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
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
Working with micro task
The first step to the online working world
Some words about the course structure
How to start using Upwork
All the statistics on Odesk: the competition, the skills and the earnings
Searching a job posting, choosing and applying
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
The best site for online work for languages other than english: work online in french, spanish, italian and german
My last advices about starting a career online
A list of websites for online freelancing
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.