Just got laid off, any Internet work? - Page 10 Originally Posted by pubba Sorry for the thread bump, but thought I would share an update in case anyone is on the fence re: trying online work.I thought it might be a good way to earn some pocket money on the side, but since starting in the middle of March (when waiting for my daughter to be born), it's quickly become a better income than my teaching job. I'm seriously considering quitting my job and doing it full-time until my kid is old enough to start school (4-5 years).Textbroker started out pretty slow, and I was only making 40-60 euro a week, but then I was invited to join a big project for eBay Australia, writing item descriptions. That work was a bit tedious, but payed just over 300 euro! I was hooked..Since then I have done another big project for an online toy store and am currently in a team writing (boring) user guides for ebay.uk.
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