How to Start an Online Business in Pakistan
Today lot of people searching about how to start online business or how to earn online. There are many blogs and many people who are offering services to help for online earning but mostly are fake or charge too high. So i am writing this article to help those who want to start an online business online specially those who are living in Pakistan.
The Essential Steps to Starting a Sustainable Legal Internet Business.
Who am I anyway and why should you listen to me?
First of all What this article is not about and What this article is about
What this article is not about
- Get rich quick schemes
- Home businesses
- PTC sites
- Other scams
- Freedom is equal to un-productivity
What this article is about
- Effort, time and dedication into building an online biz model that pays dividends over the years to come
- Passive income generating opportunities
- Doing what you love and loving what you do
I will show you an info-graphic of How to start an online business. Its also applicable for Pakistani visitors.
Some Types of Online business that you can also start from Pakistan. I write Pakistan again because this article applicable to all countries visitors but as i am from Pakistan i want to help all Pakistani students and all who want to earn online but they have some fear inside. Some have fear of money and some have fear of how we can succeed.
If you still thinking that it will work or not and want to know more about success stories in Pakistan than read this Pakistani Success stories
In this article i am discussing about first option that is freelance services.
Working as a freelancer will give you freedom of work. Its quick to start and you have complete control and freedom in term of timing and flexibility of working. You have whole world as a target market and you can convert your contacts into client and create long term relationship that will also work as word of mouth.
Starting career as a freelancer is not difficult and not have any chemistry just you need to be handwork, creative, consistence and good learner. Start freelancing just in few steps
- Choose your niche / specialty
- Find freelance projects
- Build credibility
- Start marketing like crazy
- Get paid
Choose your niche / specialty
Choose your category in which you have experience and skills. Choosing the right category and right skills is very necessary for profile that represent yourself and used for selling yourself in market.
Choose in which you can deliver the best and that is your vision.
Find freelance projects
Finding the freelance projects is easy process you can find projects in many ways like freelance websites odesk, freelancer.com, Elance.com etc or through social media, email.
Through interaction on social media you can easily find freelance projects
Building relationship and interact with them through email can give you freelance projects
Freelance project bidding side are major resource to find projects and also they can provide you initial platform to enter in freelancer world.
There are many job boards that you can visit and you can find few projects from them.
Building credibly to work as a freelancer is like your personal image. You should have grip on proposal writing and also provide sample of your past work to client and building your personal portfolio can impact on your credibility. I always prefer and advice to create portfolio that represent yourself in positive manner.
Start marketing like crazy
Getting paid is last and important step for every freelancer. Many freelancer have fear about how we get paid and what are ways for that. But in real its very easy process and every one just follow basic instruction.
WIRE TRANSFER METHOD
A/C Holder Name
A/C Number / IBAN
Bank Account Type
Bank ID Type (you will choose SWIFT here for international wire transfers)
Bank ID Number (8-11 characters)
Bank Postal Code
ONLINE PAYMENT PROCESSORS
Pakistani freelancers in action!
You can see Pakistani freelancer in action and they are still growing day by day. This is not just end of this article actually this is a start of your freelance career and any one can easily earn by following these steps. So this article is about just one way to earn online read my other posts for other methods of earning online.
I appreciate any feedback from you and addition from freelancer always welcome. I will post second part of this article soon so visit this page to get updates.
This article is written by Jamil Ahmed, follow him on Linkedin. He is Co-Founder at Prepareddevelopment.com and you can contact him through email [email protected]
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I think this is one way that we, in Pakistan ,fight poverty. Many young and intelligent men and women can benefit from such educative articles. My only submission is that persons responsible shall make available to a broader section of our population.
I have just published second part of this article please have a look http://www.prohi5.com/start-online-business-blogging
This article is very informative and even though it targets residents within Pakistan, I believe it would help anyone from any part of the world understand some basic principles of a web business. Nice and thoughtful article to write up. Good Job
Thank you Jones for your valuable thoughts. Yes its target the whole world residents who want to start online business from anywhere.
Hi, Just published its third part, Please have a look and don’t forget to give feedback so I can writer its last part. Thanks
Thanks for major information about on line business starting
I am running an online business for a year and selling Original designer Clothing online all over Pakistan. I have opened up this business after going through online business ideas. I have started my business with very low budget being an entrepreneur but time and effort will make it a success InshaAllah
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Most respected Miss Marya,
I also wants to start online business of clothes, specially ladies dresses because my wife and sister n law are having good experience in this work and also in men t-shirts and garments. But i am scared, that i have no experience of online work. We all will be very thank full to you if you please give a guideline to make a correct startup. I hope you will give us some minutes of your preisiouse time. Waiting for your reply
hi marya …… i also want to start a online business soo p0lzz help me
good informative article
My name is Noor shad khan. I from Pakistan hsngu city
Good job done by preapred development team. I read so many internet material regarding frealancing but i did not get the starting point. Once i got through this article i how to initiate. Thanking you for this great article