Freelancing is a great way to make money in these epidemics, but there are three things a freelancer needs to do before starting a new career. The top three things that everyone has to keep in mind before start working on any freelancing platforms such as UpWork, Fiverr, freelancer, Peopleperhour, Guru, and others.
TOP 3 Things to do before Freelancing
- Skills Identification
- Build Portfolio
- Improve Communication
Every career requires some skills which are interpreted as services, web developer needs web development skills to build a site. First, identify the skills you can sell as a service. It may be your hobby or interest. Just like a photographer can sell photos, if these photos are his products, what will be his skills? So photographs need editing if photographs can be sold that’s mean this photographer has the best photo editing skills. He can sell this skill as service on any freelancing site like UpWork, Fiverr, PeoplePerHour, Guru, Freelancer.pk, and Others.
You have enough knowledge of the skills that you want to serve as a service. If you have computer-related works so you should have a PC to complete the task given by the buyer. This point has a vital role in Freelance career.
Well, now you have the skills to sell as a service but if buyers want to check your previous work before hiring you then how will you convince them. The buyer will be impressed with the attractive portfolio. So, work hard to build a portfolio and share it with all your buyers. It can be a means of identifying you and attracting buyers to you. The buyer is more likely to be interested in your work than to talk too much.
Communication will describe your perfection and Professionalism in tasks given by buyers. It will help you and your buyer in understanding the project. Try to respond in time. Replying in time with relevant answers is important to impress the clients. Irrelevant answers like when the buyer asks a photographer about product photography and he replies with information about any event he covered then it will irrelevant answer, will not impress the client and client will give the project to another seller.