Vital things to consider as freelancer
Freelancing isn’t for everyone, this type of work is uncertain but also difficult to balance work from your everyday life.
If you really into it and want to become a freelancer full and/or part time, you better consider following...
1. Your Rate
Don't work for free, no-matter who your employer is. Peoples tends to underestimate your worth and talent.
2. Always Have a Contract
Freelancing is a risky business, always have a contract or a project going on that returns income at the end of the month
3. Keep a Regular Schedule
It sounds simple but most freelancers know that it’s not as easy as it seems. That’s why it’s so important to plan your schedule and stick to it.
Scheduling allows you to:
a. Meet important deadlines
b. Give each client the attention they deserve
4. Be the Expert - Find New Clients
It is vital to position yourself as an expert in your space and share your knowledge with anyone who will listen.
Here are some ways you can market yourself and your specialized skills for little to no cost:
a. In-person networking
b. Keep your social media profiles up-to-date
c. Speak at events