How to Submit a Job Proposal on

Elance is one of the best online platforms that allow the users to earn money. The Elance portal not only provides opportunities to the professionals but also helps the beginners in earning money. Here, one can not only apply for a job but the option to hire someone is also made available.

To get employed at one of the most prominent freelance platform, one needs to register first and apply for a username. After getting the available username, the employer starts hunting to find a suitable person who could finish the work within the prescribed time and budget.

On the other hand, those wishing to get employee continue their hunt for the job but they often encounter problems while submitting a proposal for the desired job. A common mistake they often made is to apply for every job that appears in front of them. They should read the job description carefully and then apply for the job.

To apply for a job, perform the following simple steps:


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    Open the Elance website.

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    Enter your username and password to sign in.

    1. Enter your username and password to sign in.

  • 3

    Explore the available jobs under the Jobs section and click on the desired job to view details.

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    After clicking on a job, a new page will appear where you will find the information about the job on the left side of the page. These details will give you the essential particulars of the job displaying where is the client located, is it a fixed price job or an hourly one, when the job was posted, what is the time duration, what is the budget.

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    Underneath this section, you will find the details about the job description. Here you can also have a sound idea about the credibility of client, how much work he/she has outsourced here and how much he/she has paid in total. Other than that, you will have a good idea about what is demanded by the employer so you will know what you need to do to complete the task.

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    On your right side, there will be a box where you can write your detailed proposal for this particular job. Here, you can use up to 4000 characters to convince your employee why he should give you the job.

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    After that, you can set your proposed milestones for the job.

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    Below that window, you will enter the cost and timing for the job and will set the estimated delivery date.

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    Hit the ‘Continue’ tab to review your proposal and then click on ‘Submit Proposal’ to complete the process.

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