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

Niche Web Site Building (I)

I actually run various niche web sites at the moment, but this 'series' will detail my work on a web site I have just...

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...

How being a freelancer changes the way I look at the...

Being self-employed really changes the way you look at everything. You no longer have a 'steady' job, so each month's wage depends on how...

Freelancing: How to start working as a freelancer on Elance

This article can surely be useful to kick-start your freelancing career on any freelancing site, my fave' so far is still Elance, so let's...

Finding a gap in the market

When creating a business it can be important to find a gap in the market to help your business succeed. As you probably already know there are many...
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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...

The importantance of market research

Market research is a very important thing to help you know what will and will not sell. Conducting the right market research can save...

Working from Home is Not Just for Married Moms

Working from home might seem like a pipe dream if you are currently raising your children alone.  Do not be discouraged into thinking that...

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...
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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...

How to choose the right printer for your freelance business

Most people don’t think beyond the initial pieces of equipment for starting a freelance business: a great desktop, a tablet for mobile working, and...

Home based business: how flexible are you when it comes to...

We had a pretty rough end of the week (me and my main client). His sites were attacked (we think one of them is...

A diploma won’t make you a designer

First of all a small trip down memory lane for me: started web design in 2002. I was working as a radio DJ back...

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...