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

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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...

Home based business: The myth of the lonely freelancer

Working from home means for most of us not having to go to a regular office anymore. We can work from our desk, anywhere...

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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Earn Money as a Web Hosting Provider

Although the market is saturated with a gazillion of web hosting providers, there is still money to be made in this niche. You will...

Earn Extra Income In Your Free Time with Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

The average person has ample spare time in their daily lives, during which they normally spend it watching television or playing games. This time...

How To Earn Spare Income Through Holiday Crafts

The winter holiday season is the most active spending season, due to the nature of it being festive. This makes it ideal for earning...
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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...

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...

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...

What Have You Done So Far To Earn Extra Income?

Trying to earn extra income is always a welcome strategy, whether you are paying off debt or just trying to save more money. Even if...

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...

Red Flags: 5 Warning Signs to Look Out for When You...

With £18.6 bn worth of fraud and £39.4 bn in late payments hitting UK SMEs hard in the pocket, it's more important than ever...
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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...

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...

Secure your first freelancing job

When starting out as freelancers, or even when we need some “residual” income, we bid for jobs on one of those famous sites: RAC,...