Archive for the ‘Making Money Online’ Category
I have had this podcast lying on my desktop for a little while now, with the intention of sharing it on a blog post. It’s a Duoblogger.com interview by Hendrik Kleinwächter with Matt Smith, a Google Adsense publisher that currently earns an average of US$3,000 per day from a single website – freeforeclosuredatabase.com from Google Adsense. A consistent stream of US$3,000 per day over a year would yield about US$1.1m per annum. Read More »
I am not sure if anyone has noticed but I am finding that job ads I place on freelance websites are getting record number of applications from high quality applicants. The response rate has never been this high since I started recruiting freelancers as far back as 2005. I mean the ratio of low quality applications to really high quality ones used to be about 5:1 (that is for every five low quality service providers there was a decent service provider) but now the ratio of low quality to high quality service providers I find is about 1:5 – the reverse!
I am finding it really difficult short listing candidates, let alone award projects.
Are these symptoms of the recession?
Or is there an impending glut of high quality service providers?
Whatever the situation, I am building a database of quality service providers I can contact in times of emergencies.