I will try to make this post as simple as possible.
First of all, You need to have some basic knowledge of English Communication and knowledge of Technical Domain will be a Bonus.
: Find a work which interests you. It may be Data Entry, Article Writing, Article Re-Writing, Web Development, User-Interface, Projects on Java, C++ and .Net etc.
: So you’ve found your niche. Now it’s time to get building. The best place to start is your portfolio website. Your portfolio is a way of displaying your skills and having an easy reference for potential clients. Add some of your projects with screenshots and URLs in your portfolio.
Any potential client will want to see samples of your work. Have them ready, buy a domain name where you can point your clients to look at your work (you can even host it for free on
: Now you have a portfolio to show case your skills to the world, lets connect to people and get some work that relates to you. (I will be explaining few Websites in this post later to get started…. )
Start with small ones that you can completely easily so you can start building your reputation on freelancing platforms.
keep yourself Organized, Deliver on Time or before, Be Always in communication with the client and
Never forget to get a Written Feedback of your services from the client (Testimonials !)
As more people start to see your work, and as long as you are doing good work, more people will be willing to hire you.
Few Suggestions (Where you can try Yourself)
: Earn $3-$10 for each 200-500 Words of Unique Article Writing
: Earn Minimum $5 : Based on Current Market rates. Work might be Survey forms, Writing online reviews, Sending bulk emails etc.
: If you are good at Photoshop (+You are creative) – Then this job is for you. Earn $10-$400 for each Logo/Banner u design.
: Starting from $10/hr to $1500 for a project. Yeah, U can earn a lot with this. Currently Market rate is $30 for a basic website and $1800 for An E-Commerce Website.
There are a lot other categories are available in related websites. U can go through all of them to explore your Interest.
A list of best freelance sites out there:-
99Designs : (Best for Graphic Deisgners)
Freelancer: (Not recommemded for Beginners)
P.S. : For Students and Kids : Have a look what @DealSeeker has to tell you.
P.P.S. : Got Questions OR Doubts? , Comment here and I will definitely help you. Your Questions and Answers will be helpful for other dimers as well.
Happy Earning !!