While it might seem overwhelming to start your freelancing business, remember that you can do it in steps. You can start making money right away by setting up a profile on Upwork or a similar platform. Then build and grow from there.
In this section, you'll find a to-do list and a Google Sheets spreadsheet template to track keywords, competitors, finances, and more.
If you haven't done so already, now is the time to create a bookmark, label it freelancing, and save your resources to reference as you grow your business.
Now it's time to get into creating Google Sheets to keep track of all your self-employment information. We're going to keep it simple, but if you need additional practice, Check out our Google Sheets tutorial.
First, gather all of the information on your to-do list.
Now, create a Google Sheets document and fill in the information that you need to keep track of your business.
Sheet 1: Brand Information
Sheet 2: Competitor Research
Sheet 3: Services and Rates
Sheet 4: Incoming
Sheet 5: Outgoing
Sheet 6: Content