How to start with freelancing: A complete how-to guide
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How to start with freelancing: A complete how-to guide

A basic to medium level course that shares the real life experiences and tools of the trade
3.8 (31 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.
952 students enrolled
Created by Shritij Education
Last updated 1/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Show the tools of trade what an experienced freelancer uses.
  • What a new freelancer should know to start his business with confidence
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  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Having worked on small project as a hobby earlier (optional)

Yes ! You can also earn more than $30,000 each month by starting with your freelancing business. If you are thinking of taking the plunge but don't know yet how and where to start, then this is the right course for you.

Through this course I have tried to help people out there who are just starting with their journey into freelancing. This course will solve most of the questions that arise in the mind of new freelancers. I have adopted a to-the-point approach in giving you a step by step tutorial in how you can setup your self employment. This course will help you in setting up your freelancing business and show all the things that are essential and helpful in your journey. If you are a content writer, a software developer, a photographer, a designer , each one of you will find something useful to take home after viewing this course. Freelancing can be an exciting, fun journey and a financially fruitful one.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anybody who is starting with his freelance business
  • Who is confused where to start, where to find new clients and where to look for new projects
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Curriculum For This Course
Welcome to the world of freelancing
6 Lectures 13:50

In this video I will take you through a small introduction to the exciting world of freelancing.

Preview 01:11

Welcoming you aboard this exciting journey to the world of freelancing. You might have been bogged by the amount of content that is bombarded onto you every day, but they all make you seem more confused. This course will help you clear that cobweb of confusion and give you a new insight into starting your freelancing journey.

Preview 01:44

This lesson gives you a brief background and a short story which made me take the decision of leaving my office day job and become a freelancer. We all want to be independent and work for ourselves, but it is that one little trigger which is needed to make the decision. This video will surely help you taking the right decision but with some caution which you will get to know once you complete this lesson.

Preview 02:56

Like any other business, be it offline or online, freelancing involves a lot of advantages and disadvantages. In this lecture, i will be discussing with you some of the advantages that one may in their journey being a freelancer

Preview 01:58

We have seen a lot of advantages that one may have if he chooses to be self employed. However, as with every business, there are a number of disadvantages, that one should be aware of. This video lecture tend to address those issues and helps in giving suggestions to deal with them.

Preview 05:04

You have covered a lot of material in the introduction section of this course. Now is the time to close your eyes and think over all the points that we have discussed. Now is the time to introspect. This lesson will try to make you ready and prepare you towards the future journey as a freelancer.

Are you ready for freelancing
Making your presence felt
3 Lectures 14:58

Your brand says everything about you. It is the showcase and the first window of introduction that you present before the prospective clients. So this lesson will take you step by step in helping you towards creating a brand that better relates with your business intent. this is really necessary to present a confident picture about your business to the prospective clients.

Build a brand

As the old saying goes, first impression sometimes are the most important factor in forming a lasting impression about somebody. The same goes with your freelancing business a swell. and a logo is the first thing that meets the eye of a prospective client. You cannot just afford to let anybody form a poor impression about your business. How much hard working or a goal-oriented person you maybe but if your logo fails in catching attention, then it can be a hindarance from the very start in your journey. So put in some time and thought in developing a good logo as this lesson outlines.

Creating a logo

A new freelancer often gets confused in the number of sites, one can find business opportunities. This video lesson will serve to get that cobweb of confusion clear. Just follow the simple and concise instructions given and you would be far ahead of your competitors in no time.

Establishing your online presence
Start finding clients
4 Lectures 13:00

Continuing with the previous lesson on online presence, this video touches on the topic of introducing you to the various freelancing sites that are available for you to explore. Taking you step by step, this lesson will explore the various major sites available for you to start creating profiles on.

Freelance websites

Now is the time to target the right market and clients. Having explored the various options online, and having created a compelling brand, a mission statement and a logo, now is the time to get into the jungle and start hunting (not literally!!)

Targeting your market

You have been working really hard til now. Having created a brand and studied the various options for freelancing online now is the time to go out and search for opportunities. This lesson and the next will help you in doing just that.

Getting your first client

How to increase your network
Bonus lessons
2 Lectures 04:07
Project management

Dealing with clients from hell !
1 Lecture 01:15
About the Instructor
Shritij Education
3.8 Average rating
31 Reviews
952 Students
1 Course
Team of highly qualified technical trainers

We are a team of technical trainers who are in the IT field for the past 15 years. We create websites for clients from all over the world, do software programming and a lot of teaching. We also give a lot of training to corporate customers travelling around the world, conducting workshops and helping others to start with their own business.