S1 E16 – Freelancing 101: the Pro’s, the Con’s, Tips to Getting Hired, Finding Work, Risk vs Security, Listener Q+A & more!

Today’s episode is ALL about Freelancing.  Having been a freelance app developer since 2012.. I answer your questions about freelancing & cover topics..

Including:

  • What is Freelancing?
  • The Pro’s & Con’s of Freelancing
  • The differences in Freelancer vs Employee
  • Risk vs Security
  • Do Freelancer’s earn more money?
  • What experience do you need to be a Freelancer?
  • Why I ONLY freelance
  • How I got started with ZERO experience (and you can too!)
  • Why I don’t use websites like UpWork
  • My top hack for finding your next gig
  • and much much more!


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Cold Funk by Kevin MacLeod
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