What is freelancing ?
In one sentence – Freelancing means working freely from anywhere on any project on your own terms .
Lot of peoples are working as a freelancer to earn their full time livings ,But the most important is where to get the freelance projects , There are huge number of online portals advertising every where , to work online . But In my career as a freelancer , I found 90% of them are not legitimate . They will get their work done & will not pay you , or will pay you very less for your hard work. Hence the solution is why not you work for a Big Brand like – Elance.com & freelancer.com . Because people trust them , However it is a bit difficult to get project on these websites for beginners. But if you make a try regularly & if you deliver you best on elance , once you get good feedback and rating in your elance profile , then you need not to worry about getting projects.
Elance is one of the best freelance website (market place) , to work for a freelancer from home . I personaly had worked for several websites but I found elance is the best one to work with. It is very prompt with payment conditions. The pricing offered wor work done is also standerd , it on elance , you can expect high amount for the work you do here on elance rather than any other freelance website.
On Elance not only individuals works on projects , But big companies also get projects from elance for their employees.
What type of job projects I can get on Elance .com ?
There are various type and category of jobs posted on elance , Which can be done by students , housewives and professionals .You can find several easy jobs like – Data Entry , content writing , translations , logo designing , transcription etc. and several technical & complex jobs which can be done by a professional or experts like – Web programming , software development , search engine optimization , CAD , etc.
How to get started on Elance.com
Step 1 – Go to www.elance.com , Create your account and verify your mobile phone & address by the various options shown on elance.
Step 2- You need to complete your profile information’s like – your expertise skills , the services which you can do on elance , a short description about your work strategy & terms and conditions.
Step 3 – Now you need to pass a proficiency online test , In this test you will go through some multiple choice questions , which will be based on your skills you mentioned on your elance profile . If you pass this test , Elance will mark your skills as tested in your profile , which increases the probability of getting projects on elance.
Step 4 – Now submit your Professional CV , Resume , mentioning your Educational Qualifications , work experience & field of expertise.
Step 5 – Now go to home page of Elance , Go to the Tab – FIND WORK , Now you will be able to browse all jobs posted on elance , category wise , Budgetwise , location wise , posted date wise & Time Left wise. [Read more…] about Tips to make money by working as a freelancer on Elance.