In this post, I'm covering a really controversial topic: Can you still make money on Upwork even though so many people have the perception that the market is saturated and that it's a race to the bottom?Read More
Landing work fast on Upwork doesn’t have to be difficult, but I see so many freelancers struggling with it and never being able to accomplish their freelancing goals because they get stuck in the cycle of using a process that doesn’t work and then getting frustrated that they are not landing clients.Read More
Let's talk about whether it's worth paying to be on Upwork in 2018. I get this question every so often from new freelancers who've never joined the site before and are hesitant about handing over their money.Read More
This week's video is about the two-way feedback system on Upwork and how you can make it work for you.
As a freelancer looking to start a new relationship with a client, it is beneficial for you to review the client's feedback history to get a sense for what he or she would be like to work with. Regardless of the amount of money being offered for the job, multiple poor client ratings should be seen as an early warning sign for you as a freelancer.
Bear in mind, however, that the feedback system works both ways.Read More
The fact is it doesn't matter what type of freelancer you are - you could be a freelance writer, a virtual assistant, a web designer - you need to consistently put yourself out there to be able to rise above the irregularity of the freelance income cycle and to do well. This video specifically goes into the most effective ways of using Upwork as a means of finding and securing new clients.Read More
Whether you're hoping to be a freelancer part time or full time, I've seen the same mistakes made dozens of times by freelancers who are confused as to why they are not landing business on the world's most popular freelance job site. If you've never had the opportunity to hear about Upwork before, I'm excited to introduce it to you. Not only have I worked on the platform since 2012, but it has also been instrumental in sending me hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of leads.Read More
For those of you looking to establish or grow your freelance careers, there are definitely a ton of online job boards to choose from.
With twelve million registered freelancers, five million registered clients and three million jobs posted annually, worth a total of $1 billion USD as of 2017, Upwork is the world's largest freelancer marketplace and a great source of clients in my business.
In this week's video, I take you through the nuts and bolts of playing by the rules, and not getting banned on the platform - because let's face it, ensuring continued access to such a wide network of connections that can potentially turn into future clients just makes sense.Read More