Advice and Tips

by Leisa Good

Do you consider yourself to be a self-motivated individual? Do you engage in positive pep talks with yourself? Do you understand the importance of accountability? Well, then my friend and fellow work-at-homer (WAHer), you understand the importance of being a...

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by Leisa Good

Do you jump on a freelance project as soon as it hits your desk? Do you meticulously evaluate every project that comes to you so much that you don’t get started? Then you are either an overachiever or an underachiever,...

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by Miranda Grimm

We’ve talked many times about making money as a virtual assistant. But you can also make money by hiring a virtual assistant. If you are running your own business or you are a freelancer who finds there are not enough...

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by Leisa Good

Do you continue on despite feeling that the odds are against you? Are you able to handle criticism as well as praise? When you are afraid do you still plunge past your fears? Then you, my friend, have the greatest...

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by Leisa Good

Have you ever started on one path only to find yourself on another? Have you ever accidentally stumbled upon an idea that was even better than your original idea? Have you become more fulfilled with another business or job than...

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by Erica Martin

A few months ago, I wrote a post about how to use mind mapping to organize thoughts for freelance writing, and broke down the basic process of creating a mind map – at that time I was focusing mainly on...

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by Jess Weaver

I know I will try to come up with every excuse under the book to not exercise. However, three kids later and thirty pounds later it is time I get my but in gear. I always try exercising and quickly...

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by Leisa Good

Are you good at networking and trading services with others? Are you able to come up with creative solutions to save money? Are you able to find free services that actually well for your home business? Then you must be...

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by Miranda Grimm

I have been branching out to other bloggers as a guest poster. I have been honored to appear at The Work at Home Wife blog where I discussed the skills needed, and often overlooked, to land a work at home...

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by Miranda Grimm

Hold Up. You think you can make $1000 a month working from home? It WOULD be true if you were willing to work at least 20 hours a week, have a special skill/trade or were willing to do jobs like...

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by Leisa Good

Are you feeling overly stressed and can’t seem to get off the proverbial gerbil wheel? Do you find yourself overwhelmed and tired by the middle of the day? Then maybe you need some good, old-fashioned “me-time”. Now with school back...

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by Miranda Grimm

All Work at Home Jobs are Scams? This common work at home myth is one I see a lot of and one that gets under my skin the most. I have no idea how many times I have shaken my...

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by Leisa Good

Remember when you just couldn’t wait until the day came when you could work at home? We all know the advantages of working at home can be anything from more time spent with family and friends to more money saved...

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by Miranda Grimm

Work from home jobs all share one very similar requirement. They all expect you to have a dedicated home office space. Since having children, I have never had a room exclusively for me to work in. I’ve had to get...

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by Leisa Good

While most of us work-at-homers (WAHers) look forward to a real vacation, what would happen if you ended up taking a staycation? With the summer coming to a close, many of us are thinking about squeezing in that one last...

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by Erica Martin

One of the things that I’ve found that’s essential not only for keep track of my independent contractor work, but also for keeping track of life in general, is a to-do list.  I’ve used several to-do list sites, such as...

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by Renee Crandall Phile

What Is A Cover Letter? Have you asked this question before? If so, you’re not alone. Maybe you have written many cover letters in the past, but are still unsure of exactly what function they serve. After all, if you...

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by Erica Martin

When doing research for my ebook, I read a very helpful one called Ultimate Work From Home Jobs, by KT Bell.  In this book, I found out about several companies that allow their employees to work from home either completely or...

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by Erica Martin

When you work from home, especially if you work as an independent contractor, it’s easy to put things off, especially if it’s an unpleasant task and/or you know that you have plenty of time to get it done. I know...

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by Erica Martin

When you work from home, one thing that most companies require you to have is a reliable high-speed internet connection. But sometimes things happen that interfere with your internet service – your internet service provider could be doing work in...

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by Leisa Good

While most of us have heard of the “Housewife Syndrome”, few of us have probably thought much about the “Work-At-Home Syndrome” or (“WAH Syndrome”). First of all, let’s explore the “Housewife Syndrome” not to be confused with the “The Real...

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by Miranda Grimm

It may seem counterproductive to ever turn away a client when trying to build up your freelancing career. However, there are actually times when it is essential to your business! Use the following cues and tips to help you avoid...

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by Miranda Grimm

Do You Live in The Grey? I was recently contacted through email from a PR rep who basically congratulated me for Living in The Grey. Initially, I thought it sounded like an insult but as I did a little reading...

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by Erica Martin

If you’re a freelance writer who likes to write about topics that interest you, it can sometimes be difficult to come up with ideas for article or blog posts. I get a lot of my inspiration for the posts and...

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by Erica Martin

If you do phone work from home, it’s very important to take care of your voice so you can communicate clearly with the people you talk to.  This post will provide some  information on the causes of voice problems, how...

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by Vitra Singh

Whether you are bravely admitting you want to make a career change, or have been forced to reevaluate your path due to leaving a company, “next-steps” can be daunting and confusing. While you deserve to give yourself a mental break...

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by Erica Martin

I recently read a book called Hiring Manager Secrets: 7 Interview Questions You Must Get Right by Russell Tuckerton.  According to the subtitle, answering even one question wrong could cost you your new job.  This post will discuss those seven questions,...

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by Erica Martin

Like many people, I’ve been trying to lose weight for a long time, and after many years of trying, I finally reached my goal weight.  I am ecstatic about accomplishing this goal, but now I have another goal to work...

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by Renee Crandall Phile

Guest Post from Renee Crandall Phile To be honest, my first few weeks of working from home were pretty rough. Not because I didn’t enjoy my work or because it was too overwhelming, but because I was just so incredibly lonely! I missed...

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by Jess Weaver

These past few weeks I have been feeling so stressed about everything in life. Which is funny, considering I just went on vacation last week. Most of the stress that is occurring in my life is from being too busy. ...

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by Miranda Grimm

This rant of mine began over on Facebook. And like usual, when I feel the need to type someone’s head off I realize the energy is better spent in a blog post. Plus my ranting will get to live on forever this...

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by Erica Martin

One important benefit that many people give up when they decide to work from home is health insurance.  However if you work from home and aren’t married to someone who has a job that provides good health insurance, and you...

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by Miranda Grimm

Many people ask me if Working from Home can REALLY happen for them. Often they have looked through job leads for months, applied to jobs that were perfect but never heard back or found a job that turned out to...

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by Leisa Good

If the holidays weren’t stressful enough, now the real stress is on! Because of the holidays, we work-at-homers (WAHers) now realize that we now have inboxes overflowing with emails, client work which was put on hold, and end-of-the-year taxes to...

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by Jess Weaver

I’m no expert at working at home, but I can tell you that life has really changed for me in the past two years. When I first started working at home I was writing many hours a day and I...

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by FStewart

It is a new year and that means everyone is looking to make changes. Though there are many resolutions made, the vast majority relate to health, money, and organization. One very common, very specific goal related to money is to...

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by Leisa Good

With the New Year 2013 fresh among us, many of us in our personal lives have resolved to: lose weight, stop smoking, start exercising, and save money. These are just a few of the most commonly stated New Year’s Resolutions....

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by Erica Martin

About 18 months ago, I wrote my first post for Work at Home Adventures – it was titled “Balancing Response” and it was a response to an post that Jess Weaver had written on finding balance in your life.  I...

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by Leisa Good

If memories of the holidays drum up “visions of sugar plums dancing” and many other culinary delights, then you’ll want to learn about some of the latest apps and online tools to share your holiday foods. You can now take...

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by Leisa Good

With the holidays, comes the age-old tradition of gift giving. For many of us former office workers, fond childhood memories of unwrapping presents on Christmas morning were soon replaced by memories of the holiday office fiasco. If you shudder when...

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by Miranda Grimm

Guest Post from Stevie Clapton: Thinking like an entrepreneur can improve your life and provide a more promising future. However, making adjustments to the way you think is not an easy thing to accomplish. If you want to start thinking...

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by Miranda Grimm

There is a striking difference between the titles “Stay at Home Mom” and a “Work at Home Mom”. Yet, somehow I keep thinking I am both. Obviously the difference being between one key word- Work. Being a working mom involves...

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by Leisa Good

With the holidays here, do you find yourself wishing you could donate more of your time and money to worthy causes? As a work-at-homer (WAHer) do you find it difficult to leave your home business or all of your work-at-home...

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by Erica Martin

When you’re working from home it’s important to find ways to save time and stay organized  so that you can focus more on your work and less on outside distractions such as email.  In this blog post, I’ll be discussing...

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by Erica Martin

Many work from home jobs involve sedentary computer work with very little physical activity.  Because of this, and because of other factors, many people who work from home don’t get as much physical activity as they could. There are some...

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by Erica Martin

  Recently Miranda wrote a blog post about the importance of Facebook for freelancers, and included a little information on how to use Facebook to find freelance work.  In this post, I’m going to take that a little further and...

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by Jess Weaver

How many of you are scared to death of being fired from your brick and mortar job? It’s absolutely horrific to think about a boss sitting you or your spouse down and firing you. Believe me, it’s one of my...

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by Miranda Grimm

Facebook recently celebrated 1 Billion Active Users! The Social Network Giant has become so infused in our lives that being facebookless is completely against the grain and just feels so unnatural (so to speak). Normally I could care less if...

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by Leisa Good

With the beautiful colors of Fall surrounding the outside of your home, why not allow some of the same colors and smells into your home office? Decorating and Candy >>Fall candles and artificial leaves can make nice, peaceful decorations for...

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by Leisa Good

  Do you ever feel like you are constantly replacing your gadget’s batteries? Are you throwing them out before you even had a chance to use them? Well, you are not alone. Let me tell you how you can save...

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