Are you looking to start freelancing career? If your answer is “YES” then congratulations you are at right place. 🙂 Now if you want to have a bit more control and freedom in your professional life, freelancing is an attractive option.
Nowadays, lot of the people are leaving their govt. and private sector jobs and started their career as a freelancer, and they are making millions from freelancing career. According to the freelance statistics for 2020, 1 in 4 freelancers had left their job to start freelancing. 60% of them are earning more than when they had an employer. The freelance community is certainly growing day by day.
With the large reputation, it’s imperative to prepare yourself to be a professional freelancer. Use this guide to understand what freelancing is, how to find companies and jobs hiring, and the characteristics needed to succeed as a freelancer.
What is freelancing?
Freelancing is one of the easiest & fastest way to start working for yourself. A freelancer is a self-employed person who offers services to clients according to his needs; these services may be related to:
- Graphic Designing
- Digital Marketing
- Social Media Manager
- Web Design / Development
- Video & Animation
- Writing & Translation
- Accounting / Book keeping
- Project Management
- Programming & Tech
- Virtual Assistant etc.
For more details about what is freelancing? watch these videos:
There are different freelancing websites dedicated to helping freelancers like you, but some of best are listed below:
For beginners i personally recommend to start your freelancing career from fiverr, rest depend on your interest, with the passage of time explore one by one.
What is Fiverr?
Fiverr is the world’s largest online marketplace for digital / freelance services. Founded in 2010 and this company provides a platform for freelancers to offer services to customers worldwide. Simply we can say that Fiverr connects businesses with freelancers offering digital services in 250+ categories. Fiverr enables you to browse the selection of freelancers offering services, and to place orders in just one click. A service offered on Fiverr is called a Gig.
What is Gig?
Gig mean the service you provide or you can do. Let’s suppose you are a graphic designer, you make a gig that you “can design a logo, business card or something else in graphic designing in just $5” Or you are a web developer, Android developer or any service you can do. Just a make a Gig of that service on Fiverr and you will get a lot of orders.
Don’t worry, in the below playlist I will guide you that how to create account on fiverr, how to create gig and how to communicate with client and much more. So don’t waste your time anymore start your freelancing career right now! Best of Luck…