Freelance life: start and manage your business from anywhere

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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

This course will show you how to start your freelance life by the websites for the online job you can find on the web. I will show you the ways to start using tools like Upwork, Twago, Peopleperhour and many others.

I will show you the skills most requested from customers, the most profitable job categories where to improve your skills to earn more. You will learn how to choose the best customers to work with, the site or micro jobs and how to improve your self branding working on this kind of sites. English is the language most used for the online working, but is not the only.

This course is available in French and Italian too, and I will show you the sites where to work in other languages, like German, French and Italian.

You will learn:

- how to improve your self branding

- how to choose the best clients

- the sites where to work on line

- the languages most used

- how to work if english is not your mother tongue

- the most requested skills - the most profitable skills and job categories

- how to work with gigs, hourlies and micro task

- how much you can earn from online work

What are the requirements?

  • internet and a computer
  • be interested in freelancing
  • looking for an independent career

What am I going to get from this course?

  • improve your self branding
  • choosing the best clients
  • discover the most requested job categories
  • discover the best paid skills
  • how to work with the micro task
  • data about freelance earnings

Who is the target audience?

  • Wannabe freelancer looking for
  • a new career
  • a job from home
  • knowing more about freelance earnings
  • knowing more about the most profitable skills

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Intro

The website to start you career as freelancer


There are a lot of ways we can identify to start building a career online, but we are going to focus on 3


The sites and the companies for the classical remote working


Freelancing and online working platforms


Working with micro task


The first step to the online working world


Some words about the course structure

Section 2: Upwork

How to start using Upwork


All the statistics on Odesk: the competition, the skills and the earnings


Searching a job posting, choosing and applying

Section 3: Other websites for online working

Some quick data about Freelancer


Some data about working on Fiverr


Some data about work on line with PPH


Some data about work on line with Guru


How to start working on line with Getacoder


Amazon Mechanical Turk and the micro task websites


RemoteOK lists every day new remote jobs

100 best companies with remote job in 2014

The best site for online work for languages other than english: work online in french, spanish, italian and german

Some more websites
Section 4: Last advices
How to apply
How much to get paid
Customers to avoid
Automate searches with IFTTT
Checklist - biding
Checklist- customer
Improve your profile
Checklist - profile
Time zone

My last advices about starting a career online

1 page

A list of websites for online freelancing

Section 5: Conclusions

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Instructor Biography

Valentina Porcu, Marketing Strategist and Data Analyst

I'm a computer geek, data mining and research passionate, with a Ph.D in communication and complex systems and years of experience in teaching in Universities in Italy, France and Morocco, and online, of course!

I work as consultant in the field of data mining and machine learning and I like writing about new technologies and data mining.

I spent the last 9 years working as freelance and researcher in the field of social media analysis, benchmark analysis and web scraping for database building, in particular in the field of buzz analysis and sentiment analysis for universities, startups and web agencies across UK, France, US and Italy.

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