Your quick-and-dirty guide to a thriving presence on Upwork.
By the end of this workshop, you’ll walk away with everything you need to know about how you can put Upwork to work for your business:
You'll know how to seamlessly navigate Upwork's most needle-moving features for finding killer, high-value project opportunities.
With hundreds of thousands of active clients who are ready to hire, Upwork is a powerful passive lead generator. With this course, you won’t have to go looking for clients that are thrilled to invest in your services--they’ll find you.
Stop spending hours applying for jobs and pitching clients. You’ll learn my proven framework (with the help of customizable templates!) for quickly capturing Upwork clients’ attention and captivating them with your proposal.
The Starter Pack gives you the most essential, needle-moving criteria to build your Upwork presence from the ground up. As a fast track to a thriving freelance business, this course is perfect for you if you:
Building a successful presence on Upwork can be hard. Hundreds of hours went into laboring over my Proposal messaging, constantly tweaking my Profile, and delivering countless sales pitches–but I ultimately got to a place of ease and confidence in how I use the platform today.
In under 3 hours, I want to give you all the benefits of all this experience without all of the time, guesswork, and effort that would normally be required to build a presence from scratch.
Upwork is the fastest path to a thriving freelance career because it offers everything you need for a minimally viable business:
This means that you don’t have to waste your time setting up invoicing software, creating contracts, and spending countless hours networking or marketing yourself to find clients. With all of this taken care of by Upwork, you are free to leap right into the most effective revenue-generators: launching in-demand services that sell, positioning yourself as an irresistible expert, and building a mindset of confident expectation for how things get to work for you.
A beginner’s rundown of the how behind Upwork’s marketplace model. We’ll define the key terms and features you’ll need to know in getting started.
Your guide for identifying the absolute best freelance jobs to submit a proposal to–as well as avoiding bad clients and con artists.
An introduction to the anatomy of an Upwork Proposal, with guidance around pricing your bid, writing your cover letter, and sharing the portfolio items that will captivate clients’ attention.
An overview of the “home base” where clients learn more about you. Positioned strategically, your Profile will lead them to choose you as “the One” before you can even speak with them.
Your framework for flawless Upwork execution, ranging from offer design and project communication, to ultimately getting paid, closing out, and securing a rave review.
Seamlessly communicate with Upwork clients with all my standard scripts for submitting proposals, requesting reviews, and more.
Learn my framework for picking skill segments with low competitive saturation & high demand.
I’m on a mission to help you scale a 6-figure freelance career with confidence and simplicity.
The Upwork Starter Pack workshop includes 2.5+ hours of instructional video trainings and 40+ pages of pre-completed notes, plus 8 free Bonus Guides with expanded insight into the most pressing challenges and questions faced by new Upworkers.
You'll learn my most high-impact strategies with modules like Essentials of a Kickass Upwork Profile, Finding Quality Job Posts, How to Craft a Captivating Cover Letter, and How to Land on an Hourly Price Point. Your Bonus Guide Library will include the following:
+ Upwork's Paid "Freelancer Plus" Plan: Is It Worth It?
+ How to Guarantee Payment (Even if a Client Ghosts)
+ Easy Ways to Secure Rave Reviews on Upwork
+ How to Avoid Scams on Upwork
+ Proposal Boosting: How It Works & When to Use It
+ Job Success Score: How to Build, Protect & Restore It
+ What You Need to Know About Upwork’s Profile Badges
+ Your Guide to Upwork’s Project Catalog + Consultations Features
Designed as a crash course for absolute beginners, this workshop is best suited for anyone who is NEW to Upwork and wants to build a lasting presence on the platform. I do not recommend this workshop for anyone who is already familiar with using the platform.
You don’t need to have any freelancing experience to gain value from this course. In fact, I would actually recommend the content to anyone who is initially exploring the idea of freelancing or creating a side hustle, as Upwork makes it remarkably easy to get started on this path.
Yes! There is a mini Bonus Module in the course that helps you decide what services to offer based on what segments involve the lowest rates of competition and best levels of client demand.
Designed to follow the creation of your Upwork account, this workshop delivers everything you need to know about building a presence on Upwork in less than 3 hours, with all notes provided to you in transcript form. Altogether, the instructional videos span a total of ~2.7 hours of content. (You can also configure your settings to play the content at 1.2x, 1.5x, 1.7x, and 2x the videos’ original speed.)
While not a core part of the curriculum, I also recommend that you check out the 8 included Bonus Guides that come with the course, which include ~30 pages of content. If you plan to utilize these, your total time to complete all content would just need to account for that as well.
Nope! This course is 100% self-paced. Your portal will track your progress as you navigate through the modules, so you can complete the course at your convenience.
Yes! Once you purchase the course, you will always have access to its content.
In my opinion, Upwork offers the fastest path to a thriving freelance presence because it automatically provides the essentials you need for a strong business foundation: a massive marketplace of active clients that are ready to pay, automated invoicing with payment protections, and built-in legal contracts.
This means that you don’t have to waste your time setting up invoicing software, writing or buying your own contract templates, and spending countless hours networking or marketing yourself to find clients. With all of this managed by Upwork, you are free to leap right into the work and start earning immediately.
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