Browse some of our freelancers' most frequently asked questions!
As an Advisable Specialist, you will get access to high-quality opportunities from leading companies looking for your specific skill set.
Being part of our network is free if you’re accepted. You only pay us when you get paid by new clients, so it’s a win-win!
Advisable sources clients that are looking for experienced and high-quality Marketing freelancers. They are willing to pay premium market rates and their projects can range from a one-time deliverable to an ongoing monthly engagement. We have clients from almost every industry and they can range from small businesses to high growth startups to large enterprises.
We require all our Specialists to have at least 5 years of Marketing experience and to provide references to past projects they have completed.
We ask for References a) so that we can ensure we only work with freelancers with proven experience, verified by their past clients or employers and b) so that clients can better assess your past experience and suitability for their project.
Although we appreciate that this requires some time on your part (c. 10 minutes to provide 3 references), this check significantly increases your chances of being invited to, interviewing for, and winning projects once you’re an approved Advisable Specialist.
Congrats! Next, whenever relevant opportunities come up that match your skill set, we’ll reach out and give you the opportunity to fill out a tailored application that we present directly to the client.
You can check out more information on best practices on applying to Advisable, setting up your profile, and beyond in our “Freelancer Guide“.
Next, we will review your application internally and, if it is of suitable quality, we will send your application directly to the client for feedback. If the client is interested in speaking with you, you’ll be sent a request for a first interview.
If you have not heard back yet, the client has either not had a chance to review your application yet or their timeline has been extended.
This means that we currently do not have any projects for your skill set but, once we do, we’ll reach out to you.
Advisable’s Service Fee depends on the size of the project engagement. For projects less than $10,000, the fee is 20% of the Project payment.
It’s important to note that Advisable’s Service Fee is reduced for large and long term relationships between a Freelancer and Client. For a given Freelancer/Client relationship, Advisable’s Fee is reduced to 10% on payments above $10,000, and further reduced to only 5% on payments above $25,000.
This means that it is the cumulative payment to date on a project that is taken into account when calculating Advisable’s fees. For instance, regardless of whether it was made in one payment of $12,000 or 3 payments of $4,000, cumulative project earnings of $12,000 would be subject to fees of 20% on the first $10,000 and 10% on the remaining $2,000. The total fee would be $2,200 for a net payment of $9,800.
Once you’ve completed work on a project task, simply email your Advisable account manager requesting payment and cc the client for their approval. Payments are processed every Friday and once your payment is processed, you’ll receive an email from TransferWise where you can securely enter your bank details to receive payment.
Freelancers typically want to get paid in advance of a project (to avoid non-payment) and clients typically want to pay upon successful project completion (to avoid non-completion). For most projects, Advisable addresses both parties’ concerns by invoicing clients for advance payment then holding this payment in escrow before releasing to freelancers upon successful project completion. Freelancers can rest assured that the client has already paid, clients have peace of mind that their funds remain in escrow until the project is successfully completed.
You should treat Advisable projects like any other freelance project and propose an hourly rate based on your market rate. Remember that Advisable’s fee is deducted from the hourly rate you propose and that all Advisable projects are competitive.
You will get more details on the client once they have reviewed your application and have successfully set up an interview with you.
We don’t share any of your data publically unless you have opted into the Advisable Elite program. Otherwise, we only share your information with clients when you apply for a specific project.
Browse some of our freelancers' most frequently asked questions about our Advisable Elite Program!
Advisable Elite is our program for top Specialists to gain access to high quality clients who are looking for their specific niche skill set and industry expertise. Being an Advisable Elite Specialist means exposure on our website for your niche skill set and, if relevant, we will run custom lead generation and ad campaigns targeting companies for you.
No, there’s no additional fee to you! You just need to apply.
For any projects you win as a result of Advisable’s promotions, Advisable still charge you our standard fee (so the benefit for Advisable is more projects that otherwise wouldn’t have happened!). There is no additional charge for this service.
We will send you qualified clients that are looking for your niche profile. If and when we connect you to the client, you’ll know that they’ve extensively reviewed your profile and past work and are interested in exploring a project with you.
If you’re interested in becoming an Advisable Elite Specialist, please email us at [email protected] and we will share more details on the process. All Advisable Elite applicants must have completed verified reference checks.
We run a range of promotions specifically targeting your ideal client segment.
Before we start running any promotions we will ask you for a list of clients who we should not target.
Our team will review your application and notify you on which promotions we will run and when.
This means that we are still reviewing your fit for our promotions or we are not able to run promotions for you at the moment. We will reach out to you when we are ready to move forward.
Join the Advisable network today!