How to Get an Upwork Job You're Not Qualified For

The toughest time to get a job on Upwork is when you're just starting and you don't have any experience. However, even after you get positive reviews and rack up the hours, the next challenge is getting a job that you don't have any experience…

The Biggest Disadvantage of Being Self Employed

Even though I grew up with two self-employed parents, I didn't even really get it until I started working for myself. It's something that you don't really think about if you work for someone else, but it's a daily thought if you're your own…

Should You Create Your Own Website?

Having your own website is an invaluable way to market yourself. It's the 21st century equivalent of a business card. It's sort of like having a cool Facebook profile, only more professional and you have ultimate control over it. Regardless…

Making Money With Upwork

Working on Upwork isn't particularly glamorous. There's a lot of competition for jobs, clients can be demanding, and it's often difficult to secure long term contracts. That being said, Upwork is still arguably one of the best freelancing websites.…
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How to Travel the World For a Year

Since coming back to New York, a couple of people have asked me how the hell I could afford a trip around the world that lasted nearly two years. I don't think many people are interested in going to Russia, but the idea of exploring hidden beaches…

7 Great Ways to Make Money Online

One of the coolest aspects of working online is the variety of work out there. You can take almost any skill and turn it into a marketable product that somebody will pay you for. I love to write and I make my money from writing. However, you…

The Future of Web Design is Today

There are some new tools available today that make web design so ludicrously easy that anyone can do it. If you work online then understanding how to build a website is a huge plus. Not only is web design fun, knowing how to do do it yourself…

3 Downsides of Freelancing Online

Earlier I wrote about how awesome it is to work online. You can work from anywhere in the world, you don't have a boss, you can earn a healthy amount of money, and so on. That's fantastic and I meant every word of it. There are downsides too…
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5 Great Places To Live For $1,000 a Month

If you work online you know how awesome it is to travel while still earning a weekly paycheck. However, when you're just starting out you probably won't be making lots of money, which is why I've put together this list of cities. You can have…

Your Job Success Rate On Upwork

Is a fucked representation of how well you actually do your job. That's because Upwork takes into account several different factors when calculating this score. They don't go out of their way to tell you this and I think it's an unfair system.…
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Top 10 Quotes from Andy Frisella

I know that Andy didn't make his millions working online. But he did make millions, which is pretty cool. He worked his ass off for it too. Sleeping on couches, credit card debt, shitty life and all that. Now, 1st Phorm (his supplement company) makes…
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What is a SEO Optimized Article?

I realize that some people reading my blog might not know what a SEO optimized article is. Since I'm going to be talking about them quite a bit in the coming months, I think it will be helpful to give you a quick definition. After this article…