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Any freelancers here? How did you get started? How do you find work now?

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Been freelancing for a few years now! I started with Upwork and have pretty much stuck to it. Used to spend a lot of time applying for jobs, but now get invited more so I don't have to do as much hunting. Sometimes I get stuff off LinkedIn too but that's rare

I could have written your response word for word!

Upwork is a great place to get started, but they do charge a fee. Great way to at least get your foot in the door and start building a network and a portfolio.

LinkedIn, through my work connections, and via my website. It takes a while to get started. I would recommend starting while still working a normal job and then only quitting the job once you have established clients.

I use Upwork. It's been very very good to me and it's a great source of additional income. You have to start with low ball offer but when you build your profile and portfolio you will get more opportunities to charge more.

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