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6 Upwork Freelancer Success Stories [2023]

6 Upwork Freelancer Success Stories [2023]
Become An Upwork Freelancer

There are thousands of categories available to offer your services. Upwork has become a huge platform, attracting millions of people that search for reliable freelancers to work with. Take a moment to go through all the categories and then analyze the profiles of the best-rated users on the ones you're interested. A good tip to start is to offer low prices, in the beginning, to get more reviews quickly and thus climb through the ranks. Once you got a reputation and a track record, you'll be able to charge more.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a Upwork freelancer:

1. Daniel Waldman Writing ($42K/year)

Daniel Waldman (from Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France) started Daniel Waldman Writing almost 7 years ago.

$3.5K / month
1 founders / 1 employees
Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France

Case Study

I’m Daniel Waldman and I’m a freelance writer. My business is called Daniel Waldman Writing and I’ve been in business for about 3 years. That said, I’ve worked in marketing and public relations for nearly my entire career (over 15 years), and writing has always been a central element of my professional activities.

I offer a wide variety of writing and editing services, but mainly clients come to me for help with blogging, article writing, their website copy, and video script writing. I’ve also helped one writer with editing a business book and continue to expand my editorial services. On average, I earn about $3500/month (before taxes).


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  • Business rank: #187

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Learn more about starting an Upwork freelancer:

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  • Website traffic: 41.8M/month
  • Business rank: #635

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  • Website traffic: 16.4M/month
  • Business rank: #861

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