5 Things to Prepare For Your Freelancing Business this 2019

 Things To Prepate for your Freelancing Business this 2019 - Paystaff

So you’re finally taking that all-important leap to freelancing. But, you’re filled with worries and doubts. Will you make it? Do you have what it takes to succeed as a freelancer? Can you see yourself as a freelancer 5 years from now? These are probably some of the things that are running in your mind. Fret not.

Here are 5 things you should prepare prior to launching your freelancing business in 2019:

 

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Your Plan


Before jumping into anything new this year, you need a business plan. What are your main goals? What would you like to achieve? How do you intend to go about it? Write down everything that you need to prepare and wish to achieve in 2019 and in the next 5 years. It helps to have your plan ready so you will be properly guided as you embark on your freelancing career.

 

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Your Skills


What are your core skills? What can you offer potential clients? How can you serve them using your gifts? Identifying your top competencies will help you get far as a freelancer. Know what you want to do and focus on your skills set, which sets you apart from other freelancers out there. Know your worth. How much do you intend to ask in exchange for your services and your precious time?

 

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Your Portfolio


Prepare your own website where you can point your target customers. If you’re a freelance writer like me, create your own blog and publish weekly posts to entice clients to hire you based on your creativity and skills. Remember, it’s important for them to get to know you and familiarize themselves with your work before hiring you. So get cracking on that website!

 

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Your Attitude


As a freelancer, you will encounter many different types of personalities. It takes a whole lot of patience and hard work to find and keep the right clients. So hang in there. Get ready to deal with all sorts of people. With the right attitude, you’ll get connected with the right people too.

 

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Your Mindset


Change the way you perceive the world. Open your mind to new possibilities. Working freelance involves finding the right opportunities, projects, and most of all, clients. You need to be ready to deal with various types of people and jobs so your mindset has to be open to all kinds of potential work that matches your skills set.

Freelance work may seem intimidating at first, especially when you’re still trying to find your first client. Hang in there. It will all work out for you. The perfect client for you is out there. You just have to try. Who knows? The year 2019 may just be the best year for you, career-wise and in life.

What are you most looking forward to in 2019? Is it launching a freelancing career? Are you looking forward to it? If so, please feel free to leave a message in the comments section below. We’d love to hear from you.


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Rochelle

February 8, 2019

I am wanted to know about freelancing.

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