The Complete Idiot's Guide to Elance

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Elance

by Karen Lacey
     
 

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In the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression, a new sector has blossomed: the virtual work world. It's an oasis of sorts, one brimming with unfilled jobs. Elance.com is one of the largest and fastest-growing portals that connects freelancers who need work to businesses that need flexible, cost-effective workers in areas such as software

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In the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression, a new sector has blossomed: the virtual work world. It's an oasis of sorts, one brimming with unfilled jobs. Elance.com is one of the largest and fastest-growing portals that connects freelancers who need work to businesses that need flexible, cost-effective workers in areas such as software development, creative and marketing, administration, writing and editing, engineering, accounting, legal, and more.

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Elance holds the key to business growth in the global age, for freelancers and employers alike. Through its step-by-step, illustrated advice, readers learn how to:

- Get started and register with Elance

- Develop a contractor profile that stands out and sells their services

- Win clients through targeted pitches and top-notch proposals

- Find and attract the best contractors with advanced search tools and a well-done client profile

- Write clear job postings quickly and easily

- Use Elance's tools to manage projects efficiently

- Negotiate deals and project agreements that protect both contractor and employer

- Manage earnings and expenditures using Elance's account pages

- Develop best practices using example and template profiles, proposals, and job postings

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615642663
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
7 MB

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