I am in the software development industry and I'm an experienced software engineer.
I am new to freelancing websites. The problem is I have zero rating and I can't get any projects even if I bid the lowest amount.
This in turn prevents me from getting any rating which prevents me from getting any new projects(even if I bid the lowest amount).
I am stuck in this cycle. How do I get my first job at a freelancing site?
EDIT: Like most of you are mentioning,I tried the approach where I bid the lowest possible amount.The problem is there are many people with 5 star ratings(max ratings) that are offering to do the job with the lowest possible rate.So there's me with no ratings and lowest rates and there's others with max ratings and lowest possible rates.So at the end I don't get the project.