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How to start

What are the first steps to start freelancing?  I have submitted my application and been approved.  I’m not sure what to do next and feel a little overwhelmed as to where to start.

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Hello Carol!


Welcome to the community. Based on your current profile, To start making your way in this platform a few things you need to do first. First of all, make a more appealing and standalone overview. The current one you have is Ok but it's not the best. Secondly, You need to add some portfolio or something that can show your previous works. Then you should start applying to the job posting. To write the winning proposals to be specific on what you can produce your approach to the job posting based on the description. You can check this out: https://www.upwork.com/hiring/for-freelancers/how-to-create-a-proposal-that-wins-jobs/


Hope you find your way soon. Best of luck. 



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