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5 Tips for New oDesk Freelancer’s

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5 Tips for New oDesk Freelancer’s

Post by Abdulla on 16th June 2013, 11:23 pm

1) Read oDesk Contractor Policies: Before you start freelancing at oDesk, It is compulsory to know the basic’s of oDesk ( How it works ) There rules and regulations. So spend some time and it will be worth doing it in the long run.
2) Set Up oDesk Profile: Try to grab clients attention at first sight.  Add as much keywords and skills sets as possible. Showcase your strengths and highlight the qualities that you posses in your arsenal.
3) Create Strong Portfolio: To get jobs quickly at oDesk you need a solid portfolio that can represent your skills. Try to put forward the best work samples you have. If you are absolutely new at this freelancing field then do some research and create some demo samples. Without samples your chances of getting an Interview is very low.
4) Apply To Right Jobs: Do not apply to jobs that you are not fit for, it will be a waste of your job quota. As the quota is limited at oDesk you need to spend it wisely.
5) Make Short Term Plans: You need to have a goal in order to move forward. Set small achievable milestones. Start with getting one or two small jobs and try to give your 100% and get 5 star feedback from clients. This will help you to break the fear factor and build lot of self confidence. Then as you move along update your skills at different categories. Always try to learn new stuffs and from time to time do some experiments and figure out what work best for you.


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