More and more people (in fact over 54 million Americans), are choosing to have a non-traditional job, and deciding to work for themselves in a freelance business. Whether it is to pursue a passion project, want a more flexible career, or want to work globally, we are seeing a big shift in how businesses work. And a lot of that is down to the use of freelancers and the world wide web. Choosing to hire freelancers over full-time employees has many benefits for businesses, so it is easy to see why more and more people are looking to have a freelance career.

But if you are in full-time employment at the moment, how do you go about taking that leap from being gainfully employed to working for yourself as a freelancer? It isn’t going to happen overnight, as building a client base is important, as well as making sure you will have enough work to pay your bills. So here are some steps to think about, if you are wanting to boost your career with some freelance work.

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Set Goals

If you don’t set yourself any goals, then…