Ever wonder why freelancers keep finding the opportunities? Probably, because they believe there are opportunities.
They work from home, offices, and almost from anywhere.
Do you think it’s an easy job? Uggh, It’s not a job – It’s a lifestyle.
People call it business. Don’t ever call it just a fun thing to do… Don’t.
Do you know ‘Freelancing’ saved someone life?
Yes. I met a freelancing mentor ‘Kamran Shafi’ at a freelancing seminar in Lahore, Pakistan. He told us that he was bankrupt for approx. 4 Million Rupees. He planned to suicide because there was no away around to pull things off.
He had nothing. No hope. No chance.
But…He got an opportunity. Someone recommended that he start freelancing. He probably learned website designing – and started off his work as a freelancer.
It wasn’t easy. It would never be easy. Work and Stress do not make a good combination.
But, he fought. Struggled. And, started getting clients.
He kept on working. Not only did he settle all his loans, but also became a professional freelancer.
He did it. You can do this too.
Introduction to StudentLance
StudentLance.com is an online tutoring website which connects online tutors and students across the globe. Students communicate with online tutors about their school and college assignments and problems in their class-projects. Online tutors help them and get paid for their solution writing.
- Job Types for Online Tutors
It’s up to the online tutors whether they want to be a part-time online tutor or use their teaching abilities and knowledge on certain subjects to make a serious income. In either case, you’ll love this. It’s a free website to sign-up for everyone. Online Tutors get paid when their assignment solution is purchased by the students.
- Freelancers and StudentLance
It’s a big deal for freelancers – It could be an extra income. It doesn’t matter what type of service you provide as a freelancer; what matters is, it’s an additional option to make money.
Did you like Mathematics or Chemistry back in your School days?
Well, go to StudentLance.com and choose your favorite subject (or subjects) and wait for the next assignment postings. Whenever they come, you’d get an email alert, then take a look on the query
If you can solve it, do it as soon as possible. Set your assignment solution price and submit the assignment. Once it’s purchased by the student, you get paid.
It really works…Still doubtful?
I’m going to give you 6 reasons for joining StudentLance as a freelancer:
1. The perk of working from home
There are pros and cons of working from home. Maybe you have set up your home office nicely, but there are always some disturbances and distractions while working from home.
Freelancers learn to manage those problems. Some choose set working hours and close the door. Others learn to quickly get back to work after interruptions or to multi-task effectively.
One of the coolest things of working on StudentLance is, you don’t have to be online all the time to check the projects for you. Just select your favorite subjects while creating a tutor account, and you’ll get email alerts on the submission of relevant assignments.
This is an example of an email alert:
2. Extra Freelance Income
This is my personal favorite: Extra Income. Who doesn’t like that?
Maybe you’re a freelance graphic designer and working on other freelancing websites such as freelancer.com, Upwork.com, Elance.com, or 99designs.com; it doesn’t mean that you can’t work on StudentLance – you can.
Do you want to know how?
The freelancing websites I just mentioned need you to be highly active and engaged on these websites to keep an eye on the latest relevant projects for bidding, whereas on StudentLance, you don’t have to be visiting the site 300 times a day…
Just sign up, choose your favorite subjects to help students in their assignments, and sit tight…
So, from now on, no matter where you work as a freelancer, StudentLance offers more chances to increase your freelance income…
How would you like two to three assignments that could possibly bring $80 to $200 extra for you?
3. Leverage the knowledge to make money
I always recommend two things to people I meet:
- Write a Blog – I ask them to do that because I see some kind of knowledge, passion, and ability in them.
- Make Videos -I also recommend people make videos for YouTube, Dailymotion, or Facebook, because I see confidence, knowledge, and charm in those people.
It’s about using your art, knowledge, or capacity.
Freelancers should think about what services they can offer as freelancing jobs. The ironic thing is, some people know few things very well – but, they don’t think ahead of that…
Why don’t you offer that service to people to make money?
Use your skill. Maybe any extra skill. [Read Bloggers Hiring Bloggers: Kinds of Work You Outsource or Get Hired to Do for ideas.]
People ignore things because some of them are shy and some of them don’t have confidence on their quality…Freelancers should explore themselves. They should find that certain skill and ability to offer.
Personal Example: I always liked Psychology subject – During my graduate program I studied Psychology for the first time and really liked it. I used to be a high scorer in that subject.
Leveraging the knowledge means use your knowledge for something extra.
Hank Stoever seems to agree with me, even though he wrote this article a year ago, but it sounds legit. He explained 6 Ways to Sell Your Knowledge Online.
4. Help to build an online community
Building community is one of the essential goals to achieve success as a freelancer. When you’re on social media, you can’t win without engaging friends and making new ones.
The community isn’t just a group or list created on any social media platform. It can be a bunch of people who regularly meet online to discuss freelancing challenges. Or they have similar goals, taste, or passions to discuss.
Studentlance helps you connect with different students who visit this online tutoring portal to find the solutions.
Being a freelancer, it is risky to rely on a single platform – you just can’t. You have an open world to explore.
StudentLance could be another place to interact with people. It might not be a very social place to send messages or video chat with friends, obviously not – but, it’s certainly a place for freelancers to hang out.
Emil Lamprecht is CMO at CareerFoundry. He emphasized the importance of building a personal brand in this article. He believes that freelancers should act like a brand.
I agree with him.
5. PR and Networking with new people
Interaction plays an important role in building up new relations. StudentLance provides a direct chat feature to the students to contact the tutors who are online at that specific time.
StudentLance has a ‘messaging’ feature to send a direct message to another member on the platform.
Someone with a question submits their assignment query and can reach a specific tutor to help.
After the submission, the person who needs assistance can send a message to a specific online tutor. You can build repeat business through questions you answer.
6. Promote Studentlance to earn commission
Everyone loves to make money. If you’re here as an expert of any subject or even if you’re not an online tutor, there is still a way to make money on StudentLance.
StudentLance has an Affiliate Marketing Program which helps you to make money when you promote this website to other students. When they sign-up and purchase assignment solutions, you receive a 5% commission on each sale.
Freelancers shouldn’t ignore this opportunity.
Suppose you’re a freelance writer, and you have a personal blog. You write occasionally on your blog, you may have joined few affiliate programs already which you’re randomly promoting along with your writing service.
You can join StudentLance’s Affiliate Program to refer your readers to get their project/assignment solved related to any college or university subject.
Explore and find new concepts in freelancing. Make an offer people can’t refuse.
StudentLance.com is a free to join online tutoring platform. Freelancers can unfold opportunities out of this. Those six reasons could help you to get started with StudentLance.com.
Always remember that freelancing is a lifestyle.
Don’t take it as a part-time job.
What else you think a freelancer should do to make money? Let us know in the comments.
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