Daily Archives: 02/10/2014


How to Make Freelancing Work for You | MoneyMaker Magazine

By Hayley Conick , UK Country Manager for the world’s largest online workplace Elance-oDesk According to the PCG, the number of people freelancing in the EU has risen by an impressive 45% in the past two years alone. It is increasingly becoming a chosen career path for many skilled workers in the UK. In fact, according to research we conducted last year, 87% of students with First or 2.1 degrees now see freelancing as a highly attractive and lucrative career option. At the same time more and more businesses are turning to skilled freelancers to enable them to scale up […]

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Improve Your Writing With These Editing Tips 1

Teachers, business people, and just about everyone else it seems complain often and loudly that people today (usually “kids today”) don’t know how to write. I’m convinced, though, that a big part of the problem (perhaps the biggest part of the problem) is that people don’t know how to edit. We labor under the notion that good writing flows easily from the pen or typing fingers, and that editing too much will “kill” our work. The best writers know differently, of course — their memoirs and biographies and writing manuals are filled with stories of books that needed to be […]


Starting a Side Business: How to Make Money Freelancing

You’ll find a lot of ways to make money on The Penny Hoarder, but one of the best ways to make extra money is to jump in with both feet and start a freelance business. Whether you want to become a full-time freelance solopreneur, or you simply want to use your mad skills to earn some extra cash, here’s what you need to know about starting a freelance business. Choose Your Business Carefully You’re going to be spending a lot of time with your freelance business, so choose it carefully. A popular Venn diagram suggests your ideal business should be […]

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