There are already 500 Small and medium CA Firms trying UPWORK (earlier Elance/Guru) to grow their Outsourcing Practice. And atleast 100 of them are growing successfully on UPWORK by getting Accounting related Jobs from small and medium Clients all across Globe.
I have created a quick video to address your queries on Upwork platform and how I as a practitioner and other CAs are doing on Upwork. I have given walkthorugh of my Upwork profile as well as few other CAs’ profile on Upwrok. This will give you good insight in to this practice area which you are totally unaware of right now. (P.S. There are more description below video)
By now you must have come to know about me and the awareness I am trying to spread through my online courses. If you want to revisit the brief, visit this LinkedIn article – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/you-looking-move-from-your-traditional-ca-practice-job-ca-dhaval-paun/
Now let me first add to the fact that all of us must have observed the higher competition, lower fees and constant updates in the law in Traditional Practice. Also, there are technical glitches and late issue of forms which give us sleepless nights during deadlines.
And that’s the reason why I have seen many small and medium CA Firms trying to diversify to the new practice area like Outsourcing where the payment is generally made at a fixed rate per hour.
And there are many ways one can start Outsourcing Practice. But the One Prominent place to start is an online site like UPWORK. But I am not saying it’s the only option but its just a starting point to bring handful of long-term clients and then go for other options like visiting overseas or alike.
Now coming to UPWROK, let me briefly introduce you this platform.
1. It was previously called (ELANCE and GURU).
2. Over here Small and Medium clients mainly post their requirements from across the globe in various skillsets. And the skills in demand also include Finance and Management (Although its 10% of IT skills like Website Development but the long-term nature of skills like Bookkeeping makes it still a attractive number of jobs) There are approximately 200 jobs posted in Finance and Management Field daily. The jobs can be one time or long term. Also, it can be Fixed Price Fee or Hourly Rate Contract. And Service Providers across the globe apply for these jobs. And if clients find a provider fit for his/her job, communication takes place and final job is awarded. Our course guide in-depth on how to write proposals that award you more contracts for sure. It’s the crux of our course.
3. Why I prefer and stick to this platform since 2012 is their systems to make this platform most genuine for service providers and clients like –
a. Payment Protection System (your payment is almost 100% guaranteed)
b. Feedback System for Service Providers as well as Clients. (Allowing you to filter clients to work for)
c. Nowadays you must have observed the UPWORK don’t even allow new User to create their profile. Our course surely help if you face this issue.
d. Also if you apply for say 20 jobs and didn’t get awarded any work, chances are there that they will delete your profile. We guide to assure you that this don’t happen.
e. And they constantly update their policy to make it more meaningful to stick to this platform (Our course is constantly updated to analysis the changes and how to make most out of these changes)
This course is comprised of highly valuable material that pertains to winning jobs on the Upwork (Open Platform) and attracting select private job invites from quality clients. It provides you with a proven step by step formula to make real money and long term overseas clients on Upwork.
This course is for you whether you’re already on Upwork and frustrated with it OR if you are just starting out and wanting to figure out how to really make serious revenue on the platform.
Although this course is focused on Upwork – many of the strategies in this course work for all of the other online freelancing platforms out there.
I have 3 main goals for this course:
I will start out by teaching you some of the foundational work you’re going to need to do in order to set yourself up for continued success on Upwork. We talk about why it’s important to niche down a little bit before you get started and why positioning yourself as a premium contractor from day one is something that’s going to help you win jobs right away and help you to get quality job invites from awesome clients throughout your career.
Then we move into some of the specific tactical information that you’re going to need to know to win jobs on the public job Upwork job boards. We teach you the exact process that we use to land high dollar deals on Upwork on a consistent basis.
We close the course by teaching you how to get consistent business, easy wins, how to maintain the premium rates you’ve established for yourself (or charge even more), and how to handle negotiation like a champion.
Many of my professional friends came to know about Outsourcing/Freelancing that I started doing back in 2012, they all also tried the field for months. But most of them don’t end up with a single project or one and two of them achieved to manage only few hundred dollars over many months and then no significant process.
Then I look back and learnt on what mistakes they did and what I did different to get to this level so fast. Also in the analysis, I also found some loose-end on my part which I did in between my journey. So I compiled all of this in a video course and put here so that everyone fresher qualified professional or semi qualified can take advantage of the same and excel in this modern area of practice. I have developed course taking inspiration from more than 4 years successful experience in the field so you start your journey with assured success and saving a lot of time, energy and frustration in getting established on the platform.
I hope all of you get most out of this course and start your own journey with bang. I would like that you share your experience while you move ahead in the area so I can learn further and guide you all more on this.