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Hi I wanted to know what connects are and what the benefits are for the client/agency that is looking to hire? I wanted to know if there are any jobs that do not need connects and if all connects need to be bought. 


Thank you 

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connects are basically tokens that give you the ability to bid on a job. Only jobs where you are invited don't require connects, but when you are new, you'll likely only be invited to scam jobs. So, you have to buy connects to bid on open marketplace jobs. Jobs will require 2-6 connects, depending on the cost and "popularity" of a job. I think by popularity, they mean the numbre of freelancers who have already bid on the job.

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All Upwork jobs require connects. You must buy connects to apply. 

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