Both of these freelance writers markets are fee based and in order to bid on any of the freelance writing jobs listed you must be a member. With both you can choose your membership level so if you're unsure as to whether this style of writing is for you, you need only pay the minimum members. With Elance the minimum membership will allow you to place bids on three projects per month free of charge, after this any bids you placed will be charged at $1.50.
Working through Elance you will incur a fee on all projects you receive. For first time project the fee is 8.75%, and for repeat projects it's 4.35%. All work should be done via Elance and all communication should be done via your private message board with your client. Payment can be made via paypal or via Elance and all transactions are recorded in your account.
Bidding On Freelance Writing Jobs
When it comes to bidding on freelance writing jobs the one point that I cannot stress enough is honesty. Your bidding process is your key to impressing that potential client and this is where honesty is vital. Never claim to be able to do something you can't and always provide appropriate