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Upwork Readiness Test answers: Ace the quiz with this cheat sheet 2021

So you’ve just signed up for a new Upwork account and are ready to take your Upwork Readiness Test.  But who wants to bother actually reading through Upwork’s Terms of Service when you can just google the correct answers instead? Look, I’m not here to judge.  But I will make ya work for it, just … Read More

My Upwork Wishlist

My Upwork wishlist: 11 ways to improve the platform from a $500k freelancer

Hi, I’m Morgan. I’m an Expert Vetted freelancer who has earned over $500,000 on the Upwork platform since joining 2017. I’m also a self described fan-girl and Upwork evangelist. Upwork has changed my life in ways that I never imagined possible.  And I largely credit the Upwork platform, which continues to make up about half … Read More

How to increase your hourly rate on Upwork

How to increase your rate on Upwork: Step by step instructions (2021)

There are currently a couple of different ways to increase your hourly rate as a freelancer on Upwork.  First, I will walk you through the official method recommended by Upwork. After that, I’ll share a slightly more unconventional method (that I personally use) and the rationale behind it. But before we begin, there are a … Read More

How to succeed on Upwork as a Nigerian: Advice from a 6-figure freelancer

How to succeed on Upwork as a Nigerian: Advice from a 6-figure freelancer

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest-contributed article by Top-Rated Plus Upwork freelancer Emmanuel I. With a population of about 211.4 million people, Nigeria is the most populated Black nation on the planet.  However, living conditions in most parts of the country can be less than ideal, with rising unemployment levels and a dwindling middle … Read More

how do you become top rated on upwork

How do you become Top Rated on Upwork: badges, requirements and benefits

Badges are highly sought after due to the many benefits including decreased Upwork fees and priority access to top clients. Most Upwork Badges will automatically appear on a freelancer’s profile within 48-hours of meeting the respective requirements of each. Although an invite may also be sent out via email. The four badges are: Rising Talent, … Read More