Freelancer.com is a website that offers a platform to make money online by using your skills. There are millions of freelancers and projects available on this website.A freelancer has to face a tough competition on this website. But,today you will learn the basics of freelancer and will get projects from this website easily.
Here are the complete steps to follow to grab projects from freelancer.com: –
A) create an account: – Account creation is simple. You can create an account in less than a minute by filling a short form by login via FB.
B) select best skills: – Freelancer offers you to choose many skills. A free account holder can choose 20 skills. Choose the 20 expert skills. I will suggest you to go with a pro version to add 80 skills to your profiles. The more the skills, the more the probability of getting a project.
D) Verify payment method: – Many users skip these step and this is the reason behind their failure as a freelancer. Clients always prefer a verified freelancer for safety and security. Many times it is seen that unverified freelancers failed to complete the project, so please verify your payment method. You can verify via credit, Paypal or skrill.
C) Choose plan: – There are two plans available. Free plan and premium plan. The free plan offers 8 bid’s and 20 skills. While, the premium plan offers 80 skills and 100 bids. Go with a premium plan for more exposure.
D) Email verification: – After account creation, this website will mail you a verification link. click and Verify it and you are done.
E) Phone verification: – Verify your phone number to become a trusted freelancer.
Now, you have completed your profile.
How to get projects?
You will see projects in your feeds or you can search for the projects based on skills. Few steps to follow while bidding: –
A) Analyze the requirements: – First, analyze the client’s requirement before bidding on that project. If you think you can do the task, then go for it.
B) Analyze the competition: – There are many freelancers who will bid on the same project. It is necessary to analyze the competition on that project. If you think someone has quoted less price and he/she will get it, don’t waste your bid on that project. If you think you can do that task in much lower rates then bid on it.
C) Always bid with short time period and moderate price: – Whenever you bid on the projects, you need to quote price and time frame to complete that project. Always remember to mention short time period. Clients choose the freelancer who complete the task in short time frame.
D) Write at least 1000 characters: – While bidding, you must write 1000 characters about what you will do and how you will provide a solution to the client.
Steps to do, when client contacts you: –
A) When client will contact you, you need to clear your services more specifically while chatting with him. It increase your chances of getting the project,.
B) Ask him to pay on freelancer.com: – Many times, it is seen that clients will give their mail id and contact details and ask you to discuss further things there. Freelancer is a safe place to deal with the clients because it takes money as a security from the client and delivers to your after the job completion. This is for your safety.
Last tip: –
A) Complete the work on time: – It is necessary to complete the work on-time. If client will not satisfy with your work, then he/she may give negative feedback and poor stars to your service. It will affect your freelance points.Clients always analyze your profile before rewarding a project. So, take care of your reputation and status.
Create accounts on freelancer.com and earn money online.