control the area by “bullying.” This is the first time the US government has stated its position on the territorial dispute in the South China Sea.
A business laptop is a computer specially constructed to tolerate heavier workload and prolonged usage, making it particularly ideal for business work. They are built stronger, lighter, and are more efficient for rougher times and hectic situations. Some of them are also more secure and tougher than regular laptops for personal usage because a business laptop has more confidential files and cannot be afforded to be broken easily.
The biggest advantage of the internet is that it is always open for business. Regardless of stay-at-home restrictions and shut-downs, people have been able to acquire information, supplies and just about every other essential service they need thanks to the web in 2020. The coronavirus has impacted virtually every industry and cost businesses millions of dollars in revenue; the natural response may be to scale back marketing efforts in an effort to preserve the existing budget, but SEO and digital strategy is more important than ever during COVID-19.
The PDF was introduced by Adobe to make it stress-free to share files between different devices. Sharing files and documents was time-consuming and difficult back in the 1990s as documents would not preserve original formatting during transfer.
With PDF, the original formatting of texts and images is maintained so that the user can easily view the files. Because of this reason and many other reasons, we prefer to convert everything to PDF.
Communal News (CN) and Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace platforms allow readers to post their freelance work on a news and gig platform– all for free– with unrestricted readership and possibly the lowest total cost global gig marketplace. CN and FGG Low Cost Marketplace have witnessed robust growth, while providing the poorest global readers in the most secluded counties unfettered open access to news, information and services, even in their own languages.
FGG Low Cost Marketplace have been around for about a year with very strong (almost exponential) growth in visitors, posts, and global penetration. With their low cost and global market, FGG Low Cost Marketplace allows a growing number of freelance gig Buyer and Sellers to save and make more money.
At least one person has been killed and hundreds of homes destroyed after Typhoon Vongfong fiercely hit towns in Philippines. The storm, the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane, produced winds measuring about 115 mph, and heavy rain. The winds flew debris through the air.
Typhoon Vongfong’s passage through the Philippines caused at least one death, and damage to hundreds of facilities for use by people infected with the coronavirus. It also destroyed houses, as well as rice and cornfields in five cities, a local governor told the media today.
Shipping perishable foods is an emerging market. Those working from home are ordering more frozen foods because they are easier to handle and cook. Here’s how to ship perishables if you’re thinking about starting this business.
Before you ship a perishable product, you have to ensure that the packaging is well-insulated. The package has to keep heat away from the product to prevent it from going bad. Here are a few shipping solutions for temperature-sensitive products:
When selecting or working with a gig platform or marketplace, whether buying or selling gigs, you need to understand: what is the total cost? You should always try to compare the total cost of a gig platform so you know what you’re dealing with. Often the higher percentage the gig provider takes or charges, the more confusing or complicated they make it in presenting those costs; so if it’s hard to understand the total cost on a platform, that means they are often very high and don’t want to openly disclose the costs.
Typhoon Vongfong has hit land in eastern Philippines on Thursday amid the coronavirus pandemic. The name “Vongfong” is derived from the name for “wasp” in Cantonese. The storm is headed towards one of the country’s most populous island, Luzon, where it is expected to wreak havoc till Saturday.
Endpoints are the point of entry into your environment, your data, your credentials, and potentially your entire business. A compromised endpoint provides everything an attacker needs to gain a foothold on your network, steal data, and potentially hold it for ransom. Unless you protect your critical endpoints (including servers, laptops, and desktops), you may be leaving the front door wide open for attackers.
Communal News (CN), a very fast growing global online open news services, has integrated with Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace, a company with even faster global growth (but on a smaller base), and together they are now able to combine their two services into one for their market research publishing clients.
Having a rapidly growing global newspaper integrated into a freelance gig service has proven to provide both with a tremendous advantage. Communal News (CN) is helping to launch Freelance Global Gigs(FGG) Low Cost Marketplace) with propelled rocket-like growth at FGG Low Cost Marketplace, as CN articles demonstrate how Buyers and Sellers can save more money with significant low-cost advantages.
At least three doctors in the Philippines have lost their lives in the line of duty, fighting against the coronavirus pandemic, officials in Manilla said on Monday. Thousands of health care workers have bravely confronted the disease in the Philippines, treating COVID-19 patients despite a lack of protective equipment.
Geomarketing is an innovative solution in the field of digital marketing that enables enterprises to deliver personalized advertisement contents to their customers based on analysis of their location data. The solution enables them to locate their customers and analyze their past movements across different locations.
When reviewing freelance gig platforms, the very first thing you consider is total cost, and if the platform hides the cost then move on. The large gig platforms charge as high as 27-28% of every dollar. In today’s internet, this is online robbery.
When the investment world went to the discounted platform, not only did they take market share from their more expensive alternatives, but they opened up new markets that greatly expanded the total investment market– especially in the total number of participants. We realize this is not an apples-to-apples comparison, but almost all markets expand when the costs to the individual participants are reduced.
First you need to understand gig platforms are a different category from freelance jobs. The whole concept, structure and solutions are uniquely different. So today we are only reviewing gig platforms.
The first thing you need to review and measure is the total cost of a gig platform. When you look at the total costs of the leading gig platforms today, it definitely has a price-shocking feel to it. For example the leading platform charges sellers 20%, then often adds on 5% more to the buyers, and then possibly an additional 2-3% for service fees. The total costs come in as high as 27-28%! That leaves only 73 cents of every dollar for the gig provider doing the actual work. That is just gut-wrenchingly high.
Hong Kong reported the first death due to the new coronavirus in its territory Tuesday. The victim is a 39-year-old man who had visited the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the disease, in January. This is the second death from the virus outside mainland China. The first was a 44-year-old man in the Philippines.
A Chinese man died in the Philippines of pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus, becoming the first death related to the disease to be reported outside China, the source of the outbreak. The information was released on Sunday by government officials in the Philippines.
The Would Wide Web and technology has made each and every year easier for the family income provider to increase their earnings, especially with globally offered online side-gigs. The US gained first mover advantage and today is the biggest beneficiary helping to propel its gig providers with outstanding global revenue growth.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has announced that the country will close its 4,300 kilometer border with China for fear of the spread of the new coronavirus to the country. “The corresponding order was signed today, and it started being implemented. We will properly inform everyone of the measures linked to the closure of the border in the Far East region, as well as other measures by the government [to prevent the spread of the coronavirus],” Mishustin said.
The Philippines has stopped issuing visas on the spot to reduce Chinese tourist delegations, due to concerns about the virus causing pneumonia. However, it did not ban tourists from the country. “We are now temporarily suspending the issuance of VUA for Chinese nationals to slow down the influx of group tours,” Bureau of Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said in a statement today.
The number of displaced due to the Taal Volcano eruption in the northern Philippines has risen to 162,000 as the experts say steady steam emission and tremors indicate a rising magma. The state scientists continue to warn that the threat of a hazardous explosive eruption remains despite an apparent lull in the activity on the surface.