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Freelancing Doesn’t Mean Going It Alone: Three Areas Where You Need Help 1 comment


When starting out, a lot of freelancers make the mistake of trying to handle too many of the little tasks by themselves. Some of these jobs require very specialised skillsets and others are simply too large to tackle on your own. Attempting to do them yourself  wastes time and can become expensive.

So, for some jobs, it’s best to go to a professional. To help you out, this post will go through some of the easy ways to get help in three areas. Now, all you have to do is get to work!

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Business Consultant

A lot of freelancers start their new career without much direction. People assume that their knowledge of their trade is strong enough to carry them through with customers. Without any business experience, though, it can be very hard to make sure that you’re doing the right things. But, you’re never truly alone and there are people that can help you.

Business consultants can give you the advice you need to start up straight away. They understand invoicing and contracts, proper quoting, business analysis, and much more. Along with these skills, a business consultant will also be able to help you to build a strong business plan. With all of these resources, you’ll find it much easier to start conducting your business.

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IT Support

Most people don’t have a huge range of computer skills. When it comes to using computers in day to day life, you might be just fine. But, when it comes to solving problems with hardware and software, a lot of people simply panic.

This sort of field can take years to get into. People study for a long time to be able to work in IT support. And, it makes sense. This area is very complex, so, it’s best if you leave it to a professional. A company like Xceptional Networks has the tools and resources to help you to manage all of your IT; without having to break the bank. These sorts of services are perfect for freelancers because they only charge you for what you use and, you probably won’t use them very much, anyway.

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Freelance Web Developers

When it comes to building a website, loads of people have been drawn to handy-dandy DIY website builder tools, in recent years. But, this will almost always result in a site that lacks the design and functionality the freelancer wanted when they set out. It’s much better to simply go to a professional. Other freelance workers are your best bet here. There are loads of freelance web developers around. Getting a website custom made will often cost as much as a year’s worth of hosting, so not so bad.

Hopefully, this will inspire you to start getting the help you need as a freelancer. A lot of people try to go it alone and struggle. As time goes on, you’ll notice the difference that this truly makes.

Need step-by-step help starting your freelancing career? Take my master course on how to become a well-paid freelance writer.


About Alina Bradford

I've been a DIY, lifestyle, tech and health writer for almost two decades. Dang, that makes me sound old...Anywhoo, feel free to follow me on Twitter. I'm @alinabradford. Real original handle, huh?


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