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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Elance by Karen Lacey

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Appendix

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Sample Proposals and Job Postings

Detailed job proposals and postings are at the heart of successful Elancing. While I have outlined which elements are crucial to each in their corresponding chapters, the more real examples you have to work from, the better. Study these and compare them to your own efforts.

Sample Proposals

Here you will find three sample job proposals. Each one is different in style and content, and each one proved successful in the field. I’ve made comments in bold.

Article Writing

Rachel Ballard is a successful freelance writer on Elance who specializes in health-care marketing, maternal care, pregnancy, and women’s health topics. The following proposal scored her not only an article-writing job paying $150 for ...

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