10 Websites to Get You Started in Freelancing Jobs - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

Today’s job market can be tough, but freelancing is a great option to explore, especially if you’ve been out of work for a long period of time or want a side hustle to bring in a little bit of extra cash this year. Freelancing is not just limited to the media and communications industries. If you want to use skills or passions that you don’t normally use in your day job or you have flex hours you’d like to fill, it’s a great opportunity to expand your employment horizons. To secure freelancing jobs, there are several good freelancing websites you can check out.

10 Best Freelancing Websites for Freelancer Jobs via Brazen Careerist

1. Tuts+ Business

This new site was formerly known as Freelance Switch, a long-time resource for freelancers and solopreneurs. It offers high-quality and in-depth articles on everything it takes to become a successful freelancer, along with helpful tutorials. Plus, archives from the previous site are an absolute gold mine.

2. Freelancers Union Blog

Founded by Sara Horowitz, the Freelancers Union is a free resource for independent freelancers and small business owners of all kinds. Lucky for you, you don’t have to be a member to get all the helpful content on their blog. You’ll find information on how to get health insurance, work with subcontractors, understand self-employment taxes and all the ins and outs of running your own business.

3. FreshBooks Blog

An invoicing product for small business owners and freelancers, FreshBooks also offers a blog, and it’s an excellent resource. Quickly find advice from experts about much-needed topics including freelance taxes, financial organization, invoicing, contracts and more. Working with clients and getting paid is a huge part of being a freelancer, so this blog will no doubt come in handy.

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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