Freelance Tutorials - how to become successful freelancer in real world
There are many people who wants to be freelancers but
majority of them fail. Most of them don't even try on the right way, but just
register to services like a
Freelancer and quit quickly.
This article series is your guide to
successful freelance career. Articles are written by Lisa Giannetti, famous freelance writer, who finished thousands of projects online. I asked Lisa to write this series for
this web site. There is 20 tutorials and each of them covers some specific
problem in freelancer's life.
I suggest you to first read all tutorials to get complete picture of what you can expect in freelancing. Later, you can
return to them to renew knowledge and get real results in every task.
Explains why you need to consider an option to become your own boss.
Is really true that as a freelancer you can work whenever and wherever you want?
Are you really your own boss when working as a freelancer.
What and how much you need to work as a freelancer
How much you can earn as a freelancer and how to charge higher rates?
About another potential income limitation - not having positive, credible references to show prospective clients.
Every freelancer needs a good web site. Without one, very few people will consider you a professional.
To be a successful freelancer, you need to have some non technical, life skills too.
What kind of life you can expect when working as a freelancer. Find out is it acceptable for you.
Freelance job sites are the place where you can find a lot of freelance projects and easy build good reference list.
How to Use Freelance Job Sites
Browse the projects and what to do after the registration.
How to choose the most adequate items between thousands of open projects.
How to write a winning bid, and get buyer's trust.
How to decide what is right amount of your bid.
You won a project! What to do next?
Explains what is escrow account and why we need it.
How to handle buyer's feedback to protect yourself if project goes in wrong direction.
When project is finished, what to do to complete it?
Why we need to pay somebody the part of hard earned money to someone else?
The profile page is very important. See what are the main parts of great one.