I received the following feedback from an employer who posted a job ad on Freelance Writing Gigs.
I know we’ve talked about how important it is to follow the instructions in an ad and these comments underscore that fact:
I placed ads on several sites (ie, Craigslist and Fresho). The responses that came from FreelanceWritingGigs were the most thorough and professional in that most answered the questions I asked in the ad, which gave me the info I needed to make a decision quickly — and with confidence.
A lot of times when employers place an ad, many respondents will not send you what you need (ie, answer questions that you ask in the ad). This is the way I sort respondents — I immediately put the ones who don’t respond to my query properly in a holding box.
I read through the ones that do answer my questions and — if they’re qualified — I contact them. What this means is that I hardly ever have to go back through the other pile.
Just a little info you might want to pass on to gig seekers.
Information you need to know – straight from the client’s mouth.