Yes, it is suitable for a long-term job because, in this era, we have evolved and adapted to the use of the internet. Freelancers have a great future in the virtual world. Aside from creating their path, it also earns a higher and higher salary. Still, competition is always there, and you don’t have to worry about that as long as you believe in yourself, you can do it. In freelancing, you can use your skills and passion to earn extra income or make this as primary income. The more you stay in freelancing, the more you will get more clients and gain higher and higher.
Some of the freelancers are she/he working for 3-4 years alone, then sooner or later, he/she will create his/her own company. It is because she/he already knows the flows in the freelancing world, and also he/she can also help those seeking a freelancing job.
During this pandemic, there’s a lot of workers/employees who are losing their jobs. So they are trying to find a way to earn money, and one of that is freelancing. There’s a lot of questions in your mind right now like
“How can I start?”
“I don’t have any experience in freelancing”
“I am newbie”
“Where would I apply?”
“Where can I seek help?”
Before you enter freelancing, you must identify that you are the things/skills you can offer to your clients and note that. Build your profile and LinkedIn then apply to any online platform jobs like upwork.com, Fiverr, onlinejobs.ph, guru.com, etc. There’s many free online courses and training on the internet like Youtube, Coursera, Udemy, Edx, Futurelearn, etc. It requires a lot of patience to have your first client.