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Our coaching program is designed to help you succeed on Upwork, no matter where you are in your journey! Working in a group, our coaching team can be your sounding board, here to answer your questions and give advice unique to your business.

Upwork Coaching

Our coaching program is designed to help you succeed on Upwork, no matter where you are in your journey! Working in a group, our coaching team can be your sounding board, here to answer your questions and give advice unique to your business.

In a group setting, we provide tips and best practices on:

  • How to create and maintain a marketable profile
  • Find work and write winning proposals
  • Communicate effectively with clients
  • Discuss strategies on how to interview
  • Negotiate projects
  • Set and increase your rates, and more

Coaching Process

We think it’s better when we’re together! To help facilitate more ideas and get even more insight into how to improve your business, we coach in a group setting. We group freelancers by similar industries, skills, and where you are in your journey.

Here are a few other ways our coaches deliver expert insight and advice:

Within groups our coaches post tips, answer questions, and interact in real-time with the group.
→ Enjoy resources at your own pace, ask questions, and interact with your fellow freelancer and coach!
→ During the session, we host a live AMA where you can ask questions and connect with the coach in real time.

How do I join?

Select the coaching group you are interested in joining, and click request to join.*

Once approved, you'll gain access to all coaching content and can ask questions and engage with your coach and peers.

* It typically takes 24 hours for your request to be approved.

  • Profile
  • Proposals
  • Must complete New to Upwork 101 and New to Upwork 102 prior to signing up for personalized coaching
Cohort Coaching
  • Group learning with other fellow freelancers
  • Two week duration
  • Tips on specific topics
  • Weekly live sessions
  • Opportunity to have one-on-one call with the coach
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Meet our coaches


Get the most out of your coaching experience

Engage! We love to see participants in our groups creating posts when they have questions or responding to other freelancers when they have answers! We encourage you all to try to come to the live sessions to learn even more and get your questions answered on the spot.

You get out what you put in, and two weeks go by quickly!

Coaches have a lot of Upwork best practices that they want to share with you, but it’s best if you provide them with details or feedback on what you need so you can get the most out of the coaching.



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Testimonials

“It was great to have a community to share with general thoughts and ideas.”

“I have 1 net new contract and 4 conversations started because of this group! Thank you, Nadja and team. I just needed a little clarity on a few things and because I was a part of the group, I put the effort in and can see the results already.”

“Overall, I felt that after having those first two weeks of coaching I was able to understand how to promote my work and it evidently helped me getting my first job, thanks for all the support!”

“19 proposals sent, 9 were viewed and 3 interviews (one with Enterprise client). I really appreciate your valuable feedback on proposals. I tweaked the content of my proposals and now my stats show an astonishing 850% growth. Hoping to win the best deal.”

“I got a lot of helpful tips from this cohort. I wish I could join similar cohort like this in the future. Thanks to Upwork for giving me this awesome opportunity.