Five Best Freelancing Websites for Beginners
What Is Freelancing?
what is freelancing.It is the new way to earn money online by providing services as an owner instead of being a jobseeker. You create your own job, you yourself is the boss of your skill set i.e., WordPress, Mobile Application Development, Artificial intelligence Development, Graphic Designing, Copywriting, Social Media Marketing, SEO etc.
How to Start Freelancing?
Many bloggers and authors wrote about freelancing, how it works and how it gives reward to the person. It simply means that we charge some money for rendering services to other parties for a short term project.
We are here to discuss the 9 Major Steps to do Productive Freelancing in Pakistan. We can also say that many of the people do freelancing but here are.
Best Freelancing Skills For Beginners 2022
Here the most demanding freelancing skills in 2022
It is an open-source CMS which is free of cos and provides a platform written in personal home page (PHP) to create blogs. It was initiated on 27th of May 2003 by an American Developer named Matt Mullenweg and an English developer named Mike Little. It is just like a computer software package and easy to use. A newbie Web Developer with minimum 4 years of experience can earn an average total income (plus bonus and overtime pay) of Rs 399,924 based on 27 salaries. A Web Developer with more than 9 years of experience can earn an average total income of Rs 1,110,000 based on 6 salaries.
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Mobile Application Development:
Another most renowned skillset which is available in the freelance marketplace. Today in the current era, new innovative applications compatible with Android or IOS are being developed by many new beginners and the experts as well. So, this is also the most popular skill set in the freelance skills list internationally as well as nationally and is ranked at Number 3. The average annual earnings from Mobile Application development are Rs. 1,987,250 and average hourly wage is Rs. 11,330.75 to Rs. 14,860.
Artificial Intelligence Development:
It is a most in-demand skill set in freelance skills set internationally. Basically, the concept of Artificial Intelligence in the freelance marketplace came into being in 1956 in Hanover, New Hampshire by Marvin Minsky. He said that this technology will be the most demanding skill in future but from 1974 to 1980, this skill faced a slump and after 1980 it again revived and his words became true. According to this skill, Computer observes the environment of our data entered and responds accordingly. This skill is at the top 4th position on the freelance skills list.
The average annual earnings from Artificial Intelligence are Rs. 17,275,750 and average per hourly wage is Rs. 8,358.75.
Graphic Designing in freelance marketplace is a skill which enables the user to create animations, pictures, graphics etc. With the help of this skill set, as it is a more demanding skill in the freelance skills list market place which holds 15th rank in the international market. The average annual income from Graphic Designing is Rs. 10,216,250 and average hourly wage is Rs. 4,830.
Another skillset which almost every freelancer wants to do is Copywriting. Copywriting in the freelance marketplace is just as similar as no one can take your property (in soft form i.e., software, Contents, Writings etc.) are being legalized by copywriting. Some people say that advertising copywriting was initiated when the era of Babylonians was at its peak but the first printed copywriting was seen in 1447 which was used for the sale of prayer books. The real promoter of copywriting was John Emory Powers who was born in 1837 till 1919 and he was the first full copywriter. As per the International Freelance skills list, it holds 16th Number. The average annual income from Copywriting is Rs. 10,216,250 and average hourly wage is Rs. 4,643.75.
Social Media Marketing:
Today the most trending skillset is Social Media Market, it consists of taking the traffic of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube etc. There are many tips and tricks available on You tube to get the knowledge about that particular skill set. If we talk about the history of Social Media Marketing in the freelance marketplace, the first site was built named as “Six Degrees” in 1997 by Andrew Weinrich. This skillset is at 19th rank in the freelance skills list. The average annual income from Copywriting is Rs. 9,287,500 and average hourly wage is Rs. 9,287.5.
SEO (Search Engine Optimization):
In the current market scenario, SEO has become the world’s most searched title and many of the freelancers have hands-on SEO skills. Its main purpose is to do keyword analysis and use analytics to grow your business and to take the traffic of the audience from a link or from a website to your target area. According to the International freelance skills list, this skill is ranked at 17th number. The average annual income from Copywriting is Rs. 9,844,750 and average hourly wage is Rs. 18,575.
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Best Freelancing Sites for Beginners
It is a freelance marketplace launched on 1st February 2010 which allows one to get a short time job from the employer and be paid. Jobs are listed here and the freelancers who put a good gig here wins the job and get paid.
Some more interesting facts of the Fiverr website is that it is ranked at 567th Number in the world. According to Category ranking, it scores at 111th number overall in the world. There are 60.6 million visits from various countries around the globe on this website with a bounce rate of 29.44% and the average retention time of Fiverr website is 17 minutes and 28 seconds per person which has broken the record of Upwork Global website. It is used in Pakistan by 8.71% people.
Formerly known as “Elance-oDesk ” Upwork was merged and rebranded in 2015 and now it’s known as Upwork Global. And in 2022, Upwork has been ranked in 100 Most influential Companies of the Year 2022. If we talk about the statistics of the Upwork, it has been ranked at 914th Number in the world. According to the Category ranking, it is 29th number overall the world. There are a total of 43.3 million visits from various countries of the world on this website with a bounce rate of approx. 26% and the most interesting part of this statistics, the average retention time of Upwork website is 11 minutes and 23 seconds per person which is quite high for a quality content page. It is used in Pakistan by 5.49% people.
A freelance marketplace which was created by USA, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh in 1998 named as “eMoonlighter.com” by two brothers Jon and James Slavet. Some interesting facts related to Guru.com is that it is at 52,515th number in the global ranking. As far as it concerns, its category ranking is at 497th overall the globe. If we talk about total visits, 1.1 million people visited this website with a bounce rate of 44.25%. The average retention time of this website is 6 minute and 53 seconds per person which is quite good retention time.
Another Australian freelance marketplace was founded in 2008 which connects employers with graphic designers. 99design is globally ranked at 11,203th number and its category rank in the world is 115th number. If we talk about its total visits till date, they are 4.1 million with a bounce rate of 44.34%. The average retention time of this website is 8 minute and 51 seconds which is not bad at all.
People Per Hour
A freelance marketplace co-founded by Xenios Thrasyvoulou and Simos Kitiris in 2007 for giving the platform to freelancers to earn. According to some sources, People Per Hour has a global ranking at 27,493th Number and category ranking of PPH is at 166th number. The total visits till date are 1.9 million with a bounce rate 39.80%. The average retention time of this website is 11 minute and 19 seconds which shows that people show interest in the content of this website.
A freelance marketplace website founded by Matt Barrie in 2009 is an Australian based freelance website. It is globally ranked at 5,934th Number and has category ranking at 30th number. The total visits of this freelance marketplace till date are 6.8 million with a bounce rate of 29.64%. The average retention time of this website is 8 minutes and 41 seconds.
WorkChest is a Freelance marketplace for Pakistani freelancers which is similar to Fiverr and Upwork. It is the only Pakistani free Freelance Website of Pakistani freelancers by Hisham Sarwar. According to the stats of Similarweb, it is globally ranked at 639,522th number. As far as Category ranking is concerned, it stands at 74th Number. If we talk about the total visits till date is 30.6 thousand with a bounce rate of 25.61%. The average retention time of this website is 7 minutes 39 seconds which is a good one.
As time passes, Freelancing has become the need of the hour for everyone. The basic fact is that the reason of Boom of Freelancing is the COVID-19 and people got awareness from that skill which was hidden somewhere in the world. There is no any kind of disadvantage of learning freelancing as per the statistics discussed and shown, being independent person, everyone should study freelancing and dig out the gold from the mine. Many of you can be a good freelancer if you follow the instructions above which I called the secrets of doing Productive Freelancing in Pakistan in 2022 which I knew from my own personal experience. I wish the very best of luck for the new beginners of freelancing to take steps to make our country Pakistan proud of us.