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Tips for a strong creative freelancer profile

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Tips for a strong creative freelancer profile

by Wishu
21 October 2020

Profile Picture - professional and creative

A great professional picture is great and shows first impressions when speaking with potential hires. You don’t have to be an anthropologist or a body language expert to know that warm, friendly profile images help build the human connection and make you better identifiable when looking through multiple profiles.

Your Portfolio, and Case Studies

Wishu provides you with a great section in your profile where you can post all your portfolio posts. These portfolio posts give potential clients fantastic insight into the breadth of your experience and expertise.

If you would like to showcase your videos and animation work, please use links to direct clients to your portfolio website or Vimeo. Videos are coming to Wishu very soon! 

Executive Summary aka Bio

This is our guide to the crucial bio that all freelance creatives need on their profiles. Every creative has had to tackle their professional summary.

We’re not talking about the “About Me” page on your site, nor your LinkedIn summary. The professional summary is its own beast – and is really popular, and crucial on many new platforms like Wishu aimed at matching freelancers with work opportunities.

“A professional summary is your ten-second elevator pitch,” explains Dana Leavy-Detrick. “It’s your best opportunity to convey a quick branding message: who you are, what you’ve done, what your expertise is—and, importantly, what you can bring to the table.”



List all your services

List all the creative services that you offer. This is a great way for clients to find you and request to book you for their creative project. 

Promote yourself and your services

To help maximise your opportunities, and spread the net as wide as you can – something more important now than ever – add your creative profile to your LinkedIn profile, The-Dots and social media channels. This is a great way to drive users to your profile for them to learn more about you and hopefully have you fresh in their mind for their next project!

𝗟𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗲𝗱𝗜𝗻 & 𝗧𝗵𝗲-𝗗𝗼𝘁𝘀 -> Add that you’re using Wishu marketplace and that clients can book you directly through Wishu app.

𝗜𝗻𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺 -> Before we release a special “share your profile” button this month. You can use your service post share link to attach to your social media bio.



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