You’re here because you’re ready to become a freelance web developer.
Maybe sitting at your desk job — imagining all the creative ways of saying “I’ve had it! I quit!”
You’ve put in hours of your time, done all the hard work — you’ve learned to code!
Time to reap some of the rewards of all your hard work.
Freelancing will change your life.
Here are 4 major benefits when working freelance:
- A better work-life balance: You can have breakfast with your partner again!
- Being your own boss: Being a freelance Web Developer means you can work all morning (or all night for that matter)…
- Freedom to choose your working hours / clients / rate of pay: Say a polite ‘no thank you’ to that miserable client and a ‘no thank you’ to his criminally low budget too.
- The chance to work on more interesting projects: No more monotony, each month bringing a variety of work, clients and opportunities.
Why should you consider freelance web development as an option?
If you’re already a developer, you’ve most likely been working for the same company for years……or been bouncing from job to job each year. What started out fascinating quickly became mundane.
If you’re a tech junky you’ll be looking for a way to build a skill set that allows you to work on your own terms.
Being your own boss has a huge number of advantages
As a freelance web developer, you put yourself in a high value position. But getting started is tough.
As a freelancer, you have to be able to run your own business!
Self discipline requires hard work. You have to be strict with yourself.
Now you are convinced the life of a freelance web developer is for you, it’s time for me to walk you through the step-by-step process.
There are three essential rules for making money has a freelance developer (back to top)
The first step in making money as a freelance developer requires an understanding of how to make money in general. Trying to make money without understanding these fundamental things will go about as well as playing monopoly against an expert without having an understanding of the game’s rules.
The three rules for making money are:
- Understanding that the amount of money (or lack thereof) that you earn will be in direct proportion to the level of value which you provide to others.
- Understanding that making money requires putting time into high value activities.
- Understanding that you have a full-time job as soon as you strike out on your own, regardless of whether you actually have any clients.