Never A Day Off!

Anonymous-pen-pencil.png (300×272)I had decided not to work this Sunday and give myself a break, but couldn’t succeed in doing so. I logged in and checked and replied to all messages and even did some short revision work for a client.

So this is one issue related to freelancing, and that is, you can never get a day’s off from work.Everyday is working day…

Yet everyday can be a non working day if you choose it that way :):) Continue reading

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How To Begin Work At Home

googley-eye-birdie-has-questions.png (298×196)Many of my friends have been asking me how I actually landed with the first job on freelancing sites. I have also been receiving many messages  from friends  on various social networking sites making queries about my freelancing jobs and how I actually began with it :):)

Most of these sites are very popular and gaining popularity day by day as college students and housewives are increasingly wanting to utilize their time and skills in doing something productive. Find out what skills are highly in demand these days and also what 5 careers are most in demand in the market if you are highly interested in finding freelancing jobs for yourself.

So how to find your first job? How much to wait? What to do exactly? Continue reading

Never Under Estimate Yourself!

Question_Girl.png (255×288)As a freelance writer, I have mostly focused on a few categories some of which being children’s writing (moral stories, creating lesson plans, making worksheets), Islamic based writing (for ebooks related to Salah and other Islamic obligations) and academic writing (research papers, assignments etc). Most of the time, I apply for doing works related to the above categories for I have always considered myself capable of handling those projects. Continue reading

Work At Home: Yes! I’ve Got A Job

Exquisite_kwrite.png (271×294)Opening up my freelancing projects site, I notice that I have got a new job. How excited I am, for I had been wanting to do all this since years! Now, I look carefully and read the job statement and try to figure out what exactly this client liked about it, that he at once awarded me the job…

It wasn’t like this in the beginning, to be very honest, for I would state the request and wait and wait. None of them would be replied for. Continue reading

Work at home: Top 5 careers to choose from

Are you working from home? Are you planning to work from home?

If you are a housewife looking after your household/children or a retired army officer or a senior level student striving to earn a few extra bucks from home to pay for any further studies at university… read on to find out the best five careers that you can pursue in the privacy of your homes…..

1. WEB DEVELOPER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

In today’s age, internet has become a vast treasury of knowledge and people all over the world are accessing it 24 hours a day for obtaining information, marketing their products/services and increasing their presence on social media. It is very easy to become a web developer or graphic designer as an individual. Start by making your own website which will serve as your online office. Show your own created samples and start marketing your site. Soon, people will get to know about the work you are capable of doing and may contact you for placing orders for having their websites developed.

2. TEACHER

Yes! Its not compulsory that you actually go to some school or college to teach. Nowadays with the help of video tutorials, you can teach from home. online-presentation.png (300×300)Also, you can apply for teaching any renowned online course at any Institute providing the service. This will save time and effort and you will be able to fulfill your dreams, right from home!

3. VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

You can assist any individual or company by becoming their virtual assistant. This can be a fixed job with the number of hours predetermined for each day or it can be an hourly job, where you get pay for the number of hours you worked for. Sending emails, filling out forms, recording transactions and performing any simple writing tasks are to be performed by a virtual assistant.

4. SALES PERSON / MARKETER

You can provide sales writing copies or market the product or service of any individual or company through popular social websites like facebook, twitter, linkedin or pinterest. Writing simple slogans, making small ads and posting them on these social networks is what you will supposed to do. Sounds really easy!

5. FREELANCE WRITER

writinghand.png (300×166)You can take any writing project, be it web content for a website, academic writing for a company, creative writing for a children’s book publisher… many such writing gigs are available now on various sites that enable you to achieve a career as a freelance writer.

Read more about the best freelancing sites here: BEST FREELANCING SITES