Category Archives: Opportunities

Update on My Income Challenge

In February this year, I posted an income challenge to myself. My goal was to earn $1000 a month in affiliate income at the end of six months. It is now six months later, and I’m here to announce that I have failed at meeting this goal. In terms of income, I did accomplish my…

An Income Challenge to You, Savvy Freelancer!

You are now reading the blog post I’ve been putting off. You will soon find out why. If you will recall, a couple of weeks ago I wrote about one of my greatest fears. As a result of that fear, I resolved to create multiple streams of income. Well, I have gotten so desperate motivated…

10 Alternative Sources of Income for the Full-Time Freelancer (or Employee)

Do you know what I hate and am terrified of? The idea that my income depends on one client, or one job. How scary that should this client drop me, or this business fold up, my family’s lifestyle and well-being would change drastically. And so I vowed that I would never depend on the one…

Don’t Overlook Telecommuting Opportunities

Freelancers are constantly on the look-out for new clients. But one thing we often overlook are opportunities in telecommuting. Telecommuting, strictly speaking, is not the same as freelancing. Telecommuters are employees but are able to perform their work at home, or anywhere else. Sometimes, telecommuters need to report to the office for meetings. Other times,…

Taking Your Freelancing to the Next Level: DIY or Get Help?

UPDATE: The mini-coaching program for freelancers is now open for enrollment. If you’re interested, click here to read all about it. I’m a do-it-yourself’er if there ever was one. When I see a purse I like, for example, my first thought is, “How can I make that myself?” In fact, my sister-in-law laughingly asked as…

Next Savvy Freelancing Webinar: Pam Slim Looks Into Her Crystal Ball

In the next savvy freelancing webinar, I’ve asked Pam Slim to look into her crystal ball and tell us what’s in store for freelancers in 2011. Pam Slim is a business coach and author of the book, “Escape from Cubicle Nation.” She helps frustrated employees go from corporate prisoner to thriving entrepreneur. Join Pam and…

10 Reasons Why Every Web Writer Should Become An Internet Marketer

This article gives 10 reasons why becoming an Internet marketer is beneficial for any web writer.

New Year Resolutions for More Profitable Freelancing

You may think it’s corny, but, yes, this is yet another blog post about New Year’s resolutions for 2010. But this isn’t like every other New Year post out there. This one is focused on one thing alone: helping you make more money in 2010. No matter what any one says, there are really only…

Finding Your Freelancing Field

Are you ready to quit your job and dive into freelancing? Hold on: First, see if you can find freelance work in your area of expertise on the Internet. This is a good gauge of what the market demands. For starters, check out the hiring trends at Elance, one of the most popular job sites…

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