As a freelance web developer, you keep learning new tricks and useful information on a daily basis – and if you’re crafty enough, you can easily design a strategy around which to work and achieve your goals as quickly as possible (so that you can take up more work and progress). However, there are some important details relevant to the job, which sometimes get missed by even the more experienced ones. Go through the list below and make sure you match every criteria!
• Proper scheduling – this is applicable for any freelance job, but the best way to succeed as a freelance web developer is to schedule your time. Treat it as if it were a real job – get up, shave and shower and then sit down and work.
• Advertising yourself aggressively – what good does being highly skilled do you if you’re the only one who’s aware? Get out there and do some advertising, highlighting the important points about your skills, make sure everyone knows what you’re capable of. This brings us to the next point…
• Design your portfolio properly – you’re a designer. Your portfolio is the ultimate representation of your skills and potential for a new client. Needless to say, you have to invest all the time and effort it takes to get it perfect down to the last pixel and letter. Remember, first impressions usually matter the most, so make sure it’s a good one in your case!