Premium Freelancers: Starter Projects

Starter Projects are quick-start projects that help clients learn how to use Upwork. You’ll skip the submit proposal process and get paid for introductory Wordpress or Social Media Marketing packages, with the opportunity for additional work that you and your client agree upon.

Eligibility

  • Freelancer participation by invite-only during this beta testing phase
  • Accepted into one or more of Upwork’s Premium programs
  • Experience in WordPress or Social Media Marketing

How Starter Projects Work

  1. Client chooses a project
  2. You are notified of an immediate interview opportunity and accept
  3. Up to two freelancers have real-time, 5-minute interviews with the client
  4. Client chooses a freelancer and the project becomes a contract

Prices and deliverables are agreed upon before you begin, and each Starter Project includes Upwork Payment Protection. Once finished, it's easy for the client to extend the project and continue working with you.

Available Starter Projects 

  • WordPress Consultation ᐧ $100
  • WordPress Website Creation ᐧ $300
  • 5 hours of WordPress ᐧ $250
  • Social Media Marketing Consultation ᐧ $100
  • Social Media Page Creation ᐧ $100
  • 5 hours of Social Media Marketing ᐧ $200

 

WordPress

Social Media Marketing

WordPress Consultation ᐧ $100

Help a client create a plan to build or improve your WordPress website.

 

What you can expect to provide

  • A 30 to 60-minute live consultation
  • A short bullet point outline of the steps to get your Wordpress website up and performing
  • An estimated cost and time frame for each step
  • A sitemap (an organized, hierarchical list of all your webpages)

 

What your client will provide

  • A verbal description of their business goals
  • Designs or specs, if they have them
  • A description of any advanced features they need (these may require plug-ins or more complex integrations)

Social Media Marketing Consultation ᐧ $100

Review a client’s current properties, assess their needs, and recommend a strategy to engage with current and prospective customers through social media.

 

What you can expect to provide

  • A 30 to 60-minute live consultation
  • A short, bullet point strategy for creating, expanding, or improving your social media marketing
  • An estimated cost and time frame for executing that strategy

 

What your client will provide

  • A verbal description of their business goals
  • Links to current social media profiles, if any
  • Examples of their favorite social media properties

WordPress Website Creation ᐧ $300

Turn your client’s designs into reality and set up a basic WordPress website for their business.

 

What you can expect to provide

  • A 5-page WordPress website
  • WordPress theme setup and installation
  • Social media and standard contact form integration
  • Complex websites may be more expensive to set up – ask your expert for a price if you have multiple API integrations, responsive designs, a custom framework, or hosting set-up.

 

What your client will provide

  • Access to FTP, domain and hosting
  • Your WordPress theme in ZIP format
  • Design files in PSD (Photoshop) format
  • High-resolution images and copy for all pages

Social Media Page Creation ᐧ $100

Create a social media page for a client’s business on one of the following sites: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, or Google+.

 

What you can expect to provide

  • A new, professional social media profile for their business on either Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or Google+.
  • If they’d like you to create custom images for their social media profile, you may discuss doing so at additional cost. 

 

What your client will provide

  • Their company URL
  • Their email address
  • Any images and copy they’d like to use
  • Depending on the social media site they choose, either their profile URL (e.g. Facebook) or their account login and password (e.g. LinkedIn)

5 hours of WordPress ᐧ $250

Help a client with WordPress needs.

 

What you can expect to provide

Before you start, you and your client should agree to deliverables—both what you need from them and what you will provide. Some of the things you might agree to get done in 5 hours are:

  • Installing and customizing a WordPress theme
  • Installing or updating a WordPress plug-in
  • Adding pages
  • Configuring SEO

 

What your client will provide

  • Access to FTP, domain, and hosting
  • Design files in PSD (Photoshop) format, including high-resolution images and copy for any pages they’d like built
  • Whatever else you explain is needed based on the work you agree to

5 hours of Social Media Marketing ᐧ $200

Help a client with social media marketing needs.

 

What you can expect to provide

Before you start, you and your client should agree to deliverables—both what you need from them and what you will provide. Some of the things you might agree to get done in 5 hours are:

  • Creating a social media brand page
  • Recommending a high-level social media strategy
  • Drafting social media posts or responding to customers
  • Implementing or optimizing ad campaigns

 

What your client will provide

  • Links to current social media profiles, if any
  • Access to social media profiles or accounts, if necessary
  • Any images and copy they’d like to use
  • Whatever else you explain is needed based on the work you agree to

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