How to start freelancing with no experience

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By: Shahzad Arsi

It’s no secret that the freelance market is booming and with good reason.

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There are so many opportunities out there for those who are willing to put in the work.

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Not everyone is born with the skill set to be a freelancer, which means you need to start somewhere.

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What Is Freelancing?

Freelancing is the act of providing your services to other people without being bound by a contract or a set schedule.

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What Are The Benefits of Freelancing?

The ability to set your own hours, work from anywhere and make more money than you would work a traditional job.

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How Do You Start Freelancing?

First, make sure you have a good portfolio of work that showcases your skills and abilities. 

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1. Start by researching the different types of freelancing that are available to you.

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2. Contact potential clients and ask if they are interested in working with a freelancer.

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3. Establish a price range and work within that range with all clients.

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4. Be available to work on short notice, and be prepared to offer flexible hours.

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5. List your gig/service in marketplace like Upwork, Fiverr, people per hour etc

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