From carrying out market research surveys online to manning a virtual office, working from home can provide and ongoing source of income from settings as varied as a makeshift office in your living room to a beach front in Hawaii. An internet connection and a laptop or tablet are all that are needed to dust off the shackles of office life for good.
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Double check yourself, before you double wreck yourself. Make sure everything you send to a company, whether a résumé, an email or a portfolio, is good to go. Double check your grammar and wording, and for God’s sake use spell check! This is especially important when it comes to the company’s name. Don’t spell their name wrong and be sure to type it how they type it (e.g. Problogger, not Pro Blogger).
2. Banish the 9 to 5: Mothers who want to fit their working day around the school run or workers who have a other job commitments can negotiate one or more telecommuting roles into their own timetables, including substituting weekdays for weekends or working anti-social hours. In his best-selling book The Four Hour Work Week Timothy Ferris argues that this is all the time needed to generate a healthy income as you let passive income streams do all the hard work for you.
Holly fell into freelance writing on a whim. She submitted several pitches for guest posts and ended up landing a few clients. After roughly 6 months of freelancing on the side, she was making enough money to replace her income and work at home full-time. Now, she makes over $200,000 a year from writing alone. Not bad for a home-based business, eh?
The customer portal is a collaborative tool designed to link suppliers and customers. Within FIS™’ GETPAID suite, the customer portal delivers electronic invoice presentment and payment (EIPP) functionality to your customers, as well as the ability to view account details, reprint invoices, communicate invoice discrepancies or make payments. Data provided from your customer is available to view by collectors, dispute resolvers, sales people, credit analysts and customer service in real time.