Find your dream freelance project with these tips!
Wisar Academy Success Manager
First, identify your niche
Join and choose your ideal online freelance platforms
Platforms like Upwork, Freelancer.com, Guru.com and Fiverr, among others, are a great way to find projects that match the expertise of freelancers in a broad spectrum of expertise areas.
More specialized and experienced profiles can even access platforms with hyper-focused services provided by industry experts, such as Catalant, Toptal or Talent Exchange.
Learn About Your Target Platforms
- The areas of expertise that they promote
- How their rating for professionals work
- Their payments and contracting policies
- Their terms and conditions related to work quality, deadlines, and dispute resolution.
Learn the skills needed to boost your success in online freelancing platforms
Create a profile that showcases your skills and experience
Beyond listing your education, experience and the services you offer, potential clients may look at your portfolio to get a feeling of your abilities and talents. Build your portfolio to show samples of your work and highlight your qualification and capabilities related to the services you offer.
Your experience is what help clients choose you for your dream project; use your profile and portfolio to show the value you can deliver and reinforce it including any endorsements you have received.
In addition, to make sure you’re creating a competitive profile, check the profiles of other freelancers in your niche, the rates they charged for projects similar to the ones you’d like to participate on, and the feedback they received from previous clients. This will help you understand the types of projects you should be bidding for and how to create competitive bids.
Here some tips to create door opening profiles.
Specify the Type of Projects You're looking for
Look Through Project Postings
This task can be overwhelming, given the amount of projects posted every minute in the global freelancing marketplace. Having strategies to search for projects in the most efficient and effective way will make a huge difference on your results. Using AI assisted tools to execute the initial filtering of projects. like Wisar Pro that analyzes about 5,000 projects for you everyday, will take your competitive game to the next level.
Once you have applied the initial filters to dedicate time only to the projects with the highest matching potential for you, make sure to read the entire description in order to understand their full scope. Look for vital elements like payment terms, deadlines, and the client’s expectations.
The search is over!
Engage actively with every opportunity
Pick wisely the projects that are right for you
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