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Looking to become a freelance project manager...

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Natasha, Apr 14, 2020.

  1. Natasha

    Natasha New Member

    I've been working as a project manager for a couple of years and have built up my portfolio over time. I'm looking to go freelance as I feel it would benefit me in the long run. Obviously its a very daunting thing to do, so I was looking to see if anyone else has made that leap into the freelance world?

    Any advice would be great.
    Laura@FreelanceUK likes this.
  2. Laura@FreelanceUK

    Laura@FreelanceUK Administrator Staff Member

    There are some really good articles on here that you might find useful:


    They might help you decide if you have all you need to make the leap.
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  3. Natasha

    Natasha New Member

  4. Laura@FreelanceUK

    Laura@FreelanceUK Administrator Staff Member

  5. DeweyBeck

    DeweyBeck New Member

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  6. Greg13My

    Greg13My New Member

  7. miladluuk

    miladluuk New Member

    Yes, you must start freelance, it's growth up your skills, this site is very informative related to freelancing, I Am also doing freelancing almost 3 years and currently i am working on Christmas Sale 2020 client site, and I Am also manager at well-known firm.
  8. Isaac

    Isaac New Member

    I would like to do some freelancing for a software developer.
    Does anybody have any work related to software developer ?
  9. Naheed Mir

    Naheed Mir Member

    If you want to do freelancing as a software developer, I will suggest joining:
    • All freekancing sites
    • Linkedin
    • Stackoverflow
  10. Markeyvius Cathey

    Markeyvius Cathey New Member

    A friend of mine decided to pursue freelance project management and quickly realized that managing client communications across various platforms was cumbersome. They came across Alert Software's social media integration this tool , which streamlined their workflow by consolidating communications in one place. This allowed them to be more responsive to clients and better manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  11. SashaKaya

    SashaKaya New Member

    Building that portfolio is your solid foundation. When I made the leap, networking became my superpower – connecting with peers, using platforms like LinkedIn, and attending industry events. Also, setting clear rates and contracts keeps things smooth. Don't shy away from marketing yourself – showcase your skills and let your passion shine. If you have experience with services like project management software with gantt chart, mention it to potential clients or employers. I hope that helps!
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2023
  12. faizan9872

    faizan9872 New Member

    Going freelance is a big step, Faizan. I made the leap, and it's been rewarding. My advice: Plan well, build a strong network, and be prepared for some uncertainty. You've got this!

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