This is a first in a series of Getting Started articles I am compiling. This may not be applicable to all since computers are a common household appliance these days. But when I was still starting up as a freelancer, I didn’t have my own computer. I was using the pantry computer at work to apply for jobs. On some occasions, I’d go to an Internet café near our boarding house just to submit my articles and communicate with client.
During my early days with doing online jobs, my first few projects involved a good amount of writing. And since I was doing two jobs, one as a call center agent, the other as freelance gig, what I do is write at my workstation while waiting for calls to come in. Before I sign off from work, I save my drafts on my company email then access it from a webmail so I can continue with my assignment. When I’m on break or when I’m on a day off. The pantry was one of few places I’d hang out because that’s where four units of PC are available for employees to use for free.
After getting my first payment from those writing gigs, I knew […]