Red Flags to Look For When Choosing A Work At Home Job
Working from home has many amazing benefits: flexible schedules, saving money on commuting, clothing and food costs, as well as avoiding office politics are just a few of these benefits. However, according to the Scam Tracker from the Better Business Bureau (BBB), there have been 10,385 employment scams found in the United States and Canada (as of this writing). Out of those 10,385 employment scams, 3,136 of them involve work from home scams. So, if you want to work at home, how do you detect a scam and which ones are the most common? Here are some red flags you should look out for!
5 Extra Income Online Jobs for Work-at-home Moms
Being a mom in the modern world is already a full-time gig, and then some, however there is a need to score some extra cash and create a side income you can use to fill any holes in your budget, or even transform it into your main financial source over time. With the rise of digital technology in an online world, the possibilities for earning some extra cash from home are numerous.
Blogging is a great opportunity for a WAHM who wants to conribute to her family. However, that does not mean that it is easy to make money from your blog. Don’t get disappointed if you don’t see money rolling in immediately. Blogging is an activity that will take time to build up to a profit level. It’s a good thing to start while you are working on other Wahm opportunities to let it build to a profitability level. With time and attention, your blog (or blogs) will grow into a business.
When you are blogging for profit, you’ll want to pay close attention to how you present yourself in your blog. There are literally hundreds of thousands of blogs out there, and there may be several hundred blogs that are related to your topic. If your readers can’t understand your blog and have trouble reading it, they’ll just move on to the next one. The following tips can make your blog more user-friendly and help you gain consistent readers.
Proofread your entries before you post them to your blog. There is nothing that reduces your authority in the eyes of your readers’ more than bad spelling and grammar. The online world is a world of text, so take some time to learn commonly misspelled words and grammatical errors.
Keep your blog fresh and interesting by posting at least once per day. With so much information available on the Internet, your readers may go elsewhere if you aren’t supplying daily content. If you aren’t sure what to write about, try posting a poll, a link to another blog, comment on a news story or post a list of helpful tips.
These tips will help keep your blog readable and interesting to your visitors. The more visitors you get, the more your blog will grow in profitability and importance. Just make sure to present yourself in a professional way and keep your readers coming back for more new content each day. In no time, you’ll have a profitable blog and will have to add writers to increase your staff!
Mothers who work at home (or WAHMs) are a growing population of working America. As more and more women want to spend time with their children and need to bring in an income, there has been a boom in the work at home industry. Continue reading