The freelance world has a new-found fling: Skill Swapping. That’s right. Many of us have joined the skill-swap bandwagon, enlivening our business while not spending a penny in the process. Definitely part of the entrepreneur mindset.
But it wasn’t that long ago when skill swapping was the done thing. Flashback to the 1900s and you’ll find that people used to barter their skills and services all the time. Now, it seems that we have gone full circle and we are adopting the same practice in our digital era.
While there are many pros to skill swapping, there are a few things you need to be aware of. I’m going to let you in on a bit of advice on how to protect yourself when trading your skills with other freelancers.