Freelancing is getting more popular every day - with no fixed working pattern and no commuting, your office can be everywhere. In the Internet age, our work and time are becoming more and more fragmented while the trend of "users" on the other hand is to gather together. Both sides of supply and demand have gained more freedom to make choices, and so operational efficiency has also improved. It is a work style with great appeal, where many people have found their calling.
And propelled by the Internet age, "cross-border freelancing" is turning into a new field of entrepreneurship.
But is freelancing really so "cool" and "free"? Not necessarily. To succeed against the competition, you need to handle the whole production chain by yourself. From pricing, through promotion, sales and upgrade to financial security, it is never easy.
So what exactly is freelancing? And why is it rewarding but also stressful? Today in our PayPal overseas trade support live online classroom, we have invited Cheng Chao, a cross-border freelancer with more than 10 years of experience, to share his story with you. He will share insights on the following topics: