Freelance Data Entry Work to Make Money Online

If you do a quick search then you will find that there are many freelance data entry work opportunities on the internet. Many of these freelance data entry jobs offer flexible work times. Because it is freelance online work you are your own boss and the best thing is you can work from home and make money online.

There are many small businesses or online entrepreneurs who need data entry freelancers to some work for them. Most of them don’t have (enough) the staff to do this work for them so they seek freelancers to do the data entry work for them.

Watch Out for Scam Programs!
Before we continue we must warn you first. Although there are many legit online data entry work to be found on the net, there are also people online that try to scam you.

Many of these scam programs offer data entry work for freelancers on their own website. They promise gold mountains and try to lure you into paying money to join their program.

Avoid programs where you have to pay to do work!
(Read on; later we talk about where you can find legit data entry work.)

Skills Needed to Become a Data Entry Freelancer
You have to have several skills to become a successful data entry freelancer. What you need to have are fast/accurate typing skills and in most cases good understanding of the English language. If you possess these skills then it shouldn’t be hard to find some data entry work and build a reputation as a hardworking freelancer. To make money online as a freelancer data entry worker you need of course a fast internet connection and some basic computer knowledge.

Finding Legit Work
On many of the freelance service website you can find data entry projects. Take a look on freelance service websites such as Get a Freelancer, Guru or Elance and bid on the projects.

You only have to join these websites (which is free) and you can start bidding on projects. If you are the winning bidder then you should ask the service buyer to put the money in an escrow account (upfront) this you will know that they can pay and you can start the data entry work.

Try to deliver in time and without mistakes, this way you build a reputation as a trusted freelancer. Building a good reputation is very important on freelance service websites, because most of the time the projects are offered to freelancers that have a lot of good reviews.

Avoid scams and go to freelancer service websites to find freelance data entry work. This way you can make money online without being scammed. If the site offers an escrow option, make use of it. It will protect you even more. Good luck with the job hunt!

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3 Responses to “Freelance Data Entry Work to Make Money Online”

  1. Susan on June 3rd, 2008 20:44

    This is a good list for people just starting out trying to work from home.

  2. Work At Home Data Entry (Data Entry) on July 22nd, 2008 22:16

    […] Freelance Data Entry Work to Make Money OnlineIf you do a quick search then you will find that there are many freelance data entry work opportunities on the internet. Many of these freelance data entry jobs […]

  3. m ashfak on October 31st, 2008 21:10

    dear sir,
    i am ashfak from bangladesh, i am doing data entry jobs, last two years. in my local agent. this jobs is captaher / varification coad entry.which is callect from USA , personaly i want to do sucs kind of jobs in my house. can it possible, if possible please inform me how ever it is done.