How To Write Faster Than Ever Before in 6 Easy Steps

Six Brilliantly Simple Steps to Writing faster as a Freelancer, meaning you make more money!

If you're a freelance writer or content creator, speed is your friend. When you're starting out and you don't have very lucrative contracts, you often have to write multiple articles a day to achieve your target income. For example, if you want to earn $60 every day, and each article you write is worth $15, you will need to write 4 articles. When you consider that the average article is at least 300 words long, you will have to write 1200 words a day, at the very minimum. If you're new to writing, 1200 words might seem like a lot. But it really isn't. When you are … [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...]

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...]

Are Multi-Level Marketing Companies Legitimate?

MLM scams

If you don't mind investing a little money and time, one way you can earn money from home is by working as an independent distributor for a multi-level marketing (MLM) company. Though I personally haven't done this, I do realize that the opportunity is out there.  I also realize that there are pyramid schemes that try to make themselves look like legitimate multi-level marketing companies, however - this post will provide information on how to distinguish a legitimate MLM opportunity from a pyramid scheme.   What is multi-level marketing? Multi-level … [Read more...]