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oDesk oConomy Hits $200 Million

I know I’m a few days late, but on Friday oDesk announced that it’s oConomy has reached a whopper of a milestone.

On the 15th October the oDesk oConomy Meter reached the $200 million mark. Continue reading

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Have you been asked to provide free samples on oDesk? Then Read On

Have you ever been asked for a free sample of work from an employer on oDesk? Sometimes it will be requested as part of the application process. But how do you avoid the dodgy employers who want to steal your samples and run without paying. Continue reading


Blog Action Day – Friday 15th October


I came across this post on FreelanceSwitch this morning.

Wow what a great idea. I hope all my fellow bloggers will sign up and take the time to participate on Friday.

The aim of this campaign is to get bloggers around the world to write an article about the fact that almost a billion (yes, a billion) people in the world do not have access to safe, clean drinking water with the aim of sparking global interest and discussion.

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Am I Write for Writing?

Today I decided to check out a few freelancing blogs to see what tips and tricks I could learn. I found a few goodies that I have since subscribed to(Freelancelance Switch, Freelance Folder).  However, I came across a few that were aimed solely at freelance writers and I had a poke around in these too. Freelance writing is something that is very popular right now, and I think it is something that might be worth my while trying (at least while I am brushing up on my SEO and HTML/CSS skills).

I consider myself a complete newbie when it comes to writing, other than this blog I haven’t written anything since my school days.

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