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Freelance Client Secrets - A Beginner's Guide to Freelancing

This course helps aspiring freelancers find good clients & projects on job bidding sites like Elance and Odesk.
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Created by Brian Lang
Last updated 1/2014
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of the course, you will know how to get freelance clients from freelancing sites.
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This course goes over how to get high paying clients on freelancing sites like Elance, even if you are a beginner, without cold calling, networking, or sending spam emails. Some topics include:

  • How to stand out from your competitors
  • How to target the right clients
  • How to pick the right sites and channels for finding freelance projects
  • Setting up payment schedules to ensure you get paid
  • Common freelancing mistakes that will cause you to fail
  • And more!
Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in using freelancing sites to get business
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 14 Lectures Collapse All 14 Lectures 01:30:01
Quickstart Guide
4 Lectures 24:02

Watch this short video first to learn how to get the most out of this course.

Preview 02:03

The first step is picking a freelance network. This video explains what to look for on freelance job sites.

Preview 07:57

Setting up your profile is another important step. This video goes over how to write an effective profile.

Setting Up Your Profile

Once you are set up, you are ready to bid on your first job. This module gives you some tricks for bidding on your first job.

Bidding on Your First Job
Project and Client Screening System
3 Lectures 22:14

Learn how to screen projects and select which ones to bid on.

Project Screening

Bidding effectively can help you get the job. Here are some tips and tricks.

How to Bid Effectively

Here are some tips on how to close the sale.

Tips for Closing the Sale
Bidding Templates and Tips
3 Lectures 22:28

Here is how to craft an effective proposal.

Crafting a Proposal

Check out these bidding tips if you need help winning projects.

Bidding Tips

Here is how to set terms with clients.

Settings Terms with Clients
Client Management
3 Lectures 19:59

Learning how to manage client expectations is important. Here are some tips for managing clients.

Managing Clients

Watch this video to learn more client tips.

More Client Tips

Here is a description of some of the main freelancing sites out there.

Freelancing Sites Reviewed
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About the Instructor
4.3 Average rating
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1,945 Students
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Small Business Marketing and Freelancing Specialist

I've been an online entrepreneur since 2003 and have made a living online through e-commerce, Adsense, and freelancing. I became an eBay Power Seller when I was selling on eBay from 2003-2005. Then I started an e-commerce store to sell baby shower party favors. In 2011, I started a web design business and I also run Small Business Ideas Blog, where I share tips for marketing and business & increased blog traffic by 1,310% in 2014.

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