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    Freelance on Upwork vs regular job at office

    Office and remote work online are very different. When working remotely freelancers have freedom and can earn more. Especially it concerns freelancers from Asia and Africa because Upwork allows them to work with clients all over the world. On the other hand, offline work is more stable and much easier. Pros and cons of offline work and freelancing on Upwork. You should know how to sell your skills, high professional skill is not enough; You should improve your skills. A lot of new technologies appear each day and if you want to be more interesting for clients you should know about all new features; You should make decisions yourself, nobody…

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    Freelancing while maternity leave/babysitting on Upwork

    Many young mothers often wonder how to earn extra money and self-actualize during maternity leave, while devoting enough time to family and child. The article will look at the benefits of freelancing during maternity leave and give recommendations on how to be a successful mother and freelancer. Why freelance? Work through the Internet provides great opportunities for young mothers. A woman can work on a free schedule, giving enough time to her child. At the same time, she can do what she likes and earn money. Based on the lifestyle and needs of a young mommy, quite specific principles of ideal work during the maternity leave are as follows: free…

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    How to work on Upwork without special skills?

    Upwork attracts remote workers with high skills and even encourages people to change their profession to get a bigger salary working remotely. You will read whether it is possible to work on Upwork without special skills or experience at all. More information about freelance on Upwork you can find in free eBook “Upwork Tips & Tricks“. Table of Contents ProfessionsWriting text (copywriting)Virtual AssistantManual text entering from image/photoCreating a text version of an audio/video file (transcribe)Software manual testingManual extracting of information from online sourcesHomework for studentsAn hourly rate for a job without special skillsYou should know how to work with PCYou need professional skillsWork with minimal professional skillsCommunicating in EnglishAfterwords Professions…

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    How to get first job on Upwork?

    There will be no secrets here, just a checklist of what is worth doing to increase your chances of taking the first job on Upwork. More information about freelance on Upwork you can find in free eBook “Upwork Tips & Tricks“. Register Registration on websites is a trivial action for almost all freelancers. But not on Upwork. You should add some information about your freelancer profile during the registration step. If you just skipped this step, your profile will be no approved. So I suggest read article about registration on Upwork. Choose specialization A lot of freelancers (even with extensive experience on Upwork) do not think about the importance of…

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    How to register on Upwork? Step-by-step guide with screenshots

    Step-by-step instructions about how to register on Upwork as a freelancer. I also describe a lot of possible issues with Upwork account in this artcile: ban and Upwork’s rules violation. You can also find my advice about how to fill in your Upwork profile. You should write some information about yourself during registration otherwise Upwork can refuse you to create an account. More information about freelance on Upwork you can find in free eBook “Upwork Tips & Tricks“. Start registration Go to upwork.com and click the button “Become a Freelancer”. If you plan to use Upwork as a freelancer and as a client, you do not need to create two separate accounts. You can…

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    Professions categories and skills list on Upwork

    Big list of professions, niches, work examples on Upwork with average hourly rates. From jobs, which not required special skills (like Data Entry) to IT developers and even lawyers and scientists. Projects for the following professions are publishing on Upwork: IT-Specialists, programmers, QA, system administrators etc; Working with sound/video; Marketing, SEO, SMM etc; Designers, illustrators, UI/UX etc; 3D-modeling and work in CAD software; Copywriters; Translators; Photographers; Scientists (writing algorithms and solving problems); Only computer skills (no special knowledge). People think that in order to start freelancing you need to get a special skill. But they are mistaken – you can start working with basic computer skills and minimal English. For…