Upwork Portfolio Sweepstakes: Show Us Your Best Work!

We have a winner!

Congratulations to  Joe Essay from Sidney, U.S., professional voice over talent. Check out his profile—and his great portfolio . Thanks to everyone who entered!

Did you know that a freelancer who adds a portfolio to their profile is five times more likely to win a project than one who doesn’t? This is particularly true for freelancers in design-related categories. If that isn’t enough incentive for you to show off your best work, maybe this will help: If you enter for Upwork’s portfolio sweepstakes, you could win a $500 USD Visa gift card.

Here’s how to enter

Between Feb. 19 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Mar. 5, 2019, send your profile URL—featuring your polished portfolio—to contests@upwork.com.

To qualify, a portfolio must have three portfolio projects with cover images.

Entries must be received within the sweepstakes period. One winner will be drawn randomly from all the eligible entries submitted. Click here for the official rules.

Quick wins, potential long-term benefit

A polished portfolio already helps you stand out—and it’s about to become a more visible asset. Portfolio items will soon be included in search results for Design & Creative freelancers: The cover photo for the first portfolio item will be displayed alongside your other details. And the best profiles in this category could be featured on the Upwork homepage. Here are a couple of examples:

Upwork: Example search result of an agency member Upwork: Example search result of an individual freelancer

While search tiles for other categories won’t be changed at this time, having a portfolio that showcases your talent will never be a bad thing for your freelance business. So pull together your favorite projects, add them to your portfolio, and don’t forget to send the link our way!

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