The big question for many people interested in getting started in freelancing is "what do I do that gives me enough money to get out of my job". We know that it's one thing to find what you love, and another to find what makes you money, so we've listed a number of jobs that pay well in freelancing and are easy to do.
The great advantage of this type of work is that you don't need anything more than what you already have at home. A computer, internet and a good knowledge of writing is what can earn you that extra money to your monthly income. It can even become your starting income if you wish. There are plenty of sites that can help you find work as a freelance writer. For example, there is TrabajoFreelance.com or, if you know how to write in English, you can also try Fiverr.
You don't need to be a professional writer to start earning money with Freelance work you just need to be able to write clearly and avoid grammar mistakes.
Social media manager.
Social media like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter have changed the way some businesses communicate with their customers. If you know how to manage and promote products through social media, you can use your skills to get a freelance job. If you already like posting on your networks, you might enjoy doing it for someone else.
If you don't have much experience you can start earning up to the equivalent of 3,000 - 4,000 Mexican pesos per month, while seasoned social media experts and veterans with a proven track record can earn up to the equivalent of 25,000 Mexican peos per month. However, you need a portfolio of clients and a lot of experience to reach this level. If you want to succeed as a social media manager, you will need to focus on large industries and not small companies. It really all depends on how you sell it.
If you are fluent in a second or third language, translating can provide you with a great opportunity to work independently. There are several ways a translator can make money online. You can become certified to translate and with that you may be able to charge a little more.
A freelance photographer who works freelance or uses the Internet to make a name for himself or herself can earn up to $70,000 Mexican pesos for a wedding for just a few hours of work. You can also make money by taking photos of special locations or a specific category and selling them on the Internet. Although you may have to invest in a professional camera, it usually pays for itself if you know how to promote yourself on freelance sites.
While some web or web application designers can make a lot of money freelancing, the mobile application field is much less competitive (at least so far), which allows you to make a lot of money with this job.
Although designing a mobile app can take hundreds of hours, the remuneration is really excellent.
There are many search engine optimization (SEO) specialists who earn a lot of money being freelance. Some can charge as much as $30,000 Mexican pesos per month.
Although a more common rate for someone advanced is between $300 dollars and $500 dollars per hour, this is a very good field to look for freelance work.
If you are new, you may start out making $5,000 a month, or a little more, but you can start sharpening your skills to improve.