What is Freelancing? Freelancing Career Guidelines
Freelancing and outsourcing have greatly reduced the employment demand of a large number of unemployed people in the World as well as Bangladesh. It is a profession where there is no set time to work. You can work whenever you want, wherever you want.
Here you just need to master a certain field. The scope of freelancing and outsourcing is very large. It covers all areas of graphics design, from photo editing to video making, video editing. You will also find many jobs here, including web design, coding, animation making, and blogging.
However, we will cover everything in this article. What we are talking about here is Freelancing and Freelancing and Outsourcing Career Guidelines. So let’s get started without delay.
What is freelancing? (What is Freelancing?)
Freelancing is basically a profession where you can earn money by doing different kinds of work through internet. It’s like a normal job, but the difference is that here you can work independently.
It turns out you don’t want to work now; You don’t. You can do it again whenever you want. There is no fixed office time. Then you don’t have any specific employer here. When you hire a buyer, he is your employer.
There is another difference here from the ordinary job. That is the place of work. There is no specific office for freelancing. Basically your home is your office.
Sitting here you can work with buyers from different countries. In the case of Freelancing, you can easily work for a higher salary than many government and private jobs if you have enough skills.
We all know that skills are not valued in our country; But in foreign countries. You can earn twice / three times as much as in Bangladesh by working with buyers from those countries.
What skills do you need to do freelancing? (What are the skills do you need for Freelancing?)
Many people are confused as to whether I can really do Freelancing. What things are needed for this job? In fact, it doesn’t take much to get started. The first thing you need is willpower and patience. If you have these, you will succeed in this sector instantly.
In addition, you will need skills to communicate with the client and to know how to operate English. Good internet related ideas and the ability to find different resources from Google and YouTube will help you a lot in this regard. These are the essentials that will make you eligible for freelancing.
How to start freelancing? (How to start Freelancing)
The question for everyone is how to start freelancing. So in order to enter this profession, you must first acquire skills in a certain subject. In this case, you will choose the job that interests you the most.
As a result, you will be able to go as far as you want to work in your desired sector. For example, suppose you choose the Graphics Design section for freelancing. This work is the work of creative people. Not everyone can design.
So before you choose this, you will see how you are doing this job, how you are interested in this graphics design. If all else fails, get ideas from others. For example: designing banners, cover pages, leaflets, posters, logos etc.
You can learn these on your own by searching for resources on Google or YouTube, and if you want, there are various courses that you can do online. It all depends on your will.
So after learning to work, it is time to work. In order to work, you must first open an account on a Freelancing Platform.
There are many such platforms at present. Such as: Fiverr, Freelancer, Upwork etc. After opening the account, it has to be decorated nicely. In the same way that different products are arranged in the store, your work should be arranged in the form of portfolio in different marketplaces (Marketplaces). After that just waiting for the first job.
In fact, the first step in every task is a little difficult. The case of freelancing is no different. In this case too, it is a little difficult to get the first job. However, it is much easier to get a job through someone’s reference here. In that case you can take the help of a known freelancer.
Freelancers have a large community in Bangladesh. You can also get help from there. Once the first job is found, there is no shortage of work. But for that you have to maintain the quality of your work, you have to satisfy your client.
How newcomers can come into the freelancing profession
If I think back to 2010, I wonder how we worked and how we learned to work at that time. In the space of 10 years, it has become easier for newcomers to enter the world of freelancing.
At that time, around 2010, most people did not have computers in their homes. Under the auspices of the present government, it has become much easier now.
So newcomers to the world of freelancing are no longer a problem. All the information about freelancing is available on the internet. You can find out more about this on Google or YouTube.
Moreover, there are many good training centers, starting from various online courses of professional quality; Where you can gain skills by training.
But one thing is for sure. Freelancing is not a profession where you can earn a very good income just by working for one month.
You just have to be more discriminating with the help you render toward other people. Although the path is difficult and difficult, if you have the will and morale, it will not be a problem for you.
How to learn freelancing?
Many people make mistakes in this regard. Let’s try to understand the subject through an example. Suppose you joined a bank as a banker after completing your academic studies. On the other hand, another friend of yours joined a multinational company as an accountant.
If I were to say that you are both employed; Will the word be false then? No, that would not be a lie. Again if I say you are a banker and your friend is an accountant, would that be a lie? No, it won’t.
The above two words are absolutely true and unadulterated. The fact is that the two of you have different titles, but you are both employed.
Similarly, in the world of freelancing, some are graphic designers, some are web designers and some are digital marketers. Everyone has a different title but everyone is a freelancer.
Now if I ask you how to learn to work – do you have any good answers? Certainly not.
Similarly freelancing is not really something to learn. You just have to be more discriminating with the help you render toward other people. Only then can you do freelancing.
How to start freelancing?
To start freelancing, you must first acquire a very good quality of any one skill. Suppose you have a very good command of web design and development.
Now you need to create an account in any freelancing marketplace. After creating an account you should try your best to get an order.
Honestly, no one is too keen on hiring a new web designer. And so if you have some good reviews on your profile, you don’t have to rush to get a job anymore.
How to get a job in the freelancing market?
If you want to get a job in the freelancing market, you must follow some rules. One thing to keep in mind is that there are many freelancers in the freelancing marketplaces. Why would a client give you the job?
For that you must be good at very good quality communication system. Moreover, you have to complete the work that the client will pay for very well.
Remember, the better the relationship with the buyer, the more beautiful your freelancing career will be. So be sure to try to build a good relationship with each buyer.
The benefits of freelancing
The benefits of freelancing cannot be overstated. However, the most important benefits are described below:
Freedom of time
It has already been said that you will be able to work on time according to your convenience. It all depends on you. If you don’t want to work now, no one will force you to work now.
Freedom of work
You can choose your own work. You can choose the job that you like best and you can do that job as long as you want.
Fix your own salary
You can choose your own payment rate (Payment Rate). Almost every marketplace has the opportunity to specify its own payment rate. Here you will find a job that suits you.
Opportunity to work with different organizations.
In the case of freelancing, you can work with different organizations or clients in different countries without working in a specific organization. In this case also the choice of client (client) or organization is entirely up to you.
Opportunities for team work
In addition to working individually, you will also get the opportunity to work in a group.
Opportunity to study as well as work
If you want this job you can take full time (Full Time) and also you can work as part time (Part Time). So you can do this without any hassle even while you are a student.
Work environment like your own mind
If you want, you can make a workstation as you wish to work. You can create your own workspace.
Difficulties of Freelancing
There are also some drawbacks to freelancing. Health issues are more important in this case. Let’s take a look at the disadvantages
Freelancers have to work in the same place for a long time. This can lead to various physical problems including pain in different parts of the body including the waist and neck.
You have to sit in front of the computer for a long time. So in most cases freelancers have eye problems.
In this case all the work has to be done sitting at home. As a result, people become depressed through loneliness which can later turn into big things.
Freelancers often face various sleep problems. Because it is seen in our country when it is night, in client’s country it is day.
People of this profession do not get much touch of the sun because they do not go out much. In that case vitamin D deficiency is no exception.
This was a detailed discussion on Freelancing and Outsourcing. Everything has its ups and downs. In this case too, there are both good and bad aspects which we have discussed in detail. Here are some tips to help you avoid the hassle of freelancing.
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