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Discussion on: How To Freelance on Freelancer.com with no experience

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Maciej Author • Edited

Hardest part is getting couple of first projects, later it gets easier.
When I was starting out I also held a belief it's really hard to get in, in reality it's not hard to differentiate yourself on those marketplaces if you put effort in crafting a great profile, and your proposals.
I don't think much changed over last 3 years in that regard.
You should definitely give it a try for couple months, if you are patient and consistent in your bidding you should get a project sooner or later.
Good Luck!

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Anik Khan

I believe you are right; after all, experience doesn't lie. I currently trying to build my profile as a developer so that I stand out in job market.
Any advice on that? And what are some of the things you suggest to craft a great profile?

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Maciej Author • Edited

Best idea to stand out is building side projects if you don't have any prior work. If you show proof of work, then you are more likely to get hired with no experience.
Regarding the profile apart of the tips I wrote in the article, I recommend you find couple highly rated freelancer profiles in your area of expertise ( or area you aspire to be expert in ), and take inspiration from that. When I was doing my profile at the start I just copied what I saw and liked in profiles of other freelancers, and changed it up to give it my personal twist.
You should put most focus into building your portfolio with some side-projects, because this is what will help you stand out the most.

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Anik Khan

cool! Currently, I am just focusing on building side projects. Thanks for the confirmation. I will now be more confident along the way. Cheers!
Plz keep those good article coming😊

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Maciej Author

Thanks! I have a lot of draft articles open so I am surly going to post something soon!

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Anik Khan

haha...will be waiting....πŸ˜‰