How to create a freelance profile?

The debate of the best freelance marketplace would always be there as long as the gig economy and work from home model is in demand. To become an effective freelancer, the first step is creating a freelance profile on a marketplace and that is basically your resume.

It includes very detailed information about a freelancer an employer would essentially like to know. Beginning with viewing their picture, their work, their portfolio, and feedback previous clients have left for them.

Many people do know that signing up on freelance marketplace is free. The initial packages offered by all websites are usually free and by signing up free, one gives them a chance of getting in a competition of freelancing.

Filling up profile includes the following:

  1. Posting your picture or a company logo.
  2. Provide the description of your services, fill your skills section wisely.
  3. Upload your portfolio.
  4. Upload a video featuring yourself, explaining your services in one and a half minute video.

Watch this video to understand everything you need to know to create an effective freelance marketplace profile.

As a freelancer, branding yourself is very important. As stated, a profile is your resume and it needs to give out every tiny detail about who you are, your services and your work samples.

Written by Hisham Sarwar

That is all you ever need to know about me but let me warn you, freelancing for me is a journey, certainly not a destination :)