Finding freelancing work that is worth the time and effort to pay the bills is much harder than most designers want to admit when they first think of making that step in becoming a part or full time freelancer. Whether you look locally, nationally or multi-nationally it can be a daunting task at times. In the article Are There Too Many Freelancers, Amber Weinberg gives us some ideas on where to find work, what places online to avoid and some inspiration to help you know if you’re on the right track or not.
When it comes to freelancing, we’re not limited to our own towns or markets. So, your town’s economy is a bit slow? Try New York City. Try another country. The awesome thing about being a freelancer is that you don’t have to meet your clients in person. So, even if there are tons of freelancers, there’s always more work.
Of course, when you’re not having any luck getting work and you’re always competing for work, it may feel like there’s too much competition, but perhaps you’re just looking for work in all of the wrong places.
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