Freedom comes with earning a lot of money

6 months ago   •   5 min read

By Zekeriya Mulbay

Hello! I am Faruk and 36 years old. I have two dragons (sons). I work full-time during the day, then work as a freelancer after 9 p.m. (after the kids have gone to bed). I haven't yet been able to properly shift to the life of a Freelancer. I enjoy flying, eluding capture, action, and riding motorcycles. However, I won't be able to do many of these due to a lack of time.

I have 14 years of experience in software development. After 6 years of designing applications in the C# language for Web and Windows, I've spent the last 8 years working with ERP (Microsoft Dynamics Ax).

So far, I've tried a number of websites and got a lot of experience, but I haven't made any money. Continue to try without giving up. Let's see what happens with Monit Up, which I'm now working on. It was a project I started to keep myself occupied during the period when we were unable to enter our homes because to Covid-19. When I have nothing else to do, I continue to work on this project.

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Working in a corporation makes me very uncomfortable, and I feel unsuccessful. I want to earn a lot of money so that I can be free. I want the freedom to do anything I want, whenever I want, and wherever I want. As a result, I intend to work on my own projects and/or freelance.

Full-time + Freelancer living is exhausting and monotonous, but it is required for a seamless transition to Freelancer life, in my opinion. Go to work, return home, play with the kids till they fall asleep, do the Freelancer jobs, and continue the process! It keeps going.

I've always wanted to work on my own projects/become a freelancer, and I've always tried and will continue to attempt, even if it's only for a short time.

Is it possible for me to work in another country after I leave RP consultancy? My mind began to race with questions. When I was looking for ways to achieve this, I came upon Upwork. First and foremost, I sent individual LinkedIn messages to the CEOs and technical teams of companies in the ERP field. People were also curious, however the most of them did not return. I was only able to get a part-time job in Canada at the time, and I only had a few job interviews. Upwork also led me to a long-term project, but it was discontinued before I could begin. I failed in this endeavour at the time and had to return to full-time job due to a lack of funds. Only then did I have a goal and a list of what I needed to accomplish it. The most serious shortcoming was a lack of English...

While working full-time, I began working on the one hand to start for minor jobs.

For approximately three years, I couldn't find work on Upwork, and I didn't even try for a long time because I couldn't find work there. For the past year, I've been looking for work, and my first job was a PHP job with a very modest budget. Actually, I assisted a friend in resolving the issue, a task that had nothing to do with my area of competence. He also intended to post an ad on Upwork, pay for it, and leave feedback. I began with this position.

People have a problem, they have a need, and they usually don't know how to solve it. In order to be successful in exporting, you must be an expert in a business. They want you to provide them with advise and direction, as well as successfully complete the work using your previous experience. Getting work in areas where you aren't an expert may not be a good idea.

If there is a subject about which I am unfamiliar, I inform the customer; however, I conduct some research ahead of time to determine whether or not it is something I can handle. If I believe I can do it, I state that I have no prior experience but that I can learn how to do it through research. I want the client to be aware of the hazards; I never hide anything, I never lie, and I am always forthright. Customer satisfaction is important to me.

By the way, my English troubles going on; I have gained one level, but it is insufficient. My primary focus is on writing. It's particularly challenging for me in meetings. I videotape all of my meetings and then upload them to YouTube. Then I translate the subtitles into Turkish automatically, read the sections of the meeting that I couldn't comprehend in Turkish, and provide feedback.

Earning foreign currency is crucial for myself, my surroundings, my neighborhood, my city, and my country, especially when the foreign currency is so high. I invite all of my friends to join Upwork. We require a lot of foreign currency as a country, so we should export more.

I intend to continue working on my own projects as a freelancer. I'd like to form a software team in Turkey to work on my own projects, and I'd like to collaborate with some incredibly talented people to create projects that we can sell all over the world. I want to accomplish big things for both my country and humanity. I know it's difficult, and it necessitates a significant amount of effort, but I enjoy challenges.

31.10.2021 01:40-at midnight..

Faruk D.
Upwork Freelancer Faruk D. is here to help: Microsoft Dynamics Ax / 365 F&O Technical Consultant

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