How to add key differentiators in to your Freelance Gig? (And standout from the rest)
Depending on the area of your expertise, decide what traits are critical for your success
If your specialty is in areas of creative and art designing such as graphic designing, Video editing, 2D/3D artistry, 3D modeling, Motion graphics, UI/UX optimization always include references to your previous work and templates. Because such samples will help you score over your competitors.
In areas such as Data entry, speed writing, Translators, Script writing, Copy writing, Language specific work, make sure you add scores of accepted skills tests such as words per minute, Plagiarism levels, expertise in Languages (Eg: English, French, Spanish proficiencies)
How to set the correct packages for your Gigs? (Your deals could make or break with your price points)
Different clients have different requirements and budget levels.
While some clients are highly quality conscious, others are more cost conscious.
Make sure you price your packages such that they address the requirements and Return on Investment targets of as much client groups as possible.
How to properly communicate with prospective clients when they have queries regarding your services? (Your first impression matters the most)
Be timely in your responses.
Be a good listener.
Make sure your address the specific inquiries clients may have.
Do not be emotional in your conversations.
Where ever possible provide proof of work, previous work references or demonstrations.