I’m still trying to recover from my trip to Taiwan, not just in terms of jet-lag, but also in terms of getting back into the full-time groove of freelance writing. For this edition of What’s Up Wednesdays, I turn to the blogosphere for some insight into how to make money, how to save money, and how to be best manage your funds. We could all stand to have a few extra bucks in our respective pockets, right?
Derek Semmler asks if you would be willing to take a pay cut to telecommute. With the rising price of gas and the added stress of rush hour traffic, telecommuting is getting awfully attractive for a lot of people. Ironically, I’ve made more money working from home as a freelancer than I did when I had a regular job. Maybe you don’t need to choose between making more money or having more personal freedom.
Lois Knight has discovered one of the most cost effective ways to advertise your business. Her five-cent advertisement is nothing more than a well-designed business card. Check out her post on how you can maximize this five cent investment.
Chris Bibey happens to know a thing or two about making money from freelance writing. Like I said in an earlier post, the best place to find freelance work is with your existing client base. Chris teaches us how you can turn one keyword article into more.
Free Money Finance provides us with a list of five jobs with surprisingly high salaries. You don’t necessarily have to be a doctor or a lawyer to make top dollar. Did you know that the average air traffic controller makes six figures?
John Biehler is as excited about the new iPhone 3G as anyone else, but he also recognizes a huge reason why you should hang on to that 1st-gen iPhone too. There’s some money to be made, potentially, if you just wait it out a little longer.