Malt Expert status is awarded to clients who have earned a positive reputation within the Malt Community based on their interactions with the freelancers they've worked with on the platform.
When a potential new client reaches out to you with a new project proposal, you can see right away if they have Malt Expert status from within the conversation thread in your Malt inbox.
Earning Malt Expert status is based on the following:
The number of projects managed via Malt
The average rating given by the freelancers they've worked with
The timeliness of payments (after project completion)