You are working as a freelancer from home, and then you should make sure that you have a good and pleasing working environment. There should not be any distractions that can divert your attention from your prior motive. You should create the environment at your home of an office. It may be comfortable for you to work at laptop sitting at sofa; however it will not be good medically for your body.
As you are working at your home as a freelancer, you will also have to fulfill the responsibilities of HR manager as well. You should choose a separate room at your home and give it a shape of an office. You should purchase a desk and chair and position it at such a height where it becomes very comfortable for you to work. Do not look at the screen of the computer for a longer time, after some time you should give a treat to your eyes and look around for a while, in this way you can relax your eyes. After an hour of working at the computer, you should take a break of at least 5 minutes.
You should manage your work properly. If you do not manage your work, when you are working at home as a freelancer, then you would lose your image in the eyes of the clients. You should make a good and pleasant office environment. So, when at any time, your client visits you, he or she will take the impression that you are working as a professional. You are serious in your working. In this way, you are marketing yourself as well. If you want to earn some money from freelancing, then you should work as a good human resource manager of yourself.
If you want to become a successful freelancer, then you should prove yourself a good human resource manager.