The article is superb, but there’s one major disadvantage for places like Upwork or Fiverr – they are way too crowded. If you’re a newbie, you’ll ought to compete both with professional, who have a good acceptance and solid stash of comments, and people, who’re able to take any sort of work for reasonable. Stuck between these two forces, it’s really hard find decend work, because you don’t have a decent attractiveness yet, and you can’t lower your price even more – you’ve come to make money, not to waste some time at no cost. The best solution would be to go and search for alternative places, that provide similar array of jobs and are not so crowded.
There are many places, take Insolvo, as an example. It’s secure, it’s convenient, and there are tasks for each set of skills. You can find almost any type of task, for any set of skills. If you’re still new to this – go for something activities and boring, but essential nevertheless. Good at design or programming?Welcome, pal, there are tasks for you besides. My point is – don’t be afraid to try new places.
Sometimes they are a lot more convenient than regular ones. Do an intensive search, try here and there, and find one of the best solution for yourself. No want to go just for normal stuff.