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eLance used to be good for getting some decent "side jobs", but in the past
4 years, it has gone downhill in a big way. People are willing to write
500-word (researched!) articles for 2.50 each. 50 dollars for a 75-page
e-book. 10 bucks to do people's homework for them. And then it's a crapshoot
to see if the clients finish paying for their contract. (the graphic design
category is even worse - 50 bucks for a corporate identity package and they
want 5 mock ups with the bid. No thank you.)
On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Dan <dangarza1 -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
> Does anyone have any suggestions on a good sales pitch routine or proposal
> for requesting contract work with major companies, like oil and gas
> companies for example?
> Also, does anyone know about elance? A website that apparently provides
> contract opportunities?
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