Bangladesh have their own existence in Freelancing field. According to the ICT Division of Bangladesh Government , there are 650,000 freelancers in Bangladesh. 500,000 actively working. Bangladesh also ranked 8th in the 2019 Global Gig-Economy index published by Payoneer. Freelancing reduce the unemployment problem of young generation. Nowadays, people from different ages are involved in freelancing with their dedicated skills.

There are some freelancing source where people can find their job or post their job.

The popular fields for freelancing are :

  • Upwork

  • Fiverr

  • Freelancer.com

  • Toptal.com

  • SEOClerk

  • Guru

  • 99Design

What kinds of freelance work we can do

Common Freelance work includes:

  • Logo design

  • Software development

  • Content writing

  • Marketing

  • Data Analysis

  • Website design

  • Customer service

Causes of involved in Freelancing

  • Independently work: One of the best benefits of freelancing is that you have much more freedom in comparison to other jobs. You have to choose the client that you want to work with. And as a self-employed professional, you can set your own rate. These can be on a per-project basis, hourly rate, or even a retainer free for long term project. Your income potential is typically flexible.

  • Flexible hours: The freelancers have the ability to choose their work schedule. You might choose your time when you are free from others household work. But you have to maintain your deadline with your client.

  • Self-management: As a freelancer, you are your own boss. You have to choose the number of projects to pick up and everything of how you run things. Its up to you to make sure you keep your client happy.

  • Location flexibility: Freelancers have a great advantage in choosing their work place. Freelancer work is done conveniently. Freelancers do their work wherever they want.

  • Increased skills: Freelancing means you take various projects from multiple clients. For working in various project you brings something new to table. You may also expand your skills.

  • No office politics: In a traditional office environment conflicts with others, competition for promotion, etc subject is a matter of stress. But as a freelancer, you primarily interact with your clients. Your focus can remain on delivering work .

  • Job security: In traditional employment losing your job means losing your sole income source which can result in financial stress. But as a freelancer, if your contract ends with one client then you still have another client to sustain your income.

  • Ability to test start-up business: Freelancing gives the opportunity to build their client base and own business. As you progress in your freelancing journey, you’ll get valuable insights about market trends, client expectations, and effective business strategies.

  • Opportunity: As a freelancer, you have the freedom to focus on areas that genuinely interest you and where you can provide significant value based on your specialized expertise. Freelancers also have the opportunity to freelance in various industries ( marketing, graphics design, accounting, teaching, and software development)

As we all know the demand for freelancing is increasing day by day. Freelancing is a more convenient job for anyone to handle their personal and professional life together. For this reason, women are more involved in this field to make themself sel-empoyed person.

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