There is no doubt about it – resources aplenty are readily available for telecommuters, employers, and entrepreneurs looking to create work opportunities WHERE THEY ARE. Whether you are looking for print or online tools to help you grow your business, hire your first freelancer, or get more work from home opportunities, this is the place for you! This page will be updated often with information, links, tools, and other valuable resources to help you on your way.
Updated weekly with the top stories, photos, and videos across the web relating to telecommuting and the remote work lifestyle.
Thanks to FlexJobs for their research on this one – a color-coded map charting the percentage of full-time telecommuters in each state! How does your state stack up?
Not that you needed government proof, but this article highlighting federal telecommuters is a fantastic and informative resource – for employees and employers alike.
This fantastic course found on Skillshare will have you up and running on Elance in no time; the class offers a crash course in proposal writing and walks you through setting up your profile, navigating the dashboard, creating job search filters, and even using the “watch list.” If you are you’re curious how people find consistent work from home as a freelancer or how to differentiate between scams and legitimate work opportunities, Elance is a great place to start – it is a proven job site with thousands of job listings waiting to be discovered.
Looking for work? The Work Market job board is a great resource that is updated constantly with new work opportunities for many different skill sets and disciplines.
This is a fantastic guide for freelancers/telecommuters and direct employees alike.
The FlexJobs listings are all work opportunities that allow you the freedom to telecommute, essentially bringing work where you are instead of the other way around.
Beyond.com is a FANTASTIC job search portal offering businesses access to an incredibly diverse hiring pool and giving freelancers and telecommuters the chance to apply for jobs literally ANYWHERE. Click to get started!
GoDaddy is our preferred web hosting and domain name registration resource. They are extremely helpful, easy to work with, and available 24/7. Click to visit their site!
WordPress is great (we actually use it ourselves), but if you want the simplest blog setup out there, iPage is the way to go. Click to create your own blog page in minutes!
Sprout Social is a social media management tool created to help businesses find new customers & grow their social media presence. They offer a free 30-day trial, too!
Manage and edit posts across a slew of social media accounts – all from the streamlined, easy-to-use Hootsuite dashboard. Click to start a free trial!
Freshbooks is a simple, affordable way to keep your billing and time tracking all in one secure, easy-to-use spot. Try it today!