A Venture Profile is your unique freelancer profile. Find yours here: https://app.venturel.io/ventures/myventure
Venture Profile’s are optimized for how clients make decisions. Think of Venture Profiles in between LinkedIn and a Website.
- LinkedIn doesn’t differentiate you, highlight your collective potential, or optimize for clients to hire you
- A website can be complicated, expensive, and clients don’t find you through individual sites
Venture Profile’s are how we and your trusted tribe connect you with the right opportunities. When a client requests ‘wireframe for video production MVP’, our matching algorithm uses your relationships, your tags, and your portfolio to make the right match.
Here is how to have the best Venture Profile – https://app.venturel.io/ventures/myventure
Step 1: Create a unique link
Step 2: Add a clear value proposition in your description.
*We recommend adding an automated calendar link in your description. We recommend adding it here because your main CTA should be Step 5. If a client’s interest is piqued but not sold, they’ll see the automated calendar link and inquire further.
Step 3: Add your tribe to your Venture. Your Venture Profile helps you win large projects and upsell by highlighting the collective potential of your network, not just your individual skill.
Go to https://app.venturel.io/freelancers and add relevant collaborators to your tribe.
Step 4: Highlight top tags and opt out of Tags you don’t want.
Accurate tags are crucial to tuning our algorithm to connect you with the right opportunities. Tags are autopopulated based on step 3 above.
Step 5: Create Clear Call To Action so clients can get started with you ASAP.
Client’s don’t know what they want. They want to get started ASAP. And all they care about is ‘what are you delivering, how much, how long’.
We recommend THIS TEMPLATE. Copy it, make it your own, then add it to your Venture Profile.
Step 6: Add Video Or Gif to personalize the client experience.
Clients are humans that want to work with people like them. A Gif or Video is a great way to differentiate yourself and potentially skip the interview.
Great examples: Dani Ifram and Anna Kaic
Step 7: Add your Portfolio so clients say yes immediately.
**MAKE SURE TO ADD RELEVANT TAGS. Clients care about the exact portfolio example. Your tags tune our algorithm to refer to the exact portfolio example. Tags are the outcomes, skills, industries, technologies used.
You got this. Now go build your Rockstar Venture Profile!
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CEO of Venture L, Author of The Human Cloud
Matthew R Mottola is a global leader on the Human Cloud - the transition from physical and full time work to digital, remote, independent models.
At Microsoft, in joint partnership with Upwork, he built the Microsoft 365 freelance toolkit - the unlock for enterprises to embrace the human cloud at scale - bringing Microsoft from nascent to an industry leader in under two years.
At Gigster, he built Ideation - enabling freelance developers, data scientists, and product managers to consistently generate what should be built in the software development lifecycle.
His work has been featured by Forbes and Fortune to name a few. He is an international keynote speaker, speaking at leading conferences Remote Work Summit and YPO’s Innovation Week to name a few. He is the author of StartUp Not StartDown, upcoming book The Human Cloud, and contributor to leading industry reports.