Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Work at home as a Freelancer

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Work at home is always possible but you have to know where to get started. If you have been working for years and you have enough experience in your own field especially in the technical part of your field, you can consider to work at home as a freelancer. If you want to work freelance, your technical skill is the most powerful tool to help your make money from home.

Do you know how to do graphic design? Do you write articles? Do you do data entry? Do you do proof reading? All these jobs are simple online jobs that you can do to work from home.

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In this post, I share with you 3 sites to work from home as a freelancer. It is fun, flexible work at your own time and make money from home online. Do you want to get started to work from home? Read on to learn more.

Top Work From Home Freelance Sites

Work from home has never been easier,check the 3 sites below and get the jobs of your dream. I am working freelance as a blogger and I am doing some jobs on these sites as well. You can get started work from home just like me.

Elance.com: Find online jobs for free and work from home

Elance is the world's leading platform for online job employment. You can find for jobs in Elance by searching for the keywords related to your job. If you are a web designer, you can search for web design, CSS, HTML, PHP, Javascript and so on and so forth. Once you have found the job that suit you, you can apply and wait for the employer to respond to your application. If you got approved, you can start making money at home.

Elance Job Page

Most of the jobs are fixed price. The price of the online jobs are ranging from $500 to $1500 depends on the type of job and tasks given. If you get a large project, it could be even higher price. So, if you feel that the price is right, you can submit you proposal. Once you get the job, you must complete it and get paid. That is easy right? But you need to be very good at the technical part of the job to complete the job.

You can also set your search preference to hourly rate. You will be able to get jobs that pays you based on per hour basis. Hourly rate are ranging from $10 to $50 per hour. Normally, jobs that are hourly rate requires you to complete your job in preset hours. If you could not complete it, your reputation might not be good because employer can rate your profile in Elance.

There are hundreds and thousands of jobs in Elance. Believe it or not? Some people are hiring Bloggers to write for their blogs and paying them good hourly rate as well. Are you interested?

oDesk: Global Online Jobs Marketplace

oDesk is another popular freelance site. Basically, oDesk works almost identical to Elance. You can look for job, check the price of the jobs (fixed or hourly rate) and get paid after completion.

oDesk also has more than thousands of jobs awaiting people to compete. In oDesk, you will have to submit proposal and submit examples of your work. If you are applying for jobs to write website contents, you might need to submit example of your articles to employers. If you are good, they will give you the job.

The price range of jobs in oDesk is ranging from $10 to $1500 for fixed rate job while $10 to $50 for hourly jobs. Some of the jobs are quite competitive. So, I would recommend you to have very specialized skills to apply for jobs in oDesk so that the competitions are lower.

Freelancer.com: Work Freelance? Try Freelancer.com

Freelancer is another popular freelance employment and online jobs site. When I found this site "Freelancer.com", the first thought that comes into my mind is "Get a Free Mitsubishi Lancer". I thought is was a site that give away Mitsubishi Lancer. (LOL, that is too good to be true. :)). After browsing through the site, I finally understand what Freelancer.com does.

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This site is highly reputable. If you can get jobs in Freelancer.com then you have very high possibilities to get jobs on other freelance sites as well. My advice for you is to start accepting jobs that are small and lower pay, then slowly improve your skill and move on to get bigger projects that are high paying.

As you work more and improve your skills, you will earn more money by working freelance. Work from home will be easier for you as you progress further and gain more experience.

So, are you ready to work from home as a freelancer? You can go to the 3 freelancing sites above to find some jobs and see whether the price suit your skills level. If the price is right, try to apply and just do it! No need to worry about the payment because the 3 sites will make sure payments sent to your account safely.

Personally, I like to work from home by make money blogging, you can check my blog post about Blogging at Home for Money.

About the Author: This Post is written by William Lee (Nickname: Greenleaf). Make money blogging and work from home is the best job I ever experienced.

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