WORK FROM HOME, FREELANCING

Articles about freelancing or anything about working from home. Tips on how or where to start written by homebound mom unless otherwise stated.

  • Jonah Chipeco Writerpreneur Blog
    LIFESTYLE,  WORK FROM HOME, FREELANCING

    Jonah Chipeco: From Freelance Moonlighting to Asia’s Writerpreneur

    A Writerpreneur, a portmanteau of the words — writer and entrepreneur, is more than just a writer who makes money online through writing. A writerpreneur is a writer who has a mind of a businessperson. Jonah Chipeco, the Chief Trainer and Founder of Writing Hacks Academy, is the epitome of this word. Hence, in the Philippine freelancing world, she is known as Asia’s Writerpreneur. Jonah uses her creative gifts to form income-generating opportunities as an entrepreneur. She utilizes the power of writing as her foundation in solving her clients’ and students’ problems. Her writing skills are the building blocks of her business. As a Writerpreneur, she combined her passion for…

  • Pia Wurtzbach 51Talk
    LIFESTYLE,  WORK FROM HOME, FREELANCING

    Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach interviews “candidates” seeking to join online ESL platform 51Talk

    51Talk, together with their new Philippine brand ambassador, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, held its first-ever live stream interview via Facebook after hundreds of aspiring online English teachers signed-up to get a chance to be part of the show. The live stream is part of 51Talk’s campaign to invite qualified Filipinos who are interested to take advantage of the 30,000 home-based online teaching opportunities offered by 51Talk where people can teach, learn and most importantly – earn. Listed in the New York Stock Exchange, 51Talk is the leading online English education platform that connects thousands of Filipino teachers to foreign English language learners via an interactive virtual classroom. More than…

  • Winning Mindset at te WAHM Tribe Event 2020
    WORK FROM HOME, FREELANCING

    Starting 2020 with a Winning Mindset as a WAHM

    Thanks to technology, people can now work in the comfort of their own homes. This includes moms who want to earn a living to support their families, labeled as work at home mom or WAHM. WAHM jobs include virtual assistants, ESL teachers, SEO writers, transcriptionists, and a lot more. Due to the rise of freelancers and work-at-home jobs, the number of support groups also rose especially on Facebook. One of these support groups is WAHM Tribe. It’s ‘a support and learning group for Pinay Moms who want to grow a thriving online career by leveraging the power of social media.’ And last January 26, they held an event entitled, “Soar…

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    WORK FROM HOME, FREELANCING

    4 Benefits of Being a Work at Home Mom

    Have you ever considered quitting your office job and be a work at home mom (freelancer) to take care of your kids? If yes, what are your hesitations? Freelancing has its pros and cons. But today, I will share with you the benefits that I am getting from being a work at home mom. 1. More Time with Family I started freelancing in 2016. When I gave birth, I was thinking of going back to an office-based job to earn. But then, who will take care of my son? Getting a babysitter was not an option as the income at that time was just enough. Good thing, I stayed working…

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    Rakuboss.ph: A New Skills Marketplace for Freelancers

    When the ‘gig economy’ became popular, more and more people are now gearing towards freelancing. This 2019 alone, Payoneer’s Global Gig-Economy Index, listed the Philippines as one of the Top 10 Countries with increased revenue growth. With the rise of freelancers looking for jobs online, the number of skills marketplaces also increased. Adding to the list this 2019 is Rakuboss.ph. About Rakuboss “Rakuboss is a multifaceted Filipino skills marketplace that supports freelancers from any business sector within the Philippines.” It is an easy-to-use platform, displaying a variety of freelance services, designed for clients and freelancers. How does it work? Register an account at Rakuboss.ph, just enter your Name, Email Address,…

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    WORK FROM HOME, FREELANCING

    How to Get an Upwork Identity Verification Badge

    Last April 23, I received an email from Upwork that freelancers now have the opportunity to earn an Upwork Identity Verification Badge. It was not required back then so, I just moved on. But then last September 24, I received another email from them saying that this is now required. Why did Upwork require the Identity Verification Badge? According to their email, they are now requiring the Identity Verification Badge to help keep Upwork safe and fraud-free. They received feedback from clients that this information is important when they evaluate freelancers to hire. For the freelancers, those who have Identity Verified badge receive more job invitations. If a freelancer did not…

  • Upwork Anniversary
    WORK FROM HOME, FREELANCING

    How I Started my Freelancing Journey

    Seems like I just started. 🙂 Never crossed my mind before that I will be doing this for a long time. Read on for the story of ‘how I started my freelancing journey’. **Got this from my old blog. Written last year, back when I was just writing for myself.haha 2010, I was in my second year as a customer service representative of a BPO company when I heard about Odesk. As I am bored with my job at that time, I signed up and applied for several job posts in Odesk. I received responses from clients but I didn’t take it seriously and didn’t reply back. Little did I know…