HOW TO FIND FREELANCING JOBS
Becoming a freelancer is a fast and affordable way to start making money online. Freelancing done on the side around your job, can be a good way to generate extra income. It’s affordable to start if you already have the skills and equipment to do the job.
Upwork is a marketplace that connects businesses with freelancers around the world for small or long term jobs and gigs. If you want to get started freelancing, Upwork is the easiest place to start.
Upwork jobs are segmented into two different types:
For these jobs, clients often specify a range of how many hours of weekly work they’re looking for, as well as a price range. If you are providing value to your clients, these contracts are easily expandable, resulting in more work for you and happier clients.
2. Fixed Rate
Fixed rate jobs are ones that have clear outlined, one-time deliverables.
As a beginner you should focus on simple jobs that require little to no experience, so that you don’t have to compete with experienced freelancer.
Here are some of the beginner friendly jobs on Upwork.
Some jobs posted on Upwork require someone to be in a particular country to do the job. What makes these an easy job is because it is specific and location-based and therefore it reduces the competition and increases your chances of getting hired and making money.
Language Related Jobs
One of the easiest jobs on Upwork probably involves the translation of content from one language to another. Translation is one of the most valuable skills that can make you money on Upwork and the ability to translate content from one language to another without distorting meaning is what’s expected.
Web and App Testing Jobs
Website and applications testing jobs are frequent and they are characterized by being easy, quick money and quick feedback jobs. All you need is to install and test the functionalities of the application.
Resources Based Jobs
Clients request for freelancers that have specific computer hardware, software or internet bandwidth to do a quick task on their behalf. For example, if you have access to a high-speed internet connection, you may find jobs that require quick download and re-upload of videos.
You can find jobs related to your field of study or career on Upwork, but you should expect competition from freelancers. Here is a video tutorial that can help you land your first job and build a freelancing career. What can you learn from this video tutorial?
- How to have a COMPLETE Profile that attracts clients
- FIND jobs and how to APPLY fast
- How to WRITE wining Cover letter
VIDEO creator – Josh Burns Tech