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30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success by Gail Z. Martin

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14Where the Work Is: Virtual Freelancing Hotspots

According to tradition, legendary bank robber Willie Sutton was once asked why he robbed banks. “Because that’s where the money is,” Sutton is reported to have said.

“Sutton’s Law” applies as well to finding virtual freelancing jobs. Why go to sites like Elance.com and Guru? Because that’s where the jobs are—and where you’ll find a diverse and remarkably skilled and affordable labor market to tackle your own overflow projects.

Not only do these online job marketplaces offer projects for self-employed specialists, but they’re also a great place to find the extra help you need to grow your business on a project-by-project basis.

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