Freelancing

6 Flexible Side Gigs to Bring in Extra Income

6 Flexible Side Gigs to Bring in Extra Income

Making extra money is always a bonus. No contest.

Here are six simple side gigs to get you started:
 

1. Start Consulting
The Second Shift, founded in 2014, addresses the needs of highly skilled professional women seeking flexible…

6 Important Business Email Templates

6 Important Business Email Templates

Do you ever open your least favorite client’s email, read it while filling up with rage, close the email and then stew about it the rest of the day (without ever responding)? Do you wonder if you’re being…

5 Ways to Get More Freelance Clients

5 Ways to Get More Freelance Clients

More than 55 million Americans work as freelancers, a steadily increasing number that now represents at least 35 percent of the U.S. workforce, according to an Upwork survey.
How to Work for Free

How to Work for Free

Should you ever work for free?

NO!

Well … Except sometimes for nonprofits. And your friends. And when you’re just starting out. And when you’re building your portfolio. So maybe you should work for free a little, right?

If…

Why Entrepreneurs Need a Raise

Why Entrepreneurs Need a Raise

The only good thing about working for a boss who doesn’t compensate you fairly is that you can leave. If you’ve made a convincing case for why you should be promoted or given a raise, and…

How to Make Extra Money From Home

How to Make Extra Money From Home

When I speak with candidates who are looking into business ownership, sometimes their goal is to keep their day jobs (or be home with the kids) and find something they can do part-time to generate additional income. Those businesses…

How to Raise Kids and Be a Freelancer

How to Raise Kids and Be a Freelancer

I was still six years away from having kids when I left my job as the assistant director of a social service agency in 2003. In fact, kids weren't on my mind at all. "If I have…

6 Myths About Working From Home

6 Myths About Working From Home

I’ve spent three years working from home. Despite making a living from the desk in my living room (or, very occasionally, my bed), I encounter a slew of misconceptions every time I discuss my work arrangements. Here are…

Work From Home – Virtual Side Jobs

Work From Home – Virtual Side Jobs

Sure, traditional side gigs are a great way to boost your income, but they can still come with restrictions: your availability versus the hours needed; your physical location versus where the jobs are. But if you have a high-speed…