I have been active on Freelancer.com for 7 years and these are some of the projects I won and completed on freelancer.com
You can learn about the kind of projects I applied, their title, what customers had to write about my services etc
I haven’t come into top 5% of freelancers overnight, it took me pain staking efforts to understand competition, know where I stand, what are those areas I needed to work on, how I needed to penetrate competition and always pushed myself beyond my point of satisfaction with each completed project.
Needless to say, there are other great freelancers on that platform from whom you can observe a common pattern which is determination, grit, persistence, perseverance and culmination of other qualities that made them reach to the top.
If you want to know what are those underlying difference between new freelancers and the ones that reach to the top, make sure you don’t miss reading Average Vs Successful freelancers