Work At Home: Moms Freelancing On The Internet
When one thinks of freelancing often times they think of freelance writing. Freelancing goes beyond writing. It can be writing, blogging, web design, graphic design, proofreading, programming, transcription, and more.
Basically freelancing is offering your online services to companies and/or individuals. To make it worth your while, you will need to do projects for various clients and not just one.
These freelance jobs can be anything a client or employer needs assistance with. Maybe they need website content implemented or assistance with emails. Article submissions can also be on this list of jobs.
If you're a stay at home mom and you've been thinking of making money as a freelancer, you will of course need some experience navigating the web, good grammar and spelling skills, basic writing skills, and also be a good multi-tasker.
Ways To Advertise Your Freelance Services
There are many ways to go about advertising your services. You first have to know your options and then choose them accordingly. So many people think of advertising as (paid). Today there are so many free simple advertising methods out there. The trick is to pay close attention to all the rules that go along with them. If you follow the rules and consistently use these methods, you'll have success.
The very first thing you need to realize about advertising and getting the word out about your services is you need patience. Anything worthwhile takes time. You won't have clients contacting you overnight.
The most effective way to promote your freelance gigs is through a website. The best way to go about this is pay for hosting and purchase your own domain. There are many reasonable hosting services you can choose from. Hostgator.com is one of the best.
Listed below are just a few free marketing methods that work like a charm.
Social Media - Twitter, Facebook, MySpace
Ezines and Newsletters
There are many home working moms that enjoy success as freelancers. They work hard at it and they don't give up easily. This is their job and they remain focused and committed to it.