Overview of Data Entry with iBridge

Online Data Entry for iBridge

*Note that this review is not an indication that iBridge is currently hiring. As stated within the review- they rarely have open positions. Do you need a non-phone job? Do you enjoy data entry? Well, then iBridge might just be the right work-at-home (WAH) opportunity for you.   What Exactly is iBridge? iBridge is a work-at-home (WAH) company that hires workers to do data entry from the comfort of their homes.  This data entry may come from paper, electronic records, voice, or video recordings.  Some of the information you may be asked to type are student records, patient records, and litigation. iBridge offers clients four data services: data entry data normalization data analysis data reporting iBridge maintains a long list of clients which includes Exxon Mobile, Chevron, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and General Electric to name a few.   What Types of WAH Jobs Are Available at iBridge? While there are other jobs offered at iBridge, the … [Read more...]

Top 3 Tips for Recession-Proofing Your Freelance Writing Income

Learn how to recession proof your freelance income with three basic principles.

Taking the plunge into the world of freelance writing is exciting. You have the opportunity to work your own hours around your preferred schedule. You have the advantage of getting paid for doing what you love. You also have the benefit of being able to work from any location, as long as you have a computer and an internet connection available. However, there are many freelance writers who don't take the time to plan their business cash flow to help them cope during lean times. While clients are ordering articles to be written, money will flow into your account readily. So what happens to your freelance writing business when those orders dry up? How will you find alternatives to keep your income rolling when times are tight? Here are some tips for ensuring your freelance writing business always has enough money coming in to keep the bills paid.   Broaden Your Debtor Base It's surprising how many freelance writers hang on to one or two regular clients with no thought of … [Read more...]

5 Companies that Hire Remote Workers Internationally

Five Companies Hiring Work at Home Workers- All Around the World

Working from home is easy in the United States. Remote jobs are quickly becoming recognized as a solid work-lifestyle. But it is not just Americans looking for a way to work remotely- I receive emails from people living all over the world interested in finding a way to begin a work at home career. Their problem has been that most virtual markets are geared toward the United States. International work at home questions have been difficult for me to address. Honestly,  I've spent all of my time focusing on jobs in the US that I barely took notice or made long-lasting mental notes of companies that hire internationally. This post is my first step to begin recognizing global remote positions.   1. Lionbridge and Leapforce These technology companies are working with top search engines to assist in making the web a better place. Both companies, Lionbridge and Leapforce, seek remote workers all over the world. The available positions and locations are changing on a regular basis- if … [Read more...]

Hemingway App–Write Like a Literary Legend

How you can be a better writer- using 1 free app!

Would you like to write like one of the literary greats? Does your writing need to be “tighter” and less wordy? Then downloading the Hemingway app might be a solution for you and your writing.   What Exactly is the Hemingway App? Named after Ernest himself, the Hemingway app helps you improve your writing whether you write fiction or non-fiction.  The Hemingway app suggests the use of simpler diction, stronger verbs, fewer adverbs, and use of active voice and not passive voice. You can use it to tighten up your prose or make your emails more concise and to the point. The app is currently available only via the web and is free.  A desktop version is currently in the works, and you can sign up to be notified when it is available.  Also, the site did get nominated for a Webby award. Currently there is no Android or iPhone app version listed although you can pull up the website as you would any website on your iPhone or Android with your browser and … [Read more...]

Is USAContactPoint a Legit Virtual Call Center?

Review of Virtual Call Center USAContactPoint

USAContactPoint is an American Based virtual call center.  At first it appears this is a new company, but looking further we find this is simply a company with a bad history who has decided to do business under a new name. Fortunately, it was a good move on their part as they handle customer service and sales calls for many clients. Current phone agents handling these calls are reportedly satisfied with their work and have had more positive to report in the last year than negative.   Employee or Contract? USAContactPoint's call center agents are Independent Contractors.   Where does  USAContactPoint Hire? Agents are needed nationwide but within the United States only. Pay at USAContactPoint Agents are paid for talk time at a rate of 18 cents per minute plus incentives. Pay is weekly via direct deposit. When companies pay for talk time versus an hourly rate, it is important to consider that most companies are not consistently handling calls back to back. There … [Read more...]