Continuing with our series of featured Freelancers, today we proudly present to you Neha Mukherjee, one of our popular freelancers. Her crisp writing skills have made her a top freelancer on Truelancer. She has six years of experience freelancing and has provided versatile writing content in every field to her clients. Her up-to-date knowledge of digital marketing trends has landed him the best project at Truelancer. Now, let’s dive into her freelance career and see how she used her skills and ability to land the best projects.
- When did you start freelancing, and what inspired you?
I started freelancing in 2018 when I was in college. At that time, I wanted to do something that interested me and best suited my personality. I developed an interest in writing marketing materials and other content back then, and that’s how I decided to be a freelance writer. I always wanted to work on my own, and YouTube was the major contributor that helped me fuel this inner desire in freelancing to step into the field of the freelancing market.
2. What do you like the most about Writing?
Free flow is what I like the most about freelance writing. It’s through writing I love to express myself. And of course, writing is one of the major mediums through which companies can effectively market their products and services. I believe that content is going nowhere, and it’s a trustworthy source of marketing.
3. What are the most important skills required as a freelance writer?
In my opinion, the most essential skills to become a freelance writer can be as follows:
- An eye to look into details.
- Ability to describe the importance of what they’re writing about.
- A good reader.
- A good listener.
- Ability to handle criticisms
If you master these skills, no one can stop you growing as a successful freelance writer.
4. What challenges have you come across in your freelancing career?
Honestly, freelancing has never been a smooth journey for me! It was a roller-coaster ride, especially in the beginning when I was trying to learn how things work and what type of work is demanded by the clients. The major challenge that came with freelancing was the ability to handle clients. Like, in the beginning, most of my time went into understanding their requirements, and clashes happened. Misunderstandings the requirements was one of the challenges I struggled with, but now I’m aware of how to handle the projects and criticisms accordingly.
5. What according to you does it take to be a successful freelance writer?
Well, it takes your passion and courage to be a successful freelance writer. I have a long way to go. I have some role models in my journey whom I’d love to follow consistently. In short, if you’re passionate about freelance writing, no one can lag you behind!
6. What suggestions do you want to give to the budding freelance writer?
Here are some of my pieces of advice for new freelancers:
Firstly, if you want to step into freelancing, figure out what interests you the most! Be a little practical and choose the field that can be monetize. I guess freelancing is an ocean that do not disappoint you choosing your niche!
Secondly, just follow two rule that is work harder and smarter. In freelancing you have to be consistent, accountable, and responsible for your projects! You should work smart by keeping in mind that your efforts are worth and the value you provide to the clients is important.
Lastly, don’t forget to upskill yourself and learn constantly!
7. How did you get to know about freelancing and what is your experience using Turelancer?
Long story short, I got to know about freelancing through my day-dreaming! Well YouTube is the major contributor that fueled my inner desire to step into this freelance lifestyle.
Thanks to Truelancer, it gave me an opportunity to work on my niche. It is a place where we can onboard clients and get rewarded for our efforts. One of the best thing I like about Truelancer is the team is very supportive, and you won’t face any issues while surfing the platform!
Check out her testimonial: