How to Use Upwork to Make a Living: Freelance Full-time
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How to Use Upwork to Make a Living: Freelance Full-time

Find high-quality clients and win high-paying jobs.
4.8 (197 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
5,940 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to find and attract high-paying clients on Upwork.
  • Learn the tactics that you need to win high-paying/ quality jobs on Upwork.
  • Learn how to make consistent monthly revenue on Upwork.
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Requirements
  • You don't need previous experience on Upwork before taking this course and it doesn’t matter what type of freelance work that you’re doing. If you’re a copywriter, web-developer, graphic designer, etc. – the tactics we’ve laid out apply to you.
  • If you have some familiarity using freelancing sites to get jobs then that will be to your benefit but it's not required. Although this course is designed for Upwork, many of the strategies that we’ve taken the time to lay out for you here work for all of the other online freelancing platforms out there (Freelancer, Fiverr, etc.).
Description

This course is comprised of highly valuable material that pertains to winning jobs on the public Upwork job boards and attracting select private job invites from quality clients. It provides you with a proven step by step formula to make real money on Upwork.

This course is for you whether you’re already on Upwork and frustrated with it OR if you are just starting out and wanting to figure out how to really make serious revenue on the platform.

Although this course is focussed on Upwork - many of the strategies in this course work for all of the other online freelancing platforms out there.

If you’re a copywriter, web-developer, graphic designer, etc. – the tactics we’ve laid out apply to you.

We have 3 main goals for this course:

  1. To teach you how to find high-paying jobs on Upwork.
  2. To teach you how to actually win high-paying/ quality jobs on Upwork.
  3. To teach you how to make consistent monthly revenue on Upwork.

We start out by teaching you some of the foundational work you’re going to need to do in order to set yourself up for continued success on Upwork. We talk about why it’s important to niche down a little bit before you get started and why positioning yourself as a premium contractor from day one is something that’s going to help you win jobs right away and help you to get quality job invites from awesome clients throughout your career.

Then we move into some of the specific tactical information that you’re going to need to know to win jobs on the public job Upwork job boards. We teach you the exact process that we use to land high dollar deals on Upwork on a consistent basis.

We close the course by teaching you how to get consistent business, easy wins, how to maintain the premium rates you’ve established for yourself (or charge even more), and how to handle negotiation like a champion.

Over 90 minutes of focussed (zero fluff) material derived from our personal experience to help you achieve success on Upwork!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for you whether you’re already on Upwork right now and getting frustrated with it.
  • Or if you are just starting out and wanting to figure out how to really make serious revenue on Upwork.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
01:32:48
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Getting Started Making Money on Upwork
2 Lectures 12:44

In this lesson, students will gain a better understanding about who this course is for, why it was created, the goals of the course, what students' expectations should be, and how the course is laid out. After this lesson, students will have a better understanding as to what they can expect from Make Money on Upwork.

Preview 09:00

The Lessons Preview lays out all of the material that is coming up. After viewing this preview, students will know exactly what to expect from the course material that's on the way.

Preview 03:44
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Setting Yourself Up For Success on Upwork
2 Lectures 19:01

This lesson is all about the importance of establishing a niche for yourself on Upwork. After taking this lesson, students will understand the importance of niching down and how to do it themselves.

Building An Earthquake Proof Foundation For Your Success By Niching Down
09:15

This lesson is about the importance of setting up your profile correctly on Upwork in order to make sure that you look like a premium contractor. Students will learn why setting up their profile correctly on Upwork is essential when it comes to attracting high quality job invites and when landing high paying jobs on the public job boards as well. By the end of this lesson, students will know how to set up their profiles for success.

To Be A Premium Freelancer, Pretend That You Already Are
09:46
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Finding High Paying Jobs and Clients on Upwork
1 Lecture 07:56

This lesson will teach students how to locate high paying jobs on the public Upwork job boards. By the end of this lesson, students will know how to evaluate a job on Upwork and determine whether or not it's worth applying to.

Get Your Indiana Jones On And Locate The High-Paying Treasures On Upwork
07:56
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Tactics For Applying To And Winning High Paying Jobs on Upwork
5 Lectures 39:13

This lesson teaches students everything they need to know when it comes to creating an initial written job proposal on Upwork. Students will learn how to create "Cover Letters" that get responses and win jobs.

Discover The First Steps Towards Wooing Clients Like Casanova
12:04

This lesson talks about how to create a winning video proposal and why it's important. At the end of this lesson, students will be able to understand how to create a video proposal for themselves and understand why this is a crucial part of winning jobs on Upwork.

How to Really Win and Influence Clients Like Dale Carnegie
06:30

This lesson teaches students the importance of having an initial consultation call with clients on Upwork. By the end of this lesson, students will understand why it's important to get clients on the phone and they will have a framework for how to run these calls themselves.

Handle Client Consultation Calls Like The Legendary Zig Ziglar
09:05

This lesson introduces the concept of a "final written bid proposal" and teaches students how to create one for themselves. By the end of this lesson, students will understand the importance of taking clients through the entire sales cycle on Upwork.

Create a Final Written Proposal That’s as Interesting as a Harry Potter Novel
05:31

This lesson gives students all the tools they need for closing deals on Upwork. By the end of this lesson, students will understand how to manage communication with clients on Upwork after they've submitted a final bid in order to make sure they close the deal.

Close Deals Like Mariano Rivera Closed Games For The Yankees
06:03
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Earning Consistent Monthly Revenue on Upwork
2 Lectures 10:04

This lesson teaches students the importance of doing quality work on Upwork and provides insights into a few ways that they can do this for themselves. Students will learn why doing quality work is important to earning consistent monthly revenue on Upwork and will receive tips on how to make sure they deliver quality work every time they work with someone.

Keep Your Upwork Success Rolling Like Your Name Was Mick Jagger
05:23

This lesson provides insight into how students can maintain their premium rates on Upwork and teaches them how to handle negotiations. After this lesson is complete, students will understand why they should never discount their services and will be able to handle negotiation like a pro.

Maintain Premium Rates And Learn How To Negotiate Like John F. Kennedy
04:41
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Wrap Up Summary And Review
1 Lecture 03:50

This lesson provides a wrap up summary and review of the most important things covered in Make Money on Upwork. At the end of this lesson, students will understand everything they need to do in order to set themselves up for success on the Upwork platform.

The Make Money On Upwork Essential Summary
03:50
About the Instructor
Tommy Joiner
4.7 Average rating
196 Reviews
5,940 Students
1 Course
Entrepreneur, Freelance Consultant, Email Marketing Pro

I train freelancers how to transition into starting their own business and ultimately make more money, earn consistent revenue, and live life more freely. I am especially talented in teaching freelancers how to use Upwork to leverage their careers and add a serious boost to their sales and marketing strategies. All of the strategies and techniques that I teach to others are ones that I have used myself and things that I have learned from building my very own multiple six figure email marketing business.

Tyler Gillespie
4.7 Average rating
196 Reviews
5,940 Students
1 Course
Entrepreneur, Freelance Consultant, Email Marketing Pro

I train freelancers how to transition into starting their own business and ultimately make more money, earn consistent revenue, and live life more freely. I also want to help you set up the systems and processes needed to remove yourself from your business.

I am especially talented in teaching freelancers how to use Upwork to leverage their careers and add a serious boost to their sales and marketing strategies. All of the strategies and techniques that I teach to others are ones that I have used myself and things that I have learned from building my very own multiple six figure email marketing business. Gingerbread Marketing.