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Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 05-20-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By theworkathomemom
Nice to meet you, Felicia! Welcome!

Nice to meet you, Felicia! Welcome!
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 05-20-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By theworkathomemom
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-29-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,304
Posted By theworkathomemom
That's sad to hear. I actually just started using...

That's sad to hear. I actually just started using this website to get some content for my blog, but I'm hesitant to continue now if they're not paying the writers their due portion. Not okay!
Forum: Telecommuting 04-29-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,568
Posted By theworkathomemom
Delta does hire work from home reservation...

Delta does hire work from home reservation agents, but they usually post their positions on FlexJobs rather than the website, so I would check there :)
Forum: Transcription & Writing 04-08-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By theworkathomemom
You can always use Upwork, Guru, or other similar...

You can always use Upwork, Guru, or other similar freelancing marketplaces to search the jobs and find things that will work with your skills. I found that, as long as you're careful not to enter...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-24-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,603
Posted By theworkathomemom
I apologize for not seeing this until now. No,...

I apologize for not seeing this until now. No, they don't assign levels. They start everyone at the same pay rate (lower-paying projects) I believe and then move you up from there if you have a...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 03-24-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By theworkathomemom
Welcome back Nathalie!

Welcome back Nathalie!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-05-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,603
Posted By theworkathomemom
I realize this post is old, but saw it and just...

I realize this post is old, but saw it and just wanted to let anyone know who might be wondering the same thing.

I found out about WordAgents through the Problogger job board. Their website always...
Forum: Work at Home Dads 03-04-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,846
Posted By theworkathomemom
I usually wear what I would normally wear if I...

I usually wear what I would normally wear if I were to go to a store or drop my kids off at school. I dress comfortably but not sloppy, because I tend to feel less productive if I don't feel somewhat...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-27-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,730
Posted By theworkathomemom
5 cents per word is acceptable, but I would think...

5 cents per word is acceptable, but I would think with your years of experience you can aim for higher. I've been writing for years, but only started it full-time last September, and 5 cents per word...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-27-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By theworkathomemom
Hello! Not meaning to offend at all, but...

Hello!

Not meaning to offend at all, but have you thought about raising your rate? 1.5 cents per word is very low for high quality writing. Personally, I couldn't accept a rate that low, as it...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 02-26-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By theworkathomemom
Nice to meet you! Sounds like you have your...

Nice to meet you!

Sounds like you have your hands full for sure, but that's the great thing about working from home with a flexible job. I'm in the same boat with two kids, one of whom is special...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-23-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By theworkathomemom
What browser are you using? I would first...

What browser are you using?

I would first try a different browser that you don't typically use, even if you need to download one for testing purposes, and click your links in that browser to see...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 02-23-2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By theworkathomemom
I have a media/writing business. For me, my...

I have a media/writing business. For me, my biggest struggle has been not spending all of my time writing for other blogs instead of my own! My ultimate goal is to have a blog that generates the...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 02-23-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By theworkathomemom
It absolutely is a challenge, but once you - and...

It absolutely is a challenge, but once you - and your kiddos - get into a routine, it can work. I started working from home in September 2016, so it's been a little over 5 months now, and I would say...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 02-22-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,734
Posted By theworkathomemom
I'm honestly surprised to hear this. I have...

I'm honestly surprised to hear this. I have nothing but awesome things to say about WordAgents, and I've been working with them since October 2016. They are always quick to answer if I have...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 02-19-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By theworkathomemom
I absolutely agree with one of the other posters...

I absolutely agree with one of the other posters about Grammarly. It's an excellent tool that will catch most of your grammar mistakes! Hemingway is another good one that can catch some grammar...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 02-19-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,329
Posted By theworkathomemom
Great post! This could definitely be helpful for...

Great post! This could definitely be helpful for some beginner bloggers!
Forum: Writing: Blogging 02-19-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By theworkathomemom
Guest posting is blogging on other blogs,...

Guest posting is blogging on other blogs, essentially to get your name and website link out there on more websites. It helps drive traffic. Still blogging, just on someone else's website :)
Forum: WAHMs Around the World 02-19-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By theworkathomemom
Welcome! I'm Amy. I suggest looking around on...

Welcome! I'm Amy. I suggest looking around on Upwork, since there are several categories of freelance jobs that may fit within your wheelhouse :)
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 02-13-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By theworkathomemom
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 02-12-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By theworkathomemom
Thank you so much! It helps that I really love...

Thank you so much!
It helps that I really love writing, so it gives me the extra push and motivation.
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 02-12-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,827
Posted By theworkathomemom
I found a spreadsheet online for free and tweaked...

I found a spreadsheet online for free and tweaked it to fit my needs. If you google "business income and expense spreadsheet", you're likely to find one that works for you. The one I use keeps track...
Forum: Fitness/Weight Loss Support 02-12-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,252
Posted By theworkathomemom
I try to work out first thing in the morning. I'm...

I try to work out first thing in the morning. I'm definitely a morning person and I get up early. It's when I'm the most motivated. I've learned that if I start anything else before a workout, my...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 02-12-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By theworkathomemom
Glad to be here!

Hi everyone!

My name is Amy, and I am a single mama of two precious kiddos, a 12 year old daughter and a 4 year old son.

I started my work at home journey in September 2016, abruptly deciding...
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