Computer Programming Bootcamp Is A New Way To Change Your Career Practically Overnight

Dumb Little Man

There is one big caveat - it’s computer programming only: if you are interested to learn programming, you can realistically change your career very quickly (and profitably) by enrolling in a programming boot camp. Do you hate your job? Do you want a career change for whatever reason?

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Jinglesmart - Online Project Marketplace for the Jingles Industry

Small Business Labs

  The best known of the firms in this industry are probably oDesk and Elance.   A wide variety of talent can be hired at oDesk or Elance, everything from computer programmers to virtual assistants to writers. I have to admit everything I know about the Jingles industry I learned from watching the Charlie Sheen version of Two and Half Men.

2012 138

Improving the Job Market With Big Data

Small Business Labs

" This is changing as sites like LinkedIn, oDesk, eLance and others provide job seekers the ability to create profiles that are widely and easily accessible. Interesting article from John Horton at oDesk  on the Digitization of the Supply Side of the Labor Market. It covers the growing role labor supply sites such as LinkedIn and oDesk are playing in making job markets more efficient.

7 Convincing Reasons for Working as a Freelancer

Dumb Little Man

If you have a skill that’s suitable for a freelancing career, then you won’t have to learn anything new. If you’re working on a freelancing platform like Upwork, Elance or Freelancer , your feedback will be easily visible on your profile so all potential clients will see it before hiring you.

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How to Avoid Being Named in a Fancy Hands Type Lawsuit

Tips From T. Marie

Which begs the question, how ethical is it to take advantage of a situation like the one at Fancy Hands, Fiverr, Guru, Elance and other services that so many have turned to for extremely low cost virtual services? Before working with any virtual services professional learn the rules.

2015 168

The Role of Side Gigs in an Uncertain Economy

Small Business Labs

 But there are other reasons for side gigs including learning new skills, pursuing a passion, interest or hobby, testing a business idea or simply having something that gets them engaged in ways different from their primary activity. Another interesting reason for having a side gig is learning or new skills gaining experience in new fields.  According to Elance, 25% of their global freelancers are side giggers  and the percentage is even higher for their U.S.

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Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2013

Small Business Labs

 Expect more niche online marketplaces like Elance and Task Rabbit to connect independent workers with the organizations looking to tap their services; more educational programs and government support for starting and operating a self-employed business; more services and tools to help manage a solopreneur business; and more coworking and solopreneur-oriented commercial workspaces.  Below is our sixth annual Top 10 Small Business Trends list.

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The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A Doer

Dumb Little Man

For example, when I was in pharmacy school, I discovered how I preferred to learn; sometimes this differed from others in my classes. However, knowing my learning preferences ended up being a great benefit to me because I began to cater to them. The ubiquity of businesses such as Elance, Angie’s List, and Fiverr makes finding reasonably-priced freelancers and contractors to delegate to much easier.

2012 219

How to Set Your Copywriting Fees and Earn What You’re Worth

Men With Pens

Another discussion was with an associate who said he saw freelance projects on Elance with bids of $50 for sales letters and $5 for blog posts. But whatever it is, we need to get this straightened out, because if I ever meet you and learn that you’re working for next to nothing, I’ll have to kick your ass. And remember, I will boot your buttocks if I learn you’re charging silly low fees.

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Your online Business Development System: The Blog Transmitter

BioTeams

Graphics Designers: elance. Ken writes the highly popular bioteams blog which has over 600 articles on all aspects of bioteams (aka organizational biomimicry) - in other words how human groups can learn from nature's best teams.

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Six Ways to Get More Juice from Your Freelancer | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Do use sites like Elance. I know many people look down on them, but the truth is that they usually haven’t put in the time to make it work right or learned how to make the system work for them. However, you’ll have a huge learning curve in doing freelancing.

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