How do I get started freelancing?

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Founded Oct 2014

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About this hive

A place to talk about how to set up a successful freelance practice: Important resources every freelancer needs and tips on negotiation, networking, and attracting the clients you want. Got a question? Ask away!

 

 

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Lori De Milto

WANT A FREE BOOK ON HIGH-INCOME FREELANCING?

Now through December 10th you can get a FREE Kindle edition of 7 Steps to High-Income Freelancing: Get the clients you deserve. My new book ...

Anna Rose

New Member

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Sagan Morrow

5 Things You Should Know About Money Before Launching Your Biz Full-Time

Free live workshop about getting your freelancer financial ducks in order >> https://bffcourse.lpages.co/webinar-5-things-you-should-know-about-money-before-launching-your-biz-full-time/

Lori De Milto

Want to Know How Freelancers Get Great Clients?

Hi everyone. Find out what works best for freelancers in getting great clients by taking my 5-minute marketing survey. I’ll send everyone who takes the ...

How Freelancers Get the Clients they Deserve: 2016 Marketing Survey

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Manu Andreea

how do you respond when asked how much per word? what is a convenient/normal amount?

Comments
  • Amanda Northern

    Normal amounts range from .04-.50 cents per word. It's really dependent on your hourly rate ...

  • Anita Stroud

    Thanks for the information. It is much needed for this time.

Sabrina Russo

What if a client doesn't know what they want?

Hey everyone! I am really new to freelancing and picked up a client recently for whom I am working on a social media presence. The ...

Cat Daly

Mentor?

Hi everyone, I'm new here! I decided to start freelancing earlier this year, and I've been pretty lost. I have gotten some work through Upwork, ...

Comments
  • Shaiq Uddin

    Hi Cat, Going solo could be tough most of the times. I've been through the ...

  • james thackray

    Hi there your answer applies to me too. Many thanks. The link no longer works, ...

Heather Knight

New Here

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John Kufer

Essentials for starting a freelance writing business?

I want to start a freelance writing business to supplement teaching part-time. My wife and I are concerned about start-up costs. What would be the ...

3 more comments
  • Susan Evans

    Even if you do your writing as a "side line" for awhile, I would suggest ...

  • Sheree Jeanes

    Hi John--What kind of writing do you want to do? Are you thinking creative writing ...

RJ Manoa

Hey Everyone, I'm taking my first steps in starting freelancing. I want to do a video production that works on weddings, parties, small films, etc., ...

2 more comments
  • RJ Manoa

    Thank you guys! All the information you both gave is helpful!

  • Jimmy Jhon

    Hives are assembled when solo administrators unite as one with other solo administrators who have ...

tracker master

What is the main benefit of freelancing?

Actually some days before i started for freelancing work.I am a beginner in the freelance session. Actually i am working as a staff of vouchermedia ...

Voucher Media

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Comments
  • harry clone

    Hi tracker..In my point of view the big advantage is, we can earn more money ...

  • Event eca

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JAI SHARMA

Guidance

Hello everyone.I'm new here and i wanted some guidance about how to start freelancing.Any beginners advice or tips about getting started.

Comments
  • howard johnson

    Hello JAI, Firstly, I am also a newbie. So, in reply to Your request, I ...

  • Corinne Casella

    Hey Jai. A newbie over here as well. I got my first client by accident ...

Laura Murphy

Rejected....

I guess when I get rejected – even if it's from something I really want – I tend to just move on. I've always thought ...

You were rejected: Should you reapply?

You tried. You tried really, really hard. You got your materials together, wrote a killer ...

https://www.freelancersunion.org...

Pooja Yadav

Hey everyone.. I am new to freelancing and i am not understanding how to start with this... Can anyone please help me into this.. I ...

james thackray

https://www.freelancer.com

Hi does anyone have experience as a supplier on https://www.freelancer.com?

Robert Campopiano

New Freelancer

I'm a new freelancer and any advice, tips and insights would be very welcome. If I can help anyone, let me know.

Byron Forster

Hello

I'm new to both the freelancers union and freelancing as a business. It would be awesome to gain some guidance or tips on freelancing for ...

Gab White

Hi all! One of my biggest pains getting started as freelancer was finding those first clients that trusted me when my portfolio was still small. ...

32 more comments
  • Cat Daly

    Can I have a code? Is this still active?

  • margo Lovett

    Hi Gab, I am brand new to Freelancing but have 5 years of experience. Indeed, ...

Nathan Houstman

Making the Switch

I was unemployed for the better part of last year and started freelance web design between my full-time jobs. I freelance on the side today, ...

4 more comments
  • Susan Evans

    I worked side jobs while employed for "pin money," but that turned out to set ...

  • Charles Smart

    Nate, I just tried unsuccessfully to look at your website. Firefox wouldn't let me connect ...

Emily LeBar

Hello everyone! I'm brand new to this site and the freelancing world. I want to become a freelance writer. I would love some guidance as ...

Lori De Milto

WANT A FREE BOOK ON HIGH-INCOME FREELANCING?

Now through December 10th you can get a FREE Kindle edition of 7 Steps to High-Income Freelancing: Get the clients you deserve. My new book ...

Anna Rose

New Member

I am new Here. an working for Hire Laptops UK

Laptop Rental - Laptop Hire in UK, Wales, Ireland and Scotland | Hire Laptops

HireLaptops.co.uk is offering Rental Laptops and Notebook Hire in UK, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Liverpool, ...

http://www.hirelaptops.co.uk/

Sabrina Russo

What if a client doesn't know what they want?

Hey everyone! I am really new to freelancing and picked up a client recently for whom I am working on a social media presence. The ...

Cat Daly

Mentor?

Hi everyone, I'm new here! I decided to start freelancing earlier this year, and I've been pretty lost. I have gotten some work through Upwork, ...

Comments
  • Shaiq Uddin

    Hi Cat, Going solo could be tough most of the times. I've been through the ...

  • james thackray

    Hi there your answer applies to me too. Many thanks. The link no longer works, ...

tracker master

What is the main benefit of freelancing?

Actually some days before i started for freelancing work.I am a beginner in the freelance session. Actually i am working as a staff of vouchermedia ...

Voucher Media

Promo Codes or Money off Coupons are very similar in nature, however there are some ...

https://www.vouchermedia.com/

Comments
  • harry clone

    Hi tracker..In my point of view the big advantage is, we can earn more money ...

  • Event eca

    Such a great post to know different useful information. http://eventeca.com/

james thackray

https://www.freelancer.com

Hi does anyone have experience as a supplier on https://www.freelancer.com?

Robert Campopiano

New Freelancer

I'm a new freelancer and any advice, tips and insights would be very welcome. If I can help anyone, let me know.