Freelancing Work From Home

Many people first start working from home by freelancing on the side. It's especially easy to find legitimate work from home freelancing opportunities in the following categories:

  • Writing
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Programming

For example, there is huge demand for writers who can produce articles, web content, blog content, and sales copy. And there is an equally voracious appetite for graphic design and web design such as virtual ebook covers, website graphics and design, and Wordpress and Joomla themes.

There are many places where you can search for freelancing work from home opportunities. Elance is a popular site where you can search and bid on various jobs and you can also list yourself and your freelance skills. You can also use social media or forums to network and build up a reputation so that people seek you out for their freelance needs.

You should also create a website where you can both showcase and market your skills in your field. Ultimately, you can make far more money this way than by going through sites like Elance where you have to submit low bids to win jobs. While getting started with the freelancing sites like Elance, it's a good idea to also learn internet marketing so that you can better market your freelancing skills from your own website.

Freelancing is one of the legitimate work from home ideas where you can make extra money on the side part-time or build up a full-time career.