Freelance jobs are getting more and more popular by the day. They help in making that extra money which helps you in various ways. Plus, with the vast options that they provide, you can do whatever you want that makes you happy. Many people treat these jobs as a hobby, to extra money or like a complete home – job.
To help you get these jobs, you have to create a killer profiles which helps you attract potential job providers. You should also understand that you are responsible to do all the needed advertisement manually. Your profile would need following information:
1. Give yourself a nick name:
You will be required to submit a proper identification. With this ID, you will be known-by on the freelancing website. Hence, decide the best possible nick name for your freelance profile by which you want to be known.
2. Manage your skills properly:
On this freelance profile, make sure that you give your proper and most efficient skill set. This will make job hunting easy for you and will also help related job providers to seek you out faster.
Try and elaborate on your SWOT making it easier to enhance your freelance profile. Be clear on what you want to do and don’t want to do and what you can and cannot do as well. This will further help the seekers.
3. Pass the skill test:
Many freelancing sites ask you to pass some skills tests. For example, you might be asked to pass the English test, readiness test, test related to technology (as per your job specification) and so on. Try and secure really good marks as it will benefit you further.
4. Previous work:
Choose at least three published examples of work done previously that you are proud of and that characterize the types of freelance work you do or are most likely to do.
5. Decide your hourly rate:
You should decide what should be your rate. You might charge like $10 (approx. Rs 62) per hour or you can even charge $100(approx. Rs 6200) per hour. It all depends on your quality and you will have to charge accordingly. Once you gain enough experience, you can increase the rate as well. Before you decide on finalising your rate, do some research on how these freelance sites and jobs work?
6. Decide for how many weekly hours you will be available:
You are also required to decide how many hours you will be available in a week. You will get the job accordingly. Make sure that you complete your given target in the time period that you have set for your freelance job.