New year gives lot of excitement to everyone all over the world; it brings many changes, investment, interception, forwards in almost all fields. Likewise it makes new trends in freelance as well; In this article we are going to see about new trends of freelance network in 2011.
Raise Your Rates:
As you know how much you are earning from freelance work, raise your bar of rates; this makes your clients to know your way of improvement in this field. They will suggest you work and if your work is satisfactory, trust me your rates would never step down thereafter.
You can think this makes the client go away from you but it’s not. As the business world is surviving with recession, inflation of price around the globe clients will probably have their financial statics over it. The New Year is the great time to raise your bar.
The above statistics shows average freelancer salary in New York as of Dec 14, 2010; this will increase in 2011.
Globalization makes the freelance work more complex; job transference is nothing but doing jobs not in native but in other place of the world. Before few years there is a custom of doing programming or writing work only in native but now internet monster shrinks the world.
Mostly new Indians and Chinese come to these freelance fields. This will increase in upcoming years, all moving to the western business as the programming is same worldwide, this is the major new trend in upcoming New Year 2011 hence proper caution should be taken to maintain the native freelance work.
Use the technologies like face book; if you don’t want to create and maintain the blog just have a page in face book, post your freelance work there and make money.
Since most of the freelancers have not started this work, this will be another new trend in freelance 2011.
Full time Freelancer:
More and bigger brand business companies are looking for freelancers as fulltime to promote their products since social media rooted out well. Business people came to know about freelancer’s importance. To make their product visible to all, they need freelancers; if you are a part time freelancer and doing this job for money making, be serious as Full time Freelancer would also be the new trend in 2011.
In a recently published report by the Professional Contractors Group (PCG) it was revealed 73% stated that they believe there will be greater number of work opportunities over the course of the upcoming year.
Overcome the Negative:
Spend more on research and development since there exist a talk freelancers have more liberation and that they are giving statistical data of their own or not accurate; change this thinking in 2011.
Internet is full of information by freelancers and hence make this optimized by giving unique interesting contents.
2011 won’t be full of new trends flowing, yet quite small will be there and it’s up to you to make proper decision and increase your talent to the upcoming future.