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Freelance work from home jobs!

General freelance work from home jobs for those looking for extra cash.

Looking for temporary freelance work from home jobs?

Check out the top 5 Job boards for general freelance work that can be done from the comfort of your own home.

Please note that, when searching for Freelance work, it is best to use specific search terms such as  "virtual assistant" or "call center work from home"

rather than the more generic search term of "work from home".

This will help you to find real home based job leads rather than spammy  leads or direct sales advertisements

Also, please be aware that these job boards may offer temporary work more often than permanent work.

Some examples of freelance work you may find may include:

  • Writing projects (writing website pages, ads, ebooks, sales letters, brochures, etc.)

  • Graphic design (designing website templates,book covers,company logos)

  • Virtual assistant work (being a personal assistant, doing clerical work, making follow up phone calls, setting up appointments, etc)

  • Call Center work

  • Accounting

    and the list goes on and on.

Remember that Freelance work from home opportunities abound in different niches and industries.  Please scroll down to the bottom of the page for other freelance work ideas and opportunities!

Top 5 Job Boards that offer freelance work from home jobs:

1.  Elance

Guaranteed payment, hourly work view system available. Choose which contractors you wish to work with and the hours you wish to work.

Looking for Work? Sign up on Elance. Get Started Today.


Freelance work available. You can register and create a profile for potential employers to see your skills and experience. Once you find a job that you would like to complete, you write an irrestible proposal that will get you noticed! Payment received once job is complete. Guru is introducing a new time tracking tool this summer to be able to track the hours spent on any
particular project.

To check for available freelance work, please visit:

Quick tip: Make sure your resume is up to date! Your resume can make or break you, so I definitely recommend spending some good time giving it a makeover if it needs one!

If you feel you can do it yourself, do so and have someone who is not afraid to give you their honest opinion proofread it.

If you have a little extra money, it may definitely be worth having a professional write up a resume for you. One that I recommend is:


As with the other job boards above, registration is free. Available jobs may include blogging, tech support, work as a virtual assistant and work in transcription.

To view available jobs, please


If there is only one website that you are going to check out from this list of 5, I urge you to check this one out.

This is also a free job board but it has a freelance work from home database that is updated daily. The types of jobs featured here are really every work from home job under the sun. So, check this site out when you have some time to really sit and explore the freelance work from home jobs that are available.

To visit this site, please go to:

5.  Upwork

Freelance jobs available in almost every area you can think of. Writing, data entry, transcription, call center jobs, appointment setting, etc. Guaranteed hourly payments.

To visit Upwork, please go to:

Other Freelance Work:

The work described above encompasses all types of general freelance work but if you are interested in a particular niche, then there are more specific job boards you can go to:

Freelance Writing Jobs

This is definitely a hot niche right now with literally hundreds of temporary jobs/assignments being posted daily on freelance writing jobs boards.  Although it is typicallly preferable to have experience in this field, there are ways around this as referenced on my page detailing how to land

freelance writing work.

Check out my page on working at home as a freelance writer here:

Freelance Editing/Proofreading Work

Scribendi offers editing and proofreading jobs to qualified professionals.

  You must have a college degree and editing/proofreading experience. To see more or to apply, please see:

Find Editing and Proofreading jobs from home here

Freelance IT Work that can be done from home

If you know your way around a computer, I'm sure you know very well how hot a commodity you are, whether you are interested in working outside the home or at home!

These work at home jobs are usually very well paying and plentiful

Please click here to visit my page with a list of freelance job boards for IT professionals

Accounting Work from home

This is a very specialized niche for accounting professionals with the education and experience needed to work from home in this profession.

Take a look at some of the requirements as well as a list of companies who hire work at home accountants:

Tech Support Jobs from home

Similar to the IT work that you can find on the freelance job boards above, this type is work is perfect for IT professionals.

Rather than being offered by freelance job boards, these work at home positions are sometimes offered by companies who are looking for savvy and experienced professionals. 

I have a compiled a list of these companies on this page for your viewing pleasure!

Check them out here!

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