Freelance Jobs & Employment Information
The advent of digital technology has made it possible for a growing number of qualified professionals to leverage online freelance job opportunities. With options in freelance writing jobs, like designing, consulting, accounting and even performing a number of administrative duties virtually, work-from-home opportunities are on the rise.
Freelance writers for example, are responsible for developing original textual content for books, magazines, TV scripts, advertisements, blogs, articles and other online publications. The best part about such jobs is that they can work from home, from their client’s office and even from a café as long as they have access to a computer and an internet connection. Freelance careers such as these can be full-time arrangements as well as part-time.
To be able to take up a freelance position, it is good but not mandatory to have a college degree – as long as you possess the right skills and expertise. You are also required to possess sufficient proficiency in communications and use of computer equipments.
The average income of freelance writers in May 2010 as per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics was $55,420 per year. Freelance positions for writers are expected to grow by 6% by the turn of this decade.