A few months ago I added an “Ask Danny” page to Freelance To Win. Since then we’ve received a ton of great questions from many of our 30,000+ (and growing) monthly readers. Time to answer some of the … [Read more...] about My answers to your most popular Upwork questions
I didn’t learn much in high school. But one of my gym teachers told me something that stuck: The easiest way to get across a minefield safely is to walk in someone else’s footsteps. Looking back, I … [Read more...] about I made these expensive mistakes on Upwork. You don’t have to.
Today I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to teach you one of the best skills I know for making money on Upwork. It’s fun, it’s not complicated, and anyone can learn it in … [Read more...] about One of the easiest ways to make $1,000 on Upwork
In my twenties I went to Atlantic City. There was a big poker tournament. It was exciting, I thought about playing. Then I heard one of the players had a PhD in computer science. So I figured he … [Read more...] about Competing with Upwork freelancers who have 10x your experience
Often in life we have knee-jerk reactions. Sometimes those reactions aren’t the best. A few weeks ago I was sitting in Bloomberg’s San Francisco studio, talking about freelancing on Upwork. At one … [Read more...] about How to increase your hourly rate on Upwork from $15/hr to $50/hr (and beyond)
The other day I was drying my hands in a public restroom. I was using one of those automatic dryers, the kind that blows warm air onto your hands. The directions on those things tell you that if you … [Read more...] about Are these Upwork myths holding you back?
A few years ago I was an unskilled, unemployed, college dropout. (In my defense, it was extremely difficult to find parking at my school.) Fast forward to yesterday: I’m invited to Bloomberg’s San … [Read more...] about Bloomberg asked me about how I earn $250/hour on Upwork, here’s what I told them
Giving Upwork tips is easy. In fact, giving tips on anything is easy. For every problem you have, there are a million “27 tips to ________” articles you can read online. Unfortunately they’re almost … [Read more...] about Use these Upwork tips at your own risk
Some things are easy to learn from someone telling you how to do them. Like: Putting on a hat Clapping your hands Boiling an egg But there are other things you just have to watch someone else … [Read more...] about Watch me do a Freelance Copywriting Job from Start to Finish
Before I turned 33, had kids, and started driving like a grandma, I used to “occasionally” get pulled over for speeding. Most people mentally deduct $150 from their bank account the moment they see … [Read more...] about Kick ass on your first freelance writing job (even if you feel totally clueless)