How to set up your freelance profile ?

During the last few years (and specially in the last few months), I’ve had the chance of helping people create their freelance profiles. Those who have been interested in freelancing for a while may remember a time when UpWork suspended some accounts systematically? Being able to get accounts approved despite these restrictions gifted me with an understanding of the keys to make a freelance profile shine. Setting up a freelance profile is an unavoidable first step before getting your first contracts.