Freelancing, Outsourcing, Work From Home

    • How to Effectively Transition from a Corporate Career to a Freelance Career

      How to Effectively Transition from a Corporate Career to a Freelance Career February 22, 2017 By Dana Davis Leave a Comment More people than ever are making the transition from working at a company to working for themselves in a freelance career. Some of these freelancers set up an LLC, but in actuality they are working for themselves rather than being part of a larger company.

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    • How You Too Can Benefit from These Lucrative Domain Investing Methods

      Are you looking for an additional way of making money? Making more money doesn’t mean you need to give up your “day job.” Whether you work a nine to five job or are a small business owner, this particular idea works for any situation. What is the idea? It is domain investing. Or another, more descriptive way to look at it is “domain flipping.” I prefer to look at domain investing as a process.

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    • What to Consider if Relocating for Your Freelancing Career

      Have you ever considered relocating to another area to benefit your career? What about another country? My family has actually relocated a few times, so we have some experience with what that’s like. It has been quite fun, but it also comes with its challenges. It is helpful to be as prepared as possible. Managing your expectations is also important.

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  • You Need to Avoid This Freelancing Pitfall

    … There is much to be said for a strong work ethic, a “can do” attitude, and for persevering when you feel tired. But like with anything in life, it’s easy to take a good principle to an unhealthy extreme. Photo by Haley Phelps Freelancers need to realize that going on vacation is not merely enjoyable but also crucial to a wholesome life…

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  • On-Demand Labor Solves Problems of Companies and Workers

    … looking for work or for a worker, on-demand labor can benefit you. Join the On-Demand Workforce If you’ve been searching for employment or are not satisfied with your job for some reason, you should consider being a temp worker and providing on-demand labor. This could look like contract work, freelancing, or working at a company for a set time period…

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  • 10 Creative Skill Set Ideas to Increase Your Income

    … Judging from the way that our culture is growing in leaps and bounds, in different directions, it would not be surprising if you are reading this on a tablet, laptop, or smartphone. We live in a digital world, and while there are still a few people who may prefer a hardcover book, many people are likely to agree that being able to read the news…

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  • How to Get Clients from Social Media to Your Freelance Profile

    … Freelancing is the first step towards fulfilling your entrepreneurial dreams. It takes a lot of hard work and commitment to become a successful freelancer. For newcomers, acquiring clients is a major challenge. But overcoming this problem in the early days of freelancing will boost your confidence and help you focus on the needs of your…

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  • Prepare an Awesome Social Media Proposal to Win That Client

    … that the social media is not completely out of their hands. Use tools that give your customers access to their accounts. Clients can then get involved from time to time, especially when they see momentum building. For clients to be able to entrust their social media to you, it is crucial that they feel in control. Reporting progress At the end of each week…

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  • How to Engage More Clients from Freelance Marketplaces

    … Freelancing becomes an exciting career when you know how to acquire new clients. The customers who value your efforts are ready to pay a premium for high-quality work and excellent customer service. Acquiring such clients is becoming more difficult due to stiff competition from freelancers across the world. While new freelancers face…

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  • Frugal Living as a Freelance Blogger

    …. You might use the great outdoors to your advantage by beekeeping or growing vegetables. Other options are renting out a portion of your land or starting a bed and breakfast. Fewer Expenses One of the obvious ways a writer who works from home saves money is that there are almost no expenses. There are no fuel expenses or special work clothing to buy…

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  • The Broke Guy or Gal‘s Guide to Starting a Business

    … The Broke Guy or Gal‘s Guide to Starting a Business April 15, 2016 By Dana Davis Leave a Comment How can you start a business…if you’re broke? It seems like an impossibility. Money, after all, is what matters most when you’re starting a business. But what if you have an amazing idea for a business but you have to lock it up on your “Ideas…

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  • Four Ideas to Start Monetizing Your Blog

    … a significant following, encourage your audience to pay for the increased value you provide through a private membership option. In order to require payment for additional content, the information has to be worth it for your members. In a private membership area on your website or a confidential forum, you can: Offer personalized coaching…

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  • Yes, You Can Improve Your Copywriting

    … for producing the most usable and interesting content. Her are some examples, inspired/adapted from While there, check out the exceptional “The Ultimate Guide to No-Pain Copywriting.” Sound authentic, not forced. Avoid obviously forced humor. Keep headlines tonal and follow with plain, supporting content. Sometimes being…

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  • Richard Branson’s Method To Make More Money By Doing Less Work

    …: delegation and outsourcing in the comments below. I will be responding to each and every one! DISCLOSURE [from Gail Gardner, founder of GrowMap]: I requested Tom write this post to explain how his outsourcing process works because I and many of my collaborators are at the point where we have so much to do that we really need to hire others to assist us…

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  • 7 Ways to Make a Side Income While Working on Your Business

    … Individuals go into business for themselves to make a greater income than they currently possess, but few enter the realm realizing how much money they’ll need to survive their first years as their own boss. Widely accepted estimates for individuals starting a business claim it can take up to two years before the individuals see their previous…

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  • List of 10 Small Medium Profitable Investment Ideas

    … including writing, WordPress installation, training, social media management. There are even bloggers hiring other bloggers. Through blogging, you get to enjoy being free to work anywhere – even at home – with no worries. It also does not require too many resources in order to invest; all you require is hard work. You can start by choosing the platform…

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  • The Best Ways to Outsource Online Marketing for Your Blog

    … a writer, it is not enough that you review his or her past works. Give him a topic and ask him to write a 500 word article in one hour. The article may be far from perfect but you will be able to gauge how he approaches his writing within a limited time frame. Interview him, but your tone should be conversational. Engage him in thoughtful discussions…

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