As an Upwork affiliate you can bring value to your community by sharing in our mission to create economic opportunities so people have better lives.Start Earning
It’s fast and easy to get started.
Share Upwork with your audience.
Start earning when the client funds a project.
Get 70% of the first contract spend up to $150 for every new client referred to Upwork & 5% commission for repeat contracts for spend up to $150.
With Upwork's dedicated affiliate team you will have your questions answered and receive the help you need.
As an affiliate, you'll have access to regularly refreshed logos, ads, and banners to help optimize conversions.
Businesses and independent professionals from around the world come to Upwork to grow their businesses, take control of their careers, and create meaningful work relationships.
Everyone comes to Upwork with a vision in mind. Project Catalog™ and Talent Marketplace™ give your audience two ways to fulfill their visions.
With thousands of opportunities to connect, Upwork unlocks ways for business and independent professionals to work together that weren't possible before.
The Upwork affiliate program gives partners an opportunity to earn commissions by promoting Upwork on their websites through affiliate links.
The affiliate program is run through the Impact platform.
The Upwork affiliate program gives affiliates the opportunity to promote both our Talent Marketplace and Project Catalog offerings.
With both of these opportunities you have the chance to earn a commission on any new sales.
No. We do not currently accept TM+ partners at this time.
Anyone can become an Upwork affiliate! We encourage anyone to apply to be part of the affiliate program. Upwork offers services for every demographic and audience so no matter what your target audience is, you'll be sure to find a fit.
Yes. We encourage affiliates from all over the world to apply for the program.
Upwork is the world’s work marketplace connecting millions of businesses with independent talent around the globe. We serve everyone from one-person start-ups to 30% of the Fortune 100 with a powerful trust-driven platform that enables companies and freelancers to work together in new ways that unlock their potential.
Talent Marketplace is where companies go to post a job and connect with skilled independent professionals who have built successful careers making an impact on businesses—and it’s where skilled independent professionals go to find work they love to do with clients who appreciate their contributions and come back with new projects again and again.
Project Catalog allows companies to shop for pre-scoped services that are created by independent professionals who are seasoned in their area of work. Every project clearly outlines the scope, cost, and deliverables.
We have built the world's largest freelancing work marketplace designed to help high-quality clients and independent talent form deep and meaningful relationships to grow their businesses.
Upwork’s mission is to create economic opportunities so people have better lives. When you use your platform to share Upwork with your audience, you’re sharing in that mission. As the world’s work marketplace, we’re thankful for the opportunity to connect professionals and businesses—no matter where they’re located—and provide a home to grow businesses and create strong work relationships.
We're proud to support a thriving network of global freelancers in over 180 countries.
Affiliates will be paid a commission based on 70% of the first contract spend from new clients with a max commission of $150 per transaction. See the Impact Dashboard for more details.
After registering for the program, you will have access to a range of creatives and links to show to your audience. Commissions are earned for every first-time client you send to Upwork from your website.
With Impact, affiliates are able to withdraw funds on a set day each month or whenever your balance reaches an established threshold. As an affiliate you can get paid via direct transfer, BACS, or PayPal, in whatever currency you choose.