Just like in your Bio, don't start with "I..."
Instead, tell them how Vampires taught you to write. Or not. Remember you are selling your writing and it's on display from your bio to your portfolio, and each bid. Instead concentrate on what you will do for them.
Decide on what you want to be paid--both hourly or salary because you don't want to limit yourself from either one. Then go to "Find Work" and "Search Jobs".
On the left hand side you'll want to choose Writing & Translation (or whatever profession you chose). Now, go to the search box above the job listings.
What's your niche? Copy writing? Editing?
I put in horse and got one job. Nothing for dressage, but 23 results for animals!
Ghostwriter Wanted for Writing Fantasy/Sci Fi Books!!!! OH, stand back ya'll that one is MINE!
Content for a Dolphine Website!!! Whaa! Can I swim with the dolphins! Oh! Oh! Mine! Mine!
Know this. These jobs come in every day. Tomorrow there will be 20 more. Oh, I just searched dogs and got 11 results. Hell yeah! If at first your search does not succeed--try another! Be creative! Be the ball!
Action item: Bid on 5,10 or 20 jobs. Repeat every day. Go!
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