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Productive House Wife: Guide to Freelancing on Upwork

by Israel Akintunji

In my last post I promised to reveal how to start freelancing on my favourites markeplaces, today we shall be considering Upwork.

Upwork is one of the best places that lets you sell your skills to make money online. This article will provide you with all the details you need to know of how to make money with Upwork.

What Types of Skills Can I Sell?

If you want to get freelance work via Upwork, you need to have at least a skill that you can use to provide a service. Freelancers with various types of skills seek jobs on Upwork, so if you are good at any skill, you can find jobs that require that skill to complete these jobs.

People and companies are looking for freelancers with skills across many different fields. You will find all types of freelance jobs on Upwork. Some freelance jobs are more popular than others. Some of the most popular freelance jobs on Upwork are:

·         Article Writing
·         Web Content Writing
·         Blogging
·         Copywriting
·         Technical Writing
·         Editing and Proofreading
·         Data Entry
·         General Transcription
·         Legal and Medical Transcription
·         Translation
·         Accounting
·         Computer Programming
·         Web Design
·         Graphic Design
·         SEO
·         Social Media Marketing
·         Web Research
·         Virtual Assistant
·         Project Management

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How To Get Started?

1.     First  click here to sign up as a freelancer then complete your profile. It is free to join Upwork.  Absolutely free, though they deduct a 10% fee from your payment on completion of each project.

2.     List your skills, experience, education and other achievements.

3.     Add some samples of your work to your portfolio if you can. Once you have completed your profile, you are ready to start searching for jobs. There are all kinds of projects posted by clients. These projects can be big or small short or ongoing, and individual or team-based.

4.     You can view all the jobs available by category. If you are interested in any job, simply apply for it by sending a proposal. Upwork gives you 60 proposal credits per month for free. You may need 1, 2 or more credits to send a proposal depending on the project you would like to apply for.

5.     In the proposal, you need to quote a price that you want to charge for doing the job. You also tell how long it will take you to do the job. If the client asks any question in the job description, you need to answer that too. In the proposal, write about what you can offer to complete the project successfully. If you have samples of relevant previous work, include that.

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6.     Once you submit the proposal, the client will either accept or reject your application or bid. If your proposal meets close to or exactly what the client wants, you may be awarded the project. Once hired, you will need to deliver your work within a deadline. After you have completed work, your payment will be available to you.

I hope you will make a big mountain of success out of this post, kindly drop your comments

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