Posts Tagged ‘ work from home ’

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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Work at home: Transportation Savings

Work at home: Transportation Savings

Among the many benefits of working at home is the savings that can be realized in transportation costs. Regardless of what form of transportation you use to commute, work from home opportunities offer significant savings. Read more about these potential savings so you do not overlook any of them. The…

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Working at home: Silly pro and con arguments

Working at home: Silly pro and con arguments

It is astounding to me in this day and age that Yahoo! has decided to bring their “work-at-home” staff members back into their offices. However, what I find even more ridiculous is some of the views that people have about this move.  I speak from many years of experience. Before…

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Year drawing to a close

Year drawing to a close

Who would have thunk it? 2012 is drawing to a close and I’ve gotten around to reviewing what my plans were for 2012. While some of my plans came to fruition, it appears that they got somewhat thwarted around mid-year meaning I had to change course!  Last year at this…

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The best way to market your company

The best way to market your company

Marketing for growth One of the many challenges of owning a business is marketing. Without a successful marketing plan, chances are that your business will stagnate and over time, you will see a decline in sales. When sales begin declining, it may be too late to start a new marketing…

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Twitter – How effective is it for marketing?

Twitter – How effective is it for marketing?

Maximizing Twitter’s effectiveness Freelance writers, online marketing professionals and bloggers may be overlooking the potential for a great Twitter advertising campaign for their products or services. Learning how to use Twitter effectively is one of the most important steps that must be taken to get the most out of Twitter.…

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How do you select great writing topics

How do you select great writing topics

Defining your niche market For many writers, the biggest obstacle to writing is selecting a worthy topic. For some, this is a fairly straightforward process while others struggle to come up with the right ideas. There are some things that may determine how a writer prepares to create new work.…

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Essential elements of a successful blog

Essential elements of a successful blog

Never overlook the importance of small things It’s easy to set up a blog, and with the variety of social media sites that are available, it’s easier than ever to find a group of readers who are interested in your site. Of course setting up your blog well and getting…

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How to create an effective social marketing plan

How to create an effective social marketing plan

Common social media plan issues Frequently, social media specialists think that opening an account on popular social media sites and throwing a bunch of information into the feed is the best way to attract attention. Nothing could be further from the truth. Social media marketing requires a well thought out…

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Online Writing: Pleasure or practicality

Online Writing: Pleasure or practicality

Motivation for writing Many of us envy those writers who write for the sheer joy of writing. While many writers are motivated by the sheer pleasure of writing and sharing knowledge, many more are motivated by the money they can earn writing. However, this does not mean that the person…

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The dangers of multi-tasking

The dangers of multi-tasking

Too much work too little time We have nearly all done it. We take on one thing after another then try to get them all done, oftentimes with set deadlines. While some people boast about their multi-tasking skills, the problem is that if we are trying to do too many…

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The basics of business blogging

The basics of business blogging

Blogging as part of freelancing One of the many opportunities that freelance writers can take advantage of is blogging for money. Setting up a blog is easy, maintaining a blog and promoting it well is not as easy. Blogging can be fun and rewarding, but also requires a fair amount…

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Work at Home: Freelance Writing

Work at Home: Freelance Writing

Great option for working at home If you are considering entering the freelance writing market, there are some things that you will have to understand first. Freelance writing professionals are not created overnight, they work hard at their trade. Understanding freelance writing is part of the battle you will face…

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Qualities needed for success in business

Qualities needed for success in business

Many will try, many will fail Business ownership requires a leap of faith. After all, there is no guarantee of success when you make a decision to go into business for yourself. While some people seem to have the winds of success at their backs, the chances are that they…

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Your Online Identity and Your Resume

Your Online Identity and Your Resume

We are living in an age that makes all types of information readily available by running a simple Google search. Many people are surprised about what turns up when they do a simple search on their own name. Just imagine what type of information will show up when someone that…

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