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     Conor updated 4 months ago 3 Members · 4 Posts
  • Adam

    Administrator
    June 29, 2019 at 8:19 am

    Upwork

  • mahmoud_mroueh

    Member
    July 18, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Hi Adam, I just want to know your opinion on the new connects policy on Upwork. Do you think it will benefit top rated freelancers? Because for now, I don’t see positive results or influence. Thanks!

  • Adam

    Administrator
    July 28, 2019 at 9:20 am

    This has been a hot topic lately, because they’re getting so much blow back. 

    On a personal level, I don’t mind it.  I like how in theory there will be less competition, but to be honest, most of my gigs are through invite anyway.

    I never really used my connects, unless it was a slow month, or I just wanted to apply more so upwork knows I can take on more work.

    I do think it will actually effect the clients though.  I see that jobs I post are getting far less applicants, even though I’ve spent probably over 100k on the system.

    I am looking forward to see how it plays out…

    Here’s also a quora answer with some more thoughts on the topic.

  • Conor

    Member
    January 8, 2021 at 8:13 pm

    Hi Adam, just finished your upwork course and found it very helpful.

    I have one question regarding the micro-commitment with the mindmaps – just wondering about how you generally word this during that first call to sell it to them? And if they agree, is it then a 2 hour call with the client where you are making the mindmap as they are talking or do you message them to find out the assets you need for the mindmap?

    Thanks!

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