When a new freelancer (and some experienced ones) apply for jobs on Upwork, some have expressed frustration about the 60 connect limit for sending job proposals.
By limiting the number of proposals that a freelancer can make, the system can limit proposals that are too much like spam and make sure freelancers apply for jobs they can perform well.
Do you have any tips for budgeting your 60 connects better? Do you feel 60 connects is adequate or have you found a need to upgrade to the plus membership?
I am halfway through my third month here and have found that 60 connects is plenty. I used them all in month one (and was very grateful for an extra 30 'bonus' connects) but had quite a few left over last month and will probably not use all 60 this month either.
However, I have been lucky enough to get repeat work. Job categories differ - perhaps some areas are less likely to offer repeat business?
My experience is limited so it will be interesting to see what long term members say.
I am recently returned to Upwork, are Connects a new thing? My profile is live on the system, so not sure how to submit it for review for Membership options.