I hope you guys are doing great.
Well, I know I am not the first one to be asking this question, but here is the thing, I am doing everything right and by the book, I stayed active, submitted proposals to the jobs that I was 100% sure that I can do, purchased connects like 3 to 4 times (and they went to waste) and still no one even replies to my proposal. I wonder what am I doing wrong here?
I have the skills and experience to carry out jobs related to mechanical design and 3D modeling and only submit proposals for a job I feel confident that I can do, even have reviews on my profile from my past client outside of upwork.
Now I am really thinking not to buy anymore connects, as this has been going on as a total waste of my money with no luck at all.
So, far I got only two jobs done here, out of which one client is recurring and I have developed good relations with him now, otherwise I am really disappointed on this platform
In case you guys are wondering, that is how my proposal generally goes for a job, it is ofcourse different for every job, its just an example;
Job D. : "Solidworks designer to work with our designer converting hand drawn sketches into 3D models"
"Hello, I am Sohaib, a Mechanical Engineer with over six years of professional and freelancing experience in the field of 3D modeling and product design. I am quite proficient in Solidworks or any other parametric modeling software for that matter. I can convert any hand-drawn sketches to an efficient and easy to edit 3D model with intuitive approach and design intent. The model tree will be very clear and self-explanatory and can be edited by any designer later on for modifications. I can work for $10 to $12 per hour for more than 6 hours per day. I need you to send me all the sketches with dimensions in your reply so that I can give you an exact delivery date to finish the job. Hope to hear from you soon.
Attached hereby is my portfolio for your consideration. "
Thanks for taking time out and replying to my question, Mark
Ok, I understand what you meant, and I see where the shortcomings are in my proposal, but that was just one example, I always reflect and try to answer the client's questions in their job description and always articulate my proposal such that it relates to their job description.
The proposal style I am following is the one I have read up on upwork proposal guides, so thats my base to start with.
Ok, I wonder if the proposal if somewhat offputting, is my profile too? Sometimes it makes me question if it is something, which has to do from the country I am from, that clients dont trust enough to get the job done by seeing my profile.
What do you suggest, to make my proposal more intriguing?
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