Yes—agencies like yours can find plenty of big-budget, high-profile projects on Upwork. The key is to use your profile to showcase your experience and capabilities, then seek out and bid on those big projects.
Capitalize on the Agency Shift
Enterprise organizations are increasingly looking beyond big, traditional agencies-of-record (AOR) for new, more efficient ways to get more done. They’re shifting projects to nimble, flexible partners—and for many, they’re finding these agencies on global networks like Upwork. Agencies like yours are in demand, which means there’s a healthy supply of big projects that are yours for the taking.
If you’re a development agency, consider looking for projects such as proprietary software development, from-scratch platform builds, and idea-to-MVP projects.
Crosby reviews client profiles to get a sense for their typical budgets and project. “We look at the company requesting the proposal, check out their stats, see they’ve paid $XX and how many videos they’ve produced. This shows us if they’re paying within our price bracket, and gives us an indication if they’re using budgets that are in-line with ours.”