What's the best way to get jobs online as a freelance web designer?

Other than word of mouth, contests, or bidding. I've been doing websites for gaming servers for a while now and I want to build my portfolio more with just gaming websites. I know of the contest sites but I'm not very supportive of them. I've tried the bidding sites as well and although it's successful I'd rather prefer being almost guaranteed a customer instead of hoping I get one. Anything helps, thanks!

Asked By: Meii - 12/18/2009
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You could start your own Website advertising your services, and advertise the site. Of course, every ad you place for your site won't guarantee a customer. I did freelance Web design, and got most of my work from bidding sites, hardly any customers were from my site, even though I advertised it... More
Answered By: Unknown - 12/18/2009
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Answered By: Skittles!!! - 12/18/2009
set up your own website, include a 'portfolio' page, have a few of your best works displayed in a gallary with links to the sites that are available online... More
Answered By: ▐▀▀▼▀▀▌ ►ʞɯɐpɐ◄ ▐▄▄▲▄▄▌ - 12/18/2009
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