I don’t talk about it often, but in addition to being a freelancer on Upwork, I’m also a client. Over the past couple of years I’ve hired lots of freelancers to help me with various projects -- from … [Read more...] about Would you turn down this freelance job?
After finishing his service in the military, Kasey went back to school -- but couldn’t help feeling a little out of place. “I went back to finish my undergrad degree. It was a little weird though … [Read more...] about How Kasey became a highly-paid freelance IT consultant while getting his degree
I recently stumbled on one of my worst nightmares: A 120-page ebook on “every copywriting formula ever invented.” 120 pages! What is that supposed to do for you? Do you NEED to know every … [Read more...] about 5 rules I broke to build a 6-figure copywriting business
I just got back from a fun week in the sun with my family. Today, I have an exciting announcement for anyone interested in freelance copywriting. "Is this thing on?" After years of being asked … [Read more...] about The #1 most requested FTW topic of all time
This step-by-step playbook shows you the fastest, easiest, and most profitable way to break into online freelancing -- no networking, no cold emails, and no website required. James Patterson, the #1 … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Getting Your First (Or Next) Freelance Job
Even though Kelly had a successful career at a biotech company, a wonderful family, and beachside living in sunny San Diego, she felt like something was missing. “My job wasn’t conducive to the … [Read more...] about This presentation designer charges $89/hr on Upwork – here’s how
A while ago, I saw this tweet from a prolific author: Years ago, I might have been heavily influenced by something like this. It makes persuasion sound so simple... All you have to do is find … [Read more...] about Persuasion isn’t about shouting louder — it’s about doing this…
Earlier this week, I showed you how eliminating “dishonestly degrading” phrases from your conversations can help you earn more money and create better relationships. (There are some great comments on … [Read more...] about How I stopped being a doormat and started getting what I want
If you were alive during the Salem witch hunt of 1692, choosing the right words could easily mean the difference between life and death. Let’s say you were accused of being a witch -- how would you … [Read more...] about Are you using any of these “Dishonestly Degrading” phrases?
Mareike had just finished veterinary school and was ecstatic to already have a job offer lined up in a new country. “Once I received my doctorate degree in Germany, I got a temporary job in Peoria, … [Read more...] about Meet Mareike, the translator who makes $75/hour (with no formal translation training)