How to Earn Money Online
Everyone want to know “How to Earn Money Online” and how to get the freedom of working from the comfort of their home with flexible hours and no stress of being supervised. Everyone want to save the time and fuel required to travel to your office. It is possible only if you have some skills with laptops and internet then you can get all this via freelancing. In freelance you can work at home by taking or getting order from clients relevant to your expertise area globally. Freelancing gives you an opportunity to become your own boss.
For this you need to identify your expertise in an area, then you need to set up an account on a website for freelancers, publish your gig, get order and after that get paid from clients against work done by you.
I will tell you five websites that helps you in making money online as a freelancer.
I have hardly come across a freelancer that does not know of Fiverr. Fiverr is world’s leading platform for freelancers to connect with companies. It starts at $5 per job. Fiverr is among the top 100 most popular websites in the United States. You can sell any service at this website. For example, you can offer gigs such as social media services or create drawings.
Upwork is a one of the best platform for the freelancers that is why it has more than twelve million registered freelancers right now. You can offer your professional skill at this website. Here more than five millions clients registered and looking for services relevant to their interest. Upwork allows the clients to take interview, hire and then work with freelancers on its own platform. After getting orders clients and freelancers get updates time to time progress of their work. In order to speed up the process of finding freelancers, it has a chat platform. Three million jobs are posted annually on this freelancing platform. You can start here by create a profile and then find a job you want. Submit your proposal.
If you have skills related to SEO, web project or software engineering then this platform is for you. This site incorporates a tool named as WorkStream. This tool organizes payment, communication, and management all in one place and helps to maximize business side of your work. You are allowed to send up to 15 proposals for work before you sign up for a premium plan. You can find jobs by browsing and also you can get email notifications for new openings.
Guru works by offering commissioned work to freelancers. Create your profile and submit quotes to open jobs. Employers will review your quote and then choose to hire you. So, make sure you submit a compelling quote. You can choose to be paid hourly and you can also break down your job into milestones and set payment for each milestone. If you choose the method of recurring payments then you will be choosing whether to be paid weekly or monthly or quarterly. You can also choose to be paid per task. You will have to payment options which are paying invoices alone or through Guru’s Safe pay option which is known to be more secure.
This website is an exclusive platform for designers. Instead of browsing through the portfolios and resumes, clients crowd-source their projects and set a budget. They give instructions regarding the project. Freelance designers read the project brief and submit their design. The client takes a week to choose the best design and the designer whose design gets selected, gets paid.
This really creates a sense of competition and helps a designer work towards enhancing their creativity.
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