The COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in our time. It has left countless companies unable to keep their doors open, putting millions of people out of work and making it hard for those who work for themselves to keep moving forward. But there is one type of work that has a better chance of getting through a crisis like this: freelancing.
Even if you already work independently, you probably know plenty of people who don’t. Here are 13 reasons why you should help your friends start freelancing today.
1. It Will Be Hard
The next few months are going to be incredibly hard for a lot of people, and having the chance to make some extra money will be a great benefit. Most people don’t know how freelancing works, though, and the people you care about may need some help to get their careers started.
2. You Know the Market
Breaking into the freelance market can be complicated, which can be a shock when people first approach this sort of work. With your existing knowledge of this market, you can help the people you care about take control of their work.
3. Rapid Work
One of the biggest challenges being faced by people during the COVID-19 outbreak is