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Boosted Proposals

Not seeing boosted proposals from freelancers? No worries! Our beta testing of the feature has ended and we are reviewing the results and feedback, and plan to re-launch boosted...

Availability Badge

We are beta testing this feature right now with limited freelancers.  To improve client and freelancer communication, we’ve added the availability badge — a paid feature that a...

Talent Scout for Clients

When you need to add expert talent to your Design & Creative, Sales & Marketing, or Development & IT team, Talent Scout is a great solution. With Talent Scout, our specialized r...

Advanced Search Techniques for Finding Talent

  We know how important it is for you to find the right freelancer for your project the first time around. Our search functions are important tools for doing that, and we unders...

Find Freelancers and Agencies

When you're searching for freelancers or agencies, your primary focus should be on finding the right fit for your company and your project.  Search for talent Go to search sect...

How to Bring Your Own Talent to Upwork

Bring Your Own Talent (BYOT) allows you to invite a freelancer that is not currently a registered member of Upwork to work with you on a contract. From short-term contracts to r...

Interviewing and Scoping Projects

Interviewing and scoping projects are key steps to starting a job on Upwork. By taking the time to learn more at the beginning of a project, you can work to ensure a good outcom...

Direct Messages

Clients who are members of Upwork Plus, Upwork Business, and Upwork Enterprise can choose to reach out to new talent with Direct Messages. What are Direct Messages? Direct Messa...

Save a Profile

If you come across a freelancer or agency you'd like to contact at a later date, just use our save feature. To save a freelancer or agency from their profile Perform a search a...

Top Rated and Rising Talent

Interested in all of Upwork's Talent Badges? Learn more here. Upwork’s Talent Badges highlight proven or expert talent on Upwork. Standout freelancers and agencies earn these ba...

US Location Selection

If you are in the U.S., you’ll be asked if you want to target your search to freelancers within your country or open it up to freelancers anywhere. Don't worry, if you change yo...

Fill an Enterprise Job

As an Enterprise customer, each non-private job post is assigned an Enterprise Talent Specialist to help with using Upwork to find the right talent for your project. Your talent...

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