What You Could Do
You may feel intimidated when someone tells you that you could be your own boss. After all, what skills do you have that are marketable? How are you going to find your clients? How are you going to make sure that you are paid? The answer to all these questions is simple – Elance. This website provides an online platform that provides freelancers with clients, if you have a particular skill, Elance will help you find clients that are looking for those types of skills. These are just a handful of opportunities available on Elance.
Writing – anything you could possibly create, from creative writing, to sales pitches, to press releases, all the way down to editing and proofreading. Everything to do with the written word.
Programming – can you program in HTML? Flash? Maybe you can program for mobile content, whatever skills you have, there are clients looking for what you offer.
Consulting – it could be that you have a particular expertise that you could charge money for, financial planning, outsourcing consulting, tax services…as long as you have the expertise, someone has a need for your knowledge.
Marketing – this could include telemarketing, designing email campaigns, lead generation, drafting a business plan and so many other things.