Make Money: How to Become a Freelance Consultant

How to make money online with your own consulting business.

Ever considered making money from your expertise and pursuing a career in freelance consulting? If you have a lot of knowledge about a certain topic, or have gained experience working in the same field for several years, you could become a consultant. Here are some top tips for starting your own successful and profitable consultancy business from home.   Find Your Niche and Learn More About It You'll probably already know your niche and what field you are considering freelancing in. It may be that you have worked in one particular sector for many years, or … [Read more...]

8 Lessons I Learned from Writing My First Ebook

Lessons to Writing an Ebook

Now that I've written and published my first ebook and it's started getting some downloads, I wanted to share some lessons I learned as I went through the process of writing this first ebook. If you  have thought about writing an ebook,  I hope you'll keep these things in mind. Make it a priority - If you're determined to write an ebook, you need to set aside time to actually work on  the process.  If you work full t ime, this means you  may have to get early or stay up late so you can put in a little time on your ebook.  I often got up at 5:00 or 5:30 in the morning … [Read more...]

Home Business: Travel Industry

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If you have ever thought helping others plan a vacation would be a great job, you might have a passion for working as a travel agent. There are many ways you can work from home in this industry. Several companies hire people to work as virtual call center agents. From American Express to Carnival Cruise Lines and World Travel Holdings- there are a variety of jobs in the field. While some may require experience, there are plenty that do not. However, if you have more of an entrepreneurial spirit and prefer to create your own home based travel agency- you have some … [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...]

Eight Things You Should Never Put on a Resume

Eight Things You Should Never Put on a Resume

If you're like most people, when it comes to finding a job you probably start by updating your resume. You find a copy of the document somewhere on your computer, add your last job, and begin the uncomfortable process of networking with co-workers you haven't spoken with since the last time you were in the job market. While most experts would advise you to create a targeted resume for each job, making sure your resume doesn't contain information that would lead a potential employer to throw it in the trash is a good place to start. Before you submit your resume to … [Read more...]