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Re: How to get 30 connects for Rising Star?

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Syed Ebad H Member Since: Jan 14, 2019
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I got the same thing but I contacted Upwork Customer support and they solved my issue. They are very helpful. I really appreciate them
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Aleksandar M Member Since: Feb 18, 2019
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Hello.

I have received raising talent badge a few days ago.

But I didn't get any new connects yet.

When will I get 30 connects?

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Djordje T Member Since: Jul 25, 2018
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I am a rising star for some time and I have run out of connects. Do I need to apply for those extra connects or what? Any advice will be helpful. 

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Sagar S Member Since: Jun 22, 2015
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Hi Djordje,

 

Rising star will not help to get more connects. If you need more connects, you have to take the "Plus Membership" Plan.

 

To do it, go to

"Settings"

Click on "Membership and Connects"

Click on "View or edit membership plan"

Click on "Upgrade" button on the right top on the "Plus" section.

 

 Remember, it will cost you $10 for a month.

You will get 10 extra connects and will get back all rollover connects up to 140 connects. Ok, you will get all the info there.

 

Hope it solves your problem.

 

Thanks

Sagar

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Djordje T Member Since: Jul 25, 2018
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I read this and it clearly says that if you become rising star you will get 30 connects for free once. Am I mistaken somewhere this is taken from an official Upwork site.    Program Perks

As a Rising Talent, you receive the following perks:

  • A Rising Talent badge on your profile to help you stand out to clients
  • Inclusion in a premium talent pool from which top clients source talent
  • A one-time bonus of 30 free Connects for you to submit more proposals to clients
  • 0% fees for all jobs with new clients you bring to Upwork
  • Access to chat and ticket support from a specialized customer support team
  • Personalized profile tips to help you effectively market your freelance services.  
Moderator
Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
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Hi Djordje,

 

One of our team members will reach out to you directly and assist you further, thank you for your patience!

~ Bojan
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Djordje T Member Since: Jul 25, 2018
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Thank you, Bojan.

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Franco G Member Since: Oct 3, 2018
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Hi, Bojan.

 

I'm having the same issue. I'd appreciate it if you contacted me to explain how do I get my "Rising Talent" bonus connects. 

 

Here it clearly says that's one of the perks of being one.

 

Thanks!

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Bojan S Moderator Member Since: Mar 9, 2018
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Hi Franco,

 

Thank you for reaching out to us! Our team has already credited you your bonus connects, you can check your connects history for more details. 

~ Bojan
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Petra R Member Since: Aug 3, 2011
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@Sagar S wrote:

Rising star will not help to get more connects.


 And once again: Absolute nonsense. One of the perks of Rising Talent status is a set of free Connects.

 

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