Here is a list of common work at home terms and their definitions.
- A person who markets a merchant's service or product and is paid a
commission on a sale. Common affiliate marketplaces are ClickBank, CJ,
Article Marketing - An individual who writes
articles related to their business and submit them to various article
directories or niche websites.
Blog - An online journal. It's
much more than sharing your personal experiences or thoughts. It is now
largely used by corporate websites and people promoting their business.
Cold Calling - It's the process of making unsolicited calls to potential customers.
Sales - An individual who promotes and deals with customers directly in
selling of their products. This can be done via home parties,
one-on-one home product demonstrations or through other contact
settings. In many Direct Sales companies it's not necessary to recruit
to earn an income.
Downline - In multilevel marketing (MLM) it is people who you have referred.
Drop Shipping - The seller accepts the payment, but the customer receives the product directly from the manufacturer.
Freelancer - A worker who is not committed to any one employer.
Home-Based - To work from home, but may have to travel to provide their service.
Contractor - A person who is not an employee of the company, but one
provides a service for the company under a written contract or
agreement. It is also someone who is self-employed.
Multilevel Marketing/MLM - It is a system which involves recruiting of distributors to sell a product or service.
- Connecting offline or online in various social settings with other
business-minded people in sharing common interests or uncovering new
RSS - Rich Site Summary or Really Simple
Syndication is a format for delivering regularly changing web content.
It is often seen on blogs, news-related websites and forums.
Engine Optimization/SEO - It's the process of making a site and its
content rank highly in search engines using keywords or keyword phrases
relevant to a site's content.
SAHM/SAHD - Acronym for stay at home mom or stay at home dad.
- To work at home (WAH) or another remote location that is not your
employer's place of business using a computer, Internet, phone or fax.
Other terms include WFH (work from home), remote, virtual, and telework.
Upline - In multilevel marketing (MLM) the person who referred you also known as your sponsor.
Virtual Assistant/VA - Provides administrative, clerical, technical or managerial services for clients from their own home.
2.0 - A second generation trend in Internet based services that
involvesblogging, social media, wikis, social bookmarking, podcasts,
RSS feeds etc.
WAHM/WAHD - Acronym for work at home mom and work at home dad.