Monthly Archives: July 2010

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Shopaholic Freelancer: From Spending to Investing

I know it's easy to remind people not to buy this or that, but the impulse is really difficult to resist. Because more often than not, it is more tempting to splurge on your wants when you have the money rather than to think on how to wisely spend your hard earned income. So I'm

Shopaholic Freelancer: From Spending to Investing

10 Websites to Keep You Up-to-Date

[ad#250 Image]The web is a vast resource of knowledge that's almost inexhaustible with information. And keeping abreast on what's the latest whether online or offline, local or global, is just a click of the mouse away. But choosing where to get your information is another story. The fact is, there are millions of websites that

10 Websites to Keep You Up-to-Date

Why I Left the Call Center

I left my call center job because my freelance job not only offered me a financially rewarding work, it gave me a lot of place to grow. It has literally raised my earnings from four to five times of what I previously received in my call center work, all in the comfort of my home.

Why I Left the Call Center

What’s New with LinkedIn Groups?

[ad#250 Image]I have been frequenting the oDesk group in Linkedin lately, because I am monitoring a discussion that I've started regarding freelancing challenges. And I was surprised to see an entirely different look and feel of the groups section. For one, there is now a slide gallery of recent posts that were made, a bar

What’s New with LinkedIn Groups?

What Are Your Biggest Freelancing Challenges?

Life as a freelancer is not a bed of roses and you know that, I'm sure. It's challenging. It's sometimes disappointing and frustrating. And what better way to learn than to ask those who've been in the business, and have gone all through what we're just starting to cross. So I started a group discussion

What Are Your Biggest Freelancing Challenges?

Exchange Rate Trends

Have you planned on buying a brand new laptop but passed it on for next month's goal because you didn't get the expected amount? Let me guess, you were getting some good income lately like a regular job, but the exchange rates have been as erratic as woman's fickle mind. Well don't pull your hair

Exchange Rate Trends

EON Card Advisory

There will be a slight change that will affect Freelancers and all Paypal users who use Unionbank EON debit cards to withdraw their earnings. Starting August 1, 2010 there will be a new policy regarding card holders withdrawal fees. As indicated in Unionbank website advisory: For oDesk users who regularly withdraw their earnings every Wednesday,

EON Card Advisory