You can start freelancing by registering on the freelance exchange and searching for a suitable order. You can find orders on the freelance.ru or any other exchange. I believe that expert qualifications are not required for a freelance job. It is only required to create content according to the rules. Problems will appear at first. Due to the fact that you will not have examples of work that would confirm your professionalism.
How much can you earn by working as a freelancer?
Freelancing allows you to earn at least 43,000 rubles. every 2 weeks. A beginner, IMHO, needs to work six months to get a salary of 350 dollars. I'm talking about copywriting.
What are the advantages of freelancing?
You get used to working at home and abroad. Your boss will disappear, people will stop leading you. You can copyright from anywhere in the world. You only need access to runet. You will gain tremendous freedom of activity.
So you can start freelancing by registering on the freelance exchange and looking for a suitable order. That's all I set out to tell you, I wish you the best of luck!
Daria, the best thing is to find a couple of clients offline. After a well-done work, word of mouth turns on, then it is easier to "get into" the Internet with your services. I've seen great examples of designers. And we work mainly with trusted local freelancers.
I subscribed to the VKontakte group - a novice designer uploads his work. He registered any groups in VK for free and studied in parallel. I posted my works and thoughts on the popular VKontakte blog. I asked experienced designers for advice .., and so gradually I got promoted and got orders. I have been following him for 2 years. Soon I will become his client. An example of where an inexperienced freelancer can get started is already online.
Start with Russian / Ukrainian stock exchanges. As a rule, there is less competition (and payment too), which will allow you to get initial experience, and then you can switch to some kind of UpWork. Especially if you have a demanded specialty and you are well versed in it.
P.S. I really do not recommend doing any work "for the review", even the first