Quick Tips for Promoting Your Freelance Business

How many times have you wished for more than 24 hours in the day? Life as a freelancer can be hectic, and promoting your freelance business may be the last thing on your mind. You’re already busy with client deadlines and making ends meet, and it can seem impossible to get everything done. But finding… Read more »

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7 Ways to Land More Engineering & Architecture Jobs

Are you an engineering & architecture guru looking to make more money doing what you do? Then keep reading, because these gurus have some great ideas to help you be more successful! We asked 3 top-earning freelancers to share their tips for selling engineering & architecture services on Guru. Optimize your profile to attract more… Read more »

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Featured Jobs: Get More Quotes And Attract Better Talent!

Want your job posting to receive more quotes and attract higher quality freelancers? Feature it! Signal to freelancers that you mean business. Why Should I Post A Featured Job? Receive more quotes. The “Featured” sort option will make your job stand out in the marketplace. Featured jobs receive 50% more quotes! Attract the highest quality… Read more »

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How Should You Measure Work Experience?

All too often, work experience is measured purely in terms of time. But not all experience is created equal. You should factor in quality and intensity of the work performed to accurately gauge experience level. Don Fornes, founder & CEO at Software Advice, asserts that experience is a function of time, quality and intensity. With… Read more »

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Ask Freelancers To Back Up Their Quotes With Work Collections

Starting tomorrow, freelancers will be able to send handpicked work collections along with their quotes. It will be even easier to tell which freelancers are a good fit for your job. Streamline your hiring process. The next time you post a job, ask freelancers to attach work collections that show work they’ve done for similar… Read more »

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3 Best Practices for Working With Freelancers

“Welcome to X Corp! The name’s Bob. I’m the manager of our graphic design division. I’ll be conducting your initial interview.” “Great. My name’s Roger. Here’s my resume for reference.” “Oh wow…” Bob says. “This is quite the long list of web sites you’ve been involved in.” “I knew you would be happy with it.”… Read more »

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