Freelancing can be a profitable way to be your own boss while doing work you enjoy. It can also offer opportunities to earn extra income from side gigs while still working full time for someone else. Starting a career as a freelancer, however, requires some work to get started. Besides having the relevant skills to complete the services you’re offering, you need to understand how to set up your business, create a portfolio, decide on your fees, and get your name out there. Here’s what to know about starting a successful freelancing career!