Introduction to Freelancing
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Introduction to Freelancing

Learn the basics to get started today!
4.3 (159 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.
6,345 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Perry
Last updated 2/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand what freelancing is, what jobs are common in freelancing, and where you can do it
  • Gain a more detailed understanding of the typical freelance gig
  • Develop a perspective on why people decide to freelance and whether it's an important employment trend
  • Decide if freelancing is a great addition to their career
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Requirements
  • Simply have interest in freelance work and come with an open mind about how it can fit into your career plans
Description

Freelancing is one of the biggest trends in employment today and is trending to become even bigger still. Chances are you've heard of freelance employment or perhaps know somebody that does it. We want to introduce what freelancing is, why it's such a growing trend, and how you can get started. We think there's tons of benefits to freelancing whether for your career or for a more exciting, flexible lifestyle. 

So in this first of Reverse Tide's three part freelancing series, we will introduce all the most important elements of freelancing and set you up to get started today!

Who is the target audience?
  • People serious about their career and interested in what freelancing can add to it
  • People new to the concept of freelancing but intrigued by the prospect of learning more or giving it a try
  • If you're already a freelancer or know a lot about it, consider Reverse Tide's other freelance courses (designed for intermediate and advanced freelancers)
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
01:35:27
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13 Lectures 01:35:30
Introducing the Course - What is Freelancing?
10:35

How & Where to Freelance
12:36

Common Freelance Jobs
07:12

Freelance Pros & Cons
05:53

Freelancing vs Full-Time Employment
00:24

Case Studies in Freelancing
09:23

Freelance Lifestyle Considerations - Personal & Professional
10:24

Upwork Demo
10:09

The Future of Work Part 1 - Statistics and Observations
08:31

The Future of Work Part 2 - Our Predictions
05:15

The Future of Work - Article
00:23

Why YOU Should Consider Freelancing!
03:55

Going Beyond Beginner
10:50
About the Instructor
Daniel Perry
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170 Reviews
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Innovating education and skill development for a more rewarding career!

I am currently founder and CEO of Reverse Tide, a company that helps people with more cost-effective and quality education options and how to use these to enhance their career. Prior to starting Reverse Tide, I was a strategy and operations consultant for PwC with a specialization in banking & finance.

My areas of expertise include education, banking, business strategy, economics, and career advice.