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Finding Contract Work Online

Follow these five tips to make freelance bidding sites work for you.

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This story appears in the February 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: What are the pros and cons of bidding for contract work on the web? I signed up on Guru.com and bid on 10 jobs with no acceptances. Is there any hope?

A: Yes, there is hope of getting work on freelance bidding sites like Guru.com or Elance Online. Here are five ways to improve your chances of becoming a successful bidder:

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