How To Win Your First Upwork Contract [Webinar Recap]

This video is the full webinar recording from Freelancing Philippines on how to land a job as a freelancer through Upwork. This webinar also talks about Roel’s (Tycoon.ph founder) journey to freelancing.

Webinar Highlights

To jumpstart your freelancing career, here’s the step by step guide you need to follow:
STEP 1: Create an account and choose your membership plan.
STEP 2: Create an outstanding profile.

  • Catchy headline
  • Reasonable hourly rate
  • Effective overview
  • Take relevant skills tests.

STEP 3: Start applying for jobs.
STEP 4: Submit a proposal.

  • Write a winning cover letter, tailored to each job.
  • Set a reasonable rate.
  • Check for errors.

STEP 5: Prepare for an interview.
STEP 6: Download the Time Tracker App

The speakers pointed out character traits that are needed to be a successful Freelancer:

  • Have a career goal in mind
  • Confident – can market themselves
  • Self-starter
  • Resourceful – Google is your best friend
  • Disciplined and Accountable
  • On top of things
  • Meticulous – detailed oriented
  • Internet savvy – willing to learn
  • Willing to go extra mile

Video owned by Freelancing.PH. Original article can be seen here.
You can check Roel Manarang’s Freelance $1k E-Book here.





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