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How Close I am to Quitting my Job: My Progress (and lack thereof) Report

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As I said in a previous post, I have a general idea of how I want to create enough income to eventually be able to quit my current job. The one I’m most interested in is freelance writing, but it’s been a surprisingly slow start…

Starting a Career as a Freelance Writer

I’ve really sprained my brain over this one. What do I want to write? Who do I want to write it for? When do I make time to write? And how do I get paid for it? Over the last couple of months, I’ve been trying to figure all this out and develop a clear plan. The result? So far, I’ve done one helluva’ job confusing myself with more information, possibilities, and options than I can shake a stick at.

If you’re not the least bit Southern and you don’t get the stick-shaking thing, my point is just that I’ve whole-heartedly overwhelmed myself with information about the whopping number of various ways to make money writing.

When I consider too many options at once, I tend to get myself stuck in a big gooey pile of indecision and I end up not doing a damn thing about any of the options. Doing nothing is easier than trying to figure out a mess. But in this case, doing nothing isn’t an option. In the last week or so, I’ve reached waaay back into the old grey matter and dug up my old motto: Do SOMETHING, even if it’s wrong. So, I’m refocusing and forcing myself to take the first steps to becoming a real honest-to-God paid writer. Here’s where I’m at with this goal: Continue reading

Work From Home Opportunity: Call Center Agent

I’m looking for legitimate work at home opportunities to review for Quitters, and I’ve been spending a lot of time lately researching various types of work that can be done from home.  As I dig up information that I think you might be interested in, I’ll pass along whatever I’ve found and maybe one of these opportunities will be a good fit for you. Please jump in with comments if you have experience with this type of work, or any information about a particular company that might be hiring, etc. In this post I review information about working from home as a call center agent. I’ll fill you in on what kind of work is involved, earning potential, and what to consider when you’re comparing employers. I’ll also give you links to 16 companies that hire work-at-home call center agents. Continue reading