Click on the resource title to download. You can then tweak and use any of these to write a great email pitch to clients, craft a proposal that seals the deal, set up your payment methods, and start freelancing like a pro.
Want to know the exact tools I use to start, manage, and grow my freelancing business? This resource shares 43 tools and resources to help me do research, communicate with clients, and receive payments for work done.
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One of the key components to a successful project is a well-written, concise, and detailed project proposal. Unfortunately, it can be daunting to write a good proposal summary that will win the client’s approval and set the project on course.
Use this project proposal template to draft and finally complete high quality project proposals. Available in .DOC and .PAGES format.
Stuck wondering how to set up PayPal? Confused over the difference between your bank account number and card number?
This free ebook has all the answers you need to help you set up your online payment options the right way. You’ll soon discover:
- Step-by-step instructions to verify your PayPal account successfully
- How to withdraw from Paypal to your chosen bank account
- Info on oDesk’s Local Funds Transfer and the entire withdrawal process
It’s time to get things right and finally get paid!
As an accompaniment to the TFP Online Payments guide, this handy book of resources is packed with information about the most common and popular payment options for Pinoy freelancers.
In this short book are a full list of bank holidays both in the US and the Philippines; a full list of banks and their PayPal bank codes; and a chart detailing each Philippine bank’s charges and fees if you use PayPal or LFT to withdraw your funds.
This brand new resource can be used as a basis for crafting your own email pitches to potential clients. In it are three pitches that caught the client’s attention and received a positive response.
You will also get a sample script to help you communicate the benefits of your services and your overall value. You can edit this script to fit your situation and use it when pitching to your next client.
An updated version of The Freelance Cover Letter Checklist, this resource is packed with new items that can help you craft an effective freelance pitch that captures the client’s attention.
Whether it’s a cover letter on oDesk or a direct email pitch to a client, this checklist will help you write with the 5 key elements in mind: personality, genuine interest, credibility, transparency, and access. Available in .PDF format.
Client testimonials are one of your sharpest tools for growing your reputation as a freelancer. With positive ratings to back you up, new clients can easily trust you well enough to hire you without question.
Make capturing recommendations easy and professional with this template form. You can use this as a guide to create your own client feedback form. Built with Google Drive.