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Debbie - posted on 12/13/2008

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Jessica,

I was in your shoes a few years ago. I am now a full-time freelance writer and editor from home. Freelance work -- depending on your previous work experience and skills is a great avenue to work from home and utilize your current network.

What previous jobs did you have? Can you translate those into freelance jobs? Contact companies you used to work for or that you have a network with... with today's economy many businesses save money by hiring freelance contract workers. If they know you already, then it makes it easier to sell them on the idea.

Start with what you know and love... that is the best way to succeed.

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Tammy - posted on 05/11/2009

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Everyone tells you they have a great job working from home but no one has really said what they do. Not a whole lot of help?... Just a heck of a lot of research....



I went on three different websites that was offered on here, and no information was given about the company what so ever. You have to give them your name, number, email address etc. and then they contact you.....? How do you know if that's the real deal?



Good Luck to you Jessica.

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Hi Jessica, I run a dayhome there's no scam and minmal cost. Grocerries and craft supplies, but you can write those off come tax time.

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