Method #6: Freelance as an
Administrative Assistant
One easy way to raise some cash fast is to work as an administrative assistant.
Usually, this means doing things like record-keeping, database entry, and other
repetitive tasks; however, in other situations, it might mean something like
submitting links to directories, managing an affiliate program, or something like
Whatever the case may be, the only requirement is usually that you be good with
computers and with the Microsoft Office suite of products. Other than that, you
will probably be given a detailed set of instructions that explain exactly what you
should be doing on a daily basis.
When looking for administrative assistant jobs, a good place to look is If you need immediate payment, you should look for one-time,
small jobs. Put in a low bid; and offer to work around the clock until you complete
it. If you do a good job, there’s a chance the client will release the funds to you
within days, which you can then transfer to your PayPal account.
Alternatively, you can pick up very large jobs; and require clients to make a
deposit of, say, 30% on acceptance of your bid. This means that you will get 30%
of the project’s full cost as soon as you are hired, which you can immediately
transfer to your PayPal account and then deposit in your bank.
As a final note, one key to doing well with these types of projects is to make
credible bids. You can do this by writing a proposal that is specifically tailored to
the project, rather than just writing something generic. You can also do this by
submitting samples of your relevant work, a copy of your resume, and anything
else that might provide pertinent information to the job poster.
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