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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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DIDN’T SLEEP WELL LAST NIGHT? – Here’s How You Can Still Get Some Work Done

Not getting enough sleep – whether as a result of a sleeping disorder or just because you wanted and needed to stay up all night – can cause a lot of disruption, not just to our bodies but also to our minds. It makes us irritable and unfocused. And then it leads us the inability to get some work done. And if we’re running after a deadline, we might just as well prepare to explain or find a workaround to carry out such tasks. As a freelancer, you will have to battle the challenges of not getting enough sleep. And […]


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The 6 Drastic Changes That Take Place When You Decide To Become A Virtual Entrepreneur There will be a lot of lifestyle and work habit changes that you need to prepare for as you transition from being around colleagues to being your own boss. Sure, it’s quite exciting to think that you’re about to transition from being a salaried employee to a virtual entrepreneur. It gives you thrills in so many ways working for yourself and being your owns boss. Although a lot of us will agree with that idea, some will still insist that you are still an “employee” […]

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Getting Rid Of Your [Freelancing] Isolated Feeling 2

I have heard a lot of people tell me how boring it must be to work alone at home without anyone to talk to. I have told them that it’s not always the case. It isn’t boring when you know you can get to carry out tasks on your own without someone heckling about. If you’re not used to working with no people around, then it takes a lot of getting used to. But if you are, you’ll find that freelancing is quite as great as any other job. However, getting the hang of being on your own can be […]


6 Ways You Can Leave Your Desk And Still Be Productive

Freelancers have been called so many names since they have become rather popular – and showed promise to resolve the employment issues of most people. The Internet has called them digital nomads, independent providers, telecommuters, etc. But whatever name you attach to freelancers, we cannot deny the fact the most of them are living the life that some others can only dream of – working from home, or even at times somewhere else more comfortable and “dreamy”. For a few years of being a freelancer myself, I have enjoyed my fair share of being on the road and still get […]

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That Down Feeling Can Hinder Your Own Freelancing Satisfaction

Home has just had another definition. It is where the heart is as a lot of us have known over the years. And as telecommuting (or working from home) has become quite popular, home has also been defined to be one’s main office – where the projects you want are done in your own time, allowing yourself the chance to do things at will and then some. But after some time you find yourself feeling a bit dissatisfied and lonesome. Why? In spite of the benefits you get from working at the very comfort of your home, there are quite […]