Home Based Business

Original and helpful articles about freelancing. I have been successfully working as a self-employed web designer for years and I use this category to share my experience and help you start your career. Recommended resources: Find Jobs Online | Freelancing Forum

Freelancing: The complete guide for running a successful home based business

Whenever we talk about freelancing/working from home, we have 2 sides of the 'story': people who are currently doing it (successfully or not) and...

How to become a freelancer, even if you’re starting from zero?

Few years ago, on my Romanian blog, one of my readers asked me a great question: How can someone who has no clue about computers...

This is why I LOVE freelancing

Here is my background in short: I had worked as a radio DJ for 10 years. The pay was good, but recession made the...

How you can go the extra-mile for your client and not...

When trying to attract new clients, many freelancers try to offer discounts or cut their rates to accommodate the client. The big problem is...
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Freelancing – no longer a losers’ game

Years ago, when I started working with my first web design clients, most of the people in my country thought that freelancers are working...
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The reality of content writing as a career

Some people have a romantic view of what it means to be a writer. They imagine an individual sitting alone in a café in...

The business plan

A business plan is an important part of a business to help you and others to know where the business plans to go and some other...

Earn Money as a Freelance Photographer

Years ago, while I was little, one of my favorite pastimes was to watch my father develop pictures. He was a freelance photographer (he...
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Top 8 reasons why you should have a freelancing portfolio

Many freelancers get a lot of their work from specialized freelancing job sites, such as Elance, Guru, oDesk etc. They can create a profile...

Earn Money as an Event (Party) Planner

This is clearly not a business for an introvert, but, if you love people, a good challenge and are great at organizing, you just...

Small business & Freelancing: you can still run a business with...

Whether you're a web designer, like me, a math tutor or a virtual assistant, running a home based business should not cost you an...
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Cheaplance or What’s Wrong with the New Elance?

I have started my activity on Elance back in the summer of 2009, after losing my job and trying to make it as a...

Freelancing: top things I learned as a freelancer

I have been successfully freelancing since 2009 (July). This new lifestyle allows me to earn a pretty decent 'wage', to travel a lot and...

How Strategic Coaching can Lead to Financial Success

Regardless of your job position, it is always advantageous to spend time working with a business life coach. After all, everyone can benefit from...

Freelancing: How much money do you need to start freelancing?

We all know that starting a business from scratch is not easy and it doesn't only take hard work. Ideally, one should pursue freelancing...