Freelancer Lifestyle

Start Your Career In the Freelance World
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  • Lectures 41
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 40 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2013 English

Course Description

This course is an overview of what beginning freelancers or those considering entering the field may experience in this exciting career sector. The course is made of four sections with two lectures in each. Topics will include how to market yourself, workspace,  and how to be productive. Whatever freelance field you are in, this course can help you better understand the field.

What are the requirements?

  • No special requirements neeed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • To help people starting freelance work understand issues they may face

What is the target audience?

  • Beginning freelancers

What you get with this course?

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

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Introductory Lecture
Preview
01:37
Section 1: Getting Started
05:40
Knowing how your skills talents and passions translate as a freelancer is your first step.
05:15
To be successful as a freelancer you have to put yourself out there. Marketing yourself is a large component of the field.
Section 2: Aspects Of Freelancing
05:31
Reaching out to other freelancers can enhance your reputation and bring new opportunities.
05:10
Sometimes it may feel your on your own with no safety net. This lecture will help you understand the lack of security in the industry.
Section 3: Efficiency
03:33
Deadlines can make or break a freelancing career. Understanding their importance can enhance your development.
Real Life
04:50
Section 4: Work Environment
03:22
Being a freelancer can be a lonely business. Learn what to expect working in solitude and how to deal with it.
05:28
Your workspace is the nexus of your livelihood as a freelancer! Planning out your workspace should be done on what you have available to you and what makes you productive. But you don't have to be tied down to one area.
Section 5: Further Aspects
More On Isolation
02:21
Thick Skin
02:06
Section 6: Finding Your First Gig
Elance
03:18
Odesk
02:12
Notes on Elance and Odesk
01:20
Craigslist
01:20
Websites
01:54
Section 7: eBooks
Why eBooks?
01:45
Time vs Money
01:58
Dip Your Toes In With Nonfiction
02:04
Section 8: Start Your Freelance Business
Know Your Skills
02:19
Know Your Market
02:18
Getting Started
02:09
Business and Competition
02:38
Freelancing Costs
02:52
Be Patient
02:41
Getting Bids
02:34
Branding Yourself
02:38
Freelance Services
02:22
Managing Orders
01:54
Payment Options
01:37
Marketing Tools
02:25
Workspace
02:21
Setting Rates
02:30
Dealing With Clients
02:23
Freelance Sites
02:59
Avoid Burnout
02:25
Find Balance
01:57
Sample Proposal Of Service
3 pages
Sample Agreement To Provide Services
6 pages
Section 9: Bonus Material
Freelancer Lifestyle ebook
28 pages
In Conclusion
00:56

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Instructor Biography

Matt Schmidt, Career Coach | Online Educator

Matt is a Certified Career Coach and Resume Writer with a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management. For over sixteen years he worked in employment and training programs helping hundreds of individuals reach their career goals. 

Matt offers courses in business and career development. His courses focus on areas like Linkedin, freelancing, job search, and career change. If you have any questions or would like to send a message, feel free contact him through the Udemy messaging system.

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