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Reviews and experience with Upwork?

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Been freelancing for years with them. The 20% cut is hard to stomach but overall, good experience. I've had consistent work off of there, although it's hard in the beginning but I make solid income off it now

I do content writing as well, although I'm trying to branch out to research as that's more of my interest! It is hard when you're starting out from scratch. I kept my rate relatively low in the beginning as I built up my profile and I've steadily raised it up. You'll have to put more work in the start but then it gets easier.

I've built a great portfolio with them and have ben able to take my business offline. I think it's a good starting point but the 20% cut is not ideal after a while. However, it is a good side hustle

I've been freelancing on Upwork since it was oDesk! Not a huge fan of the fees, but it's a secure way to find side work and earn some extra money. Plus, if you get a long-term client, the fees go down over time.

Not a big fan. People low ball you because you are in different country but it is good to start career if you have no previous work experience.

I've gotten great opportunities there, really helped propel my career and give me the skillsets I needed to be where I am today as an FTE.

Guys, thank you so much for your answers. Can you also tell what kind of projects do you take up?

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