It is a beginner's guide to building a sustainable income through freelancing.The book provides a perspective into freelancing and the freelance movement by authors who've been a part of it and had achieved great success.Varun is a computer science engineer from Manipal who raised funding in India at the age of 20 for the recruitment platform, Jobspire. Since then, he has hired over 200 people and now runs the 40-man Avalon Labs, a profitable holdings company that owns multiple businesses and dabbles in edge technology like artificial reality, blockchain and AI. Abhinav is a UI/UX designer with a degree in computer science from Manipal Institute of Technology. Starting out as a freelancer, he has worked with over 60 tech startups in India and Silicon Valley. Abhinav currently leads UI/UX design at Unacademy, a venture funded startup in Bangalore.Pyjama Profit is a guide for millennials to get started with a self-sustained online freelance practice, while developing their skills needed to succeed. The book talks about in-demand online skills and the different paths one can take to become an expert in these fields. A stable income from freelancing in college was the bedrock that had allowed the authors to explore their ambitions further and get to where they are today. In the process, they've worked with many of their own batch mates, colleagues and friends to help them set up highly successful freelance careers. The author duo decided to detail their story of what worked for them and how anyone in the country could thrive without being tied down to a full-time job. The book is a perfect fit in today's time because of the growing freelance economy and growing aspirations among millennials to find a job they love and not just something that pays their bills.The book gives a glimpse into the world of freelance and how one can create a sustainable financial life by exploring the numerous options freelance economy has to offer us.
|Varun MayyaAbhinav Chhikara