How to receive money is one of the points of concern to many who want to enter the world of self-employment, and here we will cover this point in detail. Self-employment is a field that depends on communication, communication, implementation and delivery of work on modern communication technology, and the same with regard to payment, as payment is made through modern electronic payment methods .
Note: In the case of working through a freelance platform, you must go to the platform and learn about the payment methods that it offers, here you will not get payment from each client independently, but the platform will collect all your credit through all your work on it, and it will send it to you when it arrives Minimum payment.
In the case of working with the client directly, here you can agree with the client on any method of payment that is suitable for you and him at the same time.
And now, here are the most popular ways to get money in self-employment:
1. Through an electronic bank
Electronic banks, led by PayPal and the Pioneer electronic bank, represent one of the most important ways to receive money for freelancers around the world. Through the electronic bank, you can link your bank account or credit card, start receiving money on the electronic bank, and then transfer the money to your bank account.
Read also: Explanation of creating a free PayPal account and how to activate and use it
2. Through a bank transfer to your bank account
This is one of the very popular ways in the world of freelancing, through which you can receive your money directly to your bank account through a local or international transfer.
The commission in this method is rather high, and the transfer usually takes 4 working days to be able to receive it, but it is a safe and easy to use method, and you only need to provide your bank account data to the employer or to the self-employment platform.
Note: The two methods above are the two most popular methods offered by freelancing sites.
3. Western Union
Western Union is a bank located on the ground and is specialized in sending and receiving money on the international scale, through which Free Lancer provides the business owner with his personal data (only the name and address), so the sender goes to one of the Western Union branches and sends the transfer, which arrives instantly, and can The receiver can receive it through its own number (MTCN).
4. Through one of the telecommunications companies’ portfolios
Mobile companies have recently made it possible to send and receive money through a wallet on a mobile phone, which is linked to a mobile phone number.
This method is an excellent option for local payment, that is, when the Freelancer and the employer are from the same country.
Note: In Egypt, the three mobile companies (Etisalat, Vodafone, and Orange) provide this service, and I think that companies in other countries provide this type of service.
You can contact the support service of your company, and ask about the subscription procedures.
It is worth noting that there are many local payment solutions that have begun to appear in the recent period, which represent a great option if the Freelancer and the business owner are from one country.