by Jessalynne Madden Are you an Elance freelance contractor with a spectacular digital profile? Do you feel confident that your profile is the very best it can be? If so, you have mastered a few of the essential skills necessary to achieve success on Elance. Now it is time to hone techniques that will not [...]
Wondering how to win a writing bid? Check out these great bidding templates and resources to help you win writing work and get paid to write.
If you‘re a freelance writer, you write for more than one client ,and …have any control over your rates, there are a lot of things to consider in terms of setting your writing rates. I’ve had jobs that have paid great and jobs that have bled money. I’ve made mistakes in setting rates and I’ve [...]
Gotten a great testimonial? Hope you’re taking advantage of all it can do for you! The other day, Sharon Hurley Hall was elated when she had a rave review from a happy client. Don’t glowing testimonials just make your day? Mine, too. One day this week I had a particularly difficult assignment and when I [...]
School is OUT for summer! Does summer slow down for your freelance writing career? For some writers, this is welcome. Some of us have kids at home, some of us like to get out more. But some of us dread the dip in income and the scrambling. Summer is here so here are some things [...]
Care to share your secrets on winning writing job bids? In this article, I share some of mine.
Just over a year ago, I wrote about my initial experience using bidding site Get A Freelancer. At that time I spent about $13 to land a project worth around $750 and considered that fair enough. GAF got a bad press from many of my readers. With the exception of a few who had been [...]
Bidding can be one of the hardest things to get right. Someone asked me the other day if I had a bidding template. I’ve discussed bidding before, but for those who missed it, here’s a snapshot of my approach to bidding. 1. Read The Brief I start by reading the brief carefully so that I [...]
Today, I’m happy to welcome Kerrie Spencer as a guest blogger. I’ve worked with Kerrie for a couple of years, and lately she’s been finding success with Elance, something that has eluded me despite success on other bidding sites. I asked her to share her secrets. I’ve talked to a lot of writers who have [...]