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How to write a good proposal as a freelancer on upwork?

I am new in freelancing community and don't know how to write a good and effective proposal to get more chances of getting job?I am student and don't have any job experience.
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How to learn about MSA, SOW, RFP? (consulting)

I recently started consulting and I was wondering how does one learn how to write a: MSA (master service agreement), SOW (statement of work), RFP (request for proposal), etc. I have a big client ...
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How should a backend developer showcase his/her projects?

I have registered as a freelancer and yet to start my career. In all the proposals, I have been questioned to showcase my skills(Mostly sql and PLSQL) with some sample work. I have no idea what kind ...
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Should I take on this proposal writing job and what should I charge?

I've recently been approached by an employer that has denied my job application some time ago due to incompatible schedules. I understand they're still looking for a person to fill that position, or ...
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Agreeing a cost before sending a proposal + contract

Is it acceptable to agree a quote first before going to the effort of typing up a proposal and sending a contract? I often find myself typing up a proposal only to end up losing out on the work to a ...
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Making promises in a proposal for something that might not be possible

I met with a client recently in order to gather her requirements for a project. All sounds quite do-able... except for one request with regards to doubling the lengths of user visits on her website. ...
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Evaluation Task to find good development company

I hire an Indian company to develop a website for classified ads but it takes so long time and not finish yet. Therefore I decide to find a new company to do this work but I don't want to face the ...
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Should I build an Alpha before presenting my concept

I got an idea that will be really helpful on my current job. I will make this software eventually to every other companies that want to use it, but for now only my employer will have access to it. ...
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Unallocated projects

I've noticed on a couple of freelancing sites (especially Elance) where the majority projects get allocated either to yourself (if you're lucky), or to another (lucky them) or they get cancelled (...
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Has this proposal any flaws?

This is the template I use in my proposals http://goo.gl/9EKwqa. I cover many points and try to figure out the client problem. Also I mention my previous experience, what can I bring to project and ...
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How to handle prospective clients asking for a meet up?

I am in this situation where people inquire about my web development services asking for a meeting. The problem is they are not giving giving any details on work needed and their budget. I receive ...
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How should one convince the client to switch from hourly pay to fixed cost?

I often see great requests for proposals which are provided with preferred hourly rate range. Sometimes the hourly rate itself isn't comfortable for me (honestly, far too low), despite the project is ...
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How do I quote/bid for an android app?

I'm new to freelancing and have recently been approached by a client to make a basic but moderately functional android app for commercial purposes. It will need minimal design, and the client has ...
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All steps to take BEFORE the contract is signed?

Upcoming freelancer in web development here. I understand the steps necessary after the contract is signed, which simply includes commencing work and maintaining communication with the client. What I ...
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Are proposals and contracts the same thing?

I've been freelancing as a UX designer for a year and a half, and I'm now in the midst of writing more project proposals. My previous round of proposals was nearly a year ago. I followed the format ...
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Acceptable terms for sales contract where I'm the sole developer

I occasionally have offers from people to help me get contracts. In return, they want to be paid a commission or a certain percent of the net profits. I have always had a hard time trying to figure ...
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What are the best ways to get to a decision maker at the owner, CEO, or CFO Level?

You have already established a proposal to your target clients/business, and someone from them already acknowledged your proposal. Next, you must determine how to keep the ball rolling by finding a ...