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How To Write An Upwork Cover Letter: 5 Tips + Free Template

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One of the reasons most freelancers struggle to land clients on Upwork is failing to write a convincing cover letter.

The cover letter is the main component of your job proposal and if you don’t write it well, you won’t be able to get the client’s attention.

Each client who posts a job on Upwork gets dozens and sometimes hundreds of proposals from freelancers. And the only way to grab their attention is to write a cover letter that addresses their needs and requirements.

So if you’re new to Upwork and trying to land a client, keep reading. This guide will help you write better, more focused, and well-optimized Upwork cover letters to get more responses from your clients.

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What Is An Invoice & How To Create One (+ Free Template)

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You’ve just completed your first client project.

And the client has asked you to send an invoice.

Now you’re probably wondering what’s an invoice? Are you supposed to get one from a bookshop? Or how to write an invoice for freelance work?

Well, if you’re asking these same questions, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there.

When I first started working with clients directly without using any freelance marketplaces, I was also faced with the same dilemma.

Since freelance marketplaces don’t require you to send invoices to clients, I had no idea what they were or how to create them.

In this guide, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about using and generating invoices. I also made a free invoice template for freelancers. You can download it too. So keep reading.

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15+ Easy Productivity Tips For Working From Home

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If you’re new to the whole working from home thing, here are a few tricks you can use to keep yourself productive all day long.

In this post, I share some simple and easy productivity tips for working from home. Ones I’ve been using during my own freelance career.

Many people are working from home these days, especially due to companies switching to 100% remote teams.

Working from home may seem like a challenge at first, but with the help of these tips, you’ll be able to adjust to the new normal in just a few days.

Let’s dig in, shall we?

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How To Become A Video Editor: 6 Tips & Video Editing Tutorials

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Editing a video is not that difficult. These days, you can even edit a video using a smartphone.

But it takes skill, talent, and a lot of practice to learn how to edit a video into a film, documentary, YouTube video, or even a TikTok clip.

That’s why there’s a huge demand for video editors. And the pay for a video editor is really good too. In fact, it’s one of the highest-paying freelance jobs available today.

Most beginning freelancers are still unaware of this growing industry so I wanted to give you a brief introduction to freelance video editing.

In this guide, I’m covering the basics of freelance video editing and what you need to get started. Also, keep reading to find some tutorials and online courses to get a head start on your journey.

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How To Respond To Criticism & Negative Feedback From Clients (+ Examples)

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When talking about freelancing, most people immediately think of easy work.

Over-exaggerated YouTube videos and Instagram lifestyle posts make it seem like freelancing is all about counting money while relaxing on a beach.

But, the truth is, things don’t always go according to plan.

Sometimes (or most of the time) clients come screaming at you with criticism or negative feedback.

Whether you’re a veteran freelancer or beginner, it’s always better to be prepared to work with such angry clients.

In this post, I’m sharing a few tips you can use to respond to negative feedback and criticism from clients.

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How To Make Money As A Graphic Designer: 7 Easy Ways

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If you’re a graphic designer or want to be one, you should know that there’s more than one way to make money online.

In this article, I’ll give you a few suggestions on how to make money as a graphic designer.

My first job was in the graphic design industry. I worked as a lead graphic designer at an advertising agency.

I really enjoyed designing things and creating graphics. But after a few months, I left the job because I didn’t feel happy working at that agency.

Back then I had no idea that people could earn money online. If I had the knowledge I have now, I would’ve made some money to provide for my family and myself.

I’m sharing these tips and ideas so you don’t have to go down the same road as I have. So check out all the ideas below and get to work!

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