Getting Started as a Freelancer

Congratulations! Once your application to join Upwork has been accepted (Why might my application to join not be accepted?), you can submit proposals to jobs right away, but you...

Premium Services for Freelancers

Premium Services are a completely free offering for top freelancers on Upwork. You’ll receive: One-on-one support. You’re assigned a Talent Agent whose mission is to help you e...

Hourly Protection for Freelancers

Need help getting started on Upwork? Check out our Online Course for New Freelancers. To foster fairness, reward loyalty, and encourage freelancers to continue to use Upwork fo...

Fixed-Price Protection for Freelancers

Upwork Fixed-Price Protection uses escrow to help ensure that your clients get the work they've asked for and you get paid for work completed. Under this program, clients making...

Pluralsight

Subscription Discount Upwork has partnered with Pluralsight to provide all freelancers on Upwork the opportunity to receive a 20% discount on an annual subscription to Pluralsig...

Upwork Pro Group Opportunities

Upwork Pro is an exclusive group that gives the best freelance professionals access to clients and projects not accessible to the entire marketplace. Qualifying freelancers will...

Change Account Type - Client to Freelancer

If you inadvertently signed up as a client, adding a freelancer profile to your account is easy. Click the Accounts menu and select Settings, then click My Teams. Click the Cre...

Join or Leave a Sponsored Group

All Upwork freelancers can join groups. Each group has different membership rules and criteria. When freelancers apply to join, the group administrator reviews the application. ...

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