Getting Remote Design Jobs/Contracts without Marketplaces

Some of the common questions that I get a lot:

Do you work on upwork,elance or other marketplaces?

Can I get your upwork profile link?

I am bidding continuously but can’t find any work, How to bid perfectly? How do you do it?

And so on.

When I tell them that I don’t usually work on marketplaces but I do remote & freelance work. They got surprised and think(assuming :P) “wow! I am so cool. How I do that?”. Actually I am not that cool yet, I just do some basic things to make myself visible to the world. Lots of designers from around the world do this. You’ll be also able to do that after reading this article (yeey). Hope this vague article can help you regarding getting design works easily. I am assuming that you are already
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Why you Shouldn’t be a designer.

Woah! Woah cool down. You’ve the right to do what you want to be. Even you can be designer. And to be more specific any types of designer such as UI Designer, Graphic Designer or may be a fashion designer. But ask yourself do you really want to be a designer? Or being a designer just for the money or for looking cool (Designing is a pretty cool job you know). Lets come to the point , before making decision to be a designer consider the points below & the FAQ’s before reading the points 😉 .

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