@Elizabeth G wrote:
What is meant by "connect" to be able to to submit proposal? And how will I get connects?
Yes Connects are virtual tokens which are required to submit proposals for jobs
read this help article to learn more about how connects works.
Could you please go to your account, click on the round picture in the right upper corner and go to your Settings> Contact Info. On that page, click edit next to location and make sure to fill all the fields.