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How To Be Able to Apply For More Jobs on Upwork

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Rob Rouse Jr, Feb 19, 2017.

  1. Rob Rouse Jr

    Rob Rouse Jr Registered Member

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    has anyone looked into this? You're only allowed so many "connects". How can you raise that #?

    Where else can you do freelance work?
     
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    Only way to get 'more' connects is to buy their 'over priced' membership.
     
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    If you fully complete your Upwork profile and score high on relevant tests to your occupation, you might get a "Rising Talent" badge, and earn 30 more connections to spend.

    Let me give you a few hints on Upwork from my personal experience:

    1. Don't EVER make a proposal to jobs from Clients without verified payment method, even if it is a REALLY attractive offer. (There are a few fake accounts on Upwork).
    2. Timing in crucial! Don't apply at the beginning of the month. Wait a one week and then start applying, since more impatient freelancers will have spent all their connections.
    3. Try to filter your proposals and only send between 1~3 proposals each day.
    4. Try only to make proposals to jobs that are 1 or 2 days old, If you really want to apply to a job older than three days, check if the client answered anybody, If he hasn't, don't even bother.
    5. See how many people applied to the job you are willing to make a proposal. If there are too many people, don't bother applying.
     
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