no, in those cases, I won the jobs advertised there.
However, I am just in the middle of negotiation with a customer who approached me directly and intends to use odesk only to track my time and pay me.
So I think it might be possible to pre-negotiate with the client and bypass the bidding procedure.
The odesk fee will still be deducted from your earnings, though.
On 3 Feb 2012, at 16:52, Jirka Bolech wrote:
> Hi Jakub,
> I know oDesk and Freelancer too but the number of people who underbid
> you with a fraction of a resonable rate virtually disqualifies those
> sites for me. However, you might want to suggest to your customer using
> such a site for the escrow service only. Never done that myself...
> Jirka Bolech
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