5 Lessons from 300+ Upwork Proposals

My theories for increasing the likelihood that your Upwork pitches will actually get a response.

an orange-red neon sign that says Love Me in cursive. The M looks like a heart.
an orange-red neon sign that says Love Me in cursive. The M looks like a heart.
Every pitch you send is basically a plea to be noticed, validated professionally, and — hopefully — compensated. (Credit: Photo by Cristi Tohatan on Unsplash)

Rule #1: Look for Recent Job Posts

Rule #2: Don’t Copy and Paste

Rule #3: Don’t Get Discouraged

Rule #4: Include a Call to Action

Rule #5: Keep Your Pitch Messages Short

Writing about writing. And other stuff.

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