Being a finance writer from home has been an amazing experience, but I know the niche is not for everyone. I know not everyone gets as excited about credit utilization rates as I do. That’s the beauty of freelance writing – there are so many niches and topics to write in!
I had the fun opportunity of talking with Carrie Madormo from The Healthy Work At Home Mom. Carrie is an expert parent freelance writer and has even been featured on Working Mother. She is a goldmine of knowledge for breaking into the parenting niche. (more…)
There is power in writing down your goals, and I have witnessed it first-hand. I started writing down my goals and dreams after reading several of Brian Tracy’s books, Chalene Johnson’s book, and listening to Hannah Keely’s videos.
I always had yearly resolutions growing up, but nothing that I wrote down. It wasn’t until 2014 that I really started focusing on what I wanted in life, and I wrote down my goals several times a year. I didn’t even look back on them. In 2014, I wrote a letter to my future self that I was supposed to read in 2015. (more…)
I have had the privilege of working from home for the past decade. It hasn’t been easy, but it has been rewarding. Over the previous 10 years, many people have expressed their desire to work from home. Similarly, online, thousands of more people express this wish to make their own hours.
When I talk to these people and read their posting online, I can’t help but ask, “why do you really want to work from home?” (more…)
Summer is finally here, which is great for family time, but not always great for working at home. Make this summer memorable and keep your kids entertained with these free or inexpensive activities near you. I find that if I schedule fun things to do once or twice per week, the kids are a little less stir-crazy on the days I need to get work done at home. (more…)
When I first started writing online in 2008, it was hard to tell what was a legit business idea and what was a scam. Now, there are so many work at home biz opportunities available. It is the best time to set your own hours and work for yourself, while earning the paycheck you want.
Even though there are several work at home ideas, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are 31 free courses to help you find and succeed in making money online at home. (more…)
A big myth that many new freelancers have is that clients or publications will come running once they get published on a big site. While helpful, this isn’t always the case. Instead, here are my top tips on how to attract new freelance writing clients and get more paid work. (more…)