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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...]

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...]

How to Start an Online Freelance Writing Career

Tips to getting started as a freelance writing.

If you are planning to begin a career in online freelance writing, you first have to learn about the industry and then determine the steps needed to make your way into this line of work. A lot of freelance writers actually start out looking for a way to earn extra income by using their skills in writing. Because of the popularity of the Internet and the sudden proliferation of Internet marketing, a great need for freelance writers has emerged. Today there are plenty of companies, individuals and websites offering regular work for online freelance writers. Choosing … [Read more...]

15 Steps to Starting a Daycare Center in Your Home

How to start your own in-home daycare business! A 15 step guide.

It's often a delicate balancing act to manage caring for your children while earning money to support the family. Some parents opt to start a childcare service at home to earn money and care for their own children in the process. If running an in-home daycare sounds like the best of both worlds to you, this guide will help you begin your business. The order of the steps in the guide may vary, depending on your time, skills, and legal requirements, but ultimately, they should all be met to provide the best care to the families you will serve. Some states may require you … [Read more...]

Direct Sales for Extra Cash – What You Need to Know

Before you invest in a Direct Sales Home Business, you need to know the facts.

If you are looking for a way to bring in some extra cash, direct sales can be a good option. Unlike a traditional part-time job, direct sales allows you to set your own hours and build a business at your own pace. That freedom is very attractive to people from all walks of life, but it is important to educate yourself before getting started.   Direct Sales is Primarily a Social Skill If you are to be successful in the world of direct sales, you will need excellent social skills as well as the ability to sell products. While direct sales consultants do make money … [Read more...]