Freelance workers today face challenging situations. They can have their hands full managing several projects at the same time and meeting tight deadlines.
In addition to their work, they also need to do some invoicing tasks on their own at least before or at the end of the month. This is to ensure prompt payment of their services.
Bloggers are some of the freelance workers facing this work setting. While some, particularly the newbies, may still be struggling in the area of invoicing, the others have found the right tools to make their work faster and easier.
Some employers may provide their remote or freelance staff a standard document to use. The others may require their workers to download a specific invoicing software to use.
The internet technology has provided people in need of work with so much convenience for years now. Job hunting and getting employed have been made easier as people can apply for jobs online or even work online in the comforts of their home.
Various government agencies and private organizations have developed job search and job matching portals to assist the public looking for a source of livelihood. These sites have been most helpful as they provided an option from the traditional job hunting process.
Availability of Online Jobs
Today, numerous online jobs are widely available in various sectors. They cover information technology, administrative, finance, journalism, healthcare, marketing and advertising. Some jobs are offered on a full time basis while the others are part-time and on a freelance basis. There are also companies that allow telecommuting to employees which means they can work at home on certain agreed terms.
Some of these online work-at-home professions actually pay well. These high-paying professions include that of software engineers, computer programmers, medical transcriptionists, systems administrators, graphic designers, writers, authors and public relations specialists.
Two trucking/warehousing companies are in need of a part-time copywriter. The job entails writing content for their websites and brochures for digital advertisement to be used on these sites – www.BKLogisticsInc.com and Amerimodal.com and social media networks. You may visit the websites first to get an idea of the services provided by the companies. If interested, email email@example.com and make sure to state your rates for the job required.
A UK-based business, Darren Atkinson, seeks content writers/bloggers with an interest in UK wedding and party topics. The candidates should be able to write high quality content for the website and blog. Social media experience is an advantage. Other skills required are researching, sourcing relevant images, identifying blogs, websites and WordPress experience. To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include a brief bio specifying your location and two to three samples of previous work.
Ecumenical News Inc. is looking for freelance religion reporters/writers for its online news website. The position requires writing top quality articles, meeting deadlines and working remotely. Areas to be covered are the U.S., world, church, belief, humanitarian, tech and lifestyle. Candidates must have at least a bachelor's degree in journalism, SEO skills and familiar with online audiences. To apply, email email@example.com and include a cover letter, your resume, links to published articles and availability.
Have you ever wanted to stay at home and earn a living at the same time? This is now very possible what with the growing number of jobs that can be done in the comfort of one’s home.
Blogging jobs, for instance, are in great supply right now and they can be done practically anywhere as long as one has a laptop or even a tablet with an internet connection. Those working for employers can also easily communicate using the advanced and free tools available online.
Surveys have found that more people are opting to work from home these days. A 2012 study commissioned by Wrike, as an example, showed that 83 percent of the more than 1,000 respondents claimed to have worked from home for at least part of their workday. Additionally, 66 percent of them said they foresee their office becoming virtual in the next five years.
A freelance copywriter is needed to work closely with an art director. The position requires creating copy, developing concepst and implementing projects. Qualified are those with a bachelor's degree in English/Literature, with at least three years experience in marketing and advertising, superior oral and written communication skills and proficient in MS Office. Background in writing for multiple mediums is also preferred. To apply, please visit here.
DoctorsSpouses needs a lifestyle blogger to write on a variety of topics targeted at the 20-40 year old female audience. Topics will cover food, health, travel, style, DIY, home decorating and shopping. The job entails writing 2-3 articles each week. To apply, please send links to sample writing work and your rate per article to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gone Typing is seeking a copywriter to write on various topics. Those who are experts in their specific industry can also apply. You may visit gonetyping.com to check the topics covered and to submit an application.
Digital Trends, an online tech and lifestyle magazine, needs a freelance web/social media writer. The writer will be tasked to focus on electronics-related topics including Apple iPad and hybrid-electric vehicles as well as social media technology. The articles will be published on major online news outlet. If you have strong writing skills, understand technology and the internet, can write in an engaging manner, you may apply. Send a cover letter together with your resume and three published clips covering the web and social media. More details here.
Transgility is looking for a blogger who can write articles on small to medium size businesses. Focus will be on social media monitoring for SMBs. Topics to be covered include smartphone adoption, platform trends, location based social monitoring and consumer/social media trends. The writer will also be required to post a photo for each article. Send samples of your previous work, your rate per blog post and include two of your favorite posts in the last four months to email@example.com.
DG Air Freight seeks freelance bloggers to write quality articles on dangerous goods in Australia and the rest of the world. Candidates must have a background in SEO and should be able to write engaging posts to educate the audience and promote discussion. Articles must have an image and the writer must work closely with the marketing team. Email firstname.lastname@example.org stating your personal profile and include 3 samples of your work and your rate per article.
Artist Development Company based in Nashville, Tennessee needs a freelance writer with good grammar and spelling skills. The successful candidate will write and edit blog posts and press releases for company websites and artists. If you’re interested in the music industry, you can start your career here. Send an email stating why you should be hired, your rate and attach samples of your work as well. More details are available here.
An entertainment company is looking for a freelance copywriter to join their team. The position will involve working with print and digital space on a variety of campaigns. Experience writing for print and digital media is necessary. If you’re interested, send your resume and samples of work to Philly20@jobalert.creativecircle.com.
Do you have a good sense of humor and are you good in writing? A company offering cloud-based phone system for small businesses needs a comedy writer skilled in writing funny blog posts. The job entails writing articles with good-natured humor as well as researching videos, photos and infographics. Interested applicants should send a resume, a cover letter and samples of work. More details here.
Wall Street Tools is in need of bloggers to write technology-related news. Candidates must have excellent English skills (writing and grammar), a high interest in consumer technology notably gadgets and new products and must be able to meet deadlines. Those with a degree in Journalism and two years writing and social media experience are preferred. The successful applicant can work either in the Portland office or at home. To apply, send a cover letter, your resume, salary expectations and at least three work samples to email@example.com.
Aspen Marketing needs freelance copywriters with backgrounds in pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical advertising. Work includes writing and proofreading marketing materials, managing accounts and working with the art and creative directors. Candidates must have two to three years pharma experience and can write medical copy from scratch. For more details on how to apply, visit here.
HNW is seeking a financial presentation writer for a long-term assignment for a financial service company. Qualified are those with excellent writing/editing skills, strong organizational skills and with experience in writing for pitch books/seminar/presentations. To apply, send a cover letter, your resume, salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to put Freelance Presentation Writer/Editor in the subject line. More details are available here.
Exvo.com needs copywriters with creative talent in writing captivating web copy. This is a home-based position ideal for committed writers who love what they do. Work will involve creating strategic copy for web apps and services and proofreading. Preferred are candidates with a degree in Communication, English, Journalism and Marketing who have excellent communication skills and must be able to meet deadlines. Those with a good sense of humor and startup experience have an edge. Visit here for more details.
Castle Brands in New York is looking for a social media manager. This is a part-time position that requires writing articles, posting and managing content in various social media sites as well as
engaging with consumers. The person will also be involved in the design and layout of pages. Candidates must have a four-year college degree, an understanding of online etiquette, proficient in the English language and knowledgeable about all social media platforms. More information can be found here.
America, the leading Catholic weekly magazine in the U.S., is looking for writers who can come up with articles for publication in print, web and digital formats. Topics can be varied and not limited to the Catholic church in the U.S. such as U.S. politics and foreign affairs, arts and letters, spirituality and popular culture. Articles must be 1,500 to 3,000 words. Send an email with your resume and sample of work to email@example.com.
Blogging is an interesting job particularly for people who love to write and share their thoughts with the world. Demand for this work remains high up to this time. Freelance bloggers can be sure to find projects that they can take on at their own time.
A flooring company based in Katy and Houston, Texas, Glamour Flooring, is looking for a blogger with experience. Those with background in construction would make a good candidate for the position. Interested applicants are required to email their ideas on how to provide great content for the site. Use the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. The company is a provider of floor coverings and counters using popular construction materials.
We have a position available for a Web Marketing Content Specialist. The candidate will develop the brand experience on the company’s website, telling the company’s story through words, video and photography to develop a compelling and interesting experience for customers and would-be customers
Be part of a team of content experts and seek out compelling stories from around the company, across global teams, and package and produce that material into a stunning editorial product. Work in imaginative ways to tell the story of the world’s fastest growing PC company.