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What are 5 Freelancing Tips for Beginners?

Have you been thinking of working from home but don't know where to start? I'll be giving you 5 Freelancing Tips.

5 Freelancing Tips for Beginners

1. Knowing and defining your professional skills

Before starting your freelancing career you should know what skills you can offer to clients.

It can be data entry or transcriptionist or any skills that you got. Whatever that skill you got, the key to winning in freelancing is to find a skill you're good at and has enough high demand in the market.

2. Building your portfolio

After defining your skills, you can now show off your portfolio to attract clients.

Don't be afraid if you only have 1 or 2 portfolios, as long as you have a quality output that makes a client attract. Creating a portfolio is proof to your client of what you are good at.

3. Building your profile on a freelancing platform

When you are done building your portfolio, you can now build your profile on a freelancing platform.

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Include in your freelancing platform all your portfolio to showcase your skills. It is one way that clients want to choose you.

Here are a few lists of onlinejobs that you can start creating your freelancing profile and your first step in your freelancing journey.

  1. Upwork
  2. Onlinejobs
  3. PeoplePerHour
  4. Hubstaff

4. Set Goals

When you are starting your journey as a freelancer you have to set your goals for what you are going to accomplish. Your one primary goal is how you will make enough money to support yourself. How will you charge yourself for every client you will get, how many projects you need every month and how many clients can you work on.

5. Develop your Freelancing Brand

Your brand is your number one identity, it will be your 1st step to show clients why you are the best freelancer to hire.

Keep updating your websites, blogs, social media accounts, and portfolios to show off your best skills. When sending your pitch email, always include links to your website, Linkedin and your relevant work samples.

What's Next?

Now that you are ready to tackle the world of Freelancing with a lot of dedication and hard work. You can now create a profitable and successful career in freelancing.

This content reflects the personal opinions of the author. It is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and should not be substituted for impartial fact or advice in legal, political, or personal matters.

© 2021 Veven Juanir

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