Reorganizing time: Some posts will move

For a very long time I have left the site No Scam Work at Home empty and pointing back to this URL. Today, that changes. For about 120 days you will see all posts that reference scam work at home opportunities and questionable opportunities listed here with a URL directing…

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Huffington Post: Corporate greed hits new heights

Huffington Post: Corporate greed hits new heights

It’s amazing, we constantly hear about when a company lays off workers so they can ship jobs to cheaper locations, those that hide money in offshore accounts and a whole other host of real and imagined scumbaggery tactics that make all of us question the path that some in corporate…

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Not as shocking as you think

Not as shocking as you think

Interestingly enough, I never give much thought to the notion that because I’m legally blind, that I should not be writing for a living.  In fact, I’ve been writing online in some capacity or another for the better part of 10 years and frankly, I do not know if there…

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Job Feeds

Finding freelance writing opportunities is really NOT all that hard. There are subscription services that will promise you the world in exchange for a “small monthly fee” but in reality, all they are doing is subscribing to existing RSS feeds and selling you the information they find. Here’s a super-simple…

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Cleaning house and you can help!

Cleaning house and you can help!

I have been working on cleaning up this blog and it’s almost like a full time job.  One of the major problems with this blog is that I have been writing here for nearly five years and some of my older posts — well, they are pretty pathetic. Today alone,…

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Promoting Your Work

Promoting Your Work

When you are prolific writer, it is generally more acceptable to “spread” your work out over many sites versus promoting all of it in one place.  In many case,  some work simply does not work on some sites.  Here are some additional ways of promoting your work, potentially increasing earnings.…

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What the merger of oDesk and Elance could bring – Part 1

What the merger of oDesk and Elance could bring – Part 1

Over the last few months, there has been a lot of news out of oDesk – first, they announced a strategic partnership with Kelly Services. Now, it rather baffles me that a company like Kelly wouldn’t have their own online services offering, given the company is more than 50 years old…

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Are freelancers too dependent on sites like oDesk and Elance?

Are freelancers too dependent on sites like oDesk and Elance?

One of my primary concerns going into 2014 is how dependent I’ve grown on freelance marketplaces. This includes sites like oDesk (I personally do not use Elance) and of course some of my favorite writing sites like Writer Access and Blogmutt.  The lure of having assignments there to pick and…

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Content mills or private clients

Content mills or private clients

There is no doubt that most freelance writers would prefer to work for private clients rather than spending their days working at content mills. Regardless of how well you are treated, how good the pay is and how responsive the site is, most freelancers will do far better with private…

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BrightHubs massive failure

BrightHubs massive failure

As most of you who have been reading this blog for a while know one of my favorite sites to write was BrightHub. That was until nearly two years ago when they suddenly announced they were ending their submission process and even worse, they were ending their revenue sharing program…

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Moved to: http://www.noscamworkathome.biz/2014/05/web-misfortune-master.html

About Doreen Martel

Well-rounded freelance writer who contributes to various blogs, paid to write sites and revenue sharing sites. Doreen is legally blind and has worked at home for more than 10 years. She uses the lessons learned from this experience to enhance her writing and share information with others.

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After I purchased the Kindle Fire, I decided to get a keyboard to go along with it so I could have it available for when I was on the road. This is the unit I purchased: Now it’s important to note that when I purchased this (or when I was…

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