1751 posts I create things I wish existed
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cyzer
says

self-employed freelancer

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revaxarts
says

Thanks for the quick answers!

I guess Ill get these answers:
  • Unemployed: ...
  • Freelance: “A friend of my uncles college needs a homepage…”
  • Mummy makes breakfast: “No girlfriend?”

I like to explain it but in as short as possible

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infuse01
says

What about Webpreneur? Might be more confusing than anything else :-D

No, to be serious – I would go with self-employed – thats what you do and what describes it the best. You get the respect and there shouldn’t be any question left except of “what exactly do you do?” ^^

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EAMejia
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Unemployed.

I agree with you 8-)

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dorde
says

Unemployed.
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self-employed freelancer
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Depends who ask me :zipped:
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CodeLion
says

Self-Unemployed :D

i never been in that situation but i guess the best answer is self-employed or web-entrepreneur.

it really depends on who asks you.

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VF
says

Used to say “working from home as web designer” but a few times received replies like “do you get remuneration?” in a doubtful way and later saying only Self Employed. There is another set of people, for them I have to say “computer work” :P

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solybarr
says

I often get ask how I earn my money or what my job is. I’ve serious problems to describe it in few words. Often I get responses like “you do homepages?” or ”$ 15,- for over a month of work?” or “Can you check my PC, some strange things going on?” How do you explain your job as author to people with no sense for digital media? A one sentence solution would be perfect ;)
@revaxarts.. You MAKE and SELL digital goods! And from your elite badge, youre very good at it.. no unemployed!!!! never ! :)
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miseld
says

Responsible Freelancer

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cooledition
says

i always say:

“i sell designs on the Internet”

“i’m a freelance designer”

“I’m my own boss”

“I make money while you and me sleep”

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