If you have decided to get some work through freelance job boards, it’s a good idea to complete your freelance profile first. As freelancer, you face great deal of competition every time you place a bid and try to get a project. And no matter how good of a professional and expert you are, the clients will never see past your profile if it isn’t complete and done well. So here are a few steps and rule of thumbs when building your freelance profile.
As we discussed last week, one of the first things to do when starting a blog is to blog regularly. I don’t know about you, but the only way for me to do that is to have a blog editorial. It enables me to write in my own pace. When I have it all on paper, I know what I need to write and what the due date is.
As I said in the “About me” section, I am a freelance marketing consultant. I tried working on several freelance job boards. oDesk and Elance were the only ones that felt right for me. Now, I have been working through oDesk for a few years. It opened a whole new world for me 😀 I have also been hiring other contractors on oDesk for my clients or other projects so I will share some insights about the platform from both contractors’ and clients’ perspective.
Blogging is so popular nowadays that many people and businesses think they are perceived as “weird” if they don’t blog on regular basis. Truth is – blogging isn’t worth it if you have no idea why you do it or you don’t know how to make the most out of it. Here are a few tips for newbie bloggers just starting a blog:
Many have asked me about freelance job boards which offer variety of projects and not only writing gigs, designers’ and programmers opportunities. So I took some time to research and compile list of websites with freelance projects, suitable for all kind of professions (incl. writers, designers, programmers, translators, marketing consultants, virtual assistants, data entry personnel, and more).