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Are you in need of web design, writing or other services to get your business up and running? Timebanks are a great resource for work-at-home and other entrepreneurs who need access to skills outside of their areas of expertise.
At some point in time, you will need to quit your day job so you can pursue that work-at-home job you’re “dabbling” in today. Can you still do it if you’re not making a consistent income from your current work-at-home efforts? In some cases, having nothing else to fall back on may be the best motivator.
“These things are part of life, part of being in a family or even alone and they need to get done, but what can happen is that your other half doesn’t fully understand all the time spent in front of the PC and they can feel that you aren’t pulling your weight.”
From free online courses at MIT and Khan Academy to sites like Firebug, GIMP and Audacity to publications like Website Magazine, there is a lot of good and free stuff out there that can help advance your freelance career.
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