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It's 2014 and I'm back to work!

The year 2013 has been very good to me. I may not have some luck when I first went into being a full-time freelancer but I learned a lot from it. Though I haven't earned that much, I'm grateful as I now have a lot in my possessions that I'd be taking with me wherever I go. That being said, I'd want to let you know what it was all about and how much it means to me.
I can now call myself a real solo professional - Thanks to the tons of advise I got from my fellow freelancers. I wouldn't have made it if I hadn't known from them that it could really get hard during the first few months and what they did and kept on doing to thrive.
Declined applications is not the end of the world! - I stayed on oDesk for quite a while (I still am on oDesk, but not as active as I was in July of 2013). I sent quite a number of applications but only got a few active candidacies. To be honest, I felt bad when I didn't make it to the roster of successfully hired contractors.  But it…