Among the freelancing sites, Illance (www.upwork.com) is an extremely popular outsourcing marketplace. Based on the number of freelancers, the Bangladeshi freelancers are at 8th place in the Alliance, with the total number of Bangladeshi freelancers being around 20 thousand. Based on income, Bangladeshis are in the 14th position. Beginning in 2006, Bangladeshi freelancers earned over $ 2.5 million on this site. Ilans has several unique features that keep it separate from other marketplaces. Our current series report is very promising this outsourcing marketplace.
Registration at Elance is a bit complicated, you have to complete all the steps in step by step. That’s why I’m assuming you have not registered in Ilans yet, so we started from registration.
1. Go to https://www.elance.com first, click on the Register, Sign In link at the top right, click on the Register link or visit this link directly https://www.elance.com/signupselect for registration.
Then there will be a page like below
2. Since you are working as a contractor, I want to work on the radio button and then click Continue.
3. After clicking Continue, the following pages will appear
A) Your email, name, username (this is not changeable in the future), password exactly.
B) Select the type of account you want to open in Account Type (if you are a personal person, then select Business and if any company or agency.
C) Select Individual and there will be an option named Display Name. You can choose how you want to show your name to others. For example, instead of Jhon Doe, just show Jhon D. Select last initial only.
Select Business, there will be a Textbox named Business Name, where your company or agency name is typed. Can you do it.
D) You can tell from where you know Elance about how they are told about us. Finally, in the Elance Terms of Service checkbox, click on the Register button.
Select Jobs Category:
After registering properly, the page will appear as follows
A) Under the heading, what you have been asked to do Select the category that you are proficient in.
B) Though you can change the category at any time, but you will first be asked to select your specific category. Because no more than 1 category can be selected for free membership and one month to migrate to another category, wait for the next month.
C) After selecting the category, the page will appear as below
As you have just started, select Basic Free Athat Free Membership Plan.
D) You will eventually be prompted for Email Confirmation. Login to your email and click on the link given to Elance, your registration will be completed.
A) Log in Elance after registration and email confirmation.
B) You will be asked to create your profile.
C) Click on the Create a profile link to get your official help from Elance (http://help.elance.com/entries/156542-how-do-i-create-and-maintain-my-profile). For making profiles).
A) Click the Start Your Profile button to create a profile.
B) Then the page will appear below
Fill each room correctly and then click on the Continue button. Note that you give accurate information like any other freelancing profile, from country to zip / postcode. Country Code will be already available in the Phone number area, in this section you will get proper instructions.
C) To provide telephone number, enter the Code code for your area in the Area Code section. For example, Area Code 02, Sylhet’s Area Code 0821 0 is not required because it is already provided with Country Code. You can use your mobile number instead of the telephone number, because it does not need to provide the area code directly with the phone number and the next 10 numbers without 0.
Add your picture by clicking the Upload button on your picture.
Write a nice 1 line in the tagline section, in conjunction with your work. For example: Creative & Professional Website Developer (if you have done web development) or your skills such as XHTML CSS PHP .MySQL WordPress
Enter the value of the work as your hour in the Minimum Hourly Rate section. The new ones are good for $ 3 to $ 5, after which you can increase the hourly rate after completing many tasks.
Insert details of your property and your work in the Overview section in 1000 words.
Specify your skills in the Skills section. Click the Browse all skills link to see the list of skills in Elance. Click on your skills from the list, and each one will be skulled.
Finally, click on Continue button.
Phone Number Verification:
After completing the profile, verifying your phone number is real work. The following pages will appear after the profile is finely filled.
A) Click Verify your contact phone number link.
The popup box like below will come
Where you can fix your given phone number by clicking on the Edit link if there is any mistake.
You can choose when to call the Start the call. Then click on the Continue button.
Popups like the image above will come. There will be a call on your given phone number After receipt of the call, listen to the details and then press the # button If you are in the telephone, press the numbers given in the popup or say clearly. If you are mobile, then after pressing #button, press the numbers provided in the popup will not work, because the Elance Mobile does not have Speech to Text Recognition Technology, it will work only on the telephone. Verify number for mobile number Receiving a complicated call after pressing #button correctly press the numbers provided in the popup and immediately cut the call, otherwise the number will not be verified.
Without a phone number Verify, no work can be bid and no test can be given, so trouble phone number Verify.