March 23, 2009

In the News: Tips for New Freelancers

With the ranks of unemployed growing, and the number of available jobs shrinking, many of America’s jobless are considering freelance careers.

We have talked about freelancing many times here at the JobMonkey blog, including posts about the benefits and challenges of working for yourself. (Do you read, for example, this recent post about how to avoid Work-at-Home scams?)

The Green Bay Press Gazette ran a great little advice column today with tips for freelancers, including ideas for marketing your services, handling the accounting red tape, and making sure you have adequate health insurance coverage.

If you want to learn more about freelancing opportunities, check out JobMonkey’s section on Work From Home jobs. Included are articles about freelance writing, Forex trading and starting your own business.

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