Step 1, if your husband has such serious ealth issues that he can't even provide childcare then he needs to be on disability. Make sure to get all the government options. Secondly for yourself if you have a solid internet connection I would scour for jobs on upwork.com. There are a lot of assistant jobs out there and they won't even need you to travel. Considering your situation with childcare and not having a vehicle I would consider remote work to be the only real option you have. Also it would get you out of the economy of your local area into the thriving economies of the cities. Just keep in mind, when you're working remotely the expectation of competence on you is doubled. You can't just show up, you have to be extremely eager to work and make a difference for your employer.
You may be able to find personal assistant positions, if you speak well, people might have you do voice overs, editing documents if your English is good. You'd be surprised how many marketable skills you have.
Upwork.com and PeoplePerHour.com are excellent for remote work. Once you build your reputation on these platforms you'll have repeat business. Good for copywriters, graphic designers, web designers, coders, social media managers, marketers and a number of other occupations with many freelancers.
I have a background in (mechanical/electrical) systems engineering and product development. I knew network basics, can read and debug code, but not I'm not a developer by any means. A few years ago I really wanted to get to know the cloud (and devops) as I realized that the specialists (often developers) around me (and working for me) don't know it that well either.
Here is what I did (mainly AWS in my case, so all this applies to AWS, but this is also applicable to other cloud providers):
- Read the AWS well architected framework. It gives you a larger picture.
- Get a Acloudguru subscription and get cloud certification. I don't care at all about certs. But I got mine just as a challenge to learn. I even didn't mind renewing mine.
- I got onto Upwork.com as a freelancer and taking small jobs. Low or no pay first. I did mainly problem solving for people that are stuck somewhere. Trust me, there are people with serious problems you can solve (my developer disappeared and need someone to explain to me how this works type of job). Over time I was able to bill $250/h (I'm based in the US)
- I watched tons of youtube movies: 'My architecture' are good ones and also reInvent sessions. I get in my car or on a bus and watch youtube. You get a very deep understanding of how systems work, which is hard to get from reading documentation.
- Learn IAM inside out. Most of the learning curve and banging your head against the whole is IAM related.
It's possible. In the end, freelancing is about how much value you deliver, and how good you are at showing that value to clients so they hire you. It has more to do with your sales skills than your coding skills
By that I do not mean that your coding skills are irrelevant. You do need the to have top notch coding skills to deliver high-quality code and get rehired and referred to other clients. Freelancing is a relationship business, so you need to keep a pristine reputation.
But that is just the baseline. Even if you have that, if you can't properly show that to clients, you will get none.
A good place to find remote work is UpWork.com. And here you can learn how to get clients. His advice is targeted to writers, so some things won't apply to you. But the general business advice is valid for any field.
> First of all what are your revenue streams? Would you deceive your site as an authority site? Is it primarily sales, ads, affiliate, dropshippig, or something else entirely? Or perhaps a combination.
99% of the income is from affiliate commission. I sometimes allow for a guest post, but only if it fits with the site, and if the content is strong.
> Does most of your traffic come from SEO or other sources such as free social media or purchasing ads via Facebook or google?
Only SEO. I do not focus on social media or buying ads. I do get social media traffic, but that is from natural sharing and it isn't that much traffic to begin with.
> For some specific SEO questions, do you purchase links or do manual outreach? How competitive would you say your niche was when you started and did you start from scratch or purchase a low performing site and build it out yourself?
Do I purchase links? Yes. That's also pretty general.
In terms of outreach, at first, I was paying providers to do the outreach for me. But after some time, I began doing it on my own. I used the content explorer option on Ahrefs to pull a bunch of sites within my niche. I then hired a VA from UpWork.com to find the contact form on each website, and tailor each email for every site.
So, with the site in question, it's actually a general review site. I have a dozen categories on the site, but there are only a handful of reviews on the site that were set to be my money makers. In terms of competition for those pages, it's hard to quantify, but I would say it's mild. I typically shoot for keywords that pull in 2,000/mo - 15,000/mo searches.
When I started, I registered a domain that was never used before.
work at Upwork.com as freelancer for random people, you can do many things there like video editing, photo editing etc, you can make 20-30$ a day realistically, keeping in mind that you have electricity for only 5-6 hours, once you gain trust on there, you can start making 60-80$ a day if you really devote some time
I don' t think you understand the commentator's logic.
Online work opportunities aren't always "found" in Toronto. You sign up online to a number of different sites that offer online working opportunities around the world.
If the work is online, then the employer doesn't necessarily have to be from Toronto. You need to look at employers overseas or elsewhere like upwork.com or fiverr.
I work from home and online for a company based in the U.S.
Where do you live? If you need help, you can go to any of the following subreddits below to ask for help. Personally not doing well either, but I'd be happy to point you in the right direction.
Check out your country/city's soup kitchens; I believe there are some if you give them a google. There are also other charities available that can help. I assume you are not homeless - I'd go to a homeless shelter if you are and there are some great resources there.
Do you have a laptop? What are your professional skills? You could try putting up a profile as a freelancer on upwork.com or any other freelancer job sites around. Even working as a Virtual assistant can net you some income; average salary is $2.50 USD an hour for people living in developing countries such as the Philippines, India, Pakistan. You have a great command of English, you could definitely get a better rate.
Don't give up, it's not the end of the road. The road to survival is long and hard but you'll be able to find help along the way, I assure you.
Hey OP, try finding freelancing work sa Upwork.com or similar freelancing sites. Join FB groups din related to freelancing. If you have LinkedIn, check for openings both in-person or online jobs. Find a niche and focus on that. Start ka muna sa entry level niche then upskill.
UpWork.com is a great place to find freelance jobs (not trying to advertise for UpWork). I've been freelancing through UpWork for 6 years, and it's a great way to generate side income. There is also Guru.com as well.
Hey, thanks so much!
So, niche selection is an important part of the process. I usually use these methods:
Hope this helps. :)
I'd recommend setting up a good portfolio somewhere, and then applying to jobs on places like freelancer.com and upwork.com, and check the forums of whatever software he uses for design, they usually have a jobs section too. Also post in places like /r/forhire and, if he does video game graphics, /r/GameDevClassifieds
For reference, I am a freelance programmer. I am terrible at advertising myself or "networking". I just go to various job boards and answer job postings, with my CV, portfolio, and a cover letter that describes similar jobs I've done to what they need done currently, maybe with a few details about how I'd approach their current task. I've been the main bread winner for over half a decade by doing this. Sometimes it would take dozens of messages before I'd get a job, but I never went for more than a couple weeks without a gig, and most clients will have repeat work if you do a good job.
Of course, things may be different in the graphics world compared to programming, though I don't see why a similar strategy wouldn't work there. Particularly if small amounts of money will make a difference.
if your sister got any kind of skill like data entry, copy paste, accounting, Photoshop, video editing or if you don't have any skill i guess your sis will find suitable online one time job on freelancer https://www.freelancer.com/ or on upwork upwork.com check it out its real no fake people pay you for doing simple job for them which can be completed in 1-2 hrs only
Go to Upwork.com and do repetitive tasks such as data entry, Amazon reviews, writing. You might scoff at the low prices some people offer, but money is money... also, as you start getting more jobs and more reviews, more people will be willing to hire you for higher prices. Every growing business needs someone to answer their e-mails, their phone calls, etc. If you have 12+ hours of free time every day, you have plenty of time to apply for the jobs and take on some repetitive work.
A lot of people on Upwork are also outsourcing, so there's always plenty of work to do.
For example, a writer gets paid $40 to write a blog post. They post the job on Upwork for $15. You do it, you make $15, they pocket the rest.
If you have the time, you will find that Upwork has tons of writing gigs.
People say it's shit and that it's saturated with low-rate users but don't let that deter you. You will find opportunities on there and some might even be specific to only your city.
Build your profile, put an hourly rate you are comfortable with, put that health science site as one of your portfolio and search for jobs with medical keywords.
https://upwork.com - good luck.
upwork.com thats' what I use to free lance. depends on your skills, a friend of mine works entirely from home as a financial person - she makes like 60k a year. A lot of office type jobs can be done remotely, you just have to find a job that will let you work remotely.
Freelance opportunities can work - but I wouldn't say there's anything "easy or fast" I would say you would expect to work.
Sorry, not sure if may mga hiring for 16 y/o. Freelancing kaya pwede? I tried Upwork.com and Toogit.com. Medyo stiff competition lalo na if you're new on the site and no work experience, pero baka naman may mahanap ka na pang extra income :) First job ko on Upwork was to write a short "romance" story lol $8.00 lang for a few pages though kasi almost anyone yung kinukuha nila for the job. Maraming ibang jobs for people with other skillsets. Hindi siguro masyadong malaki yung earnings at the start though - it will really take a long time.
Try also r/phclassifieds.
This isn't specific to WGU, but job descriptions often have overblown requirements. I've seen requirements for 5 years of experience in Swift after Swift had been out for 2 years. If you read the job description and think you can do the job, apply for it.
In additional to finishing your degree, make sure you network. If there is a cloud computing user group around that you can join, join it and go to meetings (even virtual ones). Also, start reading some blogs related to what you want to do, read as many as you can. The goal isn't to be an expert, the goal is to be able to be able to talk about more cloud computing things.
Then I'd suggest using a site like upwork.com to try to get some small contract work in your field while searching for a full time job. You will shortly free up whatever time you have been spending on WGU, you should have time for a small project.
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Any MLMer is ALWAYS looking for someone to recruit. And being able to expand into that area while on vacation is pure catnip to them.
Things to clarify: How much is she paid and for what? What is the business - in CONCRETE TERMS what do they sell ro do?
If she's a decent writer, try upwork.com and just freelance. There's also online for real tutoring sites.
He tenido la misma exeriencia que vos. Me metí también en lo que se llaman "facuets" de bitcoins, que te dan cada determinada cantidad de tiempo una fracción de BT. Parecía bueno y las transferencias se hacían correctamente pero luego saqué la cuenta de cuánto estaba ganando en dólares y era una miseria (menos de 1 dólar por mes, estando activamente haciendo click cada 5 minutos por 4 horas al día o algo así era, no recuerdo bien porque fue hace como un año).
Lo que me metí ahora es en un sitio que se llama Babelcube.com que es para traducir libros. Por lo que he leído las ganancias son medio bajas a menos que te metas a difundir el libro por todos lados. Pero sirve como para tener en el curriculum "traduje tal y tal libro" que después a partir de eso calculo que es más fácil conseguir algún laburo en Freelancer.com, Workana.com o Upwork.com. Por ahora voy traduciendo la mitad de mi primer libro, dentro de unos meses les cuento como me fue
Uhm honestly, this takes a lot of experience. A couple sources where you can find out how much a MVP would cost is, gigster.com , chat w someone and explain what you would need done. and upwork.com find a developer/designer who could build a layout of your site/app.
The common thing is to worry about someone taking your ideal and making billions of dollars. I do consulting and I can say that almost every developer is too busy and is approached with many ideas every year to take an idea. It makes sense to worry about it but you have to figure out an estimate somehow.
Last thing I would say is to thing about what technical pieces you would need: Do you need a database server to store information? (what kind, just user data or big files like pictures and video), offline app or online? Is there going to be money flowing through in the app? etc.
It's very common on platforms like upwork.com. They have a built in process (I'm sure with a download) that grabs a screenshot every 10 minutes.
Outside of upwork.com, or perhaps other similar 'marketplaces', it's far less frequent, in my experience.
I'm not averse to lying or exaggerating on my CV but keep in mind that many employers will ask for proof of your university degree before you start the job (i.e. a scan of your diploma), and if you fake that you would be basically committing fraud which is much more serious than a little white lie on your CV.
Have you tried doing some freelance work through sites like upwork.com? You could try offering a super low rate to compensate your lack of experience, then increase the rate once you get a few projects under your belt.
>Thanks. I just feel so trapped here. I dont even have a place where to send my things (a friends I guess) and as a disabled woman I barely have savings left.
My situation is somewhat similar. I am unable to work a normal job due to health issues. Currently I'm looking to find some remote work so at least I can save up some money. Would you be able to do something like that? There are websites like upwork.com, for example. I would do it, but as I'm in North America it would be hard to compete and still get a living wage. But maybe it would work for where you live?
In the meantime, best thing you can do to keep your stress down is not to argue with him. Nod, smile, change the subject, go into another room. It's awful when you feel like you can't stand up for yourself, but I've had to go there sometimes, just in order to survive. I even had to lie a few times just to keep the peace. It's a bad situation to be in, for sure.
Depends on your skillset. You should apply on legit sites such as onlinejobs.ph, upwork.com, etc. There are also some subreddits that hire people for menial tasks.
Disclaimer: I don't have jobs to recc but a few resources below that come to mind on the off-chance you have not already heard of them. Good luck, I am in a similar place (dif type of work tho) and it's been really rough financially and emotionally.
Have you heard of PDX WIT? If you are a woman, non-binary, or a part of a community that is underrepresented in tech, they have a bunch of great programs + events that might be useful. Happy to share more if their work is applicable to you.
Also, I regularly see freelance gigs for digital marketing + graphic design on Upwork. Prob not the best for long-term, but might be something there to get you through.
Since you have a pretty focused skill set, contacting one of the local recruiters for creative work might also be useful. 52Ltd, Creative Circle, and a few others I am forgetting.
Sounds like you were working with one of these "WordPress agencies" - in other words, a freelancer who claims to be an agency that outsources all actual work through to upwork.com. There are loads of them. I often get hired to fix WordPress sites built by these people.
Sounds like you are in the market for a web developer rather than a web designer, seeing that you already designer.
Upwork.com is decent option to find a developer that can work with your team.
Here is a link to the difference between a web designer and developer. May be useful in the hiring process https://www.purelybranded.com/insights/web-design-or-web-development-whats-the-difference/
Te sugiero que busques intentar crear un perfil en freelancer.com o upwork.com son mas competitivos pero tienes chance si sabes un buen ingles y sabes como venderte que consigas clientes serios.
Workana si bien es para latinoamerica e hispanoparlantes lo considero muy poco serio y muy mal pago, los clientes (tanto fuera de LATAM como dentro de el) que entran en Workana buscan el denominador mas bajo o pagar barato (porque asumen que el latinoamericano subsiste con sueldos de miseria). Y la verdad cuando evalue Workana como posible plataforma freelance me parecio una payasada total, sobretodo a la hora de enviar propuestas, como configuras tu perfil, etc etc.
I would pay someone on Upwork.com like $10 to write a script that iterates through all the possible combinations of numbers and file extensions and downloads the image when it finds one. Also have them record the URL where they found a hit so that you can match up the image file to a complete URL. If you've got a huge folder of all the ads it should be pretty easy to sort by file size and visually scan for your photo. Alternatively, they could write a script that when it finds an image, it checks to see if it's a match to your photo and then only document those.
The issue is the TrafficJunky server might cut you off if you're making thousands of requests per second.
Can't your lawyers get them to hand over this stuff through discovery?
It is better for one dev to do everything. You can point the dev to https://mainnet.cash/ for BCH integration work. If the dev is good enough to develop a checkers game with tournaments, then integrating BCH should not be difficult.
You can find the developers on https://upwork.com/ (make sure the party has a strong reputation)
I would suggest to do a browser based game so that you're not dependent on Google/Apple who can deplatform you easily from their app store. Anyone can go to your website to play it and you don't have to share 30% revenues with Google/Apple.
Yes, and no
Yes, there are sites like Upwork.com and Freelancer.com which I have used when I was in between jobs. There are other sites as well where you may be hired to do a specific task or job for a short amount of time or for a specific program. You will need to research.
No, that "just learning python" is typically not enough. People are looking for specific expertise. In the Python world many are looking for Data Science, AI/ML or work in Finance. Not sure what your background is. You may also find work with web development and I have seen tasks involving converting from old Python 2.7 to newer Python 3.x.
To me this is all more work than hobby but everyone has a different definition.
If you want a hobby find an underserved niche and help that niche out.
If you are trying to do this as a hobby and you are already retired, you do not need the money then find a open source project to be part of that will be far more satisfying and will allow you to contribute to a large community.
you could always go into SEO copywriting - there are a lot of vacancies and lot's of different projects - from gambling to adult :) There is a big demand for essay writers too. upwork is your best friend
Upwork.com. He's in Bangladesh...have worked with him for almost two years at this point. Search for what you need (lead generation, for example) and browse the skills. I suggest looking for people with at least a few thousand in earnings and a good rating to make sure they'll be quality.
Have you looked into doing freelance game dev work (on a platform like Upwork) while developing your skills and learning the ropes & then gradually segueing into full-time indie game development?
The majority of the population does not like to challenge their core. Learn some English learn a new technology or even copywriting thing ect. And sell the skill via upwork.com or Fiverr. Still waiting to spoon-feed by government and ministers. That's the tragedy
Upwork.com can be a decent place to get side work if you have any skills you can do, bookkeeping, design, spreadsheets, and several other types of remote computer work. It can be tricky to get your first gig, but once you've got a few ratings it gets easier.
Pizza delivery is the generic recommendation that does actually pay decently in most markets. My 57 year old father is in BS2 and doing pizza delivery in the evenings. Some nights he makes more per hour than my day job!
usertesting.com is not super consistent, but a good way to get an extra little bit of cash for not really much work from the comfort of your own home.
freelancer[dot]com is mostly filled with scams, I would rather recommend your trying to check out upwork.com it's nice and many have been using it continuously since a long time.
Wa iyyak. I definitely understand it's not always easy or realistic to put off marriage indefinitely or long-term, for so many reasons, and in some sense, delaying it isn't the solution anyway. I guess it's just important to remember that there will be incompatibilities that come up throughout life, it's just the nature of being a convert, and to be prepared to deal with them, and look for a partner that is very, VERY good at communication and conflict resolution.
On another topic, I just realized, you said you are fluent in several languages, have you considered doing online translation to support yourself while there? This is how I made a living in Algeria, I translate French-English on Upwork.com, brought in about $1,000 USD/month at the time, which was WAY more than enough to live comfortably there. Something to think about.
Final thing, re another comment about learning darija, the absolute fastest way is if you can find someone to live with, roommate etc. who speaks zero English or French, force yourself to be immersed at all times (in my case it was my mother-in-law :P) and stop people and ask the meaning of every single word you don't know, and you will be fluent in NO time.
If you're fresh out of school, and on the job hunt, why don't you do some freelance engineering work in the interim? This will allow you to keep your SolidWorks saw sharp! You get to pick and choose the jobs you want to bid for... lots of clients looking for proficient SolidWorks users.
Additionally, you can put this on your resume. :)
I use upwork.com, but there are many out there.
if you are a web developer you should consider working as a freelancer on websites like upwork.com or freelancer.com, thousands of IT and web development jobs are posted there every day, some people totally rely on freelancing which gives them more flexibility.
Also try applying for international online jobs through LinkedIn, Good luck.
you would first need some specialty, a lot of people seem to do either upwork.com or fiver.com.
also, take a udemy course on photoshop or something else that can be "worked from a computer", and start to charge people on those websites as little amount possible and build your profile. it takes time it doesn't happen overnight, but youre building.
bro checkout job profiles on SMM see what they are asking for also go to upwork.com and see the kind of jobs/task also check the profile of top upworkers and the kind of projects they have done + the one which paid them the post. It will help u to dig deeper and narrowing down your choices. Again simply googling will also help like medium articles, blogs and all such related stuff.
Also, visit the related subreddit you can see some threads there too and help u build the perspective.
Lastly, sometimes things get pretty overwhelming so be focused and don't get lost and end up wasting ur time. The last line is often the most compromised step.
You can make money doing plenty of menial tasks on upwork.com or apps like taskrabbit.
Also, maybe work full time instead of part time for the summer?
Edit: read what this guy did https://www.reddit.com/r/povertyfinance/comments/bzff98/finally_have_more_than_010_in_my_savings_account/
Upwork.com has a lot of work-from-home jobs (I should mention that you'll have to wade through a bunch of ads for jobs that pay pennies to find the ads for the ones that pay decently.).
I thing commons based production are a thing but I also believe things like Wikipedia are a temporary blip. What I mean by that is I think commons based production the idea and how it can be seen going forward is a thing, however I think it consists of temporary ideas within it. To put it in perspective, think of clothes, clothes will always be around however the styles change in and out. I look at Wikipedia as a style much like most online platforms that will be swapped out for something better in the future. Think Myspace 15 years ago and now it is Twitter and Facebook.
Public policy is an interesting thing because when it comes to copyright and public policies especially when considering Wikipedia, the honor code is such a big thing. Companies do not want to and really do not have the time to search the web for copyright infringements and things of that nature nor do they want a big lawsuit. The public policy should be to be honest and have pride in the things you do online and act like everything has a consequence.
Reading the optional link above I found the section on Slashdot to be very informative as it talks about how it differs from Wikipedia but still shares common cores. Peer production projects online are all very trust based and one thing I have learned about and one thing everyone in this class should look into is upwork.com it is a website where engineers, architectures, basically anyone can find various jobs that range in size and length and is a platform to be creative and do basically everything this unit is talking about.
Is there any way you can go somewhere else to work in the summer? Otherwise, I think you might have to rely on volunteer work as experience, or working online through a site like upwork.com, perhaps (I'm not sure if the jobs on Upwork would be that related to your future career, but you might find something that interests you, nonetheless).
There are staffmeup.com, upwork.com and of course craigslist.com. My experience has been that you need two things to get a job. 1) living where people are making movies and 2) getting a recommendation as a new project is getting staffed up. I don't mean putting a quote of someone you worked with on your website. I mean, someone you worked with who has a friend with hiring power on the new project has to say something good on your behalf. If you spend 10 hours a week on job sites you might get a nibble. If you spend 10 hours a week socializing with filmmakers, you're much much much more likely to get a bite.
It won't be easy. Even local ones struggle to find a job sometimes. You should consider the population of Latvia and Riga to boot (not much people here unlike Turkey, 80 millions against 1).
I don't know your qualification, but I would suggest you to:
Estonia is too small to have it's separate online marketplace for freelance translators. Forget the "Estonia" part of your requirement and have a look at Upwork.com, I use it as a client for hiring freelance translators and there's plenty of them there.
I'm not an expert, but Scripted was a hell of a lot better for me than Upwork.
But really, for legit freelancing, I don't think there is a site. You'd have to make yourself a brand, get your own website, make your own pitches, work off referals and all that.
Also, u/jortsftw, elance.com is now upwork.com
If you are good there are online options like upwork.com where you can start to build a client base. Theres no reason work like this could not be done in conjunction with a 'real job' while you are gaining momentum. As with anything in the creative space, its all about portfolio and reputation. Once you have that there (or somewhere similar) it could easily be leveraged more broadly, or into a physical job.
I've got a guy in Pakistan who manipulates all my Etsy listings for me- and I've got over 2300 of them, each with 2 variations. Etsy's a bear of a platform if you have as many listings as I do because everything is manual, unlike eBay and Amazon that have bulk tools for high-volume sellers. I pay him $6 per hour plus I think 5%? to Upwork and he's extremely efficient. I hired him through upwork.com and could not have built the business this far without him. I'll be happy to put you in touch.
While you have a steady stream of income with predictable hours have you explored freelancing/tech job sites like upwork.com and angel.co? You might land a contract/PT gig that turns into something more lucrative/secure than your current role.
You can also try online freelancing websites like Upwork.com , Freelancer.com and many others. Have a google...or you can make a squarespace website to promote yourself professionally, set yourself up as a sole proprietor (aka freelancer/contractor), get a business account and work independently. You can find clients by going to startup weekends. If you're interested in startups, there are like thousands looking for people like you (myself included).
You can totally work as a programmer remotely, whenever you want, wherever you want, and make good money doing it. Just have to pay your taxes yourself, otherwise it's easy.
This is what I do. I'm an advertising consultant. I work remotely. I work from LA, Japan, the UK and travel all over the planet with my boyfriend. It's pretty great.
you can do it!
There's way to get this done on the cheap, if you're not familiar. Have a look at Upwork.com, you can get offshore devs that do nice work, and much much cheaper than locally built. For your first app, it's good to get experience with the process w/o spending a lot of money. But I'd suggest coming to the table with an InVision or Marvel mockup that spells everything out exactly. Get a trial of Sketch and you should be able to build the visual side of the app yourself, and build the clickable mockup with InVision. If you know how to use Powerpoint or any Adobe apps, it'll be easy for you.
Also, if you want professional help, look for an intern from a local school (like General Assembly) to help with the UX/UI. They'll get experience and you don't have to pay a lot.
(I have an app I've been working on, and have only spent a little bit and have a nice mockup built. It helps figure out if it's a worthwhile concept, before spending any money on devs. But also I'm a dev - just not a mobile dev, so I'm planning to build parts of it myself, and get some help on things I'm not as familiar with.)
That's helpful, thank you.
I don't have the time to manage all of her social, I suggested upwork.com because I have utilized freelancers on that platform in the past and it's been very successful.
CCbill is well known for adult. I bet you can sign up call and they will set it all up. if not you might have to hire someone. However, it would easily be worth the $50-$100 bucks on upwork.com
I would stay away from anything that doesn't allow adult content. You would take a pretty decent hit on subscription numbers and income if you got shut down. Then you would have to deal with merging people over.
I can speak as someone who has dealt with a permanent disability for years, and has found my success comes from freelancing from home - it is indeed possible. Programming can be technical, challenging and difficult to grasp - but there are many options for those who want to work from home, and they're not all terrible pay.
Smaller startup companies may be your best bet - they're more able to 'test' 'risky' hires like us. It might be worthwhile finding piecework development jobs on https://UpWork.com for cryptocurrency companies going ICO, as they have funds to play around with. Moreover, these companies often have 'bounty' programs where you can get a reward for completing work sooner/better than other people.
Last hint: I've had some success finding remote gigs here: https://weworkremotely.com/
Eres yo? la verdad yo tambien batalle mucho con clientes de aqui, algunos ni me pagaron.
Te comento que mi puerta de entrada fué hacer una cuenta en Upwork.com y aplicar a los trabajos que te llamen la atención, siempre procurando una prueba visual de que ya hiciste algo parecido a lo que necesitan, siempre sonando amigable (no demasiado) y siempre con la mentalidad de aprender a vender tu trabajo.
Pareciera que van puros clientes baratones como en fiverr o freelancer.com pero la verdad es que va gente con buenos presupuestos y una excelente ética laboral.
Tenemos la ventaja de que los Mexicanos tenemos fama de ser dedicados en nuestro trabajo.
Busca una app que se llama Pushover y una cuenta en ITTT para que te lleguen notificaciones de nuevos proyectos a tu celular.
Si no lo tienes, sacate un sitio y ordena tu portafolio con links.
Usa textexpander para teclear 3 caracteres y que se auto complete tu introducción, web etc.
Con eso de la venta te recomiendo verlo como un videojuego; intentas una cosa, tal vez te caigas, intentas otra y va a funcionar. Y así le sigues, agarrandole el gusto y descubriendo cosas interesantes por ti mismo.
Los cursos de ventas se me hacen medio nacones pero puedes sacar cosas valiosas. Yo no tomaría cursos de ventas pues cada industria, medio, país, situación y producto es diferente (ya ves, que ahora estamos en la época COVID)
Cualquier duda preguntame, saludos!
Upwork.com but only if you have some sort of skills to sell. If you join, read the Terms of Service until you understand everything so you won't get scammed. I have made my living there for years.
Hi! Pwede mo gawin yang Graphic designer as your main skill hindi naman dapat talaga na nasa web development field ka lang kung mag freelancing ka. Challenge lang sa freelancing is to find a client kaya may mga website na para jan like Upwork.com pwede ka mag create ng account mo once ma approve you can start building your profile find jobs kahit small paying lang muna para lang sa feedback.
My hours right now is flexi pero kadalasan minimum 8 hours talaga per day kasi multiple clients ngayon.
Give UpWork.com and Guru.com a try. I've been freelancing on UpWork for the past six years. It takes time to build up reviews, but over time, you'll receive invitations almost daily.
Great question. I learned that the email you get about your applicants, only lists the top 3 within the email. The rest you have to go back to Upwork.com to sort through.
So this explains why so many "less than 5" job application jobs go so quick, applying ASAP is a major determining factor, etc.
1) Some good business transactions are flowing through upwork.com , freelancing.com, but its getting tight there, since platforms are trying to penalise clients who do not transact on platforms, or disable freelancers who are trying to get clients of the platform for direct relationship. But eventually platforms (a middleman) will turn all transactions into GIG economy type of value exchange (depersonalised, almost like working at the bottom for some corporation with occasion abuse and other riff raff)
2) Anywhere on internet your leads can be generated (blogs, social, forums, fiends and family, institutional contacts, etc.) However, I do not think anyone will share openly these, since in marketing P - for Place is very important. At the end of the day, there are a lot of right people for a job, so the rest is pure marketing. Selling yourself to a client, who happen to be similar to you and like you, since its not just about actual work, also about trust and long-term relationship. If all your leads come from platforms, you are in the high competition landscape (zero-sum game), and you do not even control how you sell yourself (e.g. upwork controls how it positions yourself based on their algoritm)
3) Its about giving 1000 percent, before you can extract 1 percent from it. Marketing strategy should really focus on who is that ideal client, where their are, how you going to target them, what is your value proposition, how you going to gain trust without even having an ability to meet with everyone who's attention span is about 5 seconds.
4) If you can generate demand, you are on the treadmill to actual business. Since by having a client that is closed on you or your business, you can now hire anyone. But if you actually accomplish that, this is self evident - you are good marketer.
check out upwork.com or through agencies like capgemini or amk technology. they can connect u to clients. open a profile on monster.com, recruiters there are super active esp in IT field. there are a lot of start-ups who look for freelance/contract ppl.
best to job hop and get a comfortable salary/increment, to move around when you don't have wife/kids cuz once you're committed, you'll end up in a dead-end job that u can't leave cuz u need the money and increment is meh. good luck!
"Passive income" is earnings from an enterprise in which a person is not actively involved. Something like real estate, angel investing, etc.
It sounds like you are looking for something that involves your skills or labor. If you have skill in content writing or SEO, then that's a good place to start. The hard part will be marketing yourself. You could try freelancer.com or upwork.com.
Do you have any skills that would allow you to work online/remotely? For instance, do you speak/write more than one language fluently? Do you know how to program? Have some particular IT skills?
Then maybe you could find translator/programming/IT freelance jobs or whatever via sites like upwork.com, that could get you a little extra disposable income while there.
My only travel experience in South America so far is Bolivia, I have my wife's family there, so we've been traveling quite a bit there. At first glance, maybe Bolivia is not the most famous travel destination, but that is both good and bad; it's cheap, and it's not overrun by tourists except for the few most popular spots, but nobody speaks English and it can be kind of hard to find the touristic sites and information about them, but they are there. I have a long list if you want it!
Bolivia is really cheap, we had lunch at a small road-side restaurant, soup, main course and drinks approximately £1,50 per person! Given that was the cheapest lunch we had there, you should still be able to find restaurant meals almost anywhere in Bolivia for less than £3 as long as you stick to local food and drinks.
If you travel around by bus instead of planes you can get on a 12 hour bus ride for like £8, so it's also cheap to get around! The cheapest of basic hostels start from around £6 per night.
Also, try to figure out beforehand what the price should be for bus/food/accommodation, ask around for other options, there are people there that will try to overcharge you, some by a lot! My worst example was a boat ride to go from Copacabana (the one in Bolivia) to Isla del Sol, we were charged 30 BOB, a couple of Portuguese girls were quoted 300 BOB per person! If you do manage to learn Spanish really well, try to get the pronunciation to be spot on too, if you speak Spanish like like a gringo, they will think you are made of money!
I mean, I don't know what languages these things use. I assume it's COBOL or FORTRAN, but if you know any C it's probably not a hard jump over to C++, or becoming a kernel or driver dev for one of the OS companies in the US or England. Upwork.com will let you know if there's anything available in your area of expertise.
I spent a lot of time driving for Lyft during the pandemic and it was a pretty easy way to go out and make a few hundred dollars pretty quickly. I also have done some freelance projects for people like writing blogs and whatnot by going on Upwork.com. There's also a site called Fiverr to try to get any kind of freelance work in whatever else you can do.
Part time software developers are called "Contractors from Bangalore".
Unless you have some type of special skill set that is not easily duplicated just go to upwork.com and see what the Indian guys are charging - and that's your answer.
Encontro trabalhos de tradução no Freelancer.com ou no Upwork.com mas lá não tive sucesso. E atenção não é bem um emprego, não vivo de tradução, comecei há pouco mais de um ano e não tive algo estável até agora, que surgiu esta oportunidade.
Would you be interested in teaching abroad? I know a teacher whose friend used a website to teach abroad that I could send you. Other than that since you said you are interested in farm work, I know many people who have used WWOOF to travel. I also have a friend who is one of those instagram lifestyle travel people and recommended websites like upwork.com and flexjobs.com if you're looking to work remotely so that you can do whatever you want while traveling. I have used upwork for transcription jobs but haven't tried flexjobs out yet (I prefer not to spend money to make money haha).
I have a story similar to yours but I am 25 and still finishing my degree. I'm looking into studying abroad next year and definitely want to do more traveling once I graduate! I get being through loss and wanting new experiences. I really believe that you'll get a lot out of it. If you ever want to talk feel free to send me a message.
Best of luck to you!
I can share my experience. I wanted to work with clients but without a portfolio, nobody wanted to trust me so first I made something like 2-4 websites for non-existing businesses to have something to show and to develop my craft. I learned about the basics of web design and photoshop to create good-looking websites. If you want to follow this route: these days is better to learn Adobe XD than Photoshop.
I made my personal website with a portfolio of websites for non-existing businesses and I had a professional-looking email address. With that, I searched for clients in Facebook groups in my native language (something like "I need a website") who wanted websites. I send a lot of messages to those peoples. Finally, I got 2 persons for whom I made websites from scratch (web design project in Photoshop / Adobe XD, next programming). I also get from these peoples testimonials (with photos) to add to my website.
With that, I was ready to take first real clients for money. I searched for them mostly on my native languages FB groups. Also, I went to ask local business owners if they need a website.
For finding clients you can use:
You should know you don't get your first client after asking 3 persons :). I got my first order after contacting something like 100 peoples. Don't be discouraged. Starting is hard.
you can make posts in freelancing websites like upwork.com and freelancer.com and post the job details and freelance programmers will contact you if they are interested
When I need graphic design I don't have time to do myself, I go to upwork.com or hire someone local. Vague commissions can be a source of frustration for all involved. When someone commissions me, I ask for three of my works that are close to what they want, and tell me what they do/don't like about them. If they don't have any dislikes, I tell them to buy what I already made. If they show me someone else's work, I tell them to hire that person.
I am currently looking at upwork.com for a student/amateur photographer. The prices are crazy cheap and some even have raving reviews. There are videographers on there too. Not sure what area you are in but have a look and compare prices and reviews between different people, even if you don't end up hiring someone there.
It really depends on your industry/niche, and on your business goals.
What goal do you intend your website to accomplish, and what metric(s) do you use to determine whether it is accomplishing that goal or not?
If your site is not accomplishing those goals, you should look at having it redesigned.
You should also look at having your site redesigned:
If you decide you are interested in having your site designed, I would recommend using Google to locate a web developer or web design agency in your area if you prefer someone local, or you can use a site like Upwork.com to hire a vetted freelancer with a job history and prior customer reviews/ratings. I would be happy to give you a quote myself if you are ok with a remote contractor.
UpWork.com , Facebook Groups, Craigslist
To find clients, do you know who your ideal client is? (Sex, Age, Geographical Locations, how much money they make, their dreams/passions, their pains/struggles, are they currently working, are they single/married, do they have a family, what is important to them, what keeps them up at night, what problem do they need solving)
Where do your ideal clients spend their time? Where are they going online? Where do they go online or in-person to look for help to solve their problem?
If you know who your ideal client is, then you'll know where to find them.
(If you need any help on getting your business off the ground or have any additional questions, feel free to PM me)
So not advice about advertising, but just straight up marketing help. Sounds like you need an affordable marketing firm. Maybe some kind of marketplace to match you with marketers. Although then you're moving into Upwork.com territory and they already do that so well.
Ok - well, make a multilanguage site as your resume. That's tricky enough on it's own. Make sure the site includes every language you're applying for and also showcases the best of your abilities.
Your job won't just be coding - it will be understanding aesthetics, clean programming, a fast working site, analytics tracking. Within the site, you can also make different web apps. There's so so much you can do with a minimal budget that the only limiting factor is your imagination and the time you're willing to invest.
And when in doubt, go to upwork.com and see if you can find some freelance jobs.
Good luck, traveler.
First, thank you for your service. This is a great question and I wish I could provide a decent answer.
This is purely speculation, but with so much remote work these days, you might be able to find a company willing to hire you part-time if you are able to commit to a semi consistent schedule. You could also check out Fivver.com or upwork.com for some one off projects. I think it is going to be difficult to reach out through normal HR channels given your situation. It might be beneficial to determine what industry you are interested in and reach out directly. I suspect that you will only be able to find a part-time / intern opportunity with a smaller company, maybe only a start-up. Any company that is more structured is going to have a hard time hiring someone on active duty overseas.
I led a Hiring our Heroes initiative back in 2011 at my last company. I have some additional perspective that I would be happy to give. I can also put you in contact with a good friend of mine who is a veteran. Feel free to PM me.
I hope I'm not too late to this!
As you've been trying to sell on instagram, have you created content for it? You can (and probably should) continue texting people, while also focusing on growing your instagram following. The more people who get to know you, the more are likely to try out your app!
You can also try cold emailing people who might be interested in the app, as well as offering your services on platforms such as upwork.com and freelancer.com. As for the old client, I'd err on the side of caution. He sounds rather sketchy to me, if I'm being honest. Maybe negotiate a better deal, something you're more comfortable with.
I wish you the best of luck. Hang in there! Covid has been awful, but there's light at the end of the tunnel.
maybe find other businesses who are catering to child-bearing females and work something out with them.
i would probably just hire somebody on upwork.com to promote it online so that i dont even have to deal with it.
Oof, that's tough my fellow Frenchman, I recommend checking out upwork.com, I recommend it to all my friends looking for some extra work in this harsh times, maybe it comes in handy. Stay strong! (and safe)
When I was actively searing, I ran across TONS of job postings like this.
Want some really fun reads, go look through upwork.com's "entry-level" jobs. I swear most of them, aside from the students trying to pay somebody to finish their homework, are just like this one; Sr level skills required, minimum-wage pay.
I do hundreds of transactions on Etsy annually, and I feel ya. See https://www.etsy.com/shop/HistoryFinePrints Etsy members are a chatty bunch, indeed.
I use use a Pakistani freelancer named Shafqat (through Upwork.com) who handles the rote stuff I don't want to do, and he's got my credentials to more than one marketplace. I trust him completely. His English is so-so- as in, he understands written English without a problem but on responses he always gets the point across but the grammar can be a bit wonky. You might want to give him stock responses he can copy and paste. I pay him $6.00/hour and he's very happy with the work and does a great job at the tasks I give him, which admittedly have nothing to do with customer service. That said, if I needed somebody to do what you're talking about I'd train him up and he'd be fine. My business has been growing really fast for a few years now and I couldn't have done it without him. Let me know if you want to contact him.
Disclosure: I have no financial interest in this- Shafqat is a great guy, always hungry for work, and I want him to succeed.
There are tons of good things out there
https://weworkremotely.com is the first thing that comes to mind.
I started learning web design about 6 years ago. Within 6 months I started freelancing on the side.
I got a ton of work from https://Upwork.com
The thing about learning a skill like that is you can eventually pivot to a full-time job.
That’s what I did. Took the portfolio I’d built from freelancing and landed a full-time position as a UX/web designer.
Now instead of freelancing in my spare time I teach people how to take the same path I did at https://selfmadewebdesigner.com
If you’re looking for a quick buck you can look up surveys and focus groups. But ultimately having a solid skill will get you much more work in the long run.
Get into IT. You gonna be earning a 6 figure salary and it is easy to pick up. Specially for bored kids with nothing to do. Make websites, do simple projects, there are tons of options on upwork.com. Even better if you pick up maintenance projects and charge people like $100/month to keep their site "up-to-date"
It's a bit hit or miss, but I'd post on Freelancer.com and Upwork.com. If you prefer working with someone from the US, I think you should be able to select that when you create the job post.
A quick tip: The results are often better when you:
The main problem I had with upwork.com was interviews. It was easy to create a shortlist of say 3 people, but then only 1 of them was available for interview, the others were off line at the agreed interview time.
I suspect upwork has an over supply of workers and not enough people posting jobs, would be good to know ratios, just so people know the size of supply and demand.
free lance website like upwork.com.
but it may be difficult to start, because people don't know you well yet.
you may need to start with some poor paid assignments to accumulate your reputation first
I hire from upwork.com because a lot of the due diligence is available to me. Twitter is a joke for hiring as are many others. Employers want validation from others, think Amazon reviews. I'm doing my own coding currently but I often have up to 10 freelancers from around the world.
my man, you have resources such as Freelancer.com or Upwork.com that you can use to create "milestones" so that the client is in control of payment. Short of using a platform that can handle those things for you, you should have followed a basic payment outline: 20/20/20/20/20 - where each piece is a percentage of work done for payment done, or the simpler: 20/60/20
Anyway - that's for the future. If you feel slighted then take him to court.