Ta-da! You're a Freelancer

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How do I get started as a freelancer?

Ta-da! You're a Freelancer

Becoming a freelancer is easy. Getting work as a freelancer is a lot harder. Especially if you're just starting out, you'll want to do everything you can to establish yourself as a professional, reliable, talented worker with up-to-date skills and a thorough understanding of the market and clients' needs.

Start with a freelance resume. You'll want to rewrite your existing resume to reflect your new freelance career, emphasizing your skills, any relevant experience, and your ability to work well independently. A freelance graphic designer's resume, for example, will highlight specific projects rather than job titles or organization names -- unless the names are very well known and prestigious.



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