I have been spinning on freelance exchanges for five years and ate my dog while looking for a job on the Internet. I can say that newcomers to the Internet are in a sense loved. After all, they can be paid a penny. It's not even a job for bread, but simply for a kind word. Like a review for an article.
I'm not going to talk about useless work like Instagram likes or captcha typing. This is a completely useless occupation!
Let's talk about freelancing, a job where you can gain experience, accumulate a portfolio and get more and more money.
For example, I started with 150 rubles per hour. Now I manage to earn from 800 to 1500 rubles per hour. Firstly, now I try to work at a price of 300 rubles per 1000 characters without spaces (zbp), and secondly, I write much faster. For example, I will write this text in 10 minutes.
There are a lot of different jobs on freelancing. Novice copywriters are often recruited. They are entrusted with the task of rewriting, that is, rewriting other people's texts, and copyrighting, this is a task of approximately the same nature.
Life hack: in general, the work of a copywriter and rewriter does not differ, because in any case the only measure of the uniqueness of the text is the system text.ru and the like. It's just that a rewrite is usually paid two to three times less than a copyright. It is enough to look at the prices on the exchanges https://otzyvmarketing.ru/category/birzhi-kopiraytinga/
So I advise all beginners to call themselves “copywriters”, not rewriters. And it's better to do copywriting, not rewriting.
In addition to copywriting, freelancing requires a lot of content managers. These are the people who publish articles. They should be able to work in the WordPress admin area and other content management systems. WP is the most popular. Managers find pictures, format text, add videos, highlight lists in the text, sometimes correct mistakes.
Speaking of mistakes. If you got 5 in Russian at school and write competently, you can try yourself at proofreading.
I used to do only proofreading before. I was too lazy to write articles, and I was looking for a job on freelance checking and correcting texts. They pay from 10 to 25 rubles for checking 1000 zbp. It's not much, but you can make good money with volume. The main thing is not to sit on each line for half an hour, remembering the rules.
Recently, there has been a huge need for SMM specialists. If you call this work less pretentious, then these are ordinary copywriters who run social networks. True, in some cases the SMM-specialist is required to hold contests, draw up a content plan for a month, etc. In general, here you need to have certain competencies and breadth of mind.
I advise beginners to specialize in certain topics. For example, I write articles on cryptocurrencies and marketing. I have a good portfolio so I can easily find new clients. Good luck!
Frankly speaking - none! A lot of people rushed there at a certain moment and they have something to offer, that is, a portfolio of projects has already been formed. And what can a newbie offer from scratch? It's another matter if there are already ready-made projects that can be attached to the profile.
It seems to me easier to get a job in some iT organization, there you will get experience, there will be something to offer if you are really into freelancers see the future.
Freelancing is still a time of a certain start and consolidation of certain skills with different tasks. Then, in any case, you need to look for an employer, unless you have created your own project or organization!
Type this question in a google request, there will be sites, so-called exchanges offering such work, this is for beginners, and what work you will see there yourself. Take your pick and go.
First of all, you need to understand whether you can work remotely without changing your field of activity. For example, if you write texts, teach or program, then there are no obstacles on the way to freelancing.
The most important thing for a beginner is to find customers. For an active search, go to the service exchanges: globalfreelance.by, fl.ru, freelance.ru, itfreelance.by and others. There, specialists from different fields choose tasks or long-term projects themselves. Thus, you can recommend yourself and establish cooperation on an ongoing basis. Read more on how to become a freelancer and finally go online.
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I don't know. It all depends on your experience in the direction you have chosen. For example, I have extensive experience in the installation and maintenance of water supply and heating systems. Central, autonomous. And as it seems to me, he could give useful advice, answer many questions on this topic. Again, I stress, knowledge is based on experience. Everything I can tell you is passed through my hands!
Yes, full of work, you can copywriter, designer, programmer by anyone. Take any job, whatever you can, the customer will teach, tell you what to do. The best thing is to look for work on free freelance sites such as https://myjob.asia/ru/, where they do not charge you for responding to projects.
Toloka, Advego and Textsale should be enough for food (if you live alone) or hosting, after which you need to start making your own sites and develop the Internet yourself, and not work for intermediaries.
If you are interested in a job that you will take without knowledge and experience, then the options are as follows:
In general, Yandex now has a lot of remote work offers for beginners. I recommend looking for information on vacancies in this company.
Everything is the same as for adults, only easier and cheaper:
This often turns into the creation and development of their projects.
Both in copywriting and in transcription "without special skills" you will either be trampled by competitors (the threshold for entering the "no skills" category is nowhere lower) or you will be dragged into a swamp of poor projects at cheap prices. The second option is very scary, because it leaves no resources either for advanced training or for finding normal alternatives and leads to burnout and dullness.
In both of these professions, there are special skills, if you study seriously. Nobody will entrust the transcript of a court session or a business meeting with a dozen participants to a person from the street - there is a lot of money at stake. Copywriting, again, is not entirely about unique texts (it is, rather, correctly called web content). I remember recently saw a site with a refutation article right on the main page. They didn’t want to say anything bad about Sibit (registered trade mark) when speaking about the advantages of the stable material in comparison with Sibit. This is just a clear example of the work of a person "without skills", when the site owner got into a scandal with a competitor-copyright holder as a result.
In general, it is better not to go without special skills. Now (compared to five to ten years ago) competition in this segment has sharply increased and is intensifying before our eyes (unemployment, troubled neighboring countries, advertising for "easy freelance jobs" ...)
Aim higher - where you will have an advantage based on the level of professionalism. That is, offer services that the first comer could not do. From the very first days.
And mentally get ready to invest a little money (and a lot of effort) in advertising, self-promotion. And stick to your strategy. And good luck)
I often recommend that users try their hand at Yandex.Toloka and Yandex.Zen. But this is just a way to make money. And to be honest. demanding a lot of effort with not quite worthy reward.
Freelancing is quite another. This is a serious area where you learn a really important profession and can be useful to a large number of people.
They often start with copywriting. About what it is, I have already answered here on the Experts and on my channel in telegrams. In short, your task is to write unique texts for companies, websites, forums and other customers. But you don't have to start there. You may have other skills that might come in handy when freelancing. Photoshop, video editing, knows how to sell or promote a personal brand, speak foreign languages and can translate documents, you are a photographer, create logos.
There are a lot of freelance jobs. Take the time to learn as much as you can and choose the ones that suit your hobbies, skills, and personal feelings. Good luck to you! You can write to me in telegram at any time if you have any questions. Or ask them here and bring me to the question.