Freelancing is a lifestyle, that any individual, skilled in some field(s) of expertise chooses to live & balance professional activities with personal needs, and desires.
A freelancer, also known as a freelance worker, is someone who is self-employed and is not in a long-term contractual commitment to any one employer. The most common freelance jobs include writing, editing, photography, web design, graphic arts or computer programming.
Freelancers make their money selling their work to clients. To work as a freelancer there are in essence no official requirements, more it is recommended to do have some formal educational background such as in writing, journalism or programming. These achievements do help in terms have had the experience before working as a freelancer. Once you start freelancing, the experience that you gain from it can be used to get higher-paying projects in the future.
When companies or businesses are looking for a freelancer, they usually look at the experience that a freelancer has from his/her portfolio of work. It can be hard for people who are just starting out as freelancers because they have no experience and people who are hiring will usually select freelancers who have proof that they are good at what they do. Learning how to market and sell yourself to clients will give you a distinct advantage compared to other freelancers who wait for clients to come to them.
One of the advantages of being a freelancer is being able to work anywhere. Freelancers do not have to work inside a company or an office, so they can conveniently work at home. They also are not constricted by a time schedule and have the freedom to make their own schedule. The flexibility makes freelancing an attractive choice for people who don’t like too rigid rules and schedules that one might find when working for an employer.
Clients can usually find and hire freelancers online. For example, if they type in freelancers in search engines, many results of freelance sites will show up that have many different types of freelancers posted.
A downside to freelancing is that money is inconsistent. It really depends on how much effort and projects the freelancer is willing to do since the freelancer usually gets paid by the project. A project may take a week, or it may take many months to finish.
PiplShare.com is a state-of-the-art freelancing platform, solving also several most painful concerns, which freelancers are experiencing when doing, organizing and managing their work. The ShareWorking™ protocol on PiplShare.com platform provides:
– Transparent and validated user profiles
– Permanent and immutable storage of project materials
– Absolutely (100%) secured payments/warranties for the task completed
– Sustainable passive incomes based on previous activities
– Royalties from investing in prosperous human resources
PiplShare platform is running on the Ethereum blockchain!