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How To Start Freelancing In Pakistan?

We are not going to just talk about how to start freelancing in Pakistan but also showing you the best freelancing marketplaces to get your work started.

For entering in the growing field of freelancing you need to consider a few things before taking the plunge. You are capable of doing freelancing even if you are a full-time employee. For discovering the right clients, projects and pros and cons of several pricing methods, freelancers are required to discover their own abilities and market them.

Table of Contents

  • Learning How to do Freelancing in Pakistan
    • Learn a Skill
    • Build Your Network
    • Become a Brand
  • 10 Best Websites to start Freelancing in Pakistan

Learn How to do Freelancing in Pakistan

Today, Freelancing is playing a leading role in the employment of the young generation.  Freelancers collect together their lives, their projects, and their competition with other freelancers in the market. With passion and compromise, they built an independent, connected and values-driven life for themselves. Freelancing is not a difficult task, however, it needs patience. These are a few steps to start freelancing:

1. Learn a Skill

Starting freelancing without any skill is not possible because it is the game of skills and abilities. In fact, skills are playing key role in freelancing and a basic thing you must have. These are a few skills which will prove beneficial for new freelancers:

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Marketing, Blockchain, Writing & Editing, Graphic Designing, Web Designing, Photography, virtual assistant, Data entry, and customer services etc.

2. Build Your Network

The next step after learning a skill is to build a network of your potential clients. Get into different freelancing groups on Facebook and give your services at affordable rates. Don’t be spammy in the groups but share your knowledge in these groups what you’ve learned so far and what you can do now. After a little experience, you will be able to join freelancing websites for proper freelancing.

3. Turn yourself into a Brand

After building a network you need to become a brand & think like a brand. Give the clients quality work and always follow their instructions and guidelines. Be professional, polite, patient and don’t do silly things, it will improve your ratings.

10 Best Websites to start Freelancing in Pakistan

  1. Upwork
  2. Fiverr
  3. Guru
  4. Freelancer
  5. Toptal
  6. People per hour
  7. iFreelance
  8. SimplyHired
  9. Project4hire
  10. Deman Media
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Naeem Ur Rehman

Written by Naeem Ur Rehman

Pakistan's youngest blogger and the CEO of He is currently the student of BS Environmental Sciences at University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is also working as a senior advisor to, Mukaalma, and Pylon TV.

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