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     Jaiant Baba updated 2 months ago 7 Members · 14 Posts
  • Jaiant Baba

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    July 21, 2021 at 5:32 am
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    Hi there

    I tried to register in the past, but I think I gave up on the way.

    Even in this case, is it enough to create a new handle name and proceed with the feeling of being new?

  • Abhishek Joshi

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    July 23, 2021 at 8:38 am
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    Hi Jaiant,

    Upwork is a great platform for freelancers. Though, It’s tough to get your hands on projects because there are many freelancers with years of experience. What I suggest is, you should create your online portfolio first. Have you worked on any freelance projects in the past?

  • Isha Jain

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    July 24, 2021 at 12:21 pm
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    @jaiant That’s so relatable😂!

    When I first tried to register for Upwork, the process looked way lengthy to me. I tried 2 times but eventually I didn’t get registered. Then I read some blog posts, searched some videos on how to register successfully on Upwork.

    Check this out: https://www.upwork.com/resources/how-to-get-started-on-upwork-as-a-freelancer

    I was able to register the 3rd time. Upwork has a lengthy as well as strict registration process to filter out the best of freelancers. Take it positively and keep trying!

  • Jaiant Baba

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    July 26, 2021 at 5:00 am
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    Hi Isha Jain

    Thank you for your helpful information. You made it by three times. I got it. I have not registered, though, I tried to do so. I try again referring to the URL you provided.

  • Jaiant Baba

    Member
    July 28, 2021 at 2:12 am
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    Hi Abhishek Joshi

    Thank you for your reply.

    >create your online portfolio first.
    I am not a designer, but a kind of consultant, still you suggest me to prepare a portfolio.

    • Abhishek Joshi

      Member
      July 28, 2021 at 10:40 am
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      Yes, Indeed.

      Doesn’t matter which industry or career you are pursuing. Your portfolio tells a lot about your past work experiences, past projects, your skills etc. So building a portfolio is always valuable.

    • Sargam Soni

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      July 28, 2021 at 11:05 am
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      Hi Jaiant. Since you are trying to register for Upwork. Your portfolio will add create value to your profile. But, It would be great if you can tell in which field are you pursuing consultancy?

      So that I can tell you more about it.

    • Sagarika Biswas

      Moderator
      August 2, 2021 at 6:30 am
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      Hi Jaiant, if you’re a consultant – still you are required to create a portfolio to show your expertise in that field.

  • Ishaan Kumar

    Member
    August 2, 2021 at 10:11 am
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    Can I register at Upwork with zero experience?

    • Archit Shukla

      Administrator
      August 2, 2021 at 10:44 am
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      @Ishaan Yes, you can.

      According to Upwork insights, the platform gets 10,000 signups every day. But what happens is that the Upwork marketplace gets flooded with freelancers. And many of these freelancers either don’t have any relevant skills or aren’t serious about freelancing.

      Upwork can’t manually approve or deny 10,000 applicants every day, so they created an algorithm to do the screening process for them.

      Here are few tips to get your profile approved:

      1. Use a business e-mail id when you sign up.

      2. Pick as many subcategories as possible.

      3. Fill out the Overview section or about me page with relevant details.

      4. Come up with a catchy title for your profile. Your title should summarize your work.

      5. Select a professional or begineer tag.

      The last I would say is, don’t follow up with too many articles on how to get approved by Upwork. Just fill the form, be real, and write in your best. Hope the algorithm be with you!😝

      • Ishaan Kumar

        Member
        August 13, 2021 at 8:38 am
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        @Architshukla Yaa..I read too many damn articles for this. I tried to register again with your tips, and they worked.🙌

        Thanks for sharing buddy.🤝

  • Jaiant Baba

    Member
    August 13, 2021 at 9:35 am
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    @Hi friends

    The problem is that the phone number is still the same one.

    I am wondering Upwork realize it even if I go ahead with the procedure without mentioning the same phone number against Upwork.

    What is your advice whether I inform this matter directly for Upwork or I go ahead with the procedure without informing it for Upwork

    • Archit Shukla

      Administrator
      August 16, 2021 at 4:42 am
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      Hi, @jiant Upwork doesn’t allow you to have different ids with the same number. I think either you should try registering with a different number or contact Upwork support for this matter to avoid any future obligations.

  • Jaiant Baba

    Member
    August 16, 2021 at 1:07 pm
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    @Kanib Ahmed @Ritesh Kamble

    Thank you for your post.

    As a matter of fact, I have been using the platform called Language Exchange as below.

    https://language.exchange/

    Their cons are below(from my kind of view)

    ・Advanced search

    ・Create community

    ・Create event

    ・Direct mail

    Although I had used italki for several times,I am not sure whether italki has the above features like Language Exchange.

    Neither Speaky has the above feature.

    Would be fine it is convenient for me to use a platform that has more useful features than if I can use the platform Language Exchange.

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