At the end of 2010 I stumbled onto Elance by accident...it was a chance encounter with a freelancing website that would change my life. 2 years later I had made over $100,000 (all while working less than 5 hours per day) and had formed a team of freelancers to help me fill work orders and keep clients happy. The goal of this course is to teach you the Elance strategies I learned so that you can increase your earnings and generate steady workflow.
In this course you will receive:
If you are looking to take your freelance career to the next level, this course is for you!
This lecture covers who I am, when I began using Elance, what service categories I have experience with, and what kind of income and job security I was able to generate in just a few short years while working part-time from home.
This lecture covers 3 early mistakes, 2 quick successes, and what both taught me about how to be successful on Elance.
This lecture covers the top 3 skills you need to be successful – not just on Elance but in any remote work situation. I have worked remotely for close to a decade now, and during that time I have discovered that there are a lot of skills and character qualities that are necessary to be successful, but these three definitely top that list.
This lecture covers the 3 main kinds of Elance jobs available, as well as the 3 main kinds of clients you will likely encounter on the Elance platform.
This lecture covers how to create and save job searches for future use and shows how to utilize the watch list.
This lecture covers 2 of the most common mistakes people make when filtering jobs and clients and when adding jobs to their watch list. It also highlights tips for avoiding those 2 common pitfalls for increased success on the Elance platform.
Stellar communication is your best bet for retaining clients long-term. With Elance, virtually all communication happenes inside the workroom - knowing how to better leverage that tool and offer up professional-grade communication will set you up for long-term success with your clients.
This lecture covers the freelancer's hidden truth-treasure of going above and beyond: no one likes to hire someone that misses deadlines or drops the ball all the time. Your word is GOLD – handle it with care. Promise only what you can reasonably deliver and then find every opportunity possible to over-deliver and blow your client out of the water.
This lecture covers the best tip I have for generating repeat work: JUST ASK FOR IT!
This lecture covers how to make more money on your projects, both by asking a higher hourly rate and by attracting higher-paying gigs through your profile and proposals.
This lecture covers 5 key steps in creating a winning, memorable profile.
Jennah Mitchell is a writer, senior-level project manager, and business marketing ideator. She has helped clients like Lego and Johnson & Johnson come up with wining ideas for their social media and digital marketing campaigns, and has been a top-rated Elance service provider since 2010.
Outside of Elance, Jennah has worked as a Project and Content manager at a Creative Media Agency for 8 years. She has written for several lifestyle magazines and holds a degree in Secondary Education and English. Jennah lives in Montana with her husband and three adorable little girls; in her free time she loves to read, explore the outdoors, and paddleboard
Her online courses walk students through things like managing clients, finding success on Elance, and more.