Quoting procedure
Thread poster: John Kennedy

John Kennedy  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:34
Swedish to English
+ ...
Sep 13, 2005

On the page for submitting a quote, what is one expected to put in the "message" box? As you can see, I am new to this whole process and finding it rather complicated.

 

Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 03:34
English to German
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Whatever you feel is important to the outsourcer Sep 13, 2005

Hi Johnke,
Did you see the hints provided regarding your quote title? The title should summarise the essence of your offer to the job poster (=outsourcer), while the Message box is used to convey a brief message to the outsourcer, for example:

- why you are particularly well-placed to take the job;
- details regarding your specific, relevant experience;
- other information that is important.

In essence, this box contains the same details which you would pass on when responding by e-mail.

HTH, Ralf


 

John Kennedy  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:34
Swedish to English
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
appreciated Sep 13, 2005

Thanks Ralf,

In answering my question, you gave me some extra very useful information,

John


 


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