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Learn how you can find potential freelancers and act like your own talent scout. Search on your own and filter down to find the right match for your project.
Once you’ve decided on a freelancer, you can now send an offer and begin the project. Learn how to fill in the details of your offer, agree to hourly limits, and set up milestones.
Collaboration is made easy on Upwork when you use the Message Center.
Here are some suggestions on how you can organize this list of freelancers to quickly identify the best fit for your project.
Using the Work Dairy: http://youtu.be/qAXbzLUcjic
Learn how Upwork makes it easy to manage invoices and payments for hourly contracts with the Work Diary.
Setting up a payment method: https://youtu.be/ZjMXJZol7Cw
Before starting a contract and making payments on Upwork, you’ll need to add a payment method to your account.
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What is it about my questions that makes @Upwork, like Elance before it, think they are rhetorical?
non-rhetorial question from a week ago:
@Douglas Michael M wrote:
Has Upwork ever considered expanded resources and/or tutorial videos for clients on successful conclusion of contracts, including closure and feedback?
Thanks and best,
We actually have been developing a couple of resources explaining how to end a contract and the importance of feedback to clients. We will share it once it's finalized.