The time has finally come and maybe you’ve cleaned out the guest bedroom or possibly moved into a new home with a dedicated office you can transform to suit your needs. When you think about it, the basics are a desk, computer or laptop, and a chair to sit in. Though that might be fairly bland and if you don’t shop around, it can get expensive quickly. So here are some ideas to help you get the office of your dreams without breaking the bank. [Read more…]
Have you been wishing and hoping that you might be able to turn your side hustle into a real career as a full-time blogger? It can be incredibly scary to take that leap; after all, working for someone else provides a certain amount of security – not to mention a regular paycheck and health insurance! However, as you are working from home during this pandemic, you might consider this time as a trial run for your full-time freelancing or blogging career. Here are some key lessons to begin implementing even as you continue to telecommute. [Read more…]
It’s appealing, the thought of creating your own hours from the comfort of your home. However, it’s not all rays of sunshine. Since you work for yourself, all the decisions you make can have a negative impact on your earnings. There are also many things you now come to expect that you will have to pay for out-of-pocket. [Read more…]
Most bloggers and marketers work from home even before the pandemic started. However, considering the situation at present, even those that are actually not working from home are forced to suddenly switch to such setup. The art of working from home follows the premise that you can be more productive at home than you are in the office. The reason for the perception is that you are cutting out committing time and the energy it takes to get to the office and home. Most of us have long commutes, up to an hour or more daily. When working from home, you cut that out and in theory, the time should help you increase productivity. [Read more…]
Whether you’re used to working from home with WordPress or are just getting started involuntarily due to a quarantine, it can get rather chaotic. For those who aren’t used to it, the multitude of tasks and online interface or a simple change of work environment can be disruptive to productivity. Thankfully, help can come in the form of plugins to help you organize your work from home routine.
These past few weeks have been anxious hell for many of use regardless of whether you work from home or not. We can agree that the coronavirus pandemic did a number on the economy and everything else. Many people were forced to quarantine and work from home. This does include some bloggers who might have been working in an office, hence the need for tools for working from home.
When you’re a freelancer or a blogger, your home is your office. As such, you would want to have the best workspace available since where you work can dictate how productive or inspired you are. Just as you improve your office or at least tidy it up, you can also do the same with your home and easily with the help of these home improvement blogs.[Read more…]
For some people, working from home is the dream. You can wake up later, not have to worry about traffic, work in your pajamas, and take your lunch break just about whenever you see fit.
Others may see it as a nightmare, being trapped in your house all day, just a room away from Netflix tempting you and calling you out to come finish that series you watched last night.[Read more…]
For many, the idea of working from home represents a dream scenario. Whether you’re a parent or a globetrotter, the freedom and flexibility offered by working from your laptop is rather enticing.
However, these images of sitting by a beach working a few hours a day are just part of the remote work world. There are many things people don’t know about this lifestyle, including the fact that it can be difficult to find good people to work for. [Read more…]
Freelancing has its perks: pajamas “all the time”, no water-cooler small talk, no boss breathing down your neck, but it can definitely feel like an isolating gig. Often, while writing or researching, you’ll have questions you wish you could run by a coworker and seek someone’s advice. I’d like to talk about how to create that online community and its importance. I’ll include ideas about reaching out even if you’re on the more introverted side or feel undereducated, the benefits of creating connections, and where to find fellow bloggers.