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Maximize your freelance earnings: from the client’s payment to your bank account
Withdrawing funds from freelancing platforms while maximizing your earnings might be tricky. To calculate your income accurately there are several variables you need to pay attention to. Learn in this post about platform fees, transfer fees, and bank fees.
There’s no second chance to make a first impression
Once you have chosen the most interesting projects based on your optimized job searches , your challenge is to attract the attention of those selected clients submitting excellent proposals.
Proposals (also known as bids) are your ticket to a negotiation (in the shape of a cover letter), so it is vital that it is impeccable, relevant and well written. Learn the basics on this blog post.
Choosing your clients (and overcoming the obsession of being choosen)
Selecting carefully the projects that you present proposals to is key to your success as a freelancer: it helps you focus your time and energy in the projects with the best hiring chances, while making optimal use of your resources. Learn about the selection of clients as the last (but not least) step before jumping into the preparation of proposals.
Optimize your job search: stop looking for the needle in a haystack
Using your time efficiently can’t be more critical for your success as a freelancer. Learn some tools to make your job search more productive and enjoyable. Dig deeper into the next level to rapidly analyze those filtered jobs from the results overview to define which ones are worth getting a closer look at.
AYITI-Lance: Freelancing from Haiti for the world!
On March 7th, as the technical partner in the program promoted by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of Haiti (MAST) with the support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Wisar opened the doors of AYITI-Lance, the online training program that will empower 50 young Haitians with key skills to work as online freelancers on the international market.
Finding freelance jobs online: a matter of methods and tools
Finding freelance jobs online can be a titanic task. Being as efficient as possible on the job search could be a differentiating factor for your success. Freelancers who quickly find the jobs that best match their skills submit proposals first, increasing their chances of being hired.
The cherry on top: advanced features for a strong presence in freelance platforms
Having a strong presence in freelance platforms is key to attract clients. Make sure you get the most out of all the features they develop to make you grow. Landing jobs online requires effort. In this post, learn about those extra features designed to make you take the leap.
Showing your value to open doors in online freelancing platforms
Use your profile in online freelancing platforms as a door opener for new clients and projects. Given the basic aspects of your profile are already polished, the next step is to shine on the critical areas that show what you can do for the clients in the most condensed way.
Take enough time to reflect on how you can better highlight what makes you unique.
Stand out from the freelancer crowd: the basics to build a profile that lands you freelance jobs online
Dive deeply on what you need to do before reaching out to potential clients in freelancing platforms: building a credible profile that shows your expertise and the value you can bring. This post is dedicated to some of basic aspects that must be polished to make you shine.
10 steps towards successfully landing freelance jobs online
It all starts with a live profile, and the conscious selection of the right clients and projects worth to prepare compelling proposals for, followed by interactions to shine and land your projects. In this decalogue we summarize the key points to land contracts in online freelancing platforms.