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Steps to Getting Started as a Freelancer

March 25, 2018
Author: Brooke Moore

Becoming a freelancer is a fast and affordable way to start earning an income from home. Especially if you freelance a skill you already have, you can get started offering your services today with FreelancerMax.com.

What is a freelancer?

A freelancer is someone who offers their services for a fee and usually with no expectation of being a permanent client, although the working relationship can be on-going.

Why would you want to freelance?

There are several reasons to start freelancing:

  • Freelance can be done on the side around your job.

  • It is a way to generate extra income to pay off debt or save for a rainy day.

  • It's affordable to start if you already have the skills and equipment to do the job.

  • You can start quickly. As soon as you find a client, you can start getting paid to freelance.

  • It allows for greater independence over a job.

  • It's often flexible, allowing you to work part-time or during off-business hours.

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What kind of work do freelancers do?

Nearly any kind of service provided to another business can be offered on a freelance basis.

Some common freelance jobs include:

  • Freelance writing

  • Freelance software development

  • Freelance web design

  • Freelance virtual assistant or virtual professional

  • Freelance bookkeeper

  • Marketing/PR services or social media manager

  • Legal

What do you need to get started as a freelancer?

To freelance, you need to have a skill you can offer to potential clients.

Most people draw on their employment experience offering services using talents they already have. Along with a service, some things to consider putting together include:

  • A business plan. While you may not be setting up an official home business, you still need a plan that outlines what service you'll provide, the market you'll cater too, and marketing strategies.

  • A website that tells about you and your services, and includes a portfolio of your work, and testimonials. FreelancerMax.com provides you the starting blocks to get started Freelancing.

  • A menu of services and your freelance rates

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Where do you find freelance work?

At FreelancerMax.com, we connect job seekers across the U.S. with unique career opportunities in the digital space. Work on what you want, when you want, from wherever you want. Happy hunting!



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Sue C.

Great article, Thanks for the insight.


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