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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Elance by Karen Lacey

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Profile Basics

Clicking on the first blue edit button will bring you to the Basic Information page. However, there’s nothing basic about this. It carries some of the most significant information you’ll be presenting. I’ll start at the top.

Display Name

This is the name you’ll be seen by on Elance. You have two options for how you want your display name to appear: your full first name and then your last name’s initial, or your entire first and last name. The choice is yours.

Tagline

The tagline is simply a marketing phrase for your business. It doesn’t have to be grammatically correct, and you have a lot of room to be serious—or play a bit.

Examples are:

When Words Escape You, They Come To Us

I.T. Outsourcing @ Peace of Mind

We Deliver. ...

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