The OP asked a straight question and got some straight answers. Would we have been better to make up a story for him that he would have preferred to hear?
The truth is that with no real CV, no job and no contacts in the business it is going to be very difficult for him. That is not "negativity", it is pragmatism.
If you really want to do this the best advice would be to start applying for jobs and to do work on the side, use eLance or similar as has already been suggested. Get some practical experience and keep learning.
What about concentrating on mobile apps and design? That is taking off just now and not everyone is doing it yet.