I had my eyes set over a certain editing job, that I really really wanted to do. There were two solid reasons for that, firstly it was for some Islamic based literature and secondly, it involved use of skills that I have never before done on any other job so it was supposed to be a big plus on my job history….. Continue reading →
I have just started working upon images (creating my own and editing some form the net) and this is my very first attempt in making a new one from scratch!
Till now, I had dealt with writing stuff down, create web content, perform research work, write product reviews and so on but now I hope to further improve upon my skills and learn graphic designing as a formal course, Insha’ Allah to take on more freelancing jobs as they develop.
Many of my friends have been asking me how I actually landed with the first job on freelancing sites. I have also been receiving many messages from friends on various social networking sites making queries about my freelancing jobs and how I actually began with it :):)
Since the last couple of years, I wanted to avail my time in a productive manner and “do something” and earn a few bucks while doing so… I thought of many ideas, one being to start a fashion designer’s boutique, the other, opening up a learning centre to teach kids skills like mathematics and language e.t.c. but none of my ideas managed to even start working out for lack of space or lack of facilities did not venture up the project right from the beginning!
One day, I accidentally tumbled upon a freelancing site and then lo and behold! there was no looking back after that.. I made my account, registered myself and started applying for a decent writing job with the hope of working hard myself and not getting any pay at all! Continue reading →
As a freelance writer, I have mostly focused on a few categories some of which being children’s writing (moral stories, creating lesson plans, making worksheets), Islamic based writing (for ebooks related to Salah and other Islamic obligations) and academic writing (research papers, assignments etc). Most of the time, I apply for doing works related to the above categories for I have always considered myself capable of handling those projects. Continue reading →
Opening up my freelancing projects site, I notice that I have got a new job. How excited I am, for I had been wanting to do all this since years! Now, I look carefully and read the job statement and try to figure out what exactly this client liked about it, that he at once awarded me the job…
It wasn’t like this in the beginning, to be very honest, for I would state the request and wait and wait. None of them would be replied for. Continue reading →
There are many micro job sites available and they all make use of almost the same procedure that you have read in my article regarding how a micro job site works. If you still haven’t read it, read it here :