Tag: paid to work from home

How Do You Explain Freelancing to Your Family?

Freelancing is one of those things that can quickly make it sound like you’re being lazy. Sometimes, people who say they’re freelancers aren’t actively looking for work or “freelance” as a kind of hobby. This does a disservice to those of us who do work from home as a career. If you’re someone looking to

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Creating a Budget Friendly Outfit for a Freelance Interview or Meeting

It’s fair to say that many freelancers don’t have to wear business clothing. In my case, I have a single orange shirt that I must wear for my classes, but other than that, what I wear is up to me. So, what should I do if I have an interview? Should I spend a large

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3 Ways to Recognize a Freelancing Scam

We’ve all seen them. They’re the people who claim you can make $3,000 this week if you just follow one secret step. Isn’t that convenient? Isn’t it amazing how you only have to pay $25 to learn enough to set your finances straight in less than 24 hours? Stop. There is absolutely no way that

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How Much Should I Charge for My Art?

Freelance art is a difficult field in many ways. It’s hard to value artwork, because unless you’re already very popular, there isn’t necessarily a demand for what you do. So, how can you put a value on your work? How can you make sure you make a profit? The first thing to remember is that

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3 Exciting Freelance Writing Opportunities

Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or want to work from home for other reasons, freelancing is a great opportunity. Today, let’s talk about a few different websites you can use to get started as a writer online. These are just a few of the sites I’m familiar with. Many require that you pass tests and

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Don’t Keep Those Eggs in One Basket

Hi, everyone! Today is the last of my days “off” and it’s time to prepare for the next week of work. What’s on my freelancer agenda? An interview for a higher teaching position at VIPKID Planning posts for this blog Working on my books (I have two, one about freelancing (coming soon) and one that

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What Does a Freelancer’s Day Look Like?

For many people, freelancing and its meaning differs. For some, working from home on a defined schedule is freelancing. For others, having one-off projects come along is freelance work. Since there is such a variance in how people approach freelancing, it’s not possible to know exactly what every freelancer’s day is like. I can tell

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TESOL: An online opportunity with VIPKID

When I returned from my home in England and came back to the states, I quickly discovered that I was barely earning enough to support myself, to pay taxes, and to enjoy my normal daily life. In England, I was married, so there were two of us to support the things we wanted to do.

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Freelancing for Life

Welcome to Freelancing for Life. This blog is all about my life as a freelancer, how I got here, and what I’m experiencing as the world of freelancing changes and I learn more about what earns money passively and with hard work. Freelancing doesn’t come easy to everyone, which is why this blog is going

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