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How I Started Freelancing

Freelancing from home offers plenty of perks, whether you choose to offer transcription, voice recording or segmentation services from home. After all, you can work from anywhere in the world at any time of day or night, and your only boss is yourself! By starting your own freelance business from home, you have the freedom to set your own schedule and work with clients who are happy to pay you on time and in full every single time.


What Does Work From Home Mean?

You’ve probably heard of work-from-home jobs, but what does it really mean? Sometimes, when a company says you can work from home, they actually just mean that you can do your job with few physical requirements. You might be working in an office that’s 100 miles away, or you might be working from a set location at home. The bottom line is that there are different types of work-from-home positions available in today’s job market.


Challenges Facing People Working From Home

Do You Have a Place to Work? Is Your Internet Service Reliable? Can You Stay Focused Without Distractions? If you answered no to any of these questions, freelancing from home might not be for you. Freelancers often work at coffee shops or public libraries, which provides both a comfortable workspace and some level of accountability, though that still doesn’t mean working outside your home is problem-free.


Tools I Use to Work From Home

It’s a common misconception that in order to be a freelancer, you need to have an office. That’s not necessarily true; one of my favorite perks of being a freelancer is that I can work anywhere. Granted, there are some tools and strategies that help me stay organized when working remotely. Here are three apps that I use on a daily basis: (1) My Time Tracker : When starting my freelance career, I found it really helpful to keep track of how much time I spent on different projects. For example, if I had two assignments due tomorrow and was trying to decide which one to do first, tracking times would give me some good insight into which project I should focus on first—the one with more available time or more urgent deadline?

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