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The Building Blocks Of Africa Series: Bringing Education To Every Child

When we talk about the building blocks that will contribute to the further development of Africa, those in the education sector are at the forefront of that conversation. We simply cannot talk about the advancement of the African cause without talking about the education of the generations to come. Education has been define...

STEPPING OUTSIDE THE BUBBLE, ONE JOB AT A TIME

The global market has vast opportunities for freelancers in any field as the landscape of work has seen a shift over the last decade or so. For many people, the internet has become a tool that connects them to the best talent for the work they need done, crossing barriers that would have been difficult without the internet....

The Building Blocks Of Africa Series: Introduction

The African startup scene has seen an unprecedented boom over the last couple of years. According to Big Deal, a database that keeps track of startup funding, (and this is only considering deals that are worth over $100 000). Bloomberg estimates this number to be , and ...

8 Ways To Improve Communication

Communication is vital to building relationships with your clients. Improved communication means that a job will be better done. Through clear communication, you can provide direction and purpose, build trust, increase understanding of a client's perspective, create accountability and, most importantly, eliminate confusion....

Why Finding A Freelance Community Is Essential For Freelancers

As a freelancer, you call the shots. You set your hours and decide how much you will be paid. You also don't have to deal with office politics or pointless meetings that could've been handled by email. 

However, you can also feel somewhat isolated as a freelancer. Yo...

Hiring An Employee vs. Freelancer

As a business owner, sometimes new tasks come up that need to be finished. Accordingly, you may be wondering whether to hire a new employee or get a freelancer to handle it. This blog will explore hiring internally vs. hiring a freelancer and the pros and cons of both. 

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5 Businesses That Started As Side Hustles

Entrepreneurship is a marathon, not a sprint. Those business owners who endure the marathon enjoy the spoils of their efforts in the form of fortune, recognition and influence. Maybe now, your business is a side hustle, but that should not be downplayed. In fact, the side hustle distinction should motivate you more than det...

Changing the narrative; How these two women have embraced freelancing

As we celebrate phenomenal women making a huge splash in their industries through the AfriBlocks platform, we cannot help but be impressed. The high caliber of work delivery, professionalism, and creativity that these ladies bring to the table cannot be understated.  Whether...

A challenged world is an alert world #ChooseToChallenge

“A challenged world is an alert world.” This is a phrase we are taking to heart this month and beyond as we celebrate women across the world, in all facets of life.  The AfriBlocks family could not agree more with this sentiment, especially when we look at our industry a...