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Can't seem to get any work

So I've been on UpWork now for a few years. I managed to build up 200 connects over the years from being inactive. Over the last year or so I've tried applying to different jobs and can't seem to land any. I'm down to 30 connects and judging by the past results, it seems that nothing I do is working. I've tried changing my portfolio around. I've tried rewriting it. I've tried writing proposals a million different ways. It seems nothing I do is working. I can't get the attention or win any proposals and I'm not entirely sure what to do at this point. I'd like to freelance but it seems impossible. Any help would be great.


Hi Paul,


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