Your Freelance Writing Client is Not Obligated to Please You

Tips for freelance writers looking to grow their business.

Should your client offer certain perks? Are there certain things you should expect them to do besides pay you? When freelancing, sometimes it can be difficult to figure out the roles played by you and your clients. Is the client asking for too much -- or are you the one demanding the impossible? In freelance writing, the number one rule is that the client is not obligated to please you. In fact, you should instead be providing what the client needs. If you can't or won't, let them find it elsewhere. Here's why. The client's venue is not yours Whether you are … [Read more...]

Can I work a Phone Job with Young Kids at Home?

Tips to work from home on the phone with young kids around.

Often times I receive questions from readers wondering if there is any possible way to manage working from home on the phone with young children around. This is a unique question, as each person's situation varies. I have had personal experience working a call center job from home while having a one year old and a three year old at home. It didn't work out for me, but it was because of personal reasons that you will see in my response to this reader question, which I received the okay to share with you all. Do you know of any people who have one to two year olds, and … [Read more...]

WriterAccess: One of the Better Content Mill Gigs

Writer Access pays freelance writers up to 7 cents a word with the option to be paid weekly!

Content mills seem like every freelancer’s nightmare, but WriterAccess has proved this is a completely unwarranted rep! Though admittedly not the highest-paying gig, WriterAccess differs from run-of-the-mill content mills in that they offer opportunities to premium projects, partnerships with high-profile clients, and even free resources to assist their writers in their careers. It doesn’t get much better!  What is WriterAccess? WriterAccess hires freelance writers to compose pieces for their clients, companies seeking content producers. They are owned by … [Read more...]

5 God-Given Traits That Prove You Should Start a Blog

5 Traits that every successful blogger has

There is an estimated 31 Million Bloggers in the United States. While 81% of these bloggers have earned less than a hundred dollars, 8% are earning enough to support their families. Although the odds may not be in your favor to make a full-time living writing online, these statistics prove it is absolutely possible. As a blogger with five years experience, many people ask my advice when considering their own blog. More specifically, they look for me to tell them if they have a profitable idea. When I talk with these people, I consider the following 5 personal … [Read more...]

Finally, a Work-at-Home Company For Technically Savvy Women

Tech savvy work from home jobs for women by PowertoFly

In your past life, were you a woman who worked for a technology company? Did you begin working at home to accommodate your kids, spouse or parents? Would you like to combine your former technology career and working from home? Well, then PowerToFly definitely has something for a woman of technology like you.  What Exactly is PowerToFly.com? The PowerToFly.com is a site that prides itself on connecting technically savvy women to jobs, which ultimately lead to a better and more balanced work/life balance.  Launched in 2014 by two women entrepreneurs, this new … [Read more...]

Equivity Hires Virtual Assistants to Work From Home

Equivity hires Virtual Assistants and pays around $15/hour

Traditionally, a virtual assistant is someone that works from home and provides companies/businesses with support in many different areas. Administrative support, technical support, sales assistance and help with marketing are some of these areas. Equivity is a company that hires virtual assistants to provide services, while working from home, to their clients of professional people and businesses. The role of the Virtual Assistant at Equivity is to support their clients to have more time to do what they do best by taking care of the administrative and other basic … [Read more...]