Upwork Proposal - Real Life Strategies by Top Rated Upworker
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Upwork Proposal - Real Life Strategies by Top Rated Upworker

Proposal, the Key to Your Success on Upwork. Learn Strategies I Use to Catch Clients Eye & to Have 95% Hire Rate!
4.1 (24 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
130 students enrolled
Created by Nina Kolari
Last updated 3/2017
Price: $95
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Craft Winning Proposal That Works
  • Know What Clients Look For In A Proposal
  • Follow Steps That Took Freelancer From 0 to 5 Figures in 6 Months
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  • Internet
  • Computer
  • Desire to become an online freelancer and work from home

Get ready to make part-time or full time income by freelancing via Upwork! If you have a passion for your craft, you can become an online freelancer working with clients at comfort of your own home.

By showing you how to create a winning proposal, build a successful freelancing career and revealing how clients think, this program will have you making income in no time working with high paying international clients.

I've not only worked as a freelancer via Upwork, I have also hired hundreds of Freelancers on Upwork for Client Projects! I know both sides of the table, freelancers and clients - that is why I know what works. 

- 3000 Hours worked via Upwork

- 40+ client contracts

- Longest freelance contract 2+ years

- Hundreds of Freelancers Headhunted, Interviewed and Hired for clients

Learn How to Share Your Knowledge Online to Boost Your Income.

  • Learn Proposal Creation Skills
  • Adopt New Untraditional Techniques for Proposal
  • Discover How Upwork Clients Think and See Proposals
  • Identify Proposal Techniques That Work in Real Life
  • Learn Why Traditional Proposals Don’t Work in the Online Marketplaces such as Upwork

This is a how-to guide on Proposal - no high level suggestions like many Udemy freelance courses offer, but actual practical and tested techniques that work on Upwork!

Share Your Knowledge with a World of Clients

Unlike traditional corporate jobs, online freelancing provides students with flexibility and freedom for their life, not to mention often better work-life balance.

This is also valuable to those who wish to freelance but want to continue pursuing a corporate career while still having the opportunity to earn extra income.

This course shows you the ins and outs of freelancing via Upwork focusing on the core success factor, the Proposal.

Contents and Overview

Through 20+ lectures you'll learn how to build an effective proposal that clients can't resist to open.

In the section on Proposal Basic, I’ll show you the beginning steps in creating a master, professional proposal including how to read a job ad.

Next, you'll learn what clients think when hiring on Upwork which is one of the key factors. Each part of the proposal is separated into its own video talking what you should be doing and what to avoid.

Finally, you get to spy on your competition and see an example proposal and how its re-written into a highly effective proposal.

Upon completion of this course, you'll know how to create an effective proposal, right down to greeting, proposal title, portfolio, know what CRR means and establishing the right keywords and prices to pitch.

***Plus, you'll have access to bonus materials to help you take your online freelancing career to the next level.

When you finish this course, you'll feel confident to send in your proposals for your dream jobs, and have access to a community of other online freelancers so you can continue to gain more insight for success.

Who is the target audience?
  • Someone who wants to work at home
  • Wants to increase their freelancer earnings
  • Someone who wants to start their own business
  • Someone who wants to find work on Upwork.com
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 28 Lectures Collapse All 28 Lectures 01:37:50
Introduction to the course
2 Lectures 02:59

Hear that this course is about and what it is not - plus my experience on Upwork.

Preview 02:07

Say hello to the community and get to know each other!

Preview 00:52
Proposal Basics
5 Lectures 19:18

How your format your proposal makes big different from a clients perspective - this video talks about what you should be doing with your Upwork proposal.

Proposal Format

List of hundreds of power words you can use in your proposal for maximal impact.

Preview 2 pages

Don't let a typo take away that dream project!

Preview 1 page

To write a winning proposal means you need to carefully read and analyze clients job ad. In this video I share my tips what keywords to look for and what checklist I use for each client before sending out proposal.

How to figure out what client is really looking for.
Client View on Upwork
2 Lectures 04:04

Get insider knowledge of the Upwork platform!

Client View on Upwork

Client view is critical to know on Upwork and I use the knowledge to my advantage and win contract over all other freelancers.

How Client Sees Proposals
1 page
Proposal - starting point of building winning proposal
6 Lectures 11:46

Simple thing like greeting can make a difference if your proposal is ever even opened - hear why.

How to Greet clients the right way

How to build effectively portfolio and how to present it to the client together with proposal.

How to Present Your Portfolio the Right Way

In this section I reveal the simplest way to get client to respond to you!

How to Get Client to Reply to Your Proposal

Let the client see and hear you with video proposal - its easier than you think!

Video Proposal

Checklist prior sending out your Upwork proposal to ensure you have covered everything.

Proposal Checklist
1 page

Proposal Quiz
1 question
Real Life Proposal Examples
3 Lectures 17:51

Example of a Bad Proposal

Example of a Good proposal
How to reply to a client invitation
2 Lectures 07:49

Not all jobs are publicly advertised on Upwork - this video talks about how to access it and what are the requirements.

Access Upwork's Hidden Job Market

Job Invite - Right and Wrong Responses with Examples
Upwork Basics
4 Lectures 12:42
Bonus Section
4 Lectures 11:26

Mindmap for Freelancing Business

Freelancing Business Mindmap
1 page

Its important that you have a clear vision of what kind of clients you want to work with and what are your boundaries. I do not give out my mobile number to ANY client and that is non-negotiable for me. I want to have life outside work and by not being available 24/7 has worked out really well for me - I love my career and being on top of when I work.

How I Run my Online Freelance Business

Visit me at Ninakolari.com

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About the Instructor
Nina Kolari
4.3 Average rating
88 Reviews
2,124 Students
6 Courses
Sales Funnel Consultant, Online Trainer, MBA

I work with entrepreneurs helping them monetize their skills and knowledge online. I built a building highly successful and profitable freelancing business utilizing only online freelance marketplaces and publishing multiple successful online training courses.

My courses focus on online business and digital marketing. I help people find high quality clients online, build profitable sales funnels, automate and systemize business and more.

I manage my online business all the while traveling the world. My office view changes every few months, one day I am working at a local library in Brooklyn, a coffee shop in Cuenca Ecuador, friends spare bedroom in Sydney, co-working space in London or at a beach in the Vietnam. My business is all online enabling me to be anywhere in the world – and I make most of it.

Freedom is the driving factor in my business. Freedom of location, freedom of time, freedom to travel, freedom to visit family & friends around the world……

Freedom to design my lifestyle is my driving force. All my courses are focused on creating freedom in life and business.

Let's connect on social media -> click below my profile photo and connect with me on Linkedin, Twitter & Facebook.

I offer courses teaching entrepreneurs a thing or two about online business and maximizing business profits. 

See my course selection below and sign up today!