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I’m Roshan Jerad Perera, a freelance writer/blogger and the founder at FreelancingHacks.com. My goal is to help other people get started in freelancing and guide them toward a successful career and financial freedom.
How Tos

The Best Way To Quit Your Job & Start Freelancing – In 6 Steps

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Do you hate Mondays?

Do you hate having to answer to your boss every day?

Then you’re probably already dreaming of leaving your job, right?

Well, if you’re looking for the best way to safely quit your job without taking any risks, you’ve come to the right place.

In this article, I will show you a simple 6 step process you can follow to leave your job while also creating a proper strategy to cover your expenses and pay your bills to get started on freelancing.

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How Tos

14 Quick Ways To Find Freelance Jobs Right Now

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Struggling to find freelance jobs?

Tired of competing with freelancers on UpWork?

Don’t worry, by the time you’re done reading this article, you’ll have many options to find freelance work online.

Only freelancers would understand the real struggle that goes on the other side of the computer screens. Despite what most people think, it’s not always a walk in the park for freelancers.

One week you make $1,000 and the next week you’ve got no jobs to work on. It happens to the best of us. But, the question is: What are you willing to do about it?

Are you going to wait for a client to contact you and hand over a job on a silver platter? Or are you going to buckle down and look for your next freelancing job?

You’ve got to work hard to consistently find work in the freelancing world. Here are a few strategies to make that work a little easier.

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Interviews

Interview: Joe Daley On How To Get Started In Freelancing & How To Stand Out As A Freelancer

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How do you stand out as a freelancer? How do you beat the competition and win new clients?

In this interview, Joe Daley, the founder of FreelanceMyWay, joins me to talk about these questions and more.

Joe Daley is a serial entrepreneur with experience that goes back to 1999. He’s been building all kinds of businesses from selling wholesale products to building anti-spyware software, greeting card websites, and more for many years.

His latest venture is a brand new freelance marketplace called FreelanceMyWay. Which he plans on using as a platform to solve many of the issues freelancers currently have with other popular marketplaces.

Joe is also the founder of LogoMyWay a crowdsourcing website where freelancers get to show their skills and compete to win prizes for the best design.

As you can imagine, Joe has years of experience working with freelancers and building businesses. He shared great advice for freelancers on how to stand out as and how to get started as a freelancer.

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Freelance Tips

10 Easy Ways Freelance Illustrators Can Make Money Online

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One of the most difficult things about being a freelance artist is finding work.

Finding freelance illustration jobs online is not an easy task either. Search any popular freelance platform and you’ll find less than 100 outdated job postings for illustrators.

No need to be discouraged. There are many different ways you can make money online as an illustrator.

In this post, I’ll show you some of the ways other freelance illustrators make money online. And prove to you that you can really make money drawing and selling your art online.

Keep reading to find out how.

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Must Reads

20 Mind-Blowing Freelancing Statistics That Prove Remote Work Is The Future

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Is freelancing just a hot trend or a great way to build a profitable career? What’s the future of freelancing going to be like? Will there be freelancers by 2027? Let’s find out.

One of the biggest questions beginning freelancers have is whether or not freelancing is a good choice for a long-term career. Well, I can go and on about how profitable freelancing is, how everyone will be working from home in the future, or why it’s better than working at Apple.

Instead, I decided to gather some evidence and prove to you that freelancing is a more stable way to work than most other jobs. Here’s proof.

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How Tos

How Much Should I Charge? 4 Ways To Calculate Your Freelance Rates

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Figuring out the right price to ask your clients is one of the first challenges you come across as a beginning freelancer.

How you calculate your freelance rates is important because your price has to be just right to win your clients. Because if your price is too high, the client may never respond to your proposal. If you charge too low, the client will suspect and think of you as a cheap amateur freelancer.

There’s no need to make this a problem. Whether you’re a beginning freelance writer, designer, developer, or a marketer, there are a few tricks you can use to figure out the ideal price for your freelance services. And I’ll show you how.

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