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I created my profile last year but I have started looking for proposals since last month, though i have applied in lot of job and not getting much response. I'm an Expert in digital Marketing.
Thank you for your message. I've pulled a few resources that may be helpful to you. Check out these articles to help you create a profile that stands out and improve your profile title and overview. For some great tips on writing proposals that win jobs, check out this article. Don’t hesitate to visit the Academy and sign up for upcoming events and webinars to learn more about how you can boost your success on Upwork.
Also, I checked your profile and noticed that your profile visibility is set to Private due to inactivity. Feel free to message us if you would like us to reset your profile visibility to Public.
Thank You for the reply Reply! I'll Surely go to the articles which you have sent. And can you please help me reset my profile visibily to public? Is it possible only in Freelancer Plus or free as well?
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I'm human resources manager. I joined Upwork for some months ago, but I have not been able to get a job. I need someone to help me get clues and advises that could lead me to get my first job.
Thank you in advance.
Hello and welcome to Upwork!
I have taken a look at your profile and I believe there are opportunities for improvement. Based on your stated experience spanning a decade in the security and hospitality industries, I think you could provide a more detailed description of your work history in your profile summary. Rather than making a generic statement such as "possessing many skills," it would be more effective to highlight specific areas of expertise.
BTW, when crafting your cover letter, I suggest asking thoughtful questions about the project at hand, rather than simply discussing your own qualifications. By doing so, you demonstrate your interest in the project and show the client that you are committed to providing them with the best possible service.
I have learnt Power BI. I have build my portfolio on some datasets through kaggle, maven analytics and from YouTube too. I have learnt Power BI through free Microsoft trainings, free edureka course on youtube. I don't have clients' reviews and testimonials, certificates but I am learning to get the certificate. I want to ask how to get first client as a beginner? How to write proposals for them?
Please help me in this regard.
I would like to know how to search for clients.
I set up my profile but I seem to be stuck.
Have received no single request to submit proposal for work.
Is there anything I have not done right?
Hope you are all well my dear colleagues.
I am a Project Manager and have a good dev team.
I am new on Upwork & try to do my 1st project.
Please share some ideas that will help me to get a project.
Thanks to you all!
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I'm new to this app, I'm a Moroccan student but also a writer working on publishing her first book.
I'm here for the content writing and the business copywriting, and I'm sure my work will satisfy your expectations !
Don't hesitate to reach out to me or recommend me to concerned people.
Thank you !!
Hi my name is Michael am a talented marketer I feel Upwork is the best place for me to showcase my talents please I need someone to pick me up and mould me to whatever shape you want I promise to give in my best I promise to deliver a good work just hire me you won't regret it