Still, trying to determine where to begin your freelance career? Here are over a hundred freelance job suggestions to get you started.
Using these job ideas, you can earn more than $500 per month with dedication, skill, and effort. These jobs can also be done at home, either full-time or part-time. The decision is yours to make.
After researching popular freelancing marketplaces such as Fiverr, UpWork, Envato Studio, and People Per Hour, I came up with these job ideas. There were plenty of job postings and freelance professionals following these job skills on the marketplaces to guarantee that these job ideas work.
Examine the list and see if you can find a job that better fits your skills.
1. Article Writer
Write articles for online magazines, news publishers, business journals, etc.
2. Blog Writer
Create content for company blogs or work as a hired blogger. Keep in mind, that writing for blogs requires different skills than writing for magazines and eBooks.
3. eBook Writer
Create how-to articles, strategies, and how-to guides for eBook publication.
4. Fiction Writer
Write novellas, poetry, or short stories for other writers. I regularly perform this and earn between $800 and $2,000 per job (depending on the content and length).
5. Web Content Writer
Write content for websites (eg: about pages, Privacy, terms of service pages, etc).
You can write for brands to create engaging content for their online and print promotional campaigns if you are an expert in online marketing.
7. Writing Translator
Text and documents in various languages can be translated.
By pointing out their errors and raising the level of the work overall, you can assist others in creating excellent content.
Possess excellent writing and grammar skills? Then use that skill to fix the errors in other people’s work.
10. Press Release Writer
Write professional and straight-to-the-point news articles for media outlets.
11. Ghost Writer
Start writing articles and blogs on behalf of other brands or people.
12. Legal Writer
Write letters and documents to be used by lawyers, judges, and others in law.
13. Resume & Cover Letter Writer
Not everyone is adept at creating an effective resume or cover letter. Assist them in getting jobs.
14. Product Description Writer
Write compelling product and service descriptions, works for both print and online.
15. Transcription Writer
Convert speech to text while listening to audio files. Or, write transcripts to be used on audio recordings, such as jingles and audio commercials.
16. Technical Writer
Write manuals, documentation, and technical guides, among other things.
17. Guest Writer
If you have a blog or have permission to publish on popular blogs, you can take jobs from brands and services to write about their products.
18. Academic Writing
Give struggling students writing assistance for their college essays and academic papers.
19. Logo Designer
This is a job that can bring in easy money if you have creative skills with Adobe Illustrator or CorelDraw.
20. Photoshop Editor
With Photoshop, you can resize, adjust, convert, and optimize images for other people.
21. Website Mockup Designer
Website mockups are frequently created in Photoshop. If you have the necessary skills, it’s a well-paying job.
22. Photo Editor
Help people enhance their ordinary portraits, change backgrounds, and bring them those photos to a professional level.
23. Photo Retouching
One of the highest-paying gigs on Fiverr is using Photoshop to retouch and add makeup.
24. Graphic/Poster Designer
Create posters in print and digital form, Facebook covers, and other graphics.
25. Icon Design
Create unique icons for brands and companies to use on websites and in print.
26. Book Cover Designer
Design book covers for print and digital books.
27. T-Shirt Designer
Have a knack for creating custom T-shirts? If so, this job is ideal for you.
28. Infographic Designer
A high-demand profession, infographic design pays between $400 and $1,000 per design and occasionally even more.
29. CAD Designer
Draft designs related to architecture and structural engineering fields.
30. Vector Designer
Create content and graphics in a vector format for use in the printing industry.
31. Cartoon Artist
Create cartoons and comics for magazines and brands.
32. Banner/Ad Designer
Create billboards, cutouts, and website banners as well as other print and digital ads.
33. Wedding Album Designer
Another lucrative job with increasing demand.
34. Sketch Artist
Help people turn their ideas into pictures or craft sculptures.
35. Digital Artist
Draw portraits, landscapes, and beautiful artworks using digital software.
36. Vector Illustrator
Create artwork and illustrations for use on websites.
37. Print Designer
Create business cards, leaflets, brochures, etc.
38. Concept Artist
The industries of animation and video games are thriving. Help those developers create fantastic concepts for their creative work by using your skills.
39. Oil Painter
Old-fashioned, but I observed numerous individuals offering oil painting as a service on Reddit and a few other websites.
40. Flyer Designer
Create innovative flyer designs to aid businesses in promoting their products.
41. Brochure Designer
Design brochures for companies and brands.
42. Front-End Designer
The look and feel of the website are determined by front-end design.
43. Back-End Developer
The person responsible for creating the algorithms at the heart of a website or web application is known as the back-end developer.
44. UX / UI Designer
Teach front-end developers how to create user-friendly websites and interfaces.
45. Plugin Developer
Create WordPress and website plugins.
46. WordPress Expert
Help people setup their WordPress websites and blogs.
47. Web Font Designer
Create customized fonts and icon fonts for use on websites.
48. Bug Fixing
Help users identify the issues with their websites and apps.
49. Server Administrator
Take charge of server-side activities, including setting up appropriate security and configuring apps.
50. Website Builder
Provide businesses with domain name, hosting, and website building services.
51. App UI Designer
Create user interfaces for mobile apps.
52. App Developer
Create the mobile apps’ backends.
53. Game Developer
Create fantastic Android and iOS games by collaborating with game developers.
54. Financial Advisor
Teach and offer guidance to new businesses and startups regarding money management.
55. Legal Consultant
Assisting people and businesses with legal issues and preventing fraud
56. SEO Consultant
Show companies how to make their websites more search engine friendly to increase traffic.
57. Health Advisor
Give people suggestions on how to maintain their health.
58. Parenting Advisor
Being a parent is difficult, especially at this time. Teach those new parents how to raise their children.
59. Fitness Advisor
Assist people in creating diet plans, exercise schedules, and fitness plans.
60. Career Advisor
Assist people in making the best career decisions and achieving success at work. Like what I’m attempting to do here.
61. Intro Videos
Make videos to introduce products and businesses.
62. Explainer Videos
Create cool product-explanation videos, similar to the Dropbox video.
63. Video Testimonials
Make videos to share with the world your love for specific products. On YouTube these days, it’s kind of popular.
64. Stop-Motion Videos
Utilize stop-motion to produce fantastic animations.
65. Video Animator
Create animated video segments for YouTubers and businesses.
66. Social Media Video Creator
For the purpose of promoting brands on social media platforms, create promotional videos.
67. YouTube Video Editor
Assist YouTubers in editing and enhancing their videos.
68. Voice-Over Artist
Have a fantastic voice? then begin using it properly.
69. Audio Editor
Help people edit and perfect their podcasts and other audio content.
70. Audio Translator
The number of languages in use worldwide is 6,500. People are constantly looking for someone to assist with the English translation of foreign audio content.
71. Music Composition
Create jingles, sound effects, and background music.
72. Record Podcast Ads
Help online businesses create engaging podcast ads.
73. Virtual Assistant
Manage people’s meetings, schedules, tasks, etc. to assist them in running their businesses.
74. Data Entry
Type data and documents from printed or hard copies into a digital format.
75. Marketing Strategist
Develop strategies for brand marketing online.
76. Social Media Manager
Assist brands in managing their social media channels and keeping their followers entertained.
77. Live Chat Agent
Be a live representative for companies to help them make more sales.
78. Recruiting Agent
Help businesses recruit great employees and freelancers.
79. Customer Support Representative
Support customers solve their problems with products and services.
80. Zendesk Consultant
Show people how to manage customers and support systems more effectively.
81. Project Manager
Manage large projects for businesses.
Become an accounting clerk to help businesses keep track of their important transactions.
83. Technical Assistant
Assist individuals and businesses in resolving technical issues such as computer problems.
84. Explainer Video Animation
To use in explainer videos, create characters and animations.
85. 3D Model Designer
Create 3D models for a variety of uses (furniture, vehicles, etc).
86. Lead Generator
By using tools like Magento and Zendesk, you can assist businesses in growing their sales and lead generation.
87. Presentation Designer
Create and craft PowerPoint presentation content for a variety of purposes.
88. Online Advertising Expert
Helping businesses run effective ad campaigns (AdWords, Facebook Ads, etc).
89. Social Media Editor
Craft content, graphics, and posts optimized for social networks.
90. Email Designer
Create compelling emails, email templates, and email designs to increase clickthrough rate.
91. Email Outreach
Assist brands in email outreach to other companies, blogs, and publications.
92. Traffic Generation
Show people how to generate traffic for their websites.
93. Write Product Reviews
Be a critique for hire and offer to write product reviews for businesses.
94. Keyword Research
Assist people in researching various online keywords related to their industry.
95. PR Submission
Offer your knowledge of how to reach out to well-known blogs and publications as a service to help promote unique product announcements (eg: latest smartphone releases, app releases, movie releases, etc).
96. Market Research
Assist businesses in conducting market research and analysis to discover more about their targeted audience.
97. Branding Services
For new companies, come up with catchy slogans, taglines, and brand names.
98. Outdoor Advertising
Make contact with businesses and offer to advertise for them on spin boards, billboards, etc.
99. Content Strategist
Plan and develop content strategies to promote brands and businesses.
100. Content Marketer
Market branded content developed by brands and businesses.
101. Freelance Photographer
For local clients, work as a freelance photographer.
102. YouTube Thumbnail Artist
Create custom art for YouTubers to use in their video thumbnails.
103. Website Critique
Offer to list every website flaw along with suggestions for fixing it.
104. Data Analyst
Create dashboards, graphs, and excel sheets using the data you have analyzed.
105. Create Documents
Learn how to use PDF files and how to make fantastic eBooks with InDesign.
106. Gaming Help
It may surprise you to learn that some gamers are willing to pay to boost their Clash of Clans or League of Legends team. Help those guys out by using your gaming skills.
107. Cooking Lessons
Share your macaroni and cheese recipe with the public.
108. Makeup Lessons
Not everyone knows how to do it correctly.
109. User Testing
Offer to test brand-new software, websites, and apps for businesses so they can discover bugs.
110. Travel Planner
Most people enjoy getting travel tips from locals so they can visit the best places.
Please feel free to share any additional fantastic freelance job ideas you may have in the comments section.