How to Start Working as a Successful Freelancer

by Joan Mullally, Evelyn Trimborn and Carolyn Stone

Are you eager to earn a regular income on the Internet?

Are you sure you have the skills to be your own boss, but just don’t know where to start?

Do you know you have what it takes to be a top coach or consultant, but aren’t sure how to land the high-paying clients?

All of these opportunities, and MORE, are available to you once you become a freelancer online.

In this guide, the authors, experienced freelancers for many years, give you the benefit of their experience in order to teach you how to go after the ‘low hanging fruit’ and start bringing in extra income as a freelancer using your talents and skills to build your ideal career. We are not talking about get-rich-quick schemes, which usually mean you end up going broke fast. This guide discusses 10 of top legitimate freelancing opportunities available online:

1-Content Writing
2-Blogging
3-Ghostwriting
4-Copywriting
5-Programming
6-Web Work
7-Graphic Design
8-Digital Photography/Digital Video and Audio Creation
9-Coaching
10-Consulting

and how to get started, from creating a great professional profile, to the do’s and don’t’s of the top freelancing marketplaces.

Freelancing can be a very competitive world due to so many lay-offs, but the truth is that companies still need reliable workers with solid skills to help them plug the gaps in their staffing, and continue to grow in their industry. Get seen at the right freelancing sites, show your great portfolio, excellent testimonials and reviews, and a can-do attitude, and you will reap the rewards.

It may be difficult to stay positive about your prospects when there is so much you feel you don’t know about online freelancing. This guide covers the many questions we typically get from new freelancers, such as:

Will I get paid for all my hard work?
How will I get paid?
Where are the best places to find work as a freelancer?
Can the clients I locate be trusted?

This guide will answer all these questions, and more.

Some of you might be experiencing self-doubt at the prospect of working as a freelancer. You might be wondering:

*Are your skills good enough to work as a freelancer?

*Would you be ready to handle any unexpected situations in the course of a project?

*Are you organized enough to handle a variety of assignments?

*What should you do in the event of a difficult client, or one who tries to avoid paying?

This guide handles all of these difficult questions, and more.

This guide is designed to help you avoid the most common mistakes that new freelancers make, so that you can get excellent assignments and great clients, and make money from your freelancing, with a minimum amount of fuss or problems.

Rather than stumbling in blindly, this guide will discuss in detail what you can expect if you begin working in one or more of the top 10 freelancing opportunities on the Internet.

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HOW TO START AS A SUCCESSFUL FREELANCER ON THE INTERNET

Evelyn Trimborn
Joan Mullally
Carolyn Stone

TABLE OF CONTENTS

WHAT’S IN THIS GUIDE

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1: WHY FREELANCE?

CHAPTER 2: AN OVERVIEW OF THE TOP 10 FREELANCING OPPORTUNITIES ON THE INTERNET

CHAPTER 3: WRITING WORK – CONTENT WRITING

CHAPTER 4: WRITING WORK – BLOGGING

CHAPTER 5: GHOSTWRITING

CHAPTER 6: COPYWRITING

CHAPTER 7: PROGRAMMING

CHAPTER 8: WEB WORK

CHAPTER 9: GRAPHIC DESIGN

CHAPTER 10: DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO/AUDIO

CHAPTER 11: COACHING

CHAPTER 12: CONSULTING

CHAPTER 13: GETTING SET UP AS A SUCCESSFUL FREELANCER
CONCLUSION

FURTHER READING

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Joan Mullally and Evelyn Trimborn are two of the co-founders of Accent Marketing Group, Inc. and editors and writers for the popular marketing blog at the site. They are the authors of over 60 step-by-step guides on a variety of topics.

Carolyn Stone is one of the main writers and editors for Healthful-Goddess.com and has worked as a freelancer.

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