20 Best Advisor

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Bilal Javed

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Story-seller and Fortune-teller.

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Top Independent

Christopher Rosché

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Words to Inspire

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Top Independent

Amy Suto

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Creative Coder: Full-Stack Dev, UX/UI Designer ✨

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Top Independent

Milena González

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

Branding expert, creative consultant & illustrator

Recommended 6x
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Sari Abdul sater


Digital marketing expert | WordPress web developer

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Bongumusa Mbokazi

South Africa

AI App, Web Dev & Business Consulting

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Ashley G Jefferson, MBA


Connecting Dots for Product Success

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Ella Avram

Bucharest, Romania

Social Media Marketing Strategist & Graphic Designer

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Abraham Solabi

Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Frontend Developer

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Joseph Caringal


Audio editing, podcast editing and music editing

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Stobox Tokenization Provider

United States

Turn-key Tokenization Provider

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Cynthia Appiah

Dallas, TX, USA

10+yr Marketing & Branding Pro

Recommended 2x
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Rachael Tachie-Menson

New York, NY, USA

Product Manager Consultant ✨

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Michael Xavier

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Take your project from a notion to completion.

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Nichola Wolfe


12 years experience in customer strategy & success

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Daniella Schoeman

South Africa

Transforming Your Content Ideas into Gold

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Lauren Elisiario

United States

Experienced freelance writer and editor

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Bilal Zahoor

Multan, Punjab, Pakistan

Multifaceted Copywriter with Social Media Skills

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Top Independent

Mathias Mueller

Hamburg, Germany

Freelance Copywriter & Creative Director

Common projects for Advisors

Business Strategy Planning

Financial Advice and Planning

Project Management

Startup Mentorship and Guidance

Risk Management and Assessment

Business Growth and Expansion Strategies

Tips for working with and hiring Advisors

Define your project goals

Before hiring an advisor, identify the specific problems or goals you want them to address. This could be strategic planning, financial advice, or project management among others. Having clear objectives will help you communicate your needs better.

Check their expertise

Review the advisor's profile and past projects to assess their expertise and experience. Make sure they have a proven track record in the area you need help with.

Ensure good communication

Regular communication is crucial for a successful project. Make sure the advisor is responsive and open to feedback. All communication and project management should be done through Contra to ensure smooth collaboration.

Agree on payment terms

Discuss and agree on the payment terms before starting the project. Contra supports hourly rate, flat-rate, and milestone projects. Make sure the terms are fair and within your budget.

How to hire Advisors

Identify your needs

Before starting the hiring process, understand what you need from an Advisor Freelancer. This could be strategic planning, financial advice, or project management among others.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your company, the scope of the job, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications received and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to advising, and how they handle various aspects of advising. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Advisors

1. Can you share some of the successful strategies or advice you've given in the past?

2. How do you approach problem-solving when advising on complex projects?

3. Can you describe a situation where your advice helped a client achieve their goal?

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Freelancers on Contra come across very professionally. They actually seem to read your job posting and have directly relevant skills, which isn’t always the case on most other freelancer sites. On Contra, freelancers who matched with my job seemed to have the relevant skills I was seeking.

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Frequently asked

An advisor freelancer provides expert advice and guidance in their area of expertise. This could include business strategy, financial planning, risk management, among others. They help clients make informed decisions and achieve their goals.

An advisor freelancer provides expert advice and guidance in their area of expertise. This could include business strategy, financial planning, risk management, among others. They help clients make informed decisions and achieve their goals.

Hiring an advisor freelancer on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their profiles, collaborate efficiently, and manage contracts and payments all in one place.

Advisor freelancers use a variety of tools depending on their area of expertise. This could include project management tools like Asana or Slack, financial tools like Excel, or strategic planning tools.

You can post a job with your project requirements on Contra. Advisor freelancers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of advisor freelancers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

You might need an advisor freelancer for various projects such as strategic planning, financial advice, risk assessment, project management, startup mentorship and guidance, and business growth strategies.

The cost of hiring an advisor freelancer on Contra can vary depending on their expertise and the complexity of your project. However, the average range is typically between $120 and $300 per hour.

Advisor freelancers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The payment for each milestone is funded at the beginning of the project and held in escrow. The funds are released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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