What's New on Upwork

Have you checked out the Hiring Headquarters, Upwork’s new destination for ideas and inspiration? From web development and design, to marketing and advice for startups, we’re building the ultimate resource for entrepreneurs, executives, and freelancers—and adding more information every week. This week, we’ve added advice to help contractors thrive on Upwork. Here’s a look at what’s new.

Stand Out with an Introduction Video

When it comes to connecting with potential clients on Upwork, it can be tough for a freelancer to stand out with just a written introduction or profile. Video can be an effective way to make an impression, and it’s easier than ever to create something that’s top notch — with the right equipment and a bit of planning. Here are nine steps to help you take your own video from start to YouTube. Learn more…

10 Ways to Be More Professional on Upwork

Part of building a successful freelance business, and thriving in a global community like Upwork, is a commitment to professionalism. It’s up to you to establish and foster a good reputation — but what does that mean? From being accountable to managing your time effectively, here are 10 qualities that define what it means to be a true professional. Learn more…

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Amy Sept

Managing Editor

As the managing editor of the Upwork blog, Amy Sept works with regular and guest writers to share information that helps freelancers and businesses navigate the future of work. She owns Nimbyist Communications and helps non-profits, startups, and small business owners get their content marketing on track.