What is Freelancing and What Does it Mean to Freelance? 2021

What is freelancing?

As the technology is spread out all around the world with this people prefers remote jobs more than physical jobs. Freelancing is one of the type of the remote job. A Basic Definition. Essentially, a freelance job is one where a person works for themselves, rather than for a company. While freelancers do take on contract work for companies and organizations.

Which Skills are required for freelancing?

For starting a freelance you should have some skills. And the skills which are on demand. The thing here is you should not have multiple skills but one skill and you should be master of that skill and that skill will stand you up in such a big freelance community. Here are the skills that are on demand.

  • Graphic design
  • WordPress
  • Data Entry/Virtual Assistant
  • Creative Writing
  • Animations/Video Creation
  • Digital Marketing/Social Media Marketing
  • SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • Mobile App Development
  • Software Development
  • Website Development

Where to find Job?

When people learned a lot of soft skills like Graphic designing, WordPress and many others like that after that they actually don’t know where to find these jobs. So, here we are discussing about some websites where you can get these jobs.

Fiverr

Fiverr is the one of the biggest freelance marketplace. The Fiverr work model is ; you post a gig on Fiverr and people come on your gig who need the service which you are providing and he gave you order. I prefer you to watch videos on Youtube that how Fiverr works there are tons of videos on youtube.

Guru

Guru is also the worldwide biggest freelance market place where you can find jobs. The way of working on Guru is different from Fiverr. On Guru the client posts the job on website and freelancers bids on that job and sends proposal. This is how Guru works.

Upwork

Upwork is the best freelance marketplace. But for working on this site you should be master in your skills because the upwork have its standard. First of all it is difficult to approve the account on the upwork and after approving the second thing is to get the first order because there are many highly skilled and rated freelancers on upwork.com. But when you got your first job and you did it with good rating after that you can easily get more jobs.

Peopleperhour

This site is not to big like upwork and Fiverr but here you can get a lot of jobs. On this platform there is not too much competition as like upwork and Guru but the competition is increasing rapidly. I prefer you this site if you are a beginner.

Freelancer.com

Freelancer is an Australian freelance marketplace website, which allows potential employers to post jobs that freelancers can then bid to complete. This is also a very big freelance market place where you can find job according to your skills.

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