Tag Archives: Expat Freelancer

How to find love in Shanghai

1. Get hooked up before party season starts Everyone has to have a party for the next four months. Early Christmas parties, pre-traveling Christmas house-parties, New Year’s bashes, Chinese New Year, and then, oh dear Lord, Valentine’s. It is undesirable to be the third wheel, the gooseberry, the ugly loner, at any of these events. […]

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Best Shanghai Copywriting

Call it marketing, content, copywriting, SEO, animation & graphics, filming & voice-over, awareness & karma – we provide a quality service of experience and expertise, at reasonable costs and at satisfying speed. Send a contact for a chat and a quote: click here to message the most pleasurable Shanghai copywriting service.  

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Best VPN for China expats

Astrill has proven the best over the years. I have used Astrill for four years and not once had a problem. It’s the fastest (tip — use Japan for quickest downloads e.g. from wetransfer), simplest and the price is great. Visit their site for current pricings.  

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Shanghai Airport Pick Up

When you arrive to Shanghai, it’s great to use an English-speaking Shanghai airport collection. The alternative options are: Over-priced hotel collections with a non-English speaking driver The dread taxi, a filthy, stinky crash-box Drivers that will arrive late, drive dangerously or the wrong way To be collected in style, on time and driven safely to […]

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Pleasure your budget and your senses by using a freelancer

Finding a Shanghai copywriter is the best way to improve your project. It is interesting how many design, branding or marketing companies will chunter on about how they are kooky vanguards of smirking hipsters, so quirky that they surprise themselves, so 2.0 that they are actually 3.0, and that if you want to work with […]

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Realistic pay in the TV / model industry in Shanghai

Shanghai, like all developing cities, is in that interesting space of having little to no regulation, in many different areas. As it is developing, certain rules, cultures, accepted behaviours and laws are lacking codification, understanding and enforcement. This can be a bad thing or a good thing, entirely depending on your perspective, and your stake […]

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Shanghai over? Where next? Moving to Australia

Life in Shanghai is an experience that will offer something to anyone. This Shanghai expat style website is probably the only one which has no problem in showing the city for what it really is. What does that mean? It means that I don’t mind blowing away the myth that life in Shanghai is an […]

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For those who don’t understand ‘work’

We have already explained in more detail about how there are plenty of morons in Shanghai. Well mostly we talk about just that — but this context is related to how those very same morons interact with other humand in a professional, work-based setting. Read that. To the same ethos, here is just a small […]

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The cunning plan of the entertainment industry

“Doing precisely what we have done eighteen times before is exactly the last thing they’ll expect us to do this time!” Looking for a venue for your restaurant, cafe, pub, bar, or nightclub? Believe that – for no particular stated or analysed reason – that you will succeed where many, many others have failed? Then ensure […]

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Expat Freelancer: Your budget is your business

A client will often talk about ‘their budget’. This is all well and good, I can discuss any matter with a potential client, and most sane humans understand that, at best, there ‘may be some wiggle room’ when paying for goods or services. The point is that some people, do not. So this means that […]

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