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The Cons of Writing for Content Mills: Are There Better Options for You?

The Cons of Writing for Content Mills: Are There Better Options for You?

Many freelance writers make a living on content mills. A few of these websites offer great opportunities, yet the reputation of mills remains overwhelmingly negative because of the pay level these websites offer. As a writer, I rely on a mix of private clients and projects discovered through content mill sites. Though mills tend to have a relatively low pay, they can be a nice option for accumulating a bit of additional income. I’ve already talked about some of the best content mills

Creative Ways to Find Freelance Work

Creative Ways to Find Freelance Work: Six Tested Approaches that Really Work

Is it easy to find freelance work? The initial motivation will produce an adrenaline rush that will make you feel sky is the limit. Once the euphoria wears off, however, you will find it a bit more challenging to get started. Most freelancers follow the same path and rely on websites like Odesk to discover clients. There is nothing wrong with the approach and Odesk can deliver amazing results. Relying on a single option, however, will be far from

Finding Freelance Work: How to Deal with “Difficult” Clients

Finding Freelance Work: How to Deal with “Difficult” Clients

Every freelancer dreads this client – they are never satisfied, they come up with new project specifications shortly before the deadline and they refuse to make a payment until all of their needs are addressed. Difficult clients tend to be a tremendous nightmare and an emotionally draining experience that is often not worth the effort. Many beginners in the world of freelancing who are eager to find freelance work will put up with such clients.

The Rules of Setting up an Online Business

The Rules of Setting up an Online Business

Have you been working as a freelancer for some time? The next logical step would be to set up your own online business. Starting an online business is an exciting and challenging venture, and though home-based companies struggle with fewer regulations than large businesses have to deal with, there are some legal requirements that you need to meet.