Review: Make Money From Home As A Captioner reviewIn my search of finding most flexible side gigs and work from home jobs, I found many which pay really well like blogging, bookkeeping and captioning.

Captioning is very flexible and an easy way to make money from home.

Rev is a new breed of service provider which hires freelancers for positions like translations, transcription and captioning.

Today, I have an exclusive interview with my friend Kelly Pruitt. She works as Rev Captioner. I found out many interesting things about being a captioner after talking to her. Have a read and find out more details about this opportunity.


Please tell us about Rev?

Rev is a company that hires freelancers to do transcription (audio files), translation (foreign language files), and captioning (video files). I work for the captioning side, and we seem to be growing at an exponential rate on the captioning side. (more…)

How I Got over 16,000 Page Views in the First Month of Blogging

How I got over 16000 page views in the first month of bloggingWelcome to my first ever Blog traffic update.

After toying with the idea of starting a blog for almost two years, I finally started it in July.

What was the primary intention to start Crowd Work News?

I wanted to help others to find online work opportunities and side gigs that can be a good source of income.

So, how was my first month?



Within first two days of the launch, my traffic was over 1k page views.

I did a lot of ‘word of mouth’ marketing before my launch. I knew that many of my friends, people I know and many others were looking for work from home job opportunities and could not get past the scams. (more…)

How to Get Paid Online as a Search Engine Evaluator

search engine evaluatorImagine you wanted to search something on Google and no matter how good your search term is, you get all crappy results.

Does this happen to you? It does to me sometimes.

I just have to keep on making my search term better to get more targeted results.

So, what does this tell us? No matter how good the Google algorithm is, it requires constant human interference to make it great. This is where a Search Engine Evaluator comes in.

Search Engine Evaluation is a relatively easy online working option with many companies coming into this space.

Earlier, few organizations were advertising jobs for this role, but now you have many to apply, which makes it easier for you to get a role which has such flexibility. (more…)

How to Create a Killer Cover Letter Format

how to write a killer cover letterCreating a cover letter format is the next important step for any job application after making a resume.

What do you usually overlook while sending your resume for a job, which is first impression for any employer?

Your Cover Letter.

Most of us do, and it is the most important thing apart from your resume. Some might have a debate over this, but for me, a cover letter is as vital as your resume if you are serious about getting that job.

So, what is it in a cover letter that makes it so important?

A cover letter is something like a short introduction about you in a formal way to the person who is going to hire you.

In a short way, it can tell the person about you and make your resume more desirable.

There are some very necessary points that a cover letter should have (more…)

5 Challenges of Working from Home

5 challenges of working from homeIf you are like me, then you love working from home and do the balancing act every day to meet your deadlines.

Sometimes it makes you go crazy.

Though it’s something I would not give up for anything else in the world, working from home does have its challenges.

You cannot jump into this thinking, it’s an easy task.

It is not.

When I first started working from home, it seemed very exciting and very convenient.

By the end of the first month, I realized that if I don’t keep things in order or organize my time, it will be hard for me to stick with the projects and deliver results on time.

I was so bad with my time management that I almost lost my job.

For me and maybe for most of you the biggest challenges are (more…)

6 Best Tools to Boost Your Productivity

6 Best tools to boost your productivityWhat is the top most common and biggest challenge telecommuters face when working from home?


Though working from home is very flexible and exciting, it does have its downsides, which can be worked out.

Time management, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines becomes all the more important when you work from home.

To manage your time better, you will have to take help of some tools which will automate your daily work routine.

There will always be a debate whether telecommuters are more productive than the office team.

There are many tools and software which do help to keep the productivity levels, especially when working from home.

I have a list of tools which have worked wonders for me and will boost your productivity levels. (more…)

How to Make a Resume: 8 Secrets to a Perfect Resume

how to make a resumeToday you will learn how to make a resume for online jobs.

What is the most important thing when you are applying for a job?

The first step you take when you have found the right job?




A resume is the most vital factor in the job application process. It becomes all the more important when you are applying for a work from home job. This is because of the following factors:

  • Difference in the process of recruitment for telecommuting jobs
  • Resume is your strongest point as you will not be going face to face in most of the jobs
  • Recruiters are very strict considering the unconventional method of applying for work from home jobs

This being said, a resume will be pivotal for any job but becomes unique and speaks a lot about you when you are applying for any job which is online. (more…)

How Much Money can you Make Working Online

how much money can you make onlineThis is the million dollar question that everybody is asking as the economy is shifting towards Telecommuting.

Well, there is a straightforward answer for this.

Yes, you can.

You can make a good income or may be even more working from home. If you are just starting out, it will take some time, but it’s possible.

I never believed that I could earn a good income without going to a job. Working from home never appealed to me as a good earning option.

But I went ahead and tried it out and here I am with a good job and high income, all in the comfort of my home.

Most of us don’t believe in the idea of high paying work from home jobs or telecommuting jobs because it sounds too good to be true. (more…)

Want to Work From Home….Here are Your Options

Want to work from home Start HereDream of working from home in your PJ’s and earn a real income?

Welcome to the new age of remote workers who make it a reality. Working from Home or Telecommuting is the way of future now with more and more companies going strong in this trend.

I started working from home in 2008, and options were very less at that time. Now the opportunities are more and more, and more people are choosing to go for remote work.

Many of my friends ask me how to work from home or which companies offer work from home positions, so I have made a long list of jobs which are remote or freelance.

Here it goes!!


Web Developer

Website development is a techie kind of job, but it’s in high demand now. (more…)

Top 25 Companies Hiring Remote Workers Regularly

Top 25 Companies Hiring Remote Workers Regularly

Everybody dreams of working from home. But the hard part is finding the companies which hire these positions.

You can easily find some companies which hire sporadically but it’s a bit of task to find companies which regularly recruit work from home people.

Telecommuting companies are increasing since last 4 years and the biggest reason for this being the better work life balance. Totally cutting back on commuting, more productivity and better quality of work are some of the high points which make remote work more lucrative option.

Finding the companies which primarily opt for remote workers is hard when there are so many scams around. When I started out working from home, it took a while to figure out which companies are authentic ones to apply for jobs. (more…)