Designers Salaries Survey

The 8th Coroflot’s Designer Salaries is out. Check out how the current economic crisis is effecting overall designer salaries worldwide. More details here. My observation: I’m still amazed on how the design industry salary in the Philippines and neighboring asian countries is about 1/8-1/4 from the global normal salary trend.

How to quote your hourly rate

Just got back from accident I blogged on my other personal finance blogsite. Anyway I was browsing through my emails, someone shared me a link to this site which offers a tool for quoting how much you should charge your clients.

It allows you to properly quote efficiently your rate when working on projects for clients. Fill out the form with details about your rent, hardware maintenance, utilties, software and upgrades etc.. With all these factors you can come up with a good figure on how much you should charge your clients.
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Brewing up

Been busy the past few days since I posted that I would stop procrastinating and work on an idea. I teamed up with my wife and launched a new blog ezine that inspires you how to get rich and manage your personal finance through success stories of people who had already achieved this goal. I […]

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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