John F wrote:
Mike: I am not exactly a newbie but I have a very relevant question. How do I know when a submitted proposal is still active? Many times I have had a very successful (at least to myself) interview and then I never hear from the potential client again. Is there a way that we can find out if the job is closed and that they have hired someone else? It would be very helpful if we know why we were not hired. Was it price? Was it time zone? etc. Currently I am 100% top rated.
Thank you for your help.
Hi John, just look under "Find work > Proposals" or follow this link. Closed jobs are archived.
Thank you Mike, i found this information really helpful. As newbies, it's alwasy encouraging to get a step-by-step breakdown of what we need to do, even if it seems to be obvious. It is positive reinforcement that goes a long way to increasing confidence. Thanks again.
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Its a welcoming community and platform.
My name is Rufaro and I'm also brand new.
I like data analysis.
I need help in 2 areas.
1. Can someone kindly check my profile and see if it is easy to follow and clear enough to attract relevant projects.
2. I have been trying to figure out some mechanism on this platform for interacting with prospective clients or to learn about some of their problems in data analysis and handling.
Kindly give me the links.
Many thanks for your time.
Thank you for your message! I reviewed your profile and have some suggestions:
Here are some additional tips for writing a great Title and Overview.
As for interacting with prospective clients, there is not a way for a freelancer to initiate contact with a client prior to submitting a proposal.
I hope this helps!
I've applied to nearly 74 jobs in the past 2 months and have been hired by 2 clients and interviewed by 3 other clients ( but didn't win jobs).
I'm always improvising my proposal according to the clients's project and provide relevant samples in the proposals.
Could you please correct me where am I going wrong?
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