Thanks for the reply. If you’re finding success on Upwork that’s great! My message is just that there’s far more to freelancing than gig sites like Upwork, and I don’t think it’s smart business development to tune your processes for Upwork success alone. The real goal should be growing your freelance business until you don’t need Upwork anymore. Think of it as a stepping stone to better things.

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