Ultimate guide to Freelancing for Designers & Developers

Build a solid Freelance career by avoiding Freelance mistakes and learn the modern tools and apps for Freelancing
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  • Lectures 47
  • Length 5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2016 English

Course Description

Whether you are a newbie Freelancer or an expert one, in one time of your freelance career; you will feel stuck. So if you want to get out the Freelance crowd and get ahead of other Freelancers, you should Take this course. Now a lot of Freelance buddies face problems of low hourly rates or getting very low income with tons of cheap work. And what about ruining your life with Repetitive Strain injuries (working too many hours). I am going to solve all the problems related to your Freelance Life and Career.

Do you just want to Freelance with cheap rates or you want to build a Freelance career where you work less and earn more. Build life-long relationships with your clients and charge more to your Freelance clients.

As i have worked as a Freelance Designer and Developer for more than 8 years, worked with many clients from USA, UK, Finland, Australia, Saudi Arabia and India

So i will share with you my extensive knowledge and tips on how to avoid Freelance mistakes early on in your career.

Learn the secrets every Freelancer should early on in their career

  1. Learn about Freelance Pricing Strategies
  2. Become more productive in what you do
  3. Build confidence in your work
  4. Learn how to Deal with different types of clients
  5. Which types of clients pay more and which clients to avoid
  6. Use of Online project and design collaboration tools
  7. Learn to use Invoicing and Payment apps
  8. How to write effective job applications
  9. How to craft professional Project Proposal
  10. Cheats to bypass problems of Freelancing Websites

Who should take this course?

All Freelancers can take this course but it is mainly for:

  • Newbie Freelancers
  • Freelancers who just started their career
  • Freelancers with low hourly rates
  • Designers
  • UI Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Web Designers
  • Web Developers
  • Mobile App Developers
  • Coders

This course offers a 30 Days Money Back Guarantee so no worries, if you don't like the course, you will get full re-fund. Also i will answer all your questions and will provide you solutions to your Freelance Problems so don't hesitate to ask me any kind of question related to Freelancing or Job hunting

Now if you want to get out of Freelance crowd and start your professional Freelance career, Take this course now

What are the requirements?

  • Prepare to get ahead of others Freelancers
  • Just get Pen and Paper to write valueable tips on Freelancing

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Avoid all Freelancing Career mistakes
  • Get out the Freelance competition
  • Learn how to create great Freelance Profile that guarantee jobs
  • Charge more to your Freelance clients
  • Learn how to win your Client's trust
  • How to cheat the Freelance system if you are stuck?
  • How to set high hourly rates in Freelance Profile?
  • Learn about 8+ Categories of Freelance Job Websites
  • Learn about 65+ Freelance Job Websites to search jobs
  • Use 20+ Modern Productivity Apps for Freelancers

What is the target audience?

  • All Freelancers are welcoem to take this course
  • Newbie Freelancers
  • Web Designers & Web Developers
  • UI Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Programmers

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.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Freelance Course
01:48

In this lesson, i will cover all the basic sections of this Freelancing course. 

03:35

In this lesson, i will guide you through the course interface and how you can get most out of this course

Section 2: What sets you apart as a Freelancer?
10:10

The most important factor that sets you apart from other Freelancers is your Level of Skill. How good you are at your current skills levels. So if you want to be a successful freelancer, you should have expert level of skills

07:45

In this lesson, you will learn why communication skills are the most important skills a freelancer can have. Also i will give you tips on how to improve your English and communication skills if you are not fluent in English

08:57

In this lesson, you will learn another important factor that can let you win a lot more jobs than other freelancers.Freelancer's speed of response really matters when you communicate.


06:09

A lot of Newbie Freelancers make this mistakes a lot which is how to behave with a client. So keep all this professional behavior tips in mind while you communicate with your clients

06:04

In this lesson, you will learn pro tips on how to present your work to your clients. How Designers should present their work to clients and how developers should present their work to clients?

09:58

In this lesson, you will learn the tips and ways to deliver your final project to your clients. Whether you are Developers or a Designer, you need to always deliver your project properly at the end.

04:37

In this lesson, you will learn how awards and certifications can set you apart from others Freelancers. Also i will tell you how to get awards or create side projects to enhance your Freelance Profile

10:29

In real Freelancing world, you always need more than just one skill. In this lesson, i will tell you ways on how to expand your skillset and in which direction

03:06

Most valuable freelancers are those who are specialist in their skills. This lesson is the final advice for your freelance career

8 questions

In this quiz, you will revise all the material learned in the first section of this course

Section 3: Mistakes & Problems every Freelancer face
07:47

You will learn how to select the best project that is good for your freelance portfolio and how to say no to projects that are not good for your Freelance profile

06:22

A lot of Freelancers make this very mistake that they price themselves very low. Now i will introduce you to few techniques on how to price yourself higher even in the start of your Freelance Career

Calculate your Freelance Hourly Rate
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08:14

In this lesson, you will learn how to avoid Freelance Lazy Syndrome. Also i will guide you how to plan your Freelance day and work activities

09:14

In this lesson, i will show you how to build your Freelance online presence and portfolio. What mistakes you should avoid in portfolio building? Also i will show you few examples of great UX Designer portfolios.

Examples of Freelance Portfolio & Profiles → Online Links
Article
05:25

Nobody tells you to survive no job season as a Freelancer. In this lesson, i will tell you methods to get jobs and use your no job season wisely and how to survive in that season

07:43

In this lesson, you will learn about RSI injuries, better posture while working and how to balance your work, life and family as a Freelancer

Few More Mistakes to avoid as a Freelancer
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6 questions

In this quiz, i will test you for what you have learned in this Freelancing Mistakes section

Section 4: Freelance Job Hunting Skills
05:23

In this lesson, you will learn how to write job winning application. How to structure job application and what should be included in a Freelance job proposal

05:17

In this lesson, you will learn how to create job application templates to speed up job proposal process. Also how to use templates and your Freelance profile links effectively

08:27

Here you will learn, how to find the best job. What to look for in a freelance job? When to apply on a job and when not to

10:11

You will different kinds of clients in the Freelance world. I will tell you the types of clients you need to be aware of and how to deal with non-paying clients

04:35

In this lesson, you will learn the top skill which is how to win client's trust. If your client don't trust you, he will never offer you a job

09:32

In this lesson, you will learn when to charge fixed price and when to charge hourly rates. Also i will discuss 4 different pricing strategies which you can offer your client

10:00

In this lesson, i will share with me few best freelance proposals. I will show you different sections of good proposals and how you can create an effective and winning proposal to charge higher from client

10:48

In this lesson, i will show you more than 5 Top Freelancer's profiles on different websites and you will learn the secrets behind their successful and effective profile

Great Freelance Portfolio Examples → Online Links
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Section 5: 60+ Freelance Job Websites
07:06

In this lesson, you will learn different categories of Freelance websites and which one to choose to start your career

07:40

In this lesson, i am going to review few of the most popular Freelance websites to find jobs

03:04

In this lesson, i am going to share few freelance gigs websites with you so make sure you don't miss them

02:36

In this lesson, i will share few ways to compete for design competitions and earn money and find future jobs with those clients

02:30

How to use Craigslist to find freelance jobs? I will answer this question in this lesson

03:28

In this lesson, i will show you few of the popular freelance job boards so you can find freelance jobs easily

04:34

In this lesson, i will show you websites where you can find good freelance, contract or permanent jobs with Startup firms

03:10

In this lesson, i am going to show you small task Freelance job websites where you basically don't need a skill to earn money

06:00

In this lesson, i will share with you few tricks to cheat the Freelance website's system when you are in bad luck or some of your client ruins your freelance profile with bad ratings

Section 6: 50+ Online Tools and Apps for Freelancers
11:32

How to create invoice for your clients? How to get payments from them easily? How to automatically generate Invoices and what Payment solutions are there which client trusts the most? You are going to learn all that in this lesson

Time Tracking Apps for Freelancers
16:45
07:20

In this lesson, i am going to show you Time Tracking apps for Freelancers that only works for MAC users. So if you are Freelancer and you use MAC, you will learn to generate time sheets and invoices automatically for the time you have worked on a project.

15:22

In this lesson, you will learn how to get feedback from client on your design or development work. You will learn how to use project management apps like Trello or Basecamp. All these tools will set you apart from other Freelancers

03:53

In this lesson, you will learn about Video Conferencing tools to increase your client confidence in you. Video Conferencing is needed a lot in modern Freelance work

06:53

In this lesson, you will to use Productivity Apps like Time management and time tracking on every software or app you use on your PC or MAC. Also you will get to know how to save your health and save your life while Freelancing. How to take breaks during work and how to avoid RSI injuries

Section 7: Bonus → Learn Awesome Design Skills
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If you want to start a career in User Interface Design and really want to learn awesome Dribble level design skills then you should take this course as the first step

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In this course, you will upgrade your designs to awesome level using Typography, grid systems and white space usage effectively. Also it has a full section for developers to learn typography tricks to enhance their web development and web designs

BONUS: FREE COURSE → How to Design IOS App Icons
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Instructor Biography

Muhammad Ahsan Pervaiz, UI/UX Interaction Design Expert

I started my Freelancing Career just 8 years ago and learned everything the hard way myself. I went from scratch to end up working for FORTUNE 500 companies like INTEL, PANASONIC and Coca Cola.

In just 1 years of Serious UI Designing, I made my place on DRIBBBLE
Working with Art Directors from Coca Cola and Project Managers from UK, I learned a lot in short period of time.

Worked from App Icon Design to App UI Design, from wire-frames, prototypes and Mockups Design. I have a hunger of perfecting User Interface from all aspects
I am multi-talented person who have won One Gold Medal, won a nationwide Poster Design competition from PANASONIC and won many Landing Page design contests.

Worked with Clients all over the world mostly from USA, Australia, UK, and United Arab Emirates while learning a lot on how to deal with clients while freelancing and how to present your work to them

Although I started as a UI Designer 6 years ago but I am playing with Photoshop since year 2002

My ultimate aim is to make more Awesome UI Designers and ease the pain of learning from new comers in this field of UI Design

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