Freelancers – Please Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket

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It’s the same story time and time again. You find a content site to write for, a transcription company to work for, or a private client to write, transcribe, or do virtual assisting tasks for. And then for a while, the work is flooding in like crazy and things couldn’t be better. You are making … Read more

Transcription vs Court Transcript Proofreading – Which Job Is Right For You?

Transcription vs Court Transcript Proofreading

If you’re good at transcription — or think you would be — you might also be good at court transcript proofreading. And these are two non-phone jobs that can be done at home and that there is high demand for. So what’s the difference? Well, transcribers listen to audio and type out what they hear. Court … Read more

Ten Things I’ve Learned in Five Years of Blogging

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June 2015 marks five years since I started this blog. Needless to say, it’s been an interesting ride. Today I feel like talking about it, so here goes. I’ve Learned to Take the High Road When People Are Mean Sometimes people are mean and say rude things in the comments, on Facebook, or via email. … Read more

What Services Can You Offer as a Virtual Assistant?

List of services a virtual assistant can offer.

People are always asking me which services they can offer as a virtual assistant. I always answer them back with several questions of my own: What skills do you have? What do you enjoy doing? Which services or skills is your ideal client in need of? Which industry do you plan on serving? What other … Read more

Tips For Identifying Online Survey Scams

Are you tired of getting taken in by online survey scams? This post shows you the usual signs of an online survey scam.

We’ve covered lots of and lots of different types of work at home scams on this blog, but we’ve never discussed online survey scams. These are super common and people fall for them every single day unfortunately. Before we begin, it’s important that you know (if you don’t already) that there are literally hundreds of … Read more

Why Should Location Matter When You Work From Home?


When I do my work from home job leads, I try pretty hard to find jobs that are mostly not too location-based. Things that are open to everyone, or at least open to a large number of US states are always preferable to most people. When something is open only to people in a certain … Read more