I think, upwork should allow only those clients to post a job who have their payment method verifeid !!
It will be very helpful for freelancers because many of the bids are wasted just due to this reason.
I dunno. The money in sales on new customers exceeds what I've wasted on people who just never chose someone. It's our job to sell the customer, and not every lead becomes a customer. That's just life.
You have to start somewhere Bilal. Clients and freelancers are sometimes wary of the first step. I have had a couple of good clients who started off with unverified payment methods. I have simply said that I am interested in their offer (sometimes their invitation), but they must verify their payment methods before I give further details or accept their offer.Admittedly, this was when Upwork was oDesk.