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What is Freelancing ?

Oct 12,2018

A freelance worker or freelancer is also called as self-employed worker or self-employed person is defined as the person whose activity consists of carrying out work related to their occupation, trade or profession, independently for third parties who require their services for specific tasks which generally they pay their remuneration not according to the time spent but the result obtained. 


What is Freelancing?


Our definition, much simpler would be summarized to a person who works for himself/herself for projects. The sectors where freelancers are most present are in the sector, due to the ease of sub-contracting projects or tasks.


Is the Freelance an entrepreneur?


It is often thought that being a Freelance is nothing more than a type of occupation. However, it is much more. It is to have a uni-personal company. Sometimes freelances even hire people for tasks that they cannot encompass.


Working for oneself means having freedom in many things: where do I work? How much do I charge? When do I take my vacation? What type of client will I work for? However, these freedoms are also a source of much stress: where will I find clients? How much will I charge? What will I do if I have too much or if I do not have enough work?

The Freelance must have notions of accounting, management, advertising, marketing in the same way as an entrepreneur. However, there are essential differences between them:

The Freelance is specialized in a profession: Designer, programmer, phonograph, etc. The profession of the entrepreneur is to manage and refer to themselves as "Entrepreneur in the restoration/internet / etc".

When a freelancer says "he has done it" he means he has written it, programmed it, designed it ... When an entrepreneur says "he has done it" he means that he has paid people to do it.

Is a freelance always a freelancer? 

A Freelance is not always autonomous, although in most cases it is. Sometimes the Freelance has a job as an employee and only makes some projects in his free time. If the turnover is small and the tasks are very specific. 

Also, some Freelances choose to create a company, alone or with several companies. 

Where does Freelance work?

There are mainly three options for the Freelance: work from home, in a Co-working space or elsewhere. As per a study, 60% of Freelancers work from home. 

A freelance worker or freelancer is also called as self-employed worker or self-employed person is defined as the person whose activity consists of carrying out work related to their occupation, trade or profession, independently for third parties who require their services for specific tasks which generally they pay their remuneration not according to the time spent but the result obtained. 


Advantages and Disadvantages of Freelancing:

As per the report, most of the freelancer work from home. The benefits are obvious at first glance: there is no need to move anywhere, it is cheap, and in most cases it is quiet. It is also great in case you have children. However, there are several drawbacks: some projects are very difficult to complete, it is almost impossible to separate professional life from personal life. In addition, all the time, you have to work alone and you are always in the same place all week.

However, you are professional and have very well experienced for the tasks, freelancing is the best option to make money with less investment.

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