Freelancer Lifestyle
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Freelancer Lifestyle

Start Your Career In the Freelance World
3.9 (72 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,557 students enrolled
Created by Matt Schmidt
Last updated 1/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 mins on-demand audio
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • To help people starting freelance work understand issues they may face
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Requirements
  • No special requirements neeed
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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginning freelancers
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Curriculum For This Course
41 Lectures
02:21:42
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Introductory Lecture
1 Lecture 01:37
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Getting Started
2 Lectures 10:55
Knowing how your skills talents and passions translate as a freelancer is your first step.
Preview 05:40

To be successful as a freelancer you have to put yourself out there. Marketing yourself is a large component of the field.
Preview 05:15
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Aspects Of Freelancing
2 Lectures 10:41
Reaching out to other freelancers can enhance your reputation and bring new opportunities.
Collaboration
05:31

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.
Lack of Security
05:10
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Efficiency
2 Lectures 08:23
Deadlines can make or break a freelancing career. Understanding their importance can enhance your development.
Deadlines
03:33

Real Life
04:50
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Work Environment
2 Lectures 08:50
Being a freelancer can be a lonely business. Learn what to expect working in solitude and how to deal with it.
Isolation
03:22

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.
Workspace
05:28
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Further Aspects
2 Lectures 04:27
More On Isolation
02:21

Thick Skin
02:06
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Finding Your First Gig
5 Lectures 10:04
Elance
03:18

Odesk
02:12

Notes on Elance and Odesk
01:20

Craigslist
01:20

Websites
01:54
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eBooks
3 Lectures 05:47
Why eBooks?
01:45

Time vs Money
01:58

Dip Your Toes In With Nonfiction
02:04
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Start Your Freelance Business
20 Lectures 43:02
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
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Bonus Material
2 Lectures 00:56
Freelancer Lifestyle ebook
28 pages

In Conclusion
00:56
About the Instructor
Matt Schmidt
3.8 Average rating
190 Reviews
12,035 Students
25 Courses
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.