Advantages of specialized remote work platforms with examples

Specialized remote work platforms

 

Disadvantages of general remote work platforms VS the advantages of specialized platforms.

 

First of all most of those who have an account on Upwork definitely noticed the very rude account and skills verification system for freelancers. The system is not applicable only on new members, but it also included talented members with years of experience and highest rates. Further more Upwork suspended thousands of freelancers accounts permanently. The excuses Upwork team said to the suspended accounts holders are very weak and silly as many of them said. Even Freelancer platform itself has its disadvantages.

Disadvantages of general remote work platforms (Upwork, Freelancer, . etc )
1- Low work quality

Very big platforms like freelancer can’t guarantee the quality of work delivered to clients. Actually clients are responsible for testing the freelancer skills before the hiring process. For instance in graphic design field, any new member can register graphic design as a skill he got. At this point the freelancer is not forced to have any sill tests by the platform to verify his skill. As a result, when talented freelancers submit on work they are lost in the crowd of untalented freelancers.

some might argue that most of general remote work platforms have skills tests freelancers can take. Although this is a good practice, but it is not reliable for the following reasons:

1- The skills test are not mandatory so freelancers with very low skills still can submit to work without passing any tests.

2- Some platforms provides skills tests for a price which discourage new members to take them.

3- Mostly only experienced freelancers take skills  tests. Experienced freelancers usually cost much more than inexperienced. So, as a client with low budget it might be perfect to hire a freelancer with little experience. But in this case the freelancer should at least have some good skills. In this case with bids from inexperienced freelancers  mostly haven’t passed any tests, the client will not be able to distinguish those with good skills from others with no skills.

2- Wrong job categories

New clients usually have difficulties in using remote work platform. Thus they might submit a job under the wrong category. For example, a web development job under graphic design category. As a result, freelancers who have registered the right skill for this category will not see that job. On the other hand, the client in this case possibly will not find a good hire.

3- Technical support

Although technical support team is not supposed to understand the nature of the work they are solving an issue for, but in some cases the issue can’t be solved unless the tech rep got some background about this work. In a platform of 900+ skill like freelancer the tech support rep is not aware of the nature of most of the skills.

4- Pricing is lose

Definitely general platforms like Upwork and freelancer can not set a minimum price for each skill. This is one of the biggest issues in general remote work platforms. As a result we see a very low bids on jobs of skills that should have a very high price. This is a disaster in fact for talented freelancers because they will always have junior competitors ready to do the job almost for nothing.

Specialized remote work platforms

The advantages of specialized remote work platforms are  the solution for all the mentioned issues.

  • Talking about work delivered quality most of specialized platforms tests the remote worker’s skills before allowing him/her to bid on jobs. So there is no worry as a client to have a low talent bids and no worries for workers to have  untalented competitors.
  • Also it is almost impossible to imagine a job of the wrong category in a platforms specialized in only one skill category.
  • Technical support might also don’t have any idea about the work category in specialized platforms but in some cases they do and this would be very helpful in solving client-worker issues and disputes.
  • Finally, we can see that most specialized platforms usually sets a minimum price for the work. So both the client and the remote worker are committed to this price. As a result talented workers bids are not scrambled by low price junior’s bids as in general remote work platforms like Upwork.

There for we encourage remote workers to search for and work in specialized remote work platforms.

Fortunately, most of the major remote work categories have a specialized platforms. Bellow we will mention an example of some:

 

Graphic design platforms:

Developers

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Writers and Bloggers

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Transcription work: 17 freelance transcription job websites for beginners

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1- Accutranglobal

Established in 2002, AccuTran Global is a full-service Canadian transcription company providing services to clients around the world.

With our established network of North American transcriptionists and editors, AccuTran Global is a proven and reliable partner for all your transcription needs. Our high level of accuracy and ability to meet tight turnaround times make us the right choice for all your outsourcing projects. Whatever your requirements are, AccuTran Global takes pride in providing personal service to meet your individual needs.

Pay rate is by the word ($0.005 to start).

2- Appenscribe 

Appenscribe offers global transcription jobs online. So if you are fluent in multiple languages, you will have more work available to you. To get started, you will need to create an account and pass two small transcription tests. Contractors report different pay rates, but you can expect a rate of about $0.005 per word. Payments are made twice a month. Work is not always available through Appenscribe, but when work is available, you can claim it any time day or night!

Rate of about $0.005 per word

3- Bam!

We have openings in our transcription department for high quality corporate and legal transcriptionists, doing audio files for Social Security, Veterans Affairs, Immigration, as well as legal and corporate clients. We do not do any medical transcription.

Rates of pay depend on the job, turnaround time, and the quality of your work. The upper range of the scale will be given to those with 99% accuracy consistently.

 

4- CastingWords

CastingWords has two ways for transcriptionists to find work: The CastingWords Workshop and Mechanical Turk. Through their Workshop, they offer has transcription jobs online in 66 countries. Through Mechanical Turk (MT) you’ll never know what you will find–sometimes there are a ton of HITS (MT lingo for jobs) and other times, there is hardly anything. The pay rates vary from job to job, but all you need is $1.00 in your account to request payout.

5- Crowdsurf

CrowdSurf is a dedicated community of freelance transcriptionists working to create video captions for deaf, hard of hearing and second language viewers.

We offer short transcription tasks, available day and night, so that you can work anytime, anywhere! It’s free to sign-up, you’ll be paid instantly, and we offer several opportunities for growth and promotion.

Once your Work Market account is set up, apply to join CrowdSurf as a new CrowdSurf transcriber, review the guidelines, and take a brief assessment to join the CrowdSurf group.

Once you’ve passed the assessment, we will create a new account for you on the CrowdSurfWork platform. This usually takes 3-5 business days. When your account is ready we will send login instructions to your Work Market email.

Just follow the instructions in your email. All of your work will be available on the CrowdSurfWork platform.

6- Daily Transcription

Daily Transcription has been providing quality transcription and translation services for over a decade. Our history shows the thoroughness with which we work for our clients, accomplishing their needs. We have transcribed millions of hours of footage for thousands of clients.  In fact, you might say we have perfected the art of transcription and translation.  So much so that our competitors have tried to copy our systems.

What sets us apart is we don’t outsource overseas, we use real American transcribers and we pay a living wage. We don’t use bots or voice recognition software either. This enables us to have the top transcriptionists and translators in the country.

We pride ourselves in providing the highest level of customer service to every client. Our goal is to provide you with excellent customer service and the highest level of quality – no matter how big or small the job.

7- Get Transcribed

Get Transcribed offers transcription jobs online and reviewer positions, too. Of course, you have to work your way up to the reviewer/QA positions, but if you do, you can earn $0.12 per minute you review on top of the $0.23 per minute you transcribe. Payments are made once a month via PayPal, but you need to have earned at least $100.00 otherwise your earnings rollover to the next month.

 

8- GMR Transcription

GMR Transcription was founded in 2004, and we’ve been fortunate enough to experience tremendous growth since then. Our driving mission is delivering high-quality transcription and translation services at affordable prices. We provide a unique personalized service to ensure your every need is accommodated.

9- Neal R. Gross 

Neal R. Gross & Co. is a Washington, DC based court reporting and transcription company. We have been in business over 35 years and provide verbatim court reporting and transcription services to a broad range of government and private clients.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MUST TYPE AT LEAST 60 WPM
  • EXCELLENT COMMAND OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK A MINIMUM OF 30 HOURS PER WEEK

If you type over 60 words per minute and need to work from home, you may be what we’re looking for in a legal transcriber. No transcription experience necessary, but you must be willing and able to work on overnight delivery. Timeliness is a must, as are excellent English language skills. Please apply only if you can transcribe at least 5 hours of audio per week.

10- RNK Transcription

For over 10 years, RNK Productions has taken pride in providing quality services at competitive prices. With over 20 combined years of experience in both production and post-production, we are aware of the importance of accuracy, timeliness, and attention to detail when it comes to our clients’ needs.

We specialize in entertainment related transcriptions, including but not limited to one-on-one interviews, OTF interviews, reality show transcriptions, field tape transcriptions, B-Roll logging, As Broadcast Scripting and Continuity Scripting. We can also accomodate psychiatric as well as legal transcriptions. See our Transcription Services page for complete details.

11- Scribie

Scribie.com offers a great opportunity to augment your income by transcribing audio files for us. The work involves listening to the audio files and typing or dictating it as accurately as possible. You just need to go through a test process and get certified as a transcriber. Once certified you will be paid for the files you transcribe on an audio hour basis. For each submission, your Scribie.com account will be credited with the appropriate dollar amount. Your earnings will accumulate and you can transfer it to your PayPal account anytime. From PayPal, the funds can be transferred to your bank account. There are no monthly commitments or minimum withdrawal limits. Payments are made once a day.

If you are an experienced transcriber and have spare time, then Scribie.com can help you to fill that up. If you are starting your career as a transcriptionist then you can gain valuable experience and hone your skills on Scribie.com.

We have transcribed more than 1,979,277.18 minutes of audio since 2008 and have paid around $869,450.46 to our certified transcribers. Around14076 home-based freelancers from all around the world have have successfully cleared our transcription test till date.

12. Tigerfish

Tigerfish offers flexible transcription jobs online. They have a ton of different project types available (focus groups, interviews, law enforcement, documentaries). You will have to complete three five-minute tests in order to be considered for paid projects. These five-minute tests should take you about 20 minutes each to complete (if you are going way over the 20-minute mark per test, transcribing may not be worthwhile for you).

13- TranscribeMe!

TranscribeMe! posts transcription jobs online for English and Spanish typists. The first step is filling out a form. After that, you will be directed to take a test. If you pass, someone from their Operations Department will contact you within 48 hours to discuss the next steps (don’t worry, if you fail, you can retake the exam in 24 hours). Transcribers get paid per audio hour. Payments are made every week.

14-  Ubiqus

Ubiqus is a global leader in language, transcription, and event services with industry-leading divisions in the fields of translation, language interpretation, transcription of audio and video, audience polling, audio recording, and event badges. Through the integration of more than 16 companies across North America and Europe, and the ability to extend service coverage and flexibility globally, Ubiqus has been a partner to more than 21,000 clients worldwide.

biqus is continuously searching for qualified, talented individuals to join our team of language, transcription, and event professionals. Whether you are seeking to start your career or interested in changing your current path, Ubiqus offers a range of opportunities. To be considered for full-time or freelance opportunities, submit your CV and cover letter per the instructions for each opening.

15- 1-888-TYPE-IT-UP

Formerly, Verbal Fusion, 1-888-TYPE-IT-UP pays the best starting rate for transcription jobs online for beginners. You must be a U.S. resident and fill out a short questionnaire to be considered. When they are hiring, you will be contacted and asked to take a short transcription test. If you pass, you can be hired on as a contractor. Keep in mind, it might be weeks or months before you are invited to test. So even if you think you might be remotely interested in this opportunity, it is best to get your application in ASAP!

16- Verbal Ink

We’re always looking for highly skilled linguists to add to our growing team. If you’re interested in applying to work for Verbal Ink as an English language transcriptionist, please email us at jobs@verbalink.com. Here’s an articlethat covers in detail what we’re looking for in a transcriptionist. If you are applying as a proofreader, copywriter, or editor, please indicate that in your email as well.

If you’re interested in applying to work for us as a translator or foreign language transcriptionist, please email us at translation@verbalink.com along with the language you are applying for.

In both cases, please attach your resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. We’re eager to hear from you and keep all resume submissions on file, but we may not be able to respond to you right away. No phone calls, please.

17- 3Play Media

We are looking for contract transcriptionists/editors to transcribe recorded audio and edit imperfect transcription using our proprietary internet-based software application. Since all transcription work is performed remotely, you will need a good computer and a high speed internet connection. As a contract transcriptionist/editor, you would decide which projects to accept, how much you work, and when and where you perform your work. To be a good candidate, you need to be able to provide expert transcribing services independently and be able to provide a quick turnaround on a finished work product (as a given project may require). In addition to the qualifications below, you are required to take and pass a series of proficiency tests to demonstrate your transcription skills prior to being engaged as a contract transcriptionist/editor.

You are required to have Typing ability of at least 75 wpm

Freelancer: Four Accounting Services You Can Outsource

Four Accounting Services You Can Outsource

Accountants don’t come cheap. As much as you might want to employ a full-time accountant to crunch the numbers for you. You have to bear other costs like monthly wages and benefits, working space, legal requirements you have to comply with, pension contribution, and other costs. You can save the money and enjoy the convenience by outsourcing the following three services.

Income-Tax Preparation

The accounting profession is synonymous with receipts. Some of these papers are tucked away until the tax deadline. Sorting through a pile of papers is not anyone’s ideal way to spend a day. Especially with the clock ticking towards the deadline for filing for returns. You can avoid this tedious task by outsourcing your income-tax preparations. Concentrate more on other value-add services of the company. Most freelance accountants only require that you to send them a list of the receipts and income sources of your clients and leave the rest to them. This allows you to get the task done accurately, at a fraction of the price and time.

Pre-Filling Forms

Database maintenance is a tedious process. Hire a freelancer to build and maintain your clients’ databases and have the contractor feed in important income figures whenever they are made available. In the end, you will have well-organized records that can be accessed whenever they are needed. This service is suitable for both small and large enterprises.

Bookkeeping

Outsource your company’s bookkeeping and let an expert pay closer attention to the bottom lines of various accounts. The cost for this doesn’t have to be high, because the outsourced provider can charge based on the volume of work. Always try to personalize the arrangement to get value for your money in the end.

Annual Reports

Financial reports have no room for error. However, there are a lot of factors to consider when compiling an annual report. If you have well-organized documents for transactions done throughout the financial year, you can outsource this as well to a freelancer and have it done in time for the next meeting with the board of directors and stakeholders.

 

Outsourcing accounting services isn’t just for individuals without an accounting background. Even licensed accountants who don’t have much time to spare for some of these tasks may need extra help. Maintenance of accurate records of purchases, payrolls, receipts, and sales is very important for any business to thrive. and those who need help with accounting can contract the services of a professional provider. When you outsource, you get accurate work done fast. Furthermore, there are many freelance accounting professions you can always hire at a price you can afford.

 

By: Makeyna (Freekancer community )

 

Upwork release the: Future work force report – 2017

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 Upwork Future Work force Report (The most important findings)

work force reportThis report, conducted by an independent research firm and commissioned by Upwork.

We are going to highlight only the most important findings of this  report.

1- More Hiring Managers are satisfied with the skills of freelancers than the skills of their most recent full time hires.

2- 60% of hiring managers expected that freelancing will continue to increase.

3- 88% of hiring managers have openings on their teams.

4- only 10% of hiring managers believe in physical presence in office is important to a new hire’s success.

5- 35% of departments have freelancers that conduct a significant portion of their work from a remote location.

7- 77% of managers use more than one resource when finding freelancers to hire.

8- 48% of managers used online resources to find freelancers in the past year.

9- 79% of companies are more likely to hire the most qualified freelancer than the least expensive.

10- 4 times as many hiring managers plan to use more freelancers in the coming year than plan to use fewer.

10 effective Tips to help you to be more productive (People per Hour Blog)

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10 Tips to help you to be more productive

1. Build a framework

Start off by blocking hours for work, rest and play. Plan a typical week based on your commitments so that you get a balance of work, rest and play.

Why? Because you’ll become more productive.

2. The Habit Loop

When you have your structure mapped out, then you can start to build healthy habits into each and every day. Forming healthy habits helps you become more productive.

In his book The Power Of Habit, Charles Duhigg breaks a habit into a three-stage process. I like to refer to these as the three Rs:

Reminder: Start with a reminder of the task you need to do; e.g. set a reminder in your calendar to work on a particular task at a certain time of day.
Routine: Follow a routine to complete that task; e.g. make a checklist of the steps you need to complete your task so that you have a consistent approach
Reward: Give yourself a reward; e.g. have a coffee or spend 5 minutes on social media – whatever floats your boat.

3. Work in your best time of day

If you want to be a productive freelancer, then you’ll have to find your best time for working. That’s the flexible thing about freelancing – you can choose your most productive hours. No more attending meetings or presenting lectures when you feel half asleep.

If you’re not sure when you function best, then monitor yourself for a week.  Note down when you were feeling more energised, compared to when you were feeling more sluggish.

4. Focus on one thing – prioritise your tasks

When you start freelancing you soon realise that there is a heap of stuff to do. It’s not just a case of writing or designing or creating. Unfortunately, there’s admin, finances, and marketing to consider too.

• Don’t get overwhelmed.
• Don’t get bogged down with a long list of outstanding tasks.
• Don’t try multitasking.

Focus on one thing at a time. Look at all your tasks and ask yourself, “What is the most important thing I need to do right now?”

There will only be one thing that is the most important. So do that first. You’ll feel empowered when you’ve completed it.

Then, and only then, look at your list of tasks and pick the next most important thing.

5. Eliminate distractions

Once you’ve zoned in on your one thing, working at your best time of the day, then the last thing you need is a distraction.

• Putting a sign on your door, then do it.
• Switching off your phone, then do it.
• Closing email and social media, then do it.

6. Set time limits on your tasks

When you allocate a specific time to a specific task, then you’ll become more productive.

Rest, Here are three ways you can take a regular break:

  • The Pomodoro Technique For each Pomodoro (interval), you work on a task for 25 minutes and then take a break of 3-5 minutes. After four Pomodoros, you take a longer break of 15-30 minutes. 

Whatever work and break interval you choose, make sure you do something different in your break
  • The Rule of 52 and 17 A recent study showed that people were most productive when they took regular breaks. Although the numbers seem a little random, it turns out that working for 52 minutes, then taking a break for 17 minutes, before getting back to work, returned the best results.
  • The Power Nap Scientists have proven that taking a 15-20 minute power nap can boost your energy levels. If you find yourself becoming sluggish and unable to think clearly then maybe a power nap will help you

7. Get your sleep

We’re all different. Some people need 8 hours sleep each night so that they can function properly throughout the next day. Others can manage on much less.

The key is to make sure your body has the right amount of sleep so you can maintain your energy and concentration levels throughout the day.

8. Maintain a healthy diet

Food plays an important part in maintaining your energy levels. If you eat too much food, then your body has to work harder to digest it, and as a consequence, your energy levels drop. And then you become less productive.

When you start to feel sluggish, it’s easy to think a quick fix of coffee and chocolate is the answer. But there are plenty of other foods which are proven to boost your energy levels (without expanding your waistline).

 

9. Drink plenty of water

Opinions vary on how much water we should drink each day to stay hydrated. The health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 litres, or half a gallon.

10- Exercise your body

In short, when we exercise, our brains produce chemicals that make us feel good. And when we feel good our energy levels rocket, which means we become more productive.

by  Danny Donchev

 

الممنوعات العشر على موقع فايفر

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 الممنوعات العشر على موقع فايفر

1- ممنوع النشر على صفحة طلبات المشترين Buyers Requests

هذه الصفحة مخصصة للمشترين فقط (العملاء) بحيث يقدروا ينشروا عليها طلبات العمل اللى هما محتاجينه يتعمل. بالنسبة لاستخدام الفريلانسر على هذه الصفحة يقتصر على انه يقدم على طلبات الخدمات اللى عليها فقط (راجع هذا  الموضوع لتعلم كيفية التعامل مع صفحة طلبات المشترين).

النشر على صفحة طلبات المشترين عواقبه هى ان الموقع هيقفل حسابك اما لمدة 6 شهور فقط او ممكن يقفله بشكل نهائى. وراعى ان فايفر لما بيوقف حساب او بيقفله مش بيسمح لصاحبه انه يسحب فلوسه اللى عليه.

2- ممنوع إرسال ملفات الشغل فى رسائل خاصة

سواء كانت رسائل خاصة على فايفر نفسه او رسائل خارج الموقع يجب ارسال ملفات العمل فقط من خلال صفحة الطلبيات Orders فقط من خلال رابط او لينك المكتوب عليه Deliver work.

قلنا من قبل إن من أهم مميزات موقع فايفر إنه يسمح للفريلانسر إنه يحدد عدد المرات اللى يقدر العميل يطلب فيها تعديل reversions  اثناء إنشاء الخدمة بحيث لما العميل بيشترى الخدمة بيكون عارف ان من حقة طلب عدد معين من التعديلات يقدر يطلبها بشكل رسمي من العميل. لدرجة انه فى بعض الاحيان بعض الفريلانسرز بيقدموا خدماتهم بدون امكانية طلب اى مراجعات على الاطلاق. فى الحالة ديه لو الفريلانسر سلم شغلة بشكل رسمي بالطريقة التى تحدثنا عنها فى الفقرة السابقة يكون امام العميل عند الحاجة لطلب تعديل احد امرين اما قبول العمل اوطلب تعديل مدفوع (عن ).

أما اذا قام الفريلانسر بتسليم ملفات العمل من خلال رسالة خاصة بغير الطريق المحدد لذلك فسيخسر بذلك هذه الخاصية الهامة. ولن يتخلص ابدا فى هذه الحالة من طلبات التعديل المتتالية من العميل.

3- ممنوع استخدام الصور التى تحمل حقوق نشر واستخدام دون الحصول على هذا الحق

العديد من الفريلانسرز على موقع فايفر يقومون بنسخ الصور من على الانترنت واستخدامها كصور معبرة عن الخدمة الخاصة بهم دون الاكتراث بحقوق الملكية.

ويمثل ذلك خطأ فادحا لسببين:

الأول هو ان فى معظم الاحوال يكتشف موقع فايفر انك لم تحصل على حق استخدام هذه الصور من مصدرها وبالتالى يقوم برفض نشر خدمتك وفى بعض الاحيان قد يؤدى ذلك الى ايقاف حسابك نفسه على الموقع.

الثانى وهو ان معظم تلك الصور المستخدمة تكون شائعة الاستخدام بشكل كبير وربما رآها العميل من قبل اكثر من مرة وسيتعرف عليها بسهولة. وهذا سيعطى انطباع سيء لدى العميل قد يدفعه عن شراء خدمتك.

الحلول البديلة:

أولا: هناك العديد من الموقع التى توفر صور مجانية وعالية الجودة. يعض تلك المواقع يعطيك الحق فى استخدام تلك الصور كافة الاستخدامات. يمكنك اذا البحث فى تلك المواقع عن ما يناسب لتقديم خدمتك وتستخدمة مباشرة. ويمكنك كذلك اجراء اى تعديلات بسيطة عليه باستخدام برنامج الرسوميات الخاص بالويندوز باضافة عنوان خدمتك مثلا او اهم مميزاتها.

ثانيا: ان كنت تجيد استخدام الفوتوشوب فالحل الامثل هو استخدام صورة من تصميمك الخاص لهذا الغرض. وإن لم تكن تجيد استخدامه يمكنك حتى ان تطلب من احد الاصدقاء اعداد هذا التصميم لك. بل من الممكن حتى ان تقوم بشراء خدمة تصميم صورة لخدمتك من موقع فايفر او خمسات وهى من الخدمات الرائجة جدا على الموقعين. وتذكر ان هذا يعتبر بمثابة استثمار لك فكلما استثمرت فيه حقق لك عائدا اكبر ودفع ذلك العملاء للاستثمار فى خدمتك ايضا.

4- ممنوع كتابة بيانات خاطئة لوصف خدماتك

نلاحظ ان الكثير من الفريلانسرز يلجأون إلى الادعاء بان لديهم خبرة طويلة فى تقديم خدماتهم. ويعتقدون بذلك أن هذا سيساعدهم على الحصول على مشترين لخدماتهم الجديدة.

يلجأ ايضا البعض إلى القول بانهم يستطيعون تقديم خدمات لا يعلمون شيئا عنها حتى.

فى الحقيقة هم على صواب فى تفكيرهم. فالمشترين غالبا سيشترون فقط الخدمات المباعة ولها تقييم جيد جدا. لكنهم اخطأوا فى اختيار الحل الصحيح وحساب عواقب ادعاء الخبرة.

بالاضافة الي ذلك اذا اشترى احد العملاء خدمة لمدعى الخبرة فسيتوقع مستوى متقدم لهذه الخدمة لن تتمكن من تقديمه طالما لا تمتل الخبرة التى ذكرتها فى وصفك للخدمة التى تقدمها. وفى هذه الحالة سيكون من الطبيعى ان لا يرضى العميل عن مستوى الخدمة المقدم له. ومن ثم قد يقوم بالغاء العمل او قبوله واعطائك تقييم سيء. وفى الحالتين سيضرك ذلك كثيرا على المستوى البعيد والقريب. فقد يشترى العملاء خدمات جديدة لفريلانسرز بدون خبرة ولكن لن يشترى اى عميل خدمة حاصلة على تقييم عام سيء ابدا.

اذا كن صادقا وامينا فى وصف خبرتك فى تقديم تلك الخدمة ولا تقلق من عدم وجود مشترين. فغالبا ما تكون مرحلة ما قبل بيع اول خدمة هى الاصعب. ومن ثم ستتوالى الطلبات على تلك الخدمة. كما يمكنك اللجوء الى العديد من الاساليب المشروعة للترويج لخدماتك الغير مشتراه.

5- لا تكتب وصفا قصيرا لخدمتك

فإن ذلك يعطي انطباعا بان مقدم الخدمة غير مكترث بوصفها بالشكل الملائم. واذا جريت بحثا سريعا ستكتشف بنفسك ان الخدمات التى لها وصفا دقيقا مطولا اكثر مبيعا من تلك التى لها وصفا قصيرا.

6- لا تتأخر فى الرد على الرسائل الخاصة

وقت الرد على العملاء من اهم العناصر التى تستخدم لتقييم ادائك على الموقع. فحصولك على معدل رد سريع على رسائل العملاء سيعطى انطباعا جيدا لدى العملاء عنك. وعلى النقيض من ذلك قد يحجم العملاء عن شراء خدماتك ان كان معدل ردك على رسائل العملاء طويلا نسبيا (اكثر من ساعتين.

أفكار ستساعدك على سرعة الرد على العملاء 

  • ينضح بشدة ان يتوفر لديك هاتف ذكى يحتوى على انترنت طوال الوقت.
  • تأكد من انك متصل على حساب بريدك الالكترونى الذى استخدمته للتسجيل على الموقع.
  • سيرسل لك الموقع بريدا الكترونيا بكل تحديث يصلك بما فى ذلك رسائل العملاء.
  • تاكد من انك قمت بتفعيل التنبيه الصوتى على هاتفك الذكى لتنتبه لكل رسالة جديدة تصل الى صندوق بريدك الالكترونى.
  • قم بتنزيل تطبيق فايفر على هاتفك الذكى من موقع جوجل بلاى ستور.
  • سيقوم التطبيق بتنبيهك عند استلام اى رسالة او تحديث بنغمة صوتية.
  • اختر نغمة صوتية مميزة حتى تستطيع تمييزها عن باقى التنبيهات على هاتفك.
  • الاهم من كل ما سبق قم بالرد على ما يصلك من رسائل فى الحال.
  • إن كنت مشغولا ولا تستطيع قراءة الرسالة يمكنك ارسال رد سريع للعميل بانك ستقرا رسالته بعد كذا من الوقت وشكرا على تفهمك وانتظارك.
  • ان كنت فى الخارج ووجدت ملفات لا يمكن فتحها الا على الكمبيوتر فقم بالرد على العميل وابلغه انك قرات رسالته وسترد عليه فور وصولك لمكتبك وتنزيل المرفقات والاطلاع عليها.

7- لا تعرض مدة تسليم ابعد من المعدل الطبيعى

عند قيامك بانشاء خدمة جديدة يجب عليك مطالعة الخدمات الموجودة على الموقع من نفس النوع. ومراعاة ان المدة التى ستحددها للانتهاء من خدمتك لا تتعدى متوسط المدد لباقى الخدمات المعروضة من نفس النوع. وبصفة الخاصة تلك الخدمات الاكثر مبيعا. والحالة الوحيدة التى يمكنك فيها ان تتعدى تلك المدة هى ان تقدم الخدمة بشكل مختلف يتطلب المزيد من الوقت للانتهاء منه. أو ان تعرض سعر اقل من الجميع مقابل وق اطول للتسليم.  لكن ان كانت خدمتك بنفس الشكل كما فى باقى الخدمات من نفس النوع فلا يمكنك  عرض مدة اطول. وإلا العميل سيختار الخدمة المعروضة باقصر وقت للتسليم.

8- لا تقبل عدد طلبات شراء لخدماتك  اكثر من اللازم

كثير من الفريلانسرز يعتقدون انهم يجب ان يقبلوا جميع الطلبات التى تاتيهم لعدم تفويت اى فرصة لمضاعفة الارباح. وغالبا ما يتنهى بهم المطاف بالعجز عن تسليم بعض الخدمات فى وقتها. ويترتب على ذلك الحصول على تقييم سيء وعواقب اخرى منها ان الموقع قد يصنفك  كبائع من درجة اقل من درجتك الحالية.

الحلول المقترحة: 

  • اكتب فى نهاية وصف كل خدمة من خدماتك تنبية للعملاء بضرورة مراستلك اولا قبل الاقبال على شراء الخدمة. سيمكنك ذلك من تحديد الوقت المناسب لتسليم الخدمة وفقا لجدول اعمالك.
  • يمكنك تحديد الحد الاقصى للطلبات من كل خدمة فى نفس الوقت. بمعنى ان حددت هذا الرقم بـ 3 مثلا فان كان لديك ثلاث طلبات لا تزال تعمل عليها فلن يستطيع اى عميل ان يشترى نفس الخدمة قبل ان تقوم بتسليم واحدة من هذه الخدمات الثلاثة.
  • ان كان لديك الكثير من الطلبات ولا يمكنك قبول اى طلبات من اى خدمة من الخدمات التى تقدمها فى هذه الحالة يمكنك تشغيل خاصية او اشعار “Vacation mode ” والتى تعنى انك فى اجازة ولا يمكنك قبول اى طلبات على اى من خدماتك (راجع هذا الموضوع لمعرفة طريقة القيام بذلك).

9- لا تقوم بتسليم خدماتك متاخرا عن موعد تسليمها ابدا

بعض الفريلانسرز يلجأون إلى تقديم مدة تسليم اقصر مما يستلزمه العمل على سبيل المنافسة مع باقى مقدمى الخدمة. ويعتبر ذلك خطأ كبيرا فتسليم الخدمة فى موعدها هو من اهم عوامل نجاح أى فريلانسر ومن اكثر العوامل التى تؤثر على قرار العميل حول شراءه خدمتك. لذا حاول ان تجعل عناصر التنافس مع باقى مقدمى الخدمة على الموقع بعيده كل البعد عن موعد التسليم. فيمكنك المنافسة فى السعر والجودة او اى عنصر اخر الا موعد التسليم الا ان كنت واثقا انه يمكنك التسليم فى الوقت الذى حددته. وواثقا ايضا انك ستتمكن من الانتهاء من الخدمة قبل الموعد بمدة كافية للتصرف فى حال حدوث اى طارئ.

10- لا تقوم بالغاء تفعيل خاصية العلامة المائية على خدماتك

هذه الخاصية تكون مفعله تلقائيا على كل الخدمات التى تقوم بإنشائها. وتعنى ان الموقع يضع علامة مائية على الصور التى تستخدمها فى وصف خدمتك. واهمية هذه الخاصية تتمثل فى منع استخدامها من قبل الاخرين خاصة ان كانت من تصميمك الخاص.

فاذا قمت بالغاء تفعيل هذه الخاصية سيتمكن مستخدمى الموقع من الحصول على تلك الصور واعادة اسخدامها لعرض خدمة مماثلة او فى اى شيء اخر.

مواضيع ذات صلة

إذا كنت جديد على موقع فايفر فيمكنك قراءة سلسة الشرح الخاصة بي والتى حققت اعلى نسبة مشاهدة على الموقع. وهى مكونة من ثلاث أجزاء:

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الجزء الثانى: كيفية إنشاء خدمة جديدة بشكل احترافى

الجزء الثالث: كيفية الترويج لخدمتك والتقديم على طلبات المشترين

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