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Free Webinar: Power proposal tips from a six-figure Upworker (Danny Margulies)

lethichia
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Lethichia P Member Since: Aug 2, 2016
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May I have access to the conversation from the call? I registered for the call but had to miss it due to meeting with clients.

lenaellis
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Lena E Community Manager Member Since: Apr 7, 2015
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Hi Lethichia, 

 

We posted a link to the recording of the webinar on the first post of this thread. Let me know if you have any issues accessing it. 

 

-Lena

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happy_ahmed
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Heba M Member Since: Nov 11, 2014
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Thanks for the webinar. It was full of great and powerful tips. Waiting for the recording.
shikhataneja2
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Shikha T Member Since: May 17, 2016
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Hello Danny,

 

I heard your webinar and found it quite useful.

 

When I started on upwork my rates were $11/ hrs. I soon realised that I can charge more considering the quality of my work. However, my profile shows the rates I have charged so far.

How to set this right? Should I simply raise my rates?

 

Thanks.

 

Sincerely,

 

Shikha

stencil_media
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Scott E Member Since: Jul 26, 2015
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Not much you can do about it. I'd be surprised if potential clients always trawl through work histories to see how much you've charged to other clients though. And as each job is going to be different to a certain extent, different hourly rates are to be expected. I'd charge less for watching a sci-fi movie with an ice cold beer and a bucket of chicken wings, and jotting down a few notes on the film at the end, than I would for mining on some distant forsaken planetoid.

 

At the end of the day, clients will either accept your proposal or they won't... that could be one at $3 an hour, or it could be one at $300 an hour. 

 

I wouldn't let your published work history affect your decision to change your rates.

 

Love from Danny. 

 

(Although I'm not actually Danny.)

"Welcome, humans. I'm ready for you!"
- Box, Logan's Run (1976)
shikhataneja2
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Shikha T Member Since: May 17, 2016
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Hello Scott, You are right. This situation will be faced whenever one raises rates, whether from $ 10 to $20 or from $75 to $ 100. Thanks for the help. Sincerely, Shikha
margie_olys
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Margie O Member Since: Feb 2, 2017
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Pls I need the link to download the webinar
vladag
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Vladimir G Community Manager Member Since: Oct 31, 2014
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Hi Margie,

 

You can watch the recorded version of thsi webinar online by using the link Lena included in the opening post on this thread.

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ebm1525v
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Emory M Member Since: Aug 6, 2016
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Please register me for the webinar. Thank You.

 

Emory Miles

kochubei_valeria
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Valeria K Community Manager Member Since: Mar 6, 2014
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Hi Emory,

 

In the original post on this thread you can find a link to the recording. Also on March 16 at 10:30 AM PT you can attend a live Twitter chat with Danny using #UpworkChat.

~ Valeria
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