Finding Online Jobs

Precious Empress

Published 4 min read

Welcome one and all!!

 

A week ago, the topic of social media was discussed at length, and everyone was on the edge of their seats. This week is going to be a different story. At this point, most of us should understand what freelancing is, what it offers, and what its advantages and disadvantages are. 

Now you are embarking on your freelance journey. You send out applications the usual way, such as by emailing clients or participating in social media groups; where else can you find freelance jobs?

There are many platforms and websites that freelancers can use to interact with clients, regardless of the type of freelancer. You may find employment through the following media to find jobs. Several platforms you might be familiar with or have used previously, such as Fiverr, Upwork, LinkedIn, People per hour, Snagajob, etc.

 

An overview of the topic will be presented in this article, few freelancer careers, and information about finding employment in those fields. 

 

Graphic Designer

Designing with visuals, a graphic designer acts as their boss when dealing with clients. Designing has many facets. A graphic designer would create illustrations or visuals for branding or product illustrations. A user experience designer might create user-friendly websites, programs, or applications. Designing interior spaces, special effects for the entertainment industry, or clothing and accessories for the fashion industry are all possible. Using technology, tools, and computer software, they assemble images, graphics, and typography. Consumers and clients can visualize ideas and information as a result of the graphics. Graphic designers are often tasked with creating company logos, posters, brochures, postcards, banners etc. 

 

Tools Graphic designers use: 

To create their designs, graphic designers utilize various tools, including computers, tablets, smartphones, desktops and other accessories. They also use software to assist them in their design work. The following can also be used for your designs, but some require additional learning, so head over to YouTube to begin learning.

  • Adobe InDesign.

  • Collart

  • Pixlr

  • Figma

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Affinity Designer

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Affinity Photo

  • Canva

You can find jobs of this nature on websites that offer work-from-home opportunities. With so many people seeking remote employment, be on the lookout for websites that post false job postings in addition to other forms of fraud. In any event, you are an independent contractor working as a freelance designer. Due to this, you will have the capability to find your clients, manage your accounts, and market your services. Consequently, you can work independently and on your schedule.

 

Sites for freelance graphic design jobs

  • Flex Jobs.
  • Remote.co.
  • Indeed.com.
  • Zip Recruiter.
  • Jobspresso.
  • Working Nomads.
  • Remote Work Hub.
  • Remote OK.
  • Upwork
  • Freelancer
  • Peopleperhour

 

 

Freelance Writer

Generally, writers can work for any organization that needs to publish pieces of written content. Writing is the primary responsibility of a writer. Their ability to produce technical, instructional, or creative content about any subject can be used to achieve a goal, whether through an informative, persuasive, or entertaining approach.  Depending on the goals of the organization, writers can interpret other people's ideas. It involves analyzing and summarizing information in the context of creating a beautiful piece of literature. It is the writer's responsibility to ensure that their work is understandable, concise, and persuasive.

 

I enjoy writing. How about earning a living from it? That would be a dream come true. Taking action isn't always easy. Even for experienced writers, freelancing jobs can be challenging, and breaking into the field is downright tricky. Obtaining legitimate, paid, online writing jobs are among the most significant challenges facing writers who wish to be compensated for their efforts. There is a tendency to stumble upon freelance writing "gigs" that will not generate profits. So be careful!

Tools to help with writing

  • Microsoft Word- One of the most popular software of this day and age
  • Grammarly. 
  • Evernote
  • Google Docs. 

 

The following are only a few of the numerous possibilities of diverse software you can use to create an eye-catching and informative piece.

Where to look for these freelance writing jobs:

  • Upwork- one of the most popular platforms to find freelance work regardless of your career as a freelancer.
  •   iWriter. For beginners, iWriter is an excellent freelance website that makes finding clients more convenient
  •   Flex Jobs
  • Blogging Pro
  • Guru
  • Freelancer.com
  • People-Per-Hour
  • ProBlogger- primarily for bloggers
  • Freelance Writers Den
  • We Work Remotely

 

 

 

Web Design

 Websites are designed by freelance web designers based on client needs and specifications. As their skills are not limited to a single field, they serve clients from a wide range of industries. 

Detail-oriented work is required for this position, and expert client management skills. Twitter has some of the fantastic web developers ever! The working hours and environment of freelance web designers are not constrained by traditional office hours. While some individuals prefer to work regular office hours in a conventional office setting, many others prefer to work from home when convenient to them. The majority of freelance web designers do not have direct supervisors; however, they report directly to their clients.

Although I do not have professional experience in this field, I have discovered a few software developers may use based on my research. They are as followed

  •  Semantic UI
  • Bootstrap
  • Meteor
  • ChromeDevTools
  • Ember
  • Github Desktop
  • SourceTree
  • Visual Code Studio
  • Atom

 

 

 

Sites to use to find jobs as a freelance web developer

  •   Indeed
  • Fiverr
  • Upwork.
  • GitHub
  • Hired
  • Gigster
  • PeoplePerHour
  • Hireable
  • Dice
  •  

 

There you have it! While this blog post may be about three fields of work, you can use some of these same sites listed to find jobs in your area of expertise. It's going to be hard at first as many clients may not respond to your proposals, or you may not pass their interview process but never give up! "It's hard to beat a person who never gives up" Babe Ruth. Remember this quote as you proceed on your freelance journey, it's not meant to be easy, but it will be worth it.

 All the best, guys. Lots of love from me to you!

 

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