Introducing Corporate Membership (and How It Can Make Your Freelance Business Even Bigger)

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You have the power to grow your freelance business to its full potential. Put the spotlight on your business and take your earnings to the next level with the new Corporate Membership.

There are now two classifications of Freelancer accounts: Personal and Corporate. This new membership we’re introducing allows users to maximize all the benefits tied to a Corporate account.

This post will cover what Corporate Membership is about, its exclusive features, how to create a Corporate account, and how it can make your freelance business bigger than ever.

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The Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership is designed for businesses. Improve your credibility and increase your earnings by highlighting all the amazing things your team can do.

When you go Corporate, you will enjoy the benefits of these exclusive features, which we’ll discuss further in this post:

  • Corporate Bid Card with Instant Portfolio
  • Corporate Page
  • Customizable Portfolio Categories
  • Featured Review
  • Message Responsiveness

How to Create a Corporate Account

When you log in to Freelancer.com, click on your profile thumbnail picture and select Corporate from the sidebar menu. You will then be directed to the Corporate Membership landing page.

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Click ‘Join Corporate Now’ to proceed to onboarding and create your account.

Onboarding

The onboarding process lets you migrate information from your Personal account to your Corporate account.

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Complete Your Corporate Profile

Introduce your business to potential employers by putting in your company name, tagline, and description.

Corporate Account Setup

You can convert your current Freelancer account into a Corporate account. When you do this, you will be able to keep your existing projects, chats, and the reputation you have earned. Once you choose to convert, you will receive a new Personal account.

However, if you want to keep everything in your Personal account and build your Corporate account’s reputation from scratch, choose ‘New Corporate Account’.

Note: Clicking ‘Submit Application’ will lead you to these two:

Professional Membership Free Trial

Subscribing to a paid membership gives you more exciting benefits. Enhance your Corporate experience with Professional Membership for 30 days, on us.

Billing Agreement

You can use your existing financial account to pay for your Corporate Membership. Just click the payment method you wish to add.

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After adding your verified payment source, you will be directed to the Success page. Click ‘See Your Corporate Page Now’ to go to your brand new business page.

Corporate Page

As this is your business page on Freelancer, it should speak about your company: what you do, who you are, what your brand stands for.

Company Information

Company Name

Come up with a name that has recall and echoes your brand.

Company Tag Line

This summarizes what your business is all about. This short statement will be displayed on your bid card and profile page.

Company Logo

Make a good first impression to employers by having a logo that’s appropriate for your business. The recommended resolution is 280x280px and maximum file size upload is 2MB.

Custom Cover Image

Personalize your page with a cover image that gets your business message across.

Featured Review

Attract potential employers with the good words from a previous client. You can select a specific review and highlight it on the top section of your profile page.  

Portfolio

The Corporate Portfolio allows you to organize your items by grouping them into different categories. The customizable portfolio categories make it easier for employers to find your sample projects related to the work they need to get done, which also increase your team’s chances of getting hired.

Message Responsiveness

Employers like working with freelancers who reply to messages quickly. This feature shows how active you are in communicating.

Corporate Bid Card

Stand out from the crowd by letting employers learn about your business and preview your portfolio when you bid on their projects. The Corporate Bid Card shows your business name, Corporate badge, company tagline, message responsiveness, and most importantly, your instant portfolio.

This instant portfolio is an array of icons that when hovered, employers will see a sample of your work on the related category. They’ll find out right there and then what you can do for them, giving you a huge advantage early on the bidding stage.

Unsubscription and Cancellation of Corporate Membership

If you wish to cancel your Corporate account, you can do this at any time. Go to Settings > Memberships > Corporate > Close Account.

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Once you’ve ended your Corporate subscription, your corporate account will be converted to a Personal account. You may continue your Corporate Membership at any time by going back to the Membership section in the Settings page.

If you change your mind and realize you want to keep the account, just click ‘Continue with Corporate’ when you see this page:

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If you’re part of a team of freelancers who have been using a personal account, it’s time to make the switch. Or if you’re just about to build your own A-team, this is the best time. Get your Corporate Membership today!

 

Ilmoitettu 8 toukokuuta, 2017

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flDyan Henkilökunta

Junior Product Marketing Manager at Freelancer. Outside of work, I'm into wedding coordination, entrepreneurship, beach trips, badminton, reading novels, and binge-watching TV series on Netflix.

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