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Freelance Work at Home Jobs
Taking Advantage of the Freelance Work Craze
What I like about freelance work?
As a “Freelance – er” I not only have the luxury of working from my home, I have complete control over what work I choose to do. A “Free Agent” is an individual who works on a contract or freelance basis by either telecommuting or working on site if they want. Unless your boss is willing to allow you to work from home, the next best way to telecommute is to do freelance work. As a freelance Production Assistant, I work 100% from my home and pay my own taxes, the pay is excellent and I am able to be home with my children. Freelance work type jobs range from accounting to web design and everything in between. I have seen employers looking for people to do Internet research, data entry, editing/writing manuals and much more! I will show you the BEST places on the Internet to find these jobs, create a successful “portfolio” and bid on the freelance work offered.
Freelancing is probably the quickest and the best way to get working from home. Millions of people across the world are freelancing successfully and making great money doing it as well. If you truly want to get started on your way to working from home, I highly suggest visiting everyone of these websites, submitting your resume/portfolio and actively bidding on job offers (projects). (See more freelance work from home ideas.)
Here are some of the hottest freelance work websites on the web, I have had positive feedback from all of them and I highly recommend becoming a member and submitting your resume and skill set. It doesn’t matter what field you are in, there will probably be a project right up your alley. Once you reach these sites, don’t let the new terminology confuse you or deter you from signing up and getting your resume out there. Be persistent and continually update your resume when you acquire my skills and experience. As a Freelance Professional, you are offering “services”, you DO NOT need to own a business or be licensed. You simply need to be able to perform the job you are bidding on! So freelance work at home jobs ARE out there…
– Lots of freelance jobs to bid on, including writing, blogging, programmer, site building.
People Per Hour
– Content writers, programmers and many other types of jobs. Started in 2008.
Now it takes more than just signing up as a member, it is crucial to submit your skill set and let the employer know you are the perfect person for the project. Freelance work at home jobs are called “projects”, because they are done on a deadline and for a certain amount of time (usually with a contract). You will most likely be working on a 1099 basis, and it is very possible for the employer to keep hiring you for future projects! So, it is pertinent that your skills reflect your abilities. I review MANY resumes and 75% of them are done so poorly, I am amazed they would even send it out to an employer. Get the skinny on writing a good resumeand cover letter right here at MoneyMakingMommy.
Once you have submitted and knockout portfolio, you can now in complete confidence “bid” on the projects. The word “bidding” confuses most people. No, you are not paying to get the job, you are offering the employer a price you are willing to accept for the completed project. Example: MMM Inc. needs someone to retype up an employee manual within 10 days. MMM Inc. is offering someone $200.00 to complete the project. Here is where the bidding comes into play, you as the Free Agent are free to bid on the project, you might come up with a bid like this, “I can do that for $150.00 and have it done in 6 days!” The better the bid, the more likely you are to get the job. But, don’t overdue it! Be sure you can have it done in 6 days and it is worth the $150.00 to complete the job.
There are millions of projects out there, and there are millions of happy and successful Freelancers working on them right from the comfort of their home office! So, if you are tired of searching for an employer to hire you in the traditional way and allow you to work from home, try this route out and see how it goes. Who knows, you might be working from home sooner then you think and joining the freelance work craze!!
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