Opportunities for freelancers in India?

By Shweta

Do you love your work but not the daily traffic you need to face while going for work? Do you feel relaxed when you get a work from home? Then there is an option for you to work from home permanently. There are people who are free birds by nature and cannot get stuck in a regular 9 to 5 job. A freelancing job gives them the opportunity to do the work they like, earn a livelihood and follow their other interests.


Women who were working professionals but now cannot go out because of family commitments are taking up the freelancing jobs. This keeps them in touch with the working world and makes them earn money at home. Even retired professionals are taking up freelancing jobs.

How to get freelancing jobs?

There are many companies who hire employees on contract basis on a different payroll than the regular payroll for permanent employees. Various education and writing companies have freelancing jobs for content writing and translators. They pay at a per word basis. These jobs can be availed through good networking skills.

Ways of becoming a freelancer

There are few sites who register freelancers and ask them to bid for projects. The top sites in this regard are given below.

Also there are sites like Chegg.com, Lekhaka.com where one can register and apply to get freelancing jobs.

The freelancer has to give a proof of his/ her working abilities and credibility. There is a time factor to every project which must be kept in mind. The work should be good in quality and delivered on time. If that happens, the freelancer will get a hold in the market.

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