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Graduate student at UT Austin. Interested in international technology and energy trends, and other things. Twitter: @iamhummayun

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2 days ago

Business

A Guide To Setting Up Your Freelance Business

Depending on the size (number of people) of your freelancing business and your preferences, you can choose to set up as a legal business identity. This doesn’t mean that you have to hire a team of lawyers and file hundreds of forms, it just means that you need to establish your legal business identity to…

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Setting Up Your Freelance Business

3 days ago

Business

5 Facebook Groups for Pakistani Freelancers

Are you thinking of starting a career in freelancing or converting those extra hours into extra money? Are you a freelancer working alone and looking to connect with the thousands of other freelancers? Would you like to meet and network with other freelancers? Do you want access to work opportunities for freelance work outside the…

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Pakistani Freelancers Unite! – Facebook Groups

3 days ago

Business

A Guide to Filing Taxes as a Pakistani Freelancer

Disclaimer: This article is not intended to provide definitive tax advice but just as a guide on the resources available on the subject. Please consult a tax advisor or qualified professional to determine your tax liability. Pakistani freelancers do business worth millions of dollars with local and international clients, providing a wide range of services…

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Pakistani freelancers and taxes

2 weeks ago

Technology

Top Pakistani Websites: An Overview

There are many potential criterion for what constitutes the best on the internet, in any space. For websites, it could be the quality of the interface, ease of use, type of content, functionality, interactive capabilities and the kind of web development tools used in the background. These aspects come together to make a website an…

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Top 5 Pakistani Websites: An Overview

3 weeks ago

Digital Living

Government Websites in Pakistan: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

When you think of government websites in Pakistan, the images that come to mind are archaic templates that have not been updated in ages, provide little/no useful information and have poor design or user interface. That is certainly not the experience that government websites provide today – with dedicated technology and web-design cells, the information…

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Government Websites in Pakistan The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

4 weeks ago

Events

Jumpstart Pakistan: Change Pakistan Conference 2015

Jumpstart Pakistan is an incubator with a unique vision. Rather than finding start-ups and engaging with them for a limited time period, this incubator seeks to develop an ecosystem that sustains a start-up culture by involving CEOs of existing successful businesses in the development of enterprises that are just on the verge of evolving from…

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2 months ago

Apps

Phone to Ride: Carpooling and Taxi Apps in Pakistan

The days of getting out and hailing a cab or coordinating manually to carpool are far behind us – multiple apps and businesses are working to bring that process to your phone. These include the famed local start-up “Savaree”, Rocket Internet’s Tripda and Easy Taxi, as well as the good old Metrocab. Savaree Savaree is a homegrown carpooling…

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2 months ago

Business

Brand Endorsements of Pakistani Cricket Players

The current Pakistani World Cup squad is an interesting mix of players at the end of their careers (Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan) and young talent that haven’t really had the chance to prove themselves yet. While the older players are soon on their way to be slowly removed from the viewers’ memories, the young players…

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Brand endorsements of Pakistani Cricket Players

2 months ago

People

Pakistan Cricket Team on Social Media

From the selfie taken at the revealing of the new kits to the ongoing bromance on social media between Ahmad Shahzad and Shahid Afridi, the Pakistani cricket team has an on-and-off presence on social media. With the World Cup coming up, here’s a run down on the official (mostly verified) social media accounts of players…

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2 months ago

Apps

Quit Smoking Apps: How Do They Help?

Thinking of quitting? There’s an app (or well, multiple apps) for that. We will focus on three of the most used apps, Cessation Nation (my personal favorite), Quit Smoking, Quit Now! and try to see how they work to help you quit smoking. If you are thinking of quitting smoking, downloading an app to help you with…

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