I'm thinking of building up a side hustle (digital marketing or any others) while studying, any advice on how I can get started?
Im currently interested in having some side hustles to build up some side income while studying and one of the areas im keen is digital marketing as I seen some of my friends around started doing it. I know there are resources out there, be it tips on copywriting etc. I can learn all these but i just don't know how to get started, be it going into digital marketing or any other side hustle in general? Any tips or advice?
I am not the panelists but can share my experience as a creative who does freelance. I started freelancing through word of mouth and sometimes through Upwork. I think the best way to get started is to do your own project. Try reach out to your friends and family members to offer them such help. Charge them at a lower price, let's say $5 per hour. Try not to be choosy or picky with who you're working with at the beginning, remember, it is experience you are seeking at the beginning.
Gradually as you progress, remind them that you're gaining experiences and it's is right to increase your price too. It's even better if you can convince them with results. If they are good clients, they will understand and see the value in you. If not, abandon them.
I begin my side hustle career with free services but after graduating from uni, I charged them at market price. Good clients will understand and appreciate your work.
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