Are you suffering from GASS?

Are you suffering from G.A.S.S.? Yep seems to be viral and it affects the user and not the computer, hehe. GASS( Google Adsense Stats Syndrome) some smart people from the forums coined up the term. It is when you are constantly checking your Adsense Stats as in every 15 mins, every hour etc.. Its like an OC. We all know how it feels to see your earnings rise in the Adsense program and it is very addicting. Constantly checking can be counter productive. You could have finished some other more important stuffs.

If you are using Firefox here are some useful extensions that can automate that task for you.

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Freelance drought and surge

Before jumping into the freelance bandwagon, it is a fact to know that the income is not stable. Better be prepared to have some cash laid away maybe good for 1 or 2 months always. Sometimes you can find yourself in a drought for projects. Some projects doesn’t materialize due to many different factors like, client changes mind, no budget, etc. Occasionally on these periods you learn to adjust your rates to bag a project and end up getting a gig that you could have been paid better. Over quoting may loose the project on the other hand, most often times it is better to be sure to get the project. That is one drawback but think of it as a survival instinct to keep afloat of the unstable freelance times.

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Tinokla Scribbles and Doodles Project

This theme is for my wife tin who I got into the habit of blogging. She wanted something colorful and fun for her theme.

Tinokla Scribbles and Doodles

Tinokla Scribbles and Doodles

Thinking about being a freelancer

I already tried working for corporate then went freelance, then a short gig in government and now I’m back to freelancing.

I find freelancing more fruitful and there is always room for improvement. You don’t stop learning. It’s having your own business and how you promote it.

If your graphics designer, web designer or web developer, writer or consultant, you need to have some tools in your gear to bag clients and have continuous projects.

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Social Knowledge Content Highway

Back then when we describe the Internet we talk about it being the Information Highway, term social knowledge content wasn’t coined yet. When looking for some quick answers, the results on searches most often times have already been asked on forums or mailing list. Mailing list and forums are of the original types of social media content, now emerging from social media content are social knowledge content. What is it exactly? It is where users share their knowledge on the subject matter and all of these are collected and made easily accessible. Almost anything under the sun is available.

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