Freelancing carreer or Side huslte

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freelancing is a career or a side hustle. It can be either. If you are just starting out or working part-time, then it’s probably only going to be a side hustle. You get out of it what you put into it. It’s a business and if you treat it like a business, you market yourself and your services, you pitch your services on freelancing website , you are at it every single working day and night, consistently. Then you can transform this side hustle into a full-time career to earn well. Freelancing is not a get-rich-quick scheme. it take time and effort to get your first client. You will not be an overnight success, or, at least it’s unlikely.

If you only freelance on the third-party freelance platforms, it’s probably only going to remain a side hustle. You have to learn how to find and pitch your own work out of the sites. That’s how most freelancers earn a real living doing what they do. They treat freelancing as a business — a real business. That means you must have many titles

You are the accountant, the sales , customer service , writer (if your skill is writing, or IT or fill in the blank if it’s something else). You’re also the marketing and advertising department you need to put in all that extra effort and get it done.

It takes time to build a successful business, but it is possible. So, if you’re not freelancing now, but you want to start, then here’s a tip. Don’t quit your day job until your freelance earnings equal or exceed (consistently) what you need to survive and thrive on a monthly basis. The reason is simple

Freelance earnings fluctuate from one month to the next. They are not consistent. So, you have to understand that during the months of abundance — that’s when you need to dump as much of that extra money into savings as possible because the leaner months might be right around the corner. Understand this and prepare for it and you’ll be well on your way.nd more. It’s a lot of work, but if you want the freedom that freelance offers and you want to create a full-time living with it, then you will

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