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First of all, people need to stop getting too dramatic about passive income opportunities. The very reason why passive income has become a controversial topic is that people have romanticized it. Though you’d have heard the phrase “make money while you are asleep,” it is not precisely that. Another misinterpretation or traditional understanding of passive income is about taking up a part-time job.

Passive income is:

Different ways that help you make money with less effort and time to enhance your financial freedom. You’ll be getting paid even after completing the work, and your presence is non-essential to make money…


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Earlier today, I posted an app review, and I realized how important it is to share what you know. While some of the readers would have known about the product or service you are reviewing, there can be a set of people who might need your review.

One of my friends suggested Google Digital Garage, and I’m thankful! It’s super cool if you want to upskill. Now, let me share my Google Digital Garage review with you.

Google Digital Garage is completely free. You can find more than 100 courses to increase basic digital knowledge. …


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When I talked to my friend, she shared her experience on this App — Thank you, Pavi!

After listening to her experience, I researched and thought of writing my review, and so here it is.

Although eBooks have become well-known, I’m not fond of it as much I love feeling the paperback in my hands. However, it is a viable solution to Bibliophils who are too be busy to go shopping or — broke!

AnyBooks is a popular Android app that offers a whole library to the readers. There is an extensive collection of eBooks that you can find on…


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Freelancers often hear the term “easy” when others speak about freelancing. As a freelancer myself, let me tell you, it’s not easy. We, freelancers, manage almost all the work a few departments in a company together would do. We need to handle everything from managing payments to conducting meetings.

According to the Freelance Industry Report by the International Freelancers Academy, flexibility and freedom are significant reasons to select freelancing. However, freelancers should master the art of flexibility and freedom to reap benefits from freelancing.

So, it’s not easy, and you’re going to make a lot of mistakes throughout your journey…


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My school days were blissful, so were his. We weren’t the teenagers who wanted to fall in love and romance. We wanted to spend time with friends and enjoy life as much as possible because from those days, “love” was meant to be boring, forceful, and stupid. We hated it in unison, but unfortunately, ended up doing what we hated. Often we tend to do the things that we hate.

He made a move and event after event, the love story happened. However, I gotta say it wasn’t first sight love for me, maybe for him, we were teens, what…


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I started writing on Medium a month ago, so I know how a beginner would find a lot of things complicated. A few of my friends inquired me about starting on Medium, and only then, I thought of creating a blog explaining it.

How do I know all these details about this platform within a month? I read a lot about Medium and how to get started here, so that’s how I could develop this list. I’ll share four detailed steps that include things from my own experience and things that I learned.

Step 1- Start Writing on Medium

If you want to know how to…


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The idea of marriage has never excited me. Maybe that’s why I’m writing against the term “Marriage Material.” After all, I gotta say what I’ve intended to say, right? Honestly, I don’t know whether it is the community I live in or the people I associate that has made me cringe at the word “marriage.”

I’ve seen MEN (this doesn’t apply to the entire mankind as I have come across a share of praiseworthy men as well) using women the way they want. Men have always been ordering, permitting, and dominating, or that’s what I see more often. …


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I started my freelance writing career with zero experience. Obviously, I had to work really hard to land on my first job. Despite the low rate, my contract with my first client went over for two years. I wasn’t ready to quit working for her because that was my FIRST contract (call me an emotional idiot for all I care!)

I realized that I had the potential to do better, and I’ve been working for peas. So, I finally decided to end the contract in a good way. That was when I started looking for other platforms. …


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I’m a freelancer and ambivert, I can say that I hardly go out. This makes it clear why I’m happy about the lockdown. It makes no difference to me. Staying at home is super simple, as that’s my usual way of living. Of course, I’d order food online, but I’m not a fan of junk. So skipping it isn’t hard for me.

But some days, I feel low and unhappy about the lockdown. When everyone’s at home doing nothing and watching TV while I work, I get jealous. Honestly, I once felt that 9–5 jobs are better than freelancing (I…

Shakira Shareef

Writer. Reader. Dreamer. Aspiring businesswoman.

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