iPoll: Surveys and Tasks

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When I registered for iPoll, I thought it was a new-to-me survey site, I was surprised to find out I was already registered.  Turns out it used to be called Survey Head.  They changed the name to iPoll and dropped the Survey Head brand when they launched their mobile app. What is iPoll? iPoll is a survey site that also has a mobile app.  You can do surveys online, or through the mobile app, and my experience was that there were different surveys offered depending on whether you were online or on the app. What Makes it Different? Survey sites are old news, so I will … [Read more...]

Five Things I Hate About Elance

Reasons I hate being a freelancer for Elance

Elance was one of the first places I turned to when I started working from home as a freelancer. I landed a few gigs and even had a few long-term clients for about a year. However, just because something is good, doesn’t mean it will last forever. Elance has some great things going for it, but here are 5 things I cannot stand about Elance. #1. Waiting for money I’m not going to lie. I did a few social media updates and a blog post for a client and I’m still waiting on that money. This can be so very frustrating because I worked for that money and I want it now. … [Read more...]

Review of GetACoder

Review of Freelance Bidding Site

Are you a freelance writer who is always struggling to find work? Do you have a limited marketing budget to advertise your services? Have you exhausted the content mills? Well, then GetACoder might be the freelance place for you. What Exactly is GetACoder? GetACoder is a freelance writing site where freelancers go to bid on jobs. GetACoder likes to call itself a "global services marketing place" and has providers in 234 countries to back up that claim. GetACoder also prides itself on being a site that breaks down the barriers between buyers (clients) … [Read more...]

Earn Using Bing Rewards

Bing Rewards Points

There are a lot of legitimate ways to make some extra cash while being online. The Bing Rewards program is certainly one we should all consider for those extra few bucks, that combined can truly add up. If you are a registered Bing Rewards member then you can earn points for searching the web.   About the Bing Rewards Program Use Bing to do your daily searching online  so you can rack up points as a Bing Rewards member. The points can later be redeemed for rewards like Applebees Gift Cards, Amazon.com shopping, donating to a charity- among many other … [Read more...]

PeoplePerHour for All Types of Freelancers

PeoplePerHour

What is PeoplePerHour? PeoplePerHour is similar in its core to sites like Odesk or Fiverr where you list your services and/or bid on tasks posted by freelance seekers. As a freelancer you can quickly set up a profile page to display your skills and services along with your hourly rate. Small Businesses turn to PeoplePerHour and post jobs they need completed, usually jobs that can be done remotely. Freelancers can then Bid on the Jobs posted.   Doesn't "Bidding Site" Mean Low Wage Work? Usually that generalization would be correct. However, PeoplePerHour show … [Read more...]