Upwork is the most popular online marketplace all over the world. Who doesn’t want to work in Upwork ? Every freelancer wants to work and grow their career here. It is the place of money. Huge amount of projects are posted here daily. Every freelancers first choice is Upwork. Its main reason is their maintaining system and easy communication.
You do not need to use any third party software for communicate with buyers. You can message and video call them from Upwork. They have their own software also to track your hourly project. Using their software you can communicate with your buyers without accessing their website. You can also track your projects.
What is connect?
When Upwork will approve your profile you will get 20 connects. Using this connects you can bid on projects. Every project doesn’t cost the same connect. You will see the amount of required connect in the project. You will get one time connects. Besides you can also buy connects from them. Each connect price is $0.15.
There are 2 membership plan in Upwork. Basic and Plus. Basic membership is free. You will get below advantages in Basic membership:
- You can buy connects for $0.15 each
- Unused connects rollover up to 140
- Hourly job protection
- Fixed price job protection
- Limited reports and functionality.
In Plus membership plan you will get:
- 70 connects per month
- Your profile will never be set to hidden due to inactivity
- You can make your earnings private
- You can view competitor bids
- Customize your profile url
- Extent reports and functionality
- Includes everything in Basic plan
Payment method in Upwork
You can withdraw your payments in Payoneer, local bank account etc. Besides Upwork accepts wire transfer. For local bank transfer they costs $0.99 per withdrawal. If you want to withdraw in Payoneer, then it will cost $2 per withdrawal. If you don’t have your own Payoneer account, you can use other peoples account. So you can easily withdraw your payments.