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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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

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!

What are the requirements?

  • None

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you will know how to get freelance clients from freelancing sites.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in using freelancing sites to get business

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Quickstart Guide

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


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


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

Section 2: Project and Client Screening System

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


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


Here are some tips on how to close the sale.

Section 3: Bidding Templates and Tips

Here is how to craft an effective proposal.


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


Here is how to set terms with clients.

Section 4: Client Management

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


Watch this video to learn more client tips.


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

Section 5: Free Bonuses

Thanks for taking the course. Here are some free bonuses -

Also, feel free to contact me at if you have any suggestions or comments.

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Instructor Biography

Brian Lang, 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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