Is freelancing right for you?

Is freelancing right for you?

It’s estimated that by the end of 2021, 42% of the American workforce will be freelancing.

It takes more than a stable internet connection to make a living as a freelancer. In order to make the big bucks, you’ve got to put in your time and know your stuff when it comes to selling your services.

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How to Start Freelancing – Tips for Launching a Successful Freelance Career

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  • Make sure you want to work for yourself. You have no one to rely on but yourself.
  • Network with other people in your industry and come up with ways you can help each other out.
  • Get over your fear of rejection.
  • Learn to write effective cold emails. Cold emailing is exactly what it sounds like—contacting people you don’t know without any introduction.
  • Collaborate with other agencies or freelancers
  • Join popular marketplaces. There are many freelance platforms where you can win projects and make a lot of money.

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Know your worth

When starting out as a freelancer, it can be challenging to know where to price yourself based on your knowledge and your skills in the market. To work this out, we suggest you:

  • Find your niche. This is the value freelancers bring to many companies to help meet their needs. Once they’ve developed an area of expertise, they need to learn how to communicate their value, clearly and concisely. 
  • Learn the market. After all, there’s no fun in marketing a skill that nobody wants. 
  • Monetize your skills. It’s no good freelancing if you can’t make money. Turn your talents into products or services that people can buy. 
  • Tap into your confidence. Know that what you can offer is crucial and own it. Most

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What Successful Freelancers Do Differently

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Building a close professional relationship with clients can help to pave the road towards a successful freelance career.

Building rapport with your clients can make it easier to work on projects, understand their needs and deliver projects that meet their expectations.

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How To Build Rapport With Freelance Clients: 7 Tips

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1. Take surveys online

2. Become a freelancer

3. Invest with a robo-advisor

4. Invest in real estate

5. Invest with a broker

6. Become a virtual assistant

7. Sell or rent your belongings

8. Get a cash back credit card

9. Install Money-Making apps

10. Create a blog

11. Open online savings account

12. Start a podcast 

13. Create Courses and sell 

14. Start YT channel

15. Write an E-book

16 Sell pictures (on unsplash etc)

17 Become a graphic designer

18 File your taxes online

19 Shop Online (sales and more)

20 Unsub from online services that you don't use

21. Sub to a food delivery service 

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How To Make Money Online - 21 Ways To Start Earning More Money

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