Working online grants, many people the freedom to do what they love from the comfort of their own homes. For those with small children or those taking care of the elderly, the ability to make money inside of the home can make the difference between independence and falling out of the labor market entirely. There are numerous ways to get started, though the most effective places to put a digital toe in the proverbial water is through numerous forums available online. Today, I will be providing you with five of my favorite forums to visit when I am looking for new freelance clients quickly.
Digital Point is designed for those looking to discuss SEO (search engine optimization.) Discussions are broken down by search engine, and tools used in the trade. This site provides a wealth of resources for those just starting out. Additionally, they have a writer’s forum but usually you will not find the best rates. For those looking to sell websites or learn more about internet marketing this forum can help with that too. The main way to score new freelancing clients is to interact on the forums by providing useful feedback and leaving links to your site in your signature.
Black Hat World is an SEO forum designed to help people trade tips on how to maximize their sites/blogs ratings on search engines. For those looking to develop an understanding of the underpinnings of SEO, this is a good place to start. Clients look for writers here as well. I recommend checking out the “Hire a Freelancer” section of the forum because occasionally you can snag a good client from there.
Warrior Forum is one of the most well-known places for freelancers to get together and discuss anything freelance related. Additionally, many people looking to hire freelancers come here and search out those with talent.
Absolute Write is dedicated to writers of all sorts and genres. This site provides resources for writers at every stage of the process. It does not matter if the project is just being formed or if it is ready to be shipped to an editor or literary agent, this site has the tools and friendly help needed to get the task handled.
Numerous writers have found success thanks to the support this site provides, making it an excellent place to start on an online literary career.
This site is a one-stop shop for anyone starting or running a freelance business. Everything from domain hosting advice to email blasts is discussed. The tone used on this site is decidedly informal, inviting people to develop ties that will serve them for several years.
By forming connections with this site, it is possible to form ties throughout the online industry. Membership on this site may help anyone starting out form a successful practice that will bring in enough work to make the few minutes getting started a very wise investment.
Are you a freelancer that frequents forums regularly? What are your favorite spots to hang out when you are trying to interact with other freelancers or sure some quick work?