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How to Write a Winning Upwork Cover Letter (+Sample)

How to Write a Winning Upwork Cover Letter (+Sample)

Crafting an Upwork cover letter that wins you the job is one of the two things that drive new Upworkers crazy (the other being how to get approved on Upwork ).

This drove me crazy too when I started out. In fact, I must have spent countless hours and sent so many proposals before I started getting replies.

I almost purchased a $300 course just to get access to their community’s Upwork proposal vault.

If you’re in a similar position, you have come to the right place.

In this article, let’s discuss how to write an effective Upwork proposal cover letter that will win you the job.

Let’s get this started!

From Zero to Hero

When I started using Upwork, it was a while until I was able to land a contract.

When I did manage to land my first contract, I thought I had cracked the code and all I had to do was submit the same cover letter again and again.

Here’s what that (cringy and embarrassing) cover letter looks like:

Canned cover letter I used in the early days

(Good thing it happened before Upwork started banning accounts who submit way too many proposals without getting an offer.)

Using that stinky cover letter above, I still receive a few replies. But that’s it — no new offers or whatsoever.

Two realizations hit me:

  • I knew then that I didn’t crack the code.
  • Canned, word for word cover letters don’t work.

After three years, here’s my marketing effectiveness:

The graph shows I was hired more often than my interview rate.

Stick until the end and I will show you an example of an Upwork cover letter I used to land a premium deal with a client.

Now, here’s how to make your cover letters better:

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Answer the Additional Questions First

Many job postings will require you to answer additional questions besides submitting a cover letter.

Here’s a good example:

An Upwork job post with additional questions

As you can see, the cover letter comes first followed by the additional questions you have to answer.

Naturally, you may spend most of your energy trying to make that cover letter flawless and then, answer the additional questions with a one-line sentence only, like an afterthought.

What you may not know is that when the client reviews your proposal, he will see the additional questions first.

I discovered this when I posted a job on Upwork.

A sample Upwork job post looking for a writer

Here’s one of the answers I got:

An Upwork proposal with one-liner answers

As you can see, clients will see the answers to the questions first. The cover letter will be the last element. That’s why when you see questions in the job posts, focus your energy first on the questions.

In a way, additional questions are more important than the cover letter itself.

Address the Client by Name

Whether it’s an Upwork cover letter, a cold email, or a private message on Facebook, addressing the client by name has a great impact.

After all, names are the sweetest and most important sound in any language according to Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People book.

But does it really increase the effectiveness of your Upwork proposal?

Well, calling the client by name is just the first part of making your cover letter more personal.

It shows that you have done your research and most likely, the content of your cover letter isn’t canned.

As an example, let’s say that you’re the client and you need someone to write new articles on your website.

One of the proposals you received is this:

A canned cover without any personalization

Would you hire him? Exactly!

The question is, where will you get the name of the client?

How to Find the Client’s Name

It’s easy enough when the job post has the client’s name.

A job post with the client’s name

Unfortunately, only around 1 of 10 posts has the client’s name.

If this is the case, scroll down to the client’s recent history and find reviews from past contractors that mentioned the client’s name.

For example, this job post doesn’t contain any clue about who the client is.

An Upwork job post without the client’s name

But on the client’s recent history, you will find two mentions of his name there.

Finding the client’s name on his recent history

Sometimes, you may find different names on the client’s history. Some may have addressed the client as Darren, Karen, or John.

To make matters easier, use the name mentioned in a review from a freelancer with similar services as you.

Let’s say that you’re a content writer. A past content writer left a review and addressed the client as John. In this case, use John in your cover letter.

There may also be instances when the client, together with his name, wrote the name of his company. There’s a lot of gold in here simply because you can make even more research.

One of my clients, when he posted the job, only displayed the company name. There was no clue about the recent history of his name. But since the company name was there, I was able to dig deeper.

Here’s a portion of the cover letter I sent that I’m quite sure caught his attention:

Gave a hint to my client that I've read their about me page

This has led to an active partnership. (I can also confirm that working with his particular client’s team is fun and exciting!)

Show Interest

By that, I don’t mean writing a line that says “I’m interested in your job post.”

There are usually two ways to do this:

  • Make a suggestion
  • Or ask a question

Let’s use this job post I found about a client looking for a content writer for his travel website:

A client looking for a content writer for his travel website.

Just because the job description was short, it doesn’t mean you have to put in the same effort and make your cover letter short.

This is often a mistake I see new freelancers do.

But how will you add value to a post as short as this?

If I were to submit a cover letter to do this job post, here’s what I would do:

  • Explain to the client what an awesome about us page is and what it contains. (If you’re not aware, the about us page, in addition to telling your story, is an excellent waypoint to different pages or content on your website.)
  • Include links to show him what I mean.
  • Suggest how I can do the same.
  • Ask him for a link to his website.

You can also show interest by mentioning something that only someone who dug deeper will be able to know. An example of this is the cover letter I showed in the earlier section where I mentioned something about the client’s team.

The Rate Matters

This part isn’t much about the cover letter itself but on what job post you submit your cover letter.

One of the things I have learned over the years is that there could be a mismatch between your rate and how much your client can afford or is willing to spend.

For example, no matter how good your cover letter is, it’s impossible for you to ask a high rate for this project.

A job post with a low rate

How did I know this? Looking at the client’s recent history, he paid someone a measly $25 for an educational blog.

Recent job history of a low rate project

From the client’s recent history, you can be certain that he’s only looking for freelancers with (super) low rates.

One more thing: Avoid low-ballers .

These clients will not pay you for what you’re worth. You will only be wasting six connects which you could have used to submit a proposal to a premium project.

Further reading : There are a few job posts that have a high budget but will actually pay you peanuts — they lure freelancers by posting big budgets. This is one of the things I shared in my tips for Upworkers article . It’s perfect for those who are still starting out in Upwork.

Mention Your Experience

I have read numerous posts from “freelance gurus” that you don’t need experience to land premium contracts.

Although there’s truth to it, it’s not the whole truth.

As a client myself, I would like to make sure that the freelancer has the capability to do the tasks and that he’s willing to learn if he doesn’t have the skills yet.

However, freelancers who have previous similar experience and can prove it will most likely win the contract.

Why? Because it’s more certain that they will be able to do the job better and faster, which is a win for clients who go into hourly contracts with freelancers.

In addition to experience, include samples of related work or outcomes that you know the client will love.

For example, after including relevant samples of my work, this client has responded well to my cover letter and we ended up working together.

How the client responded to my samples in the cover letter

If you don’t have any relevant samples, just create one, and show it to the client.

Include a Call to Action

At the end of your cover letter, invite the client to do something. It’s proven that they will likely do something if you tell them exactly what to do.

It’s tempting to say “Hope to hear from you soon” or “Hoping for your kind consideration”. But it doesn’t really invite the client to do something.

Here are good examples of effective CTA (call to action):

  • Hit that reply button over there to continue our conversation. (Favorite)
  • How about we hop on a five-minute call to discuss your business needs?
  • If you want to collaborate, let’s discuss it more over the chat.

I have been working with different combinations and so far, the first one has worked best for me. However, I don’t think there’s much difference as long as you keep your call to action, clear, specific, and easy to commit to.

Keep a Swipe File of Upwork Cover Letters

If you’re not familiar with what a swipe file is, it’s basically a folder where you keep all awesome ideas, copies, content, and ideas you have encountered.

In this case, keep a swipe file of Upwork cover letters that worked. Then, reverse engineer them and see why they work.

This is actually how I started improving my cover letter. I found and saved the winning cover letters I found online and try to understand why they worked.

I usually have three places where I store them:

  • OneNote (favorite)
  • Google drive
  • Local drive

A piece of advice: save your cover letters that worked.

Here’s mine:

A collection of my own Upwork cover letters that worked.

Since I have a record of what works and what doesn’t, I regularly update and optimize my cover letter to reflect what I recently learned.

That’s how I knew which call to action I thought worked best.

In addition, you may want to include links to your best work too. This makes it easier for you to swap out the samples you want to mention in the cover letter to make sure you only mention the most relevant work samples.

Example of a Winning Upwork Cover Letter

As promised, here is a cover letter I used to land a premium deal with a client.

Note that you can use the pattern I set but make sure you don’t use exact words. This cover letter was designed solely for the certain job post to this cover letter was submitted to.

A cover letter I used to land a premium deal with a client.

In a gist, here’s how I did it:

Hey [name] , I’m sure you’ve got a lot of pitches to deal with so I’ll keep this short. I help [your target industry] [the outcome your client would like to get from your service] . In the past, I helped [a previous client you worked with] [the outcome you helped your previous client achieve – should be similar to the outcome the client would like to get] . Here are links to some of my work: – [link 1] – [link 2] – [link 3] [Ask a question or suggest something] Simply hit that “Reply” button over there so we could continue our conversation. Regards, [Your name]

Feel free to use this template.

Win Premium Clients With a Personalized Cover Letter

Writing a winning cover letter is easier than you think. But it will need a lot of practice and trial and error to finally get it right.

As I said, it took me so much time and proposals before I got a reply. From there, I continued optimizing it and seeing what works for my target clients and industry.

I’m definitely positive that as you practice and write more proposal cover letters, you will get better and win jobs.

And if you get lost, try the template I provided above.

Now it’s your turn. Here’s what to do now:

  • Go back to Upwork and apply what you have learned from this article.
  • Use the template and check my sample for inspiration.
  • Get back here and let us know how it went.

And as always, let me know your thoughts by sharing your comment down below.

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Alan is the founder of Work Pajama and other sites by Content Growers. When he's not writing here, he's busy helping clients generate more qualified leads and increase sales by educating readers with strategic content and writing blogs.

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I am new and wanted to have virtual work ASAP. Thank you for this blog, will surely help me with my application. Wish me luck!

Stay safe always.

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Hey Genera! Glad you find this article helpful to you. I know you can do it! I was able to do it even without experience (or skills) at that time so there’s no way you can’t do it.

Keep it up!

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Hi sir I just want to ask in upwork sometimes it offer milestone in specific job how can i break the budget into milestone and what will a put in the description of each milestone ? Thanks God bless

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Thanks Alan. Let me go back and re-strategize

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Thank you so much for sharing this very informative article. I’m about to start my GVA career… your blog post truly help me a lot. I hope I could make it in this industry.

Good luck on your journey!

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I am inspired by your post and I made some notes out of it. I believe it will go a long way to help. Am a newbie in upwork; am good in data entry, typing and I can handle Microsoft Office. But I do not have any past experience in any company or works done before except personal. How do I start, my first cover letter was rejected. Please help out, I will appreciate it. Thanks

My most regards, Hilary

That is tricky since the skills you have are the same skills that 99% of Upworkers have. If I were you, better learn a better skill and try again. For every job post that needs basic stuff, the client probably gets 100+ proposals, so your chance of even being seen is super low. Hope this helps!

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thanks so much for this awesome reply of you Alan. We’ve same issue with Hilary. I think your reply here will surely help. Better learn a better skill!

Good to know. Thanks for dropping by!

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Thank you for this Allan. This is very useful specially for people like me, just starting careen on being a Virtual Assitant.

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Wow, great tips on writing an effective Upwork cover letter! I completely agree with you on the importance of mentioning your experience.

Including samples of related work or outcomes is also a fantastic idea. It provides concrete evidence of your skills and expertise, and it gives the client a glimpse of what they can expect from you. If you don’t have relevant samples, creating one specifically for the client is a brilliant approach to showcase your abilities.

I also appreciate the emphasis on including a clear call to action (CTA) in the cover letter. It’s true that clients are more likely to respond when you tell them exactly what to do. Your examples of effective CTAs are spot on, and it’s important to make them clear, specific, and easy to commit to.

Overall, these tips are insightful and practical. Thank you for sharing your expertise and experience in writing Upwork cover letters. I will definitely implement them in my future proposals and strive for better results. Keep up the great work!

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Your style is so unique compared to other people I have read stuff from. Thank you for posting when you’ve got the opportunity, Guess I will just bookmark this site.

Thanks Eileen!

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That’s quite an interesting read. Of late I figured out that it is very difficult to get new jobs in Upwork, though clients are viewing my proposal. So I feel the best way is to rewrite the proposals. Thanks a lot for your input.

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Hi Alan, this was very very helpful and am looking forward to learn more from you. I would hope that a Q&A platform will be provided in place for people like us who would wanna feed from your brilliant experience. Thanks!

Thanks, Alin!

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Just discovered your content through Google search. Awesome and unique content. Just about to start freelancing on Upwork and I can tell it is of a great help to me. I believe I’ve just find a good teacher here.☺️

Thank you Allan and God bless you.

Hey Patrick!

Appreciate the compliment. I wish you a good fortune on your journey.

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Thank you Alan! hope it works. Good luck for everyone.

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Hey Alan! Best inspiration tip, Thanks alot.

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Excellent information. This article offers practical tips and a clear structure for crafting effective Upwork cover letters. It’s a valuable resource for freelancers looking to stand out and secure projects on the platform.

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Thank you for this fantastic guide on writing a winning Upwork cover letter! The tips and sample you’ve shared are incredibly helpful for both beginners and experienced freelancers like myself.

The sample cover letter is a valuable resource. It not only demonstrates the principles you’ve outlined but also serves as an excellent template for crafting our own personalized letters.

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Last Updated on September 6, 2023 by Alan Anthony Catantan

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The best way to start a Content Writer cover letter is with a strong, engaging introduction that immediately showcases your writing skills. Begin with a compelling hook that grabs the reader's attention, such as a brief anecdote or a unique fact about your experience or skills. Then, clearly state your purpose for writing, including the specific role you're applying for. Make sure to personalize it by mentioning the company's name and why you're interested in them. This not only shows your enthusiasm for the role but also demonstrates that you've done your research, which can set you apart from other candidates.

Content Writers should end a cover letter by summarizing their interest in the position and their belief in their ability to contribute positively to the company. This can be done by reiterating key skills or experiences that align with the job description. It's also important to express enthusiasm for the potential opportunity to interview or further discuss their qualifications. For example: "I am excited about the opportunity to bring my unique skills in content creation and SEO optimization to your team. I am confident that my experience and passion for storytelling can contribute to your company's goals. Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the possibility of discussing my qualifications further." Finally, end with a professional closing such as "Sincerely" or "Best regards," followed by your name. This ending is both professional and leaves a positive, lasting impression.

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Writing a cover letter with no experience as a Content Writer can seem daunting, but it's all about showcasing your potential, transferable skills, and passion for the industry. Here's how you can do it: 1. **Research**: Understand the company and the job role you are applying for. This will help you tailor your cover letter to their specific needs and show that you have a genuine interest in their organization. 2. **Introduction**: Start with a compelling introduction that grabs the reader's attention. Mention the position you're applying for and where you found the job listing. 3. **Highlight Transferable Skills**: Even if you don't have direct content writing experience, you may have transferable skills that are relevant. For example, if you have experience in research, project management, or social media, these can all be valuable in a content writing role. Be sure to provide examples of how you've used these skills in the past. 4. **Showcase Your Writing Ability**: Use your cover letter as a chance to demonstrate your writing skills. Make sure it's well-written, clear, and concise. Avoid jargon and ensure your passion for writing comes through in your words. 5. **Education and Training**: If you have any education or training that's relevant to content writing, such as a degree in English or Journalism, or even online courses in content writing or SEO, be sure to mention it. 6. **Express Your Passion**: Show your enthusiasm for content writing and the industry you're applying to. This can help make up for a lack of experience. 7. **Provide Examples**: If you have any samples of your writing, even if they're from school projects or a personal blog, include them or provide links. This can help employers see your potential. 8. **Close Strong**: End your cover letter by reiterating your interest in the role and your eagerness to contribute to the company. Thank the employer for considering your application and express your hope for further discussion. Remember, everyone starts somewhere. Even without direct experience, your passion and potential can still make you a strong candidate for a content writing role.

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Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 1

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am excited to apply for the Content Writer role at [Company Name] as seen on Upwork. With several years of experience as a freelance writer, specializing in content creation for marketing purposes, I am confident in my ability to contribute effectively to your team.

In my previous role, I focused on creating engaging blog posts and social media content to promote various brands and products. However, I am now eager to transition into a role that allows me to focus more on informative content that educates and enlightens readers.

I believe that my skills in content creation, coupled with my passion for writing, make me a perfect fit for your content writing needs. I am eager to bring my unique perspective and creativity to your team and help achieve your content goals.

Thank you for considering my application. I am looking forward to the opportunity to discuss how my skills and experiences align with your needs. Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions or for further information.

Sincerely, [Your Name]

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Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 2

I hope this message finds you well. My name is [Your Name], and I am a passionate content writer with a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivering high-quality content.

With a degree in English from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and ongoing studies in creative writing at the University of Maryland University College, I have honed my writing skills to effectively communicate ideas and engage audiences across various platforms.

Over the past two years as a freelance writer, I have had the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients, including [Client Name] and [Client Name]. My projects have encompassed writing informative blog posts on business practices, developing compelling website content, crafting engaging case studies to attract new leads, and creating persuasive product descriptions for online stores.

I take pride in my ability to tailor content to meet the unique needs and objectives of each client, ensuring that the message resonates with the target audience. You can view samples of my work on my portfolio page: [Website Address].

I am enthusiastic about the possibility of collaborating with you and contributing to your content initiatives. Please feel free to reach out to discuss how I can support your content needs or to review my portfolio in more detail.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the opportunity to work together.

Warm regards, [Your Name]

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 3

My name is [Your Name], and I’m a writer specializing in content creation. With a B.A. in English from [College Name] and five years of experience as a freelance writer, I’ve honed my skills in crafting engaging narratives that captivate audiences.

What sets me apart is my passion for telling stories, especially those of business owners like you who have turned their passion into success. I believe that every business has a unique story to tell, and I’m excited to work with you to bring that story to life through compelling content.

I’ve had the pleasure of writing for a variety of clients across different industries, including [Client Name] and [Client Name]. My goal is to create content that not only showcases what makes your business special but also resonates with your audience, driving engagement and fostering brand loyalty.

I would love the opportunity to discuss how my writing skills can benefit your business. Please feel free to reach out to me to schedule a call or review samples of my work.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the possibility of working together.

Best regards, [Your Name]

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 4

Dear [Client Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the open-content writer position at your company. With over five years of experience in content creation, I am confident in my ability to contribute effectively to your team.

In my previous role, I collaborated closely with my team to develop and implement content strategies that significantly increased our clients’ website traffic and lead generation. Through a combination of SEO-focused keyword research, long-form blog posts, social media campaigns, email marketing, infographics, and interviews, we were able to achieve measurable results. For example, one of our campaigns led to a 30% increase in leads within three months.

I am particularly drawn to your company’s commitment to data-driven content strategies, as I share the same passion for leveraging analytics to create impactful content. I am excited about the possibility of working with your team to develop innovative and effective content solutions that drive engagement and deliver results.

I am confident that my skills and experience make me a strong candidate for this position. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how my background, skills, and ideas can contribute to your team’s success. Thank you for considering my application. I am eager to hear from you soon.

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Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 5

Dear [Name],

I am a seasoned content writer and researcher with a knack for adapting my writing style to suit various tones and purposes. Whether you need a friendly and excited blog post, an informative and serious case study, or a playful and enticing Facebook post, I can deliver content that engages and informs your audience.

I have a proven track record of writing compelling blogs, captivating product descriptions, insightful case studies, engaging Facebook posts, and persuasive cover letters for job applications. You can view some of my work at [link].

I am particularly excited about the opportunity to bring my versatile writing skills to your team. I am confident that my ability to craft engaging and informative content in a variety of styles will make me a valuable asset to your organization.

Thank you for considering my application. I am eager to discuss how my skills and experience align with your needs. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or would like to see more examples of my work.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 6

My name is [Name], and I’m a writer with [Years] years of experience specializing in translating abstract concepts into clear, engaging content. While most of my work has been on independent projects, I’m eager to explore opportunities for a more stable source of income, which led me to Upwork.

Throughout my career, I’ve developed a talent for distilling complex ideas into accessible language that resonates with readers. Whether it’s crafting engaging Facebook posts or comprehensive white papers, I pride myself on delivering content that is both informative and enjoyable to read.

While I’m new to Upwork, I’m excited about the prospect of collaborating with clients on a variety of projects and expanding my portfolio. If you’re in need of a writer who can bring clarity and creativity to your content, I would love the opportunity to work with you.

Please feel free to reach out if you’re interested in discussing potential projects or reviewing samples of my work. I’m eager to get started!

Thank you for considering my application.

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 7

My name is Jae, and I am a seasoned content writer with a degree in English. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of crafting engaging content for various business and social media audiences, contributing to numerous successful campaigns and projects.

With a keen focus on persuasive writing, I’ve honed my skills in driving audience engagement and achieving tangible business objectives. For example, I spearheaded a social media campaign that resulted in a 30% increase in customer conversions for a client in the retail industry.

I am passionate about leveraging the power of words to connect with audiences and drive meaningful results. I am confident that my expertise in persuasive writing can help your business achieve its objectives and reach new heights.

Thank you for considering my application. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to your team and help you achieve your goals. I look forward to the possibility of working together.

Warm regards,

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Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 8

Dear [Recruiter’s Name],

I’m thrilled to see that you’re in search of a writer! With a passion for storytelling and a wealth of experience, I’m eager to bring my skills to your team.

Since graduating from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in English, I’ve embarked on a journey of professional writing, constantly seeking new and exciting projects to dive into. My portfolio, located at [Your Portfolio Website], showcases a diverse range of content types, from engaging essays to compelling blog posts, persuasive ads, captivating emails, and detailed product descriptions.

One of my proudest achievements includes spearheading a content marketing campaign for a startup that resulted in a 50% increase in website traffic within six months. This experience not only honed my writing skills but also demonstrated my ability to drive tangible results for clients.

Moreover, my reputation for being highly organized and deadline-oriented precedes me. I’ve successfully managed multiple projects simultaneously, utilizing platforms like WordPress, Shopify, Squarespace, and MailChimp to deliver high-quality content on time, every time.

I am genuinely excited about the opportunity to collaborate with you and your team. Your dedication to [mention any specific aspect of the recruiter’s work or company] aligns perfectly with my own values and aspirations.

Thank you for considering my application. I’m looking forward to the possibility of working together and making a meaningful impact.

[Your Name]

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example  9

I was thrilled to come across your job posting for a content writer! With five years of experience as a freelance content writer, I’ve had the pleasure of crafting a wide range of content, from captivating blog posts to compelling product descriptions.

My background in journalism has equipped me with the skills of thorough research, meticulous editing, and the ability to write in the third person. However, what truly sets me apart is my passion for storytelling. I believe that good copywriting goes beyond mere words; it’s about crafting narratives that resonate with your audience and leave a lasting impression.

I’m particularly drawn to the work you’re doing at [company name] in promoting sustainability. The opportunity to contribute to your mission by creating engaging content that educates and inspires resonates deeply with me.

I would be delighted to share some of my best work samples with you to showcase my writing style and expertise. Please let me know if you would like me to send them over.

Thank you for considering my application. I’m eager to bring my passion for storytelling and content creation to your team and contribute to your continued success.

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I hope this message finds you well.

I’m excited about the opportunity to work as a content writer with your team. With two years of experience in the field, I’ve had the pleasure of working on a variety of projects, including content writing, blog writing, and article writing.

One project I’m particularly proud of is [briefly describe a project or accomplishment]. This experience not only honed my writing skills but also taught me the importance of engaging and informative content.

I recently completed certification courses in MS Word and MS Excel from the NIIT institute, which have further enhanced my skills. My typing speed is 50 wpm, ensuring that I can deliver high-quality work efficiently.

I am confident that my skills and experience make me a perfect fit for your team. I am eager to contribute to your projects and help you achieve your goals.

Best regards,

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Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 11

I’m [name], and I’m thrilled to connect with you. With a background in journalism and several years of experience working with non-profits, I’ve honed my skills in crafting compelling narratives that drive engagement and action.

What truly ignites my passion is writing for companies, organizations, or individuals who are dedicated to making a positive impact in the world. There’s something incredibly fulfilling about using words to amplify the voices of those who are working tirelessly to make a difference, especially when it’s in support of causes that are close to my heart.

I’m particularly drawn to the work your organization is doing because [insert reason here]. Whether it’s your commitment to environmental sustainability, social justice, or community empowerment, I believe that my writing skills and passion for storytelling can contribute meaningfully to your mission.

I’m eager to learn more about your organization and how I can support your goals through my writing. Thank you for considering me as a potential collaborator—I’m excited about the opportunity to work together.

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 12

I’m [your name], and I couldn’t be more thrilled to come across your need for a content writer. It sounds like an exciting opportunity, and I’m eager to throw my hat in the ring.

The job description you posted resonates deeply with my background and aspirations. With three years of experience as a technical writer and an additional year as a freelance writer for various online publications, I’ve developed a strong foundation in crafting engaging and informative content across a range of topics.

What sets me apart is not just my technical proficiency, but my genuine passion for the written word. Writing isn’t just a job for me—it’s a calling. I thrive on the challenge of distilling complex ideas into clear, compelling narratives that resonate with readers.

I’ve taken the liberty of attaching my resume for your review, where you’ll find more details about my skills and experience.

Thank you for considering my application. I’m excited about the possibility of contributing to your team and eager to discuss how I can help achieve your content goals.

Looking forward to hearing from you soon!

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 13

Dear [name],

I’m excited to apply for the Content Writer position at your company. With six years of experience in the field, I specialize in writing engaging articles on contemporary culture, social media, and technology. My work has been featured in [popular blog/magazine name] and [popular blog/magazine name], and I also maintain a blog on these topics on my personal website, [url].

My writing style is both informative and entertaining, aiming to captivate and inform my readers. I have a strong portfolio that includes books, articles, blog posts, and more. Outside of writing, I enjoy practicing yoga and experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen.

I’ve attached several samples of my previous work for your review. If you have any questions or would like to discuss my application further, please feel free to reach out.

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 14

I hope this message finds you well. I wanted to reach out regarding the Content Writer position at your company. With a background in [type of writing], I have a strong passion for technology and business. My previous roles as an editor and copywriter for publications such as [publication name] and [publication name] have honed my skills in crafting compelling and informative content.

I have included links to some samples of my work for your review: [link to work sample 1], [link to work sample 2], and [link to work sample 3]. These examples showcase my ability to engage readers and deliver valuable insights on complex topics.

What I enjoy most about my work is delving into the stories of individuals who leverage technology in innovative ways. I find these narratives both fascinating and inspiring, and I strive to convey their essence through my writing.

Should you have any questions about my experience or would like to discuss how I can contribute to your team, please do not hesitate to reach out. I am looking forward to the possibility of working together.

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 15

I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to express my interest in the content writer position at your company. With 5 years of experience writing for the web, I have developed a strong skill set that includes creating compelling B2B materials, engaging blog posts, informative email newsletters, and effective product descriptions.

I am confident in my ability to deliver high-quality content that aligns with your company’s goals and resonates with your target audience. I am eager to bring my passion for writing and creativity to your team.

I have attached my resume for your review. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or require any further information. Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how my skills and experiences align with your needs.

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 16

I’m Sam, a seasoned content writer with a journalism background and a keen interest in SEO. Over the years, I’ve crafted a wide array of content, ranging from engaging blog posts and compelling product descriptions to informative web pages, detailed case studies, insightful white papers, and attention-grabbing press releases.

One of my most memorable projects involved collaborating with ABCD company to optimize their website for search engines. We delved deep into keyword research, fine-tuned meta tags, strategically placed content, and ensured impeccable formatting—all aimed at enhancing ABCD’s online visibility. The results were remarkable, with ABCD experiencing a significant surge in organic traffic shortly after the website launch.

I’m enthusiastic about bringing my expertise to your project and achieving similar success. Let’s discuss how I can contribute to your goals. Looking forward to our conversation!

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 17

I’m excited to apply for the content writer role with your team!

While I don’t have an extensive online portfolio to share, I come with years of writing experience and a diverse skill set. From crafting persuasive sales letters and detailed product descriptions to developing insightful case studies, engaging blog posts, and captivating social media copy, I’ve covered a wide spectrum of content types. Additionally, I’m proficient in SEO optimization and am committed to conducting thorough research to ensure top-notch results.

I’m eager to explore how I can contribute to your projects and would welcome the opportunity to discuss further steps. Please let me know how we can proceed together!

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Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 18

I’m thrilled to learn about the opportunity for a content writer at [company]. I’ve been an avid follower of your blog for some time now, and I must say, I’m impressed by the genuine and approachable tone you maintain. It’s refreshing to see such authenticity in online content!

With four years of experience in web content writing, including contributions to startups like FreshFry and travel blogs such as JetsetJenny, I bring a diverse skill set to the table. I’ve also collaborated with two marketing firms in freelance capacities and am now eager to transition into a full-time role.

I’m eager to explore how my writing style and experience align with the vision and needs of [company]. I’m available to discuss further at your convenience. Looking forward to the opportunity!

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 19

I’m a content writer with more than five years of experience. I’ve written for clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, real estate, and marketing. I am skilled at making the most of the time that I have, and I know how to deliver high-quality work by the deadline.

I am detail-oriented and hard-working. My work has been described as authentic, engaging, and persuasive. You can see some samples of my work on [website] or [website].

I’m looking forward to learning more about your project and what you need from a content writer. Thanks for your consideration!

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 20

I’m writing to express my interest in the content writer position at your company. My name is Andy, and I bring a wealth of experience to the table. Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to work on diverse projects ranging from digital outreach campaigns and marketing websites to blogs, trade publications, and more. My portfolio includes case studies, press releases, product descriptions, and various sales-oriented content pieces.

I’m confident that my versatile writing skills, coupled with my ability to adapt tones to suit different contexts, make me a strong candidate for this role. You can explore some samples of my work on my website at [URL].

I’m enthusiastic about the possibility of contributing to your team and would welcome the chance to discuss how my skills align with your needs in more detail. Thank you for considering my application.

Sincerely, Andy

Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 21

I’m [name], a seasoned content writer and SEO specialist with three years of dedicated experience. What fuels my passion is the opportunity to amplify the voices of companies and causes close to my heart. Over the years, I’ve honed my craft to strike a balance between writing content that resonates with people on a personal level and optimizing it for visibility on platforms like Google.

I’m eager to collaborate with you to ensure that your messages are not only reaching the right audience but also forging meaningful connections. Let’s work together to make your voice heard in the digital landscape!

Final Thought

Absolutely, your cover letter is your opportunity to make a strong first impression and showcase your skills and experience effectively. It’s crucial to tailor each cover letter to the specific job you’re applying for, highlighting your relevant achievements and skills.

Researching the company and understanding their needs can help you craft a more targeted and compelling cover letter. Standing out with a unique approach that aligns with the job posting can greatly increase your chances of getting noticed. Remember, the content of your cover letter is often the first sample of your work that potential clients or employers will see, so make it count!

Further Reading

How to Write a Cover Letter for Article Writing Jobs : A comprehensive guide on how to craft a compelling cover letter for article writing jobs, with tips on structuring your letter, showcasing your skills and experience, and standing out from the competition.

Cover Letter Sample/Example for Article Writer & Content Writer : A collection of cover letter samples and examples for article and content writers, with tips on how to tailor your letter to the specific job and employer you’re applying to.

Upwork Cover Letter: Samples, Templates & Tips : A comprehensive guide on writing an effective cover letter for Upwork, with tips on addressing the client’s needs, showcasing your skills and experience, and setting yourself apart from the competition.

What should be included in a cover letter for article writing jobs?

Your cover letter should include an introduction that grabs the client’s attention, a brief summary of your skills and experience, and specific examples of your work that demonstrate your ability to write quality content. You should also customize your letter to the specific job and employer you’re applying to.

How do I showcase my writing skills in a cover letter?

One way to showcase your writing skills is to write your cover letter in a way that is engaging and persuasive. Use a conversational tone, highlight your strengths and accomplishments, and provide examples of your writing that demonstrate your ability to write clear, compelling content.

What are some tips for standing out in a competitive job market?

To stand out in a competitive job market, you should focus on showcasing your unique strengths and accomplishments. Tailor your cover letter to the specific job and employer you’re applying to, and use specific examples that demonstrate your ability to meet the client’s needs and exceed their expectations.

How important is formatting in a cover letter?

Formatting is important in a cover letter because it can help to make your letter more readable and engaging. Use a professional font and format your letter in a way that is easy to read, with clear headings and bullet points that highlight your strengths and accomplishments.

How do I follow up after submitting a cover letter?

After submitting your cover letter, you should follow up with the client to express your continued interest in the job and to ask if they have any questions or concerns. You can do this by sending a brief, polite email or by using Upwork’s messaging system to check in with the client.

What Are Some Good Tips For Writing A Cover Letter?

Your cover letter is your opportunity to tell your story and showcase how your skills and accomplishments meet the needs of the job. You can use your cover letter to describe how your experiences make you a great fit for the role.

Tailoring your cover letter to the job description is key, so don’t be afraid to include details from the listing, such as specific responsibilities or required qualifications.

It’s also important to remember that the tone of your cover letter should match the company culture. A friendly, conversational tone can work well for smaller businesses, while larger businesses might prefer something more formal. Make sure you read through the job description carefully and follow any instructions that are provided.

What Should I Include In My Upwork Profile?

A strong Upwork profile showcases your past success and helps you get more interviews and win more projects. Your profile is designed to help you land jobs on Upwork by showing what you’ve done in the past and explaining why you’d be a good fit for each project.

You’ll need to add information about yourself and showcase relevant work experience and education, as well as links to samples of your work (like websites or blog posts).

How Do I Write An Effective Upwork Cover Letter?

Start by researching the company and reading their job description. Focus on how you can help them achieve their goals not what they can do for you. Make sure to use relevant keywords and industry jargon, but don’t forget that your cover letter should tell a story that only you can tell. Be personable, show your interest in the position, be specific about why you’re a good fit for the position, and proofread.

What Is An Upwork Cover Letter?

A cover letter is extra information that you can add to your proposal. Use it to introduce yourself, provide details about how you’re qualified for the job, and demonstrate why you’re a good fit for the client’s company.

Why Should I Use A Cover Letter?

The more time you spend on your cover letter and proposal, the more likely you are to get hired. A good cover letter lets clients know that you’re serious about working with them, and it helps convince them that they should hire you over other freelancers. If you’re looking to stand out from the crowd, this is the place to do it!

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How To Write An Upwork Cover Letter: 5 Tips + Free Template

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One of the reasons most freelancers struggle to land clients on Upwork is failing to write a convincing cover letter.

The cover letter is the main component of your job proposal and if you don’t write it well, you won’t be able to get the client’s attention.

Each client who posts a job on Upwork gets dozens and sometimes hundreds of proposals from freelancers. And the only way to grab their attention is to write a cover letter that addresses their needs and requirements.

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So if you’re new to Upwork and trying to land a client, keep reading. This guide will help you write better, more focused, and well-optimized Upwork cover letters to get more responses from your clients.

What Is An Upwork Cover Letter?

what is a cover letter

The cover letter is an essential part of a resume or CV. Normally, when you’re applying for a job, you include a cover letter with your CV to let your potential employer know why you’re applying for the job, what kind of goals you have, and why they should hire you for the position.

Upwork cover letters use the same concept. Whenever you’re applying for a job on Upwork, you now have to fill out a section called Cover Letter.

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Here, you can write a detailed yet concise message to clients explaining how you can help the client and why you’re the best person for the job.

As you can imagine, this is a crucial part of a job proposal that will determine whether you will get the job or not.

Before You Apply For Jobs..

before you apply for jobs

Before you apply for jobs and start writing cover letters, make sure you complete the following steps. Because without these steps, clients will never hire you, even if you write the perfect cover letter.

1. Improve Your Communication Skills

Improving your communication skills is the first thing you should do before applying for jobs.

Learn to write better messages to clients and learn the proper etiquette for writing emails. You can follow this guide to learn more about it.

Also, I highly recommend that you take an online course on copywriting and business communication. Think of it as an investment in yourself.

And it will go a long way to help you write great proposals, cover letters, and communicate with clients like a professional.

If you’re interested, start with these Skillshare classes:

  • Business Communication Skills: Write & Speak More Professionally
  • Copywriting: Essential Skills For Writing Engaging Marketing Copy
  • Professional English Emails: Write Clearly and Effectively

2. Optimize Your Upwork Profile

The next thing you need to do is optimize your Upwork profile.

When you apply for a job and send a proposal to a client, one of the first things they do is check your profile.

Now imagine doing all the work to find the perfect job and write a great cover letter while you have a terrible profile. It will only send those potential clients away. Don’t make that same mistake.

I wrote a complete guide on creating an effective Upwork profile. Give it a read and optimize your profile accordingly.

3. Gather Some Samples

Now, you can say all you want about your skills and abilities in your proposal but the client will never believe you if you don’t have hard evidence to back your claims.

So make sure you have some samples of your work to show the clients.

If you’re a writer, you can include links to your previously published articles.

If you’re a graphic designer, you can include a link to your portfolio.

If you don’t have any links to show, attach sample documents and files in the proposal.

4. Ask For The Right Price

When using Upwork to find jobs, asking for the ideal price is very important. Because it’s always going to be a bidding war between freelancers.

But the key to finding the right price is not to ask too low that clients think you’re desperate. Or ask too much that turns clients away.

To figure out the sweet spot between the two, you can check the Upwork services section.

upwork services section

Browse the category related to your work to see what other freelancers are charging for similar jobs.

Then come up with a price that fits your client’s budget and the regular rates at the same time.

5. Only Apply For The Right Jobs

There are some freelancers out there who apply to every job that comes up in their feed while copy-pasting the same cover letters and proposals.

This is a huge mistake that will get you nowhere.

Learn to pick the right jobs that fit your set of skills. Find jobs that have detailed descriptions that give you more information about the job. So that you can research the client and their industry to write better cover letters.

What To Include In Your Cover Letter

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Once you complete all the initial steps to optimize your profile and writing skills, here are the most important points you need to cover in your cover letter.

  • Address the client by their first name (eg: Hi John,)
  • Mention that you’ve read the entire project description
  • Do some research to understand what the client is asking for
  • Provide solutions to the client’s pain points
  • Mention why you’re the perfect person for the job with facts (eg: I have 5 years of experience in social media marketing and I worked for client X)
  • Show examples of your previous work, portfolio, or client case studies
  • In the end, mention that you have a strategy in mind for the client’s project and ask them to DM you for details
  • Remember to keep it short, detailed, and concise

You’ll see how all these points come together in the example and the cover letter template below.

How To Write Cover Letter for UpWork

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It’s best to write the cover letter on different software like Google Docs or MS Word and then copy it over to Upwork. You wouldn’t want to accidentally hit send while you’re writing the cover letter.

As I mentioned before, learning to write well is very important. Taking a copywriting class will not go to waste.

Take all the key points I mentioned in the previous section. Write in friendly and simple words to describe your proposal for the client.

Here’s a quick Upwork cover letter example to show you how it’s done:

Hi John, I read your entire job description and I think I’m the perfect person for the job. Here’s why: -I noticed that you’re looking to build an online store website. I think WordPress is the best platform to build your website and I have over 5 years of experience building WordPress sites -I’ve built WordPress websites for many clients including CocaCola and Pepsi -Here are just a few of the links to websites that I’ve recently built for other clients (include links here. Or attach your sample documents) -I have a really great concept idea for building your website that will make your brand look even better than your competitor (Do research to find the competitors and mention the name here). Send me a DM or respond to this proposal so we can discuss more details I’m really excited about this project and to work with you to build something amazing. Looking forward to your DM. -Your name

See how simple and concise that looks. And we covered all the key points in that 150-word cover letter. You can easily edit this message to include skills and experience related to your industry.

There are also great tools you can use for writing your cover letter online . They offer more professional-looking layouts that you can easily customize, which are ideal for applying for not just freelancing jobs but for any type of job application.

Free Upwork Cover Letter Template

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I made a more beautifully formatted Upwork cover letter template that you can use when applying for jobs. You can download it below.

Make sure to edit and customize this template according to your needs.

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5 Tips For Writing Professional Cover Letters

Follow these quick tips to make your cover letter look more professional.

1. Keep it Concise and Clear

Write a concise and well-structured letter. Keep it to a single page and use a professional tone. Use short paragraphs or bullet points to convey information effectively. Avoid excessive jargon and focus on presenting your qualifications in a clear and compelling manner.

2. Highlight Your Relevant Skills

Clearly communicate how your skills and experiences align with the job requirements. Use specific examples to demonstrate your qualifications and achievements. Showcase how your unique abilities can contribute to the success of the company.

3. Research the Company

Take the time to research the company’s values, culture, and recent projects or initiatives. Incorporate this knowledge into your cover letter to demonstrate your genuine interest and alignment with the company’s mission.

4. Address Potential Concerns

If you have any potential concerns or gaps in your experience, address them proactively in your cover letter. Explain how you plan to overcome those challenges or how your transferable skills make you a strong candidate despite any gaps.

5. Proofread and Edit

Ensure your cover letter is error-free by thoroughly proofreading and editing it. Check for spelling and grammar mistakes, and ensure proper formatting. Read it aloud or ask someone else to review it for clarity and coherence. A polished and error-free cover letter demonstrates your attention to detail and professionalism.

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Land Your Dream Freelance Gig: Upwork Cover Letter Guide

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Landing freelance gigs on Upwork requires more than just a stellar profile. While your skills and experience take centre stage, a well-crafted cover letter can be the secret weapon that sets you apart from the competition. 

This guide equips you with expert tips and winning templates for cover letters for Upwork to craft proposals that grab clients' attention and secure those dream projects.

Understanding the Importance of a Cover Letter on Upwork

Defining a cover letter in the freelance landscape.

Cover letters on Upwork serve as introductions, expand your profile, and showcase your suitability for the job, much like in the traditional job market. It's your chance to personalise your proposal, demonstrate your understanding of the project, and showcase what makes you the ideal freelancer for the job.

Why Your Upwork Cover Letter Makes a Difference

Here's why a cover letter matters:

Why your upwork cover letter makes a difference

  • Provides Context on Your Fit:  A cover letter allows you to expand on your experience and skills beyond a simple resume bullet point. You can explain how your unique background and approach make you the perfect person for the role.
  • Cuts Through the Noise: Upwork is a crowded marketplace. A strong cover letter makes you stand out.
  • Demonstrates Initiative and Communication Skills: A well-written cover letter showcases your professionalism and ability to communicate effectively, essential qualities for any freelancer.
  • Opportunity to Address Specific Requirements: A cover letter for Upwork helps highlight your skills directly relevant to the project's needs, demonstrating your understanding of the client's goals.

Crafting a Winning Cover Letter: Essential Tips

Now that you understand the importance of a cover letter let's delve into the key elements that make it effective:

Crafting a winning cover letter Essential tips

Add Your Personality (While Remaining Professional)

While professionalism is key, there's no need to be boring. Write in a conversational tone that's respectful but engaging. Avoid starting with dull phrases like "My name is Job Applicant Jean" and instead, let your personality shine through with phrases like “Having helped clients achieve [Specific results] in the past, I believe my skills can be a valuable asset to your [Project Name] project.” 

Integrate Keywords Seamlessly

Pay attention to the keywords used in the project description. Subtly integrate these keywords throughout your cover letter for Upwork to improve your proposal's searchability within Upwork's search engine.

Example: Look for keywords in the project description (e.g., "social media marketing"). Subtly weave them into your cover letter to improve searchability within Upwork's search engine. Instead of generic statements like " I have experience in marketing ,” go for keyword integration: " I noticed you mentioned a focus on social media marketing and audience engagement. In my previous role, I managed social media campaigns that grew follower bases by 30% through targeted content strategies. "

Proactively Address Client Concerns

Anticipate potential concerns clients might have and address them directly in your cover letter. This demonstrates your attentiveness and ability to think ahead.

For example, instead of leaving clients wondering with generic statements like "I'm a great writer, trust me,” try addressing concerns like"I understand clear communication is crucial. I provide regular progress updates and keep you informed throughout the project. Feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns."

Crafting a Memorable Closing Statement

Instead of a standard sign-off, conclude with a call to action that reinforces your value proposition.

Example: "I'm confident my skills can significantly benefit your project. Let's discuss how I can help you achieve your goals. I'm available for a call at your earliest convenience."

Refine Your Approach: As you gain experience, track what resonates with clients and adapt your cover letters for continued success.

Showcase Your Passion and Understanding of the Client's Industry

Go beyond just listing your skills. Briefly mention what excites you about the client's industry or project type. This demonstrates genuine interest and sets you apart from freelancers focused solely on the job itself.

Example: "I've been following the impressive work your company has done in the sustainability sector, and I'm particularly passionate about [specific aspect of the industry]. My experience in [relevant skill] combined with my enthusiasm for this field allows me to bring a unique perspective to your project."

Highlight Your Skills and Quantify Your Achievements (When Possible)

Don't simply repeat your resume. Briefly showcase your most relevant skills and experiences that directly address the project's requirements. Back up your claims with data. Numbers add credibility and give clients a clearer picture of your impact.

Example: Instead of saying " increased website traffic, " quantify it. " I crafted SEO-optimised blog posts that resulted in a 25% increase in organic website traffic for my previous client. "

By incorporating these essential tips, you'll craft compelling cover letters that land you the freelance projects you deserve. Remember, a cover letter is an ongoing conversation. Keep personalising and refining your approach to stand out on Upwork!

Sample Cover Letter Templates for Success

These Upwork cover letter samples provide a foundation to build upon, tailored to different freelance specialities.

General Template: A Versatile Approach

Cover Letter General Template

Hi [Client Name],

I am writing to express my interest in your project for [Project Title]. Having reviewed the details, I am confident that my skills and experience in [Your Skills] make me a strong fit for this role.

In my previous work with [Previous Client/Company], | successfully [Describe a Relevant Achievement]. My portfolio showcases a range of projects that demonstrate my ability to [Highlight Relevant Skills]

I am eager to learn more about your vision for this project and discuss how | can contribute to its success. Please find my portfolio attached for your review.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

[Your Name]

Web Designing Template

Web Designing Cover letter Template

Dear [Client Name],

I came across your project for [Project Title] and was immediately drawn to the opportunity to leverage my expertise in web design. With [Number] years of experience crafting user-friendly and visually appealing websites, I am confident I can deliver exceptional results.

In my previous project for [Previous Client], I designed a website that resulted in a [Quantifiable Achievement] increase in [Metric, e.g., traffic, conversions]. My portfolio showcases my ability to design websites that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also optimised for [Areas of Expertise, e.g. SEO, mobile responsiveness].

I'm eager to discuss your vision for the website and collaborate on a design that exceeds your expectations. Please find my portfolio linked below for your reference: [Portfolio Link]

Content Writing Template

Content writing cover letter template

Hey[Client Name],

I came across your project for [Project Title] and was immediately drawn to the opportunity to leverage my content writing skills. With [Number] years of experience crafting engaging and informative content, I am confident I can create pieces that resonate with your target audience and achieve your desired goals.

In my previous role at [Previous Client/Company], I successfully increased website traffic by [Quantifiable Achievement] through the creation of [Type of Content, e.g., blog posts, SEO-optimised articles]. My portfolio showcases my ability to write in various styles and tones, ensuring your content aligns perfectly with your brand voice.

I'm eager to discuss your content strategy and brainstorm ideas that will captivate your audience and drive results. Please find writing samples relevant to your project in my portfolio linked below: [Portfolio Link]

Graphic Design Template

Graphic Design Cover letter Template

I'm excited to submit my proposal for your [Project Title] project. Having reviewed the details, I am confident my expertise in graphic design can deliver visually stunning and impactful creative assets that align with your vision.

For [Number] years, I've been helping businesses like yours create captivating visuals that elevate their brand identity. In my previous project for [Previous Client], | designed [Type of Design, e.g. logos, social media graphics, website banners] that resulted in a [Quantifiable Achievement] increase in [Metric, e.g. brand awareness, engagement].

My portfolio showcases my design versatility and ability to translate your ideas into effective visuals. I'm particularly skilled in [Areas of Expertise, e.g., brand identity design, illustration, UI/UX design. I'm eager to collaborate with you and bring your design vision to life. Please find a link to my portfolio showcasing relevant design work: [Portfolio Link].

Video Editing Template

Video Editing Cover Letter Template

Hello [Client Name],

Having reviewed your project for [Project Title], I'm confident my video editing skills and creative vision can transform your raw footage into a compelling and engaging video.

With a passion for storytelling and [Number] years of experience editing videos for [Previous Clients/Companies/Industries], | possess a strong understanding of pacing, transitions, and the power of visuals to capture and hold the audience attention.

In my previous project for [Previous Client], I edited a video that achieved [Quantifiable Achievement] by utilising [Specific Editing Techniques]. My portfolio showcases my ability to edit videos across various styles, from promotional content to explainer videos.

I'm eager to discuss your vision for this project and collaborate on crafting a video that exceeds your expectations. Please find a link to my portfolio showcasing my editing skills: [Portfolio Link].

Note: Adapt the bracketed sections to your specific skill set. Also, while you can use these templates for reference, it's important to make your cover letter very personalised.

By incorporating these tips and templates, you'll be well on your way to crafting compelling cover letters for upwork proposals that land you the freelance projects you deserve. Remember, a cover letter is an ongoing conversation. As you gain experience on Upwork, track what resonates with clients and refine your approach for continued success.

Q1. What Components Are Mandatory for a Good Cover Letter?

Ans. While there's no strict format, strong cover letters typically include:

  • A personalised greeting
  • A brief introduction highlighting your relevant skills and experience
  • A specific example from your portfolio that showcases your expertise
  • A closing that expresses your enthusiasm and next steps (e.g., call to schedule a call)

Q2. The Resume and Cover Letter Dilemma: To Copy or Not to Copy?

Ans. Your cover letter shouldn't simply replicate your resume. It expands upon your resume by demonstrating your understanding of the specific project and how your skills directly benefit the client.

Q3. What is the difference between a Proposal vs. a Cover Letter?

Ans. On Upwork, the terms "proposal" and "cover letter" are often used interchangeably. They both refer to the written document submitted to convince a client to hire you. However, some freelancers differentiate between the two. A cover letter might be the initial introduction, while a proposal includes the cover letter alongside more detailed information about your approach, timeline, and pricing.

Q4. Should you use ChatGPT to write your cover letter?

Ans. While AI writing tools like ChatGPT can help generate ideas, it's crucial to maintain a personal touch in your cover letter. Clients value genuine communication and a clear understanding of your skills. It's best to use these tools as a starting point and then personalise the content for each project.

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Are you dreaming of landing freelance clients remotely and get the control to quit your job?

The first step is writing a cover letter on Upwork that wins a client over to your side. In this guide, you and I will dive deeper into what good and bad proposals look like and the specific steps to master writing them.

You’ll need to know less than you think and practice more but don’t worry, we’ll cover everything you need. This is the best skill you can master to earn money on the side. I know that’s a bold statement and think about it: even if you could do nothing else, you can offer to help businesses write proposals or sell their services for them. 

I take a different approach than most others because I don’t feel good about coming across as salesy. To my luck, it turns out to work really well as you might have seen in the case studies here .

The trade-off is that it requires more work than the average freelancer puts in, so truth be told, this is not for everyone. If you feel lazy and freelancing isn’t that important to you, no judgment from me but this probably isn’t what you are looking for.

With that note out of the way, let’s dig in!

Update : I prepared an article on writing strong Upwork proposals over at Millo in case you are serious about landing clients.

No matter if we are looking for a freelance gig, a traditional job, running a marketing campaign, writing copy or anything else that has an element of persuasion to it, we tend to win by first understanding what the client is looking for before crafting what we’ll show them.

To make this guide on writing a winning cover letter on Upwork very real, let’s first upload a project to the website and see what happens before we dive into the nitty-gritty of how to master the Upwork proposals.

How freelance clients experience Upwork

We could have picked any type of project, so to make this easy to follow for many of us, let’s pick a project around lead generation research.

First, we need to decide on a job title and category.

cover letter upwork - setting up a project

Next, we click update and move on to writing what we think is a good and descriptive project description. I took the liberty of preparing one that you can see below – I apologize for the zoom out, I wanted to add everything there for you to see.

cover letter for upwork content writing

Let’s make this a one-time project and move on.

cover letter for upwork content writing

There are so many different skills we can attach to the project. It feels as if there are too many to choose from, so let’s just pick quantitative research and move on.

cover letter for upwork content writing

On the same page we also have to pick some skills. It is unclear what this is for, so let’s stick with market research and data entry. 

We also need to share what level of experience the freelancer should have. It’s difficult to judge, so let’s pick the one in the middle. It’s probably a nice balance.

cover letter for upwork content writing

Next, we have to select if we only want to invite a specific freelancer or make it public, and how many freelancers we need. One freelancer will do for this project. Let’s keep it open and get some bids so the freelancers can show us what they got, shall we?

cover letter for upwork content writing

Finally, it seems, we have to enter the budget. A fixed price seems like a good bet but I don’t know how much this is worth. Especially, since we don’t yet know how many leads are out there and we want to pay what’s fair without getting ripped off.

Let’s say $1 per lead and add $200. Perhaps we are able to change it later.

cover letter for upwork content writing

A quick review of our details and we are off to the races.

cover letter for upwork content writing

Yay! Our project is live! We are taken to this page and suggested to invite freelancers but since we don’t know any, we’ll let the freelancers come to us with proposals.

cover letter for upwork content writing

Fast forward two days… Let’s see if we got any proposals.

..We did! We got 20 proposals. This is what it looks like when we browse through the proposals:

cover letter for upwork content writing

Somehow Upwork has decided for us that 14 out of the 20 options are the “best match”. Let’s take a look. I have blurred out any personal details out of respect for each freelancers’ privacy.

cover letter upwork example - template

Let’s look at the other proposals…

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Wow, this is a long proposal. Interesting. The freelancer found and included my name which is great.

This next proposal is long, so I had to bite it up into two screenshots.

cover letter for upwork content writing

Besides the fact that this is very long and a good chunk of it feels like rewording of the project description, this isn’t bad either. The freelancer has a few questions and has thought about the project along with specifics that we will receive as a client. Not bad at all.

cover letter for upwork content writing

This next one has attached an example from a similar project. For privacy of the people in the doc, I’ll not add it here but the formatting looks like what you and I are looking for.

The proposal is nice, short and not bad at all. Let’s see what else we have.

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I’m not entirely sure how the language skills help with the project. Are you? Anyway, let’s not sit and think about how it might, with all the cover letters we have to go through. 

We are busy and this is just one task out of many that we have to do as a client running a business. It’s one of those cases where it would be great if the freelancer had explained how it could help the project.

The rest of the proposals are quite similar… except for these two:

winning cover letter upwork example

Nice! Look at this doc:

cover letter for upwork content writing

The freelancer showed a sample of what our project would look like. There were only one other candidate that did the same thing:

winning cover letter upwork example

The proposal itself doesn’t feel that relevant to the project but based on the sample below it feels as if the freelancer understands what we are looking for. Right?

cover letter for upwork content writing

There are plenty more, similar, proposals. Since you are busy and don’t have all day to look at this (just like clients don’t), let’s leave it with those highlights. 

Looking over these proposals, what do you notice?

I notice a few things:

We got a few different “categories” of proposals: 

  • The “hail mary” copy-paste proposal that isn’t really relevant
  • The ones that tried to explain how their experience was relevant
  • The ones that showed us what the project would look like when it is completed

As a client it feels easier to judge if someone is the right fit by showing us something rather than telling us about their background. 

Particularly, because it is hard to trust that we are on the same page — even if someone says they understand, I’ve worked in outsourcing and remote projects for long enough to know that just saying someone understands is no guarantee that the two parties are on the same page.

Communicating between client and freelancer, and being on the same page is the biggest challenge with outsourcing, so it is extra important that even if we feel we understand, that we also work to make the client feel that we understand because there is a high chance we are not on the same page. 

Especially, clients experienced at hiring will be concerned about this and we’ll look experienced and score some easy points by pointing out that we know this is a problem and work to mitigate it. Telling something is easy – I can tell you that I know how to build a new Facebook but why would you believe me? Saying stuff is easy.. Especially on the internet.

It is really challenging to make the solution attractive based on explaining ourselves compared to showing the sample as a few of the freelancers did. There is something to the visual aspect.

At this point in the hiring process, we haven’t even looked at pricing, the Job Success Score, testimonials, top rated-badges or anything like that. 

It didn’t even cross my mind since we first need to make sure that we are getting what we are looking for and we got that proven from two people.

Almost all of the proposals were focused on the freelancer writing it rather than the project and the client. The irony is that I wouldn’t have thought about their background much if they haven’t focused so much on highlighting it.

And guess what: just as the freelancer is thinking about themselves, we as the client is doing the same. Everyone is and it’s normal. I don’t really care about their background, just whether they can do the project well or not.

Since most of the freelancer competition thinks about themselves, if we do the opposite, we’ll stand out immediately.

Another thing that I noticed in the proposals is that I didn’t feel any personal connection. I know this isn’t obvious but I would have loved to see a more personal or friendly way of writing the proposals. Most of the proposals felt very formal and in some cases even formulaic.

Even though freelancers are able to see how many proposals have been submitted, no one seemed to comment or mitigate the fact that there were a lot of competing freelancers for the same project. 

Many of the proposals would have been decent or perhaps even gotten a shot if there weren’t any other proposals… but there were. 

Since we can only hire one freelancer for the project, it’s a winner takes all scenario so if someone would make it 10% better, they would probably win.

With a lot of proposals and little time (being a busy client), it can feel overwhelming to look through many proposals and none of the freelancers seemed to consider that — and even if they did, we don’t know what they are thinking if they don’t share it with us. It doesn’t feel fair as a freelancer, I agree, but it is the world we live in and I’ve seen clients feel this way so many times.

I’m pleasantly surprised that there are more customized proposals whereas in the past, I’ve seen that most of the proposals have been lazy and irrelevant copy-paste cover letters.

Experienced clients see right through the template proposals, especially since there are many other proposals to compare with.

If we take the time to write even a basic custom proposal, we move from the worst bracket and into the middle bracket (in the three proposal brackets we talked about earlier) that might be considered for the project depending on the competition.

The challenge is that in most cases there can be only one winning freelancer, so we need to be the best. Luckily, it often isn’t that challenging.

Now, with a basic perspective of how it feels to be on the client side, let’s look at what good proposals look like and how we can create our own. 

But first, let’s look at why we keep sending the same proposals even if they don’t land us any jobs and how clients are pitched by other freelancers outside of Upwork compared to on the website so we have a basic reference point.

Why we keep sending proposals that don’t land jobs

We’ve all tried doing something that doesn’t work like sending out proposals that doesn’t land clients. After sending out a bunch of similar ones and not hearing back, why do we keep applying in the same way even though we know it probably won’t work?

Or in other words, why do we keep doing the same thing yet expect a different result?

This quote is often signed as said by Einstein but that doesn’t seem to be true: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.”

Either way, the point is great.

For some of us it is because we feel like we are working even though we know that working and making progress is not the same thing.

We are used to focusing on the number of hours we work from our traditional job but here on Upwork/with freelancing, we win by focusing on impact.

To mitigate it, we can for example create a habit around having a “doctor’s appointment” where we go undisturbed to dive deeper into the project for a little bit.

This requires reframing since we are used to clock in and out of jobs for a long time, and so this will naturally take a while to change.

This is one of the most powerful life lessons I’ve learned from freelancing and ironically, working in a traditional job, modern bosses tend to love this since it moves their business forward. Clocking in and out is just a metric created to hopefully help drive an impact on the bottom line but it isn’t a very good fit for that.

Examples of winning cover letters on Upwork

An Upwork proposal is different from what clients normally consider a proposal. On Upwork, this is the first impression the client gets of us whereas outside of Upwork, the proposal is usually the final recap of a potential project.

This graphic can serve as a summary:

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As you’ll see, we’ll normally have had the opportunity to establish that we are good at what we do, discuss a specific project, and perhaps even flesh out the details. On Upwork, it is the other way around.

An Upwork proposal consists of a cover letter and sometimes additional questions, although the word “cover letter” is sometimes used interchangeably with “proposal”.

So what does a good Upwork proposal look like? Let’s dig in by first look at a few example proposals that won the project they were pitching for!

Upwork cover letter examples

The job description

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The Upwork cover letter

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The project was won at $35/h.

Another example. The project description:

winning cover letter upwork example

Won at $250.

winning cover letter upwork example

The cover letter:

winning cover letter upwork example

The Upwork cover letter:

winning cover letter upwork example

Why did these Upwork cover letters work?

Let’s see which insights we can extract from the cover letters. What do you notice? 

I notice that the proposals feel custom written to each of the projects — they show that the freelancer took the time to get to know the client and project before applying. There are some minor mistakes here and there. They are not perfect and that’s OK too.

The cover letters are SPECIFIC both in terms of addressing the project but also the freelancers’ background. They comment specifically on the project or business showing that they did their research.

I also notice that they often point out a specific unknown in the project that the client might not have thought about. Something that is needed in order to give accurate advice or price.

They take one of the following approaches (or both): friendly with genuine interest or focus on being the expert.

They are not trying to be the expert by writing a long essay about their experience, in fact, they tend to have only a small section about the freelancers’ expertise or background.

And finally, they end with a CTA to make the conversation and next steps easier for the client.

Other insights I’ve noticed are:

  • The human aspect is more important than we think. I’ve earned a lot by being friendly, thoughtful of the client’s time, and focused on what they wanted – not always what I thought was best
  • Showcasing our expertise and portfolio is important. Just not as always much as we like to think.

Next, let’s dive into how to apply these insights in our own Upwork cover letters.

Step by step guide to writing Upwork cover letters that win projects

A quick note before we begin. Since I’ve covered most of the frequent Upwork cover letter questions more in detail separately, I will not be diving into them here but I here are the links to each of them in case you need to dive in:

  • Why do you think you are a good fit for this particular project?
  • Do you have suggestions to make this project run successfully?
  • What part of this project most appeals to you?

Let’s put everything we’ve learned together into the three key sections in the proposal:

Step 1: The hook

Direct response copywriting is the art of writing copy that persuades people to do  certain things — usually buy a product. 

That rule is that the headline only has one purpose: to get the reader to write the first paragraph. And the first paragraph only has one purpose: to get the reader to read the second paragraph.

You get the gist. When we apply for Upwork jobs with many proposals that are already submitted, this is particularly important, since it is easy to be lost in the sea of other proposals as we saw earlier. 

The first few paragraphs have one purpose, to get the client to open the proposal in first place. That’s it!

We can do that by addressing the client by name to instantly show that we are not wasting their time. Experienced Upwork clients are used to shitty and irrelevant proposals, so this is a good way to signal right from the get go that we are not one of those.

We can use the first few lines to write something that hooks them in since they can see that in their dashboard without opening the proposal. For example a compliment about the project or how we have similar experience.

For example “Hi NAME, I’m excited to see that you are also working in the language learning industry. I’ve helped a number of similar businesses drive customers with Facebook ads.”

Or “Hi NAME, I got excited when I saw your project about helping language students. I’ve learned two languages on my own and the most common challenge I see with students is that they are afraid of practicing because they don’t want to look stupid.”

You will often be able to find the name of the client in previous project descriptions or in the testimonials from previous projects.

Step 2: The meat

All other things being equal, this is the most important part of the proposal: We’ll show the client why we are relevant for the project. 

We can do that in a few different ways. For example by showing what we’ve done in the past but instead of showing our entire portfolio or work history, we’ll highlight just a few examples that are relevant to the project. 

That way, the busy client can quickly understand why we are relevant instead of looking at our life story and trying to guess it themselves. This is extra work and it is hard, and that’s why the client doesn’t do it. Most freelancers don’t do it either and so if we do, it’s so much easier to win the project.

For example “ As I understand you are looking for help running Facebook ads to drive more customers. I’ve helped a number of businesses similar to yours, one was teaching German and another Spanish.

By experimenting with different images, text, and audiences, I optimized the campaign from getting customers at $9/customer to $1/customer. There are many things to test but I’ve found that just focusing on the two that make a big difference will give the most bang for your buck. It would be great to speak with you to understand what you’ve already tried and how it went.”

If you don’t feel like you have perfectly related experience, highlight a project and show how one part of it is relevant. If the customers have been the same, you might highlight the pain points and show that you understand that type of customer well.

For example, if the project is for a business selling bathroom utilities like this one:

cover letter upwork example - project description

We might say: “ I helped another client in the bathroom utility industry generate leads with online marketing. We tested out three different channels: SEO, Linked ads, and Google search ads. LinkedIn was decent yet expensive. We built a great combo between different channels that I think you’ll find attractive.

Even though the items sold were slightly different, they were in a similar industry so there is likely overlap with the buying decision between their customers and yours.

With another client that sells portable gear for events, I’ve helped build a short term funnel with ads to get client leads quickly and a long-term approach with organic search traffic.

I figure your business is likely selling to event owners and in the second example my client was doing the same yet selling different gear.”

Do you remember the two best proposals we saw for the project we put on Upwork earlier? Showing samples as they did is another great approach to the “meat”-section of the proposal if we can show exactly what the project will look like. 

This is particularly great if you feel as if you don’t have any relevant experience because we move the focus to what the project will look like. 

We can expand this by walking the client through the process as well. This is also where we mitigate hidden client questions.

Common questions that are often not shared in the project description and overlooked are: 

  • If there are changes/revisions during the project, will we, as the freelancer, disappear?
  • Will we be easy to work with or does the busy client have to learn something new e.g. software?

We can mitigate that by for example detailing how communication might look like throughout the project e.g. if they will get weekly updates or a quick response time. 

Long-time readers of the blog will not be surprised: this is where putting in the extra effort upfront pays off.

However, I have noticed that even if something isn’t perfect, clients tend to love to see that we put in the effort because it doesn’t happen often. Modern business owners switch more and more from focusing on a specific skill set when hiring and instead, towards attitude and mindset because skills are easier to teach. 

We can show that by briefly explaining our thoughts behind what we are showing them and if relevant, the thought process behind it. 

For example if a job description is showing how a client want to run Facebook ads but doesn’t mention the project, we might explain that in order to recommend the best strategy we’d need to know more about the product and industry.

We might also show an example of how it changes depending on the price of the product e.g. that when a product cost more, a longer funnel/more time is needed in order to persuade the buyer.

Step 3: the close

This section is easy and focuses on next steps. Write a paragraph or two about the portfolio pieces or testimonials you have attached – don’t just attach things and let the busy client guess what it is.

Then conclude with one question so the client knows what to do next. I like to suggest a phone call to learn more but if you aren’t sure if you can help the client yet, you might ask a simple question about their business such as which industry they are in or about the products they sell.

For example, “I’d like to keep this short to respect your time. I have attached a few testimonials from previous projects, in case you are curious. Out of interest, what are your most popular products and what price point do they sell at?”

There is no real formula and it is more art than science as long as you add the key components and answer the questions that the client is looking to get answered. They might be described directly in the job description as well as those hidden questions we discussed before.

The client wants to know how we can help them and the more specific we are in showing them that, the easier it is to understand why they should work with us.

Portfolio, Upwork profile text, Job Success Score, etc. are all ways to show that and help the client “outsource ” the decision. 

We can either help them outsource the deciding by having them think “if this freelancer worked on x project or with y client brand that I like, they can probably help me as well”, or we can go ahead and show them directly how their project will look and what it feels like to work together with us through showing the process.

For example, if there is a big timezone difference we might realize that they could be concerned about it and instead of leaving it up to chance we can address it right away — which also shows that we thought about the client and how they might feel.

We might tell them that the time zone difference is actually a benefit because they can wake up to a project update in their inbox since we can work on their project while they are asleep because of the time zone difference. 

Notice how much we dive into how the client feels. That is not random. Clients often hire freelancers based on emotions even though most of us like to think that it is a logical decision.

Remember, your proposal doesn’t need to be the best in the world, it just needs to be better than the other applicants.

How to win projects if you have no experience?

You and I have already discussed this earlier in the guide and the overarching idea is to win by showing that we put in a lot of effort. We can also make it easier by picking an idea that can be done without crazy technical knowledge like leads research.

The most common approaches to show your attitude is to:

  • Show a sample of how the project will be done
  • Help the client visualize what the project looks like when it is complete and how the collaboration (incl. communication) will work throughout the project so they know what to expect
  • Show that you’ve worked hard to understand the client by including small details that indicate you’ve done your homework instead of writing a long essay

How to write cover letters fast with templates

I don’t recommend using this section until you’ve landed plenty of clients and feel confident that when you send out a certain number of cover letters, you know you’ll land a client.

Only then does it make sense to optimize the process. Otherwise we are optimizing the wrong thing and not gaining anything.

That being said, the simplest way to go about it is to categorize the clients you’ve worked with into certain buckets depending on what type of job descriptions they use and then collect all the winning proposals for each of those job description types.

Next, mix and match each of the proposal sections for new proposals like a swipe file. For example, you might use half of the meat section from one proposal, another half from another proposal and the closing section from a third proposal.

The key here is to only use winning proposals since you know that they work. It makes sense to experiment with a few things here and there to develop new ideas as well. That works particularly well if you can reuse some proven sections of your old proposals.

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By WriitingForu

Updated on: November 14, 2022

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18 ways to write your cover letter effectively

Here are  the 18 ways to write your Upwork cover letter effectively helping you get your 1st order or your journey on the way.

  1. address your clients by their name.

You can find your client’s name in their Recent History. To do that, Visit the job you’d like to bid on, choose it, then scroll to the bottom. There you will see something relevant, such as this image below.; once you find the name, note it down and move to the next step.

In this Picture, the Client’s Name is  Rex ; check the one you are looking for.

Finding client's name on Upwork job

2. Show them you’ve read their job description

Please read the job description from A to Z and understand what your clients want you to do for their business or Whatever the project is related to.To understand it the best way, let me show you an example. The Description is present in job in which the client requires writers for content who are focused on Science and Religion or whatever, so they can write the best content for their website and as well as for their Social media handles.

3. Share a surprising piece of knowledge

  While writing your proposal, share something catchy, attractive, and pleasant to your client so that you can grab their attention to your submissions. Try to catch them in your first two lines of the knowledge you are sharing; doing this will not only capture your client’s attention, but he will come to know that who powerfully you grab his attention, the same you will do for his content readers.

4. Ask a thoughtful question

  While writing your cover letter for Upwork, you must ask related questions from your client about the project to build their interest in your proposal rather than moving on to the next bid.

You can start questioning them with a statement, “Hi! I just read your job and it sparked a couple of Questions in my mind:

1. Ask Question Number 1

2. Ask Question Number 2

3. Ask Question Number 3

You can ask a minimum of 2 questions and a maximum of 3 to 4 Questions. It will make your client interested in you to get a quote from you and start discussing his project more.

5. Offer helpful Suggestions

  Who wouldn’t like to take helpful Suggestions? Of course, no one! You can make your Upwork Proposal more stunning if you offer your clients helpful suggestions that can boost their sales and bring value to their business, they would love to talk to you about their projects in detail, sometimes they become very, very happy, and they hire you after reading your Upwork Proposal regarding their Job Post.

6. Don’t open with “Dear sir or madam”

  Starting from your first line, don’t open up your Upwork Proposal like “Dear Sir/Madam, I have read your project details and it……”

Instead, open up like this “Rex, Hi! I just read that you are looking for a “Social Media Management” Expert. But before anything…….”

7. Break the ice with a compliment

  When you write your Upwork Proposal, you must be politely thanking them for starting your business. This will help break the ice between yourself and your customer.

Let Say, You add this complement in your Upwork Proposal letter  “Rex, Hi! Congratulations on starting your online blog. I can help you write content that can engage readers all over the world and can boost your audience and traffic by 10x by my proven strategies; here is the link to my past work directly related to your job details.”

8. Find common ground, then mention it

  While reading the job description in detail, you should find common ground to which the client is pointing your attention; you have to note that point and talk around that because your client will be comfortable and want more to hear from you in this circle. Grab that points and start talking to your client about his project, i.e., If he is talking about content writing, you should talk only about content writing rather than talking about how expert you are or talking out of yours’s client’s interest; they don’t care how much you are expert they need their work to done perfectly by the freelancer they hire for which they’ll pay you $$$.

9. Show them a relevant Piece of work you’ve done

In doing so, they will understand better that you are a great fit for this project.Also, they would be eager to ask you questions about the relevant work you have done for the past clients. This is a fantastic option to make your Upwork suggestions more appealing, much stunning, and much eye-catching .

The best way to share your Relevant work is to:

1. Upload all your work to Google Drive and share the link to your clients in your Upwork Proposal. 2. Directly attach your work in the Upwork sample Area where you use to attach the samples, i.e., you can upload up to 10 samples, and each has a size capacity of 25 Megabytes (MB).

10. Tell a Story About a similar client you helped

  If you have worked on similar projects, Interns, Jobs, or you might help someone with the same project, you can tell them about that. Also, you can attach the relevant work done in the story you are telling to your client.Tell them how you helped your client with your expertise and boosted their sales and audience, and you bring their business from having zero to top. For make them sure you can add up the screenshot of the results that you have driven for your client’s work you are talking about, this way they will be 100% sure that you are a great fit for them, and they will hire you as soon as possible and the submit their requirements to you about their project.

11. Say something that shows your expertise

  Now here comes the part you will talk about yourself, your expertise, and the work you have done so for past clients, also. You can mention your experience and the $$$ You earned from the past projects you have done, your current Ranking, i.e.,

For Upwork: Rising Star, Top Rated, Top-rated Plus, and Expert Vetted

For Fiverr: Level 1 Seller, Level 2 Seller, and Top Rated Seller

You can also add that you got 5 Star raving Feedback from your clients on the projects you have done from them, also their testimonials.

But these all must be very short and precise. Your whole Upwork Proposal Should not Exceed more than 6-7 Lines.

12. Don’t talk all about yourself

  You are writing the Upwork Proposal for the dream jobs you want. It would be best if you remembered that you have to talk less about ( I ) , i.e., About yourself and more and more about your client’s Job details and description to build their attention to your job proposal.

13. Research the client before writing a proposal

  What does this mean? Well, it means you have to research the client well and gather all the required information needed before you start writing the Upwork Proposal.

Well, you need all this info mentioned below:

1. Clients Recent History. 2. Client’s Feedbacks. 3. Client’s Ratings. 4. Client’s Hire Rate. 5. Client’s Payment Method Must be approved. 6. Average Hourly rate Paid to Freelancers.

14. Never spam them with copy/paste

  Never spam your clients with copy/paste templates; they would come to know that you have used the copy/paste template to get the job.

Make your own Upwork Proposal every time you apply for the job/project you want to work on.

Always remember one thing  “First Impression is the last impression.”

15. Tell them pitfalls they should avoid

  Help them out by telling what they should avoid while doing business, making their strategies correct, searching out for the mistakes they are doing, and telling them not to do; this is a great way to grab a long-term client.

16. Don’t Focus too Much on Your Education (No one cares)

  This is my personal experience no one cares how much educated you are, they only care if you have proven your skills and drive great results for the projects you have done for your clients, So this will be friendly advice don’t bother to write about your education too much, they already know how much educated you are, because it is mentioned on your profile as you can see here:

Education mentioning in writing Upwork proposal

17. Keep items simple and to the point

While writing your Upwork proposal, you must keep all the stuff simple, easy, and related to the job description; in short, tell your clients what they expect to listen to. To understand this, consider yourself as you are a client and find the best freelancer to get your work done; this is a great way to think about how your client thinks and what type of expertise he is looking to hire and work with. Believe me, I practiced it, and it’s very cool you will get to know what type of work your client is looking For.

18. Don’t Write unnecessary and long paragraphs

Don’t write essays in your Upwork proposals, and clients wouldn’t consider looking at least at your Cover letters. Here’s what you need to be doing to ensure that your proposal on Upwork is stunning and rocking.

1. Don’t Talk out of the Ground (Talk only about your job description). 2. Again, talk less about yourself and more about your client’s work. 3. Only talk about the Client’s Problems solution, Suggest him in 3 to 4 ways to solve their problems. 4. Short, sweet, and precise proposal focusing on the pain point.

Remember Few Points:

  • Your Profile Should be 100% Complete.
  • The client’s reviews are very important. Get a good one always.
  • Don’t bid on the job if you can’t do it.
  • Under-promise and overdeliver.
  • The portfolio is key.
  • Few testimonials on the profile are a goldmine. We have mentioned the best 18 ways to write your Upwork cover letter effectively, follow up and see how your results changes into days, or weeks.

Thank You For Reading; Should you need any queries or suggestions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us., We would love to listen to them.

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Do you need a cover letter for your Upwork profile? You’re in luck! I’m going to share with you my tips for writing an effective cover letter that will help you stand out from the competition. So, are you ready to learn how to write a cover letter that will WOW potential clients? Keep reading. Are you looking for a way to spice up your resume and stand out from the competition?

Check out this guide on how to write an effective cover letter for Upwork! also We’ll provide tips on what to include in your letter and how to make sure it catches the hiring manager’s attention. So whether you’re a beginner or experienced freelancer, read on for some helpful advice! Upwork is a great platform for finding freelance work, but it can be tough to stand out from the crowd. That’s where your cover letter comes in. A well-written cover letter can make all the difference and help you land your dream job. But, what makes a good cover letter? And, most important, how do you write one? Don’t worry – I’m going to show

Are you looking for a job? Check out this cover letter template for Upwork! This guide will show you how to write a cover letter that will stand out from the crowd. Are you looking for a job, but don’t know how to start? Upwork is a great way to get started. In this blog post, we’ll go over how to write a cover letter for Upwork. We’ll also give you some tips on what to include in your resume. Let’s get started. With this template, you can create a powerful and professional cover letter that will help you get the job you want. So why wait? Start creating your perfect cover letter today!

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Upwork Cover Letter sample for graphic designer

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am delighted to be able to apply for the Graphic Designer position with your company. Having done my research, I believe that you are looking for someone who has strong graphic design skills to create layout and design ads. If hired, I will bring this experience and more to the role.

Let me tell you why I would like to join your team as a graphic designer. I have very good communication skills and I can work well with others, but my creativity is outstanding. As a graphic designer, the projects that you will be able to see me complete for this position will speak volumes of that statement.

My experience includes:

  • Creative design solutions that attract attention and convey the intended message
  • Designing marketing materials such as brochures and posters
  • Proficient with Adobe CS5 program suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

Ready to discuss my qualifications at any time. I look forward to speaking with you soon and hope that we will meet again soon.

Your sincerely,

Sample Cover Letter for Upwork Data Entry

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing this letter to express my interest in the opening position for Data Entry Specialist. I believe that my experience and background will make me a good candidate for this job. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

While completing my degree at XYZ, I picked up several new skills that are essential to successful data entry projects. I can learn new programs quickly and efficiently. I’m also good at troubleshooting software problems, which is very important for this job.

I am looking forward to interviewing with you soon. Please call me on 555-555-5555 or send me an email at [email protected] if you have any questions about my candidacy. I will contact you next week for an interview on Tuesday or Thursday afternoon.

Thank you again for your time and consideration, Mr./Mrs. Employer.

Best regards,

YOUR NAME HERE

Cover letter for Upwork Graphic Designer

I’m a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in graphic design. My experience includes both print and digital mediums, ranging from banners to website design. I have also worked on several large-scale projects including creating presentations for businesses and event signage. In addition to my graphic design skills, I am an effective communicator with strong research and writing skills. My background in graphic design makes me a great candidate for the following position at your company.

As seen on my resume, I have extensive experience working in print mediums. This includes work with large-scale banners, logos, business cards, flyers, postcards, posters , brochures among others. My work has been used by several companies across the country, including New York City. As seen on my resume, I also have experience with digital mediums. This includes work with web design, social media presence and video editing.

I’m an effective communicator who works well in both groups and independently. I take direction very well, but can also work without supervision. My background in graphic design makes me an ideal candidate for the position advertised on your website at (website address) . So please contact me if you would like more information or if you have any questions. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Please feel free to contact me at ( phone number ) or via email to set up a brief interview. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Sincerely, Your Name

Upwork Cover letter Sample for Data entry

I have been doing data entry for a number of years now and I am going to apply for this job with _________. I believe that my experience in the industry would help me climb up the ladder in your company. If you want, we can set up a meeting so I can show you how productive I am when it comes to typing projects. Also I am experienced in all kinds of data entry tasks be it simple or complex.

I can start immediately and will deliver your project on time. And I guarantee great quality work every time. Therefore, you can trust me to work on a confidential basis and not disclose any private information about your company or the details of the projects that you give me.

Do get back to me if this position is still open and if you want to schedule a meeting. I am looking forward to working with you.

Best regards, Name

Sample Upwork Cover Letter for Virtual Assistant

Respected Sir,

I have been looking for a job as a virtual assistant. So I came across your advertisement on LinkedIn and felt it would be something that I could do to help you with your company’s work. Below is my resume.

In addition, please find attached my cover letter which will give you a brief idea regarding my education, experience and skills.

I would love to have an opportunity to speak with you further about how I can help your company. I am available for the next two weeks if you wish to contact me before then. Thank You,

Upwork Proposal Sample for Graphic Designer

Your company recently posted a Project Request on Upwork.com, and we would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our graphic design studio. After having carefully viewed the project request and its requirements, also we believe that our professional services can be of assistance to your business. We welcome the opportunity to submit an Upwork Proposal.

In the attached proposal, we have highlighted our capabilities and competitive advantage within the graphic design industry. Please note that a detailed project plan is also provided as a separate document for your reference. We hope you find our proposal competitive and suitable for this assignment.

We would be happy to send more information on how we can assist your business. So please feel free to contact us by email at info@insert graphic design studio name here.com should you require additional information or clarification on any aspect of this proposal.

We look forward to working with you soon!

Sincerely, Insert Name | Graphic Designer | Company Name

So what do you think? Do you feel more confident in your ability to write an Upwork cover letter that will get you noticed? But always Remember, personalize each letter and make sure it is tailored to the specific job listing. And don’t forget to follow our tips for writing a strong opener, body, and closer. Finally, check out some of the best ways to follow up after submitting your application. So Let us know how it goes!

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To succeed as an Upwork freelancer, a great cover letter isn’t optional. It’s crucial.

The moment a job is posted on Upwork, it becomes visible to thousands of people who do exactly what you do. And unlike your middle school gym class, you aren’t competing against 20 neighbors with similar abilities.

You’re applying to the same projects as skilled  $3/hr Filipino writers, $300/hr startup experts from Silicon Valley, and award winning Forbes contributors.

The only way you can land any of these projects is to set yourself apart. And one of the most effective ways to  stand out from the competition  is to create a killer Upwork cover letter .

Related content:  Maximize your income with  this free freelance rate calculator .

How to create an attention-grabbing Upwork cover letter

How to Create an Attention-Grabbing Cover Letter on Upwork

I’ve won over 50 contracts on Upwork during the last couple of years – with many worth thousands of dollars. After a plethora of “trial and errors”, I’ve discovered how to win more clients than I can manage – for both myself and several other writers.

Here’s how I won over 50 Upwork contracts.

If you do quality work, but are still unable to find new clients, the issue probably has to do with your cover letter.

Add these six elements to your Upwork cover letter and watch the interviews roll in.

1. Start by sharing your qualifications

Why are you more qualified for this project than the other twenty applicants?

If the client doesn’t see a reason to keep you around right at the beginning, they will rapidly move on to the next candidate.

So establish yourself as a professional . Do you have a degree? State it here? Have you worked in the industry? Now’s the perfect time to state this.

But  keep it short! If this goes on for more than two or three sentences, you’re going to lose it. You can refer to a writing service, where you can not only get help in writing your essay but also get appropriate writing tips for your cover letter. The point isn’t to toot your own horn, but to show why you are the right fit for this position.

Here’s how I state my qualifications for a business blogging project:

Hi, my name is Rob and I have an MBA, experience in financial analytics, and have written content for over 50 highly satisfied clients here on Upwork – as you can see from the “Top Rated” freelancer badge on my profile. 

Although it’s a long and slightly wordy single sentence, it sums up who I am concisely.

Notice how I focus much of the attention on how I can benefit the client. I have business knowledge (MBA and work experience), keep my customers satisfied (beneficial for them), and am one of the Top Rated freelancers on Upwork (which means they will be getting the best).

I also leave a lot out. What you leave out of your cover letter is just as important as what you include. For a business client I don’t mention that I’ve traveled to five continents, am involved in my church, and love sailing the San Francisco Bay. Although I may mention those items for another project.

Ultimately, you want to tell the client why you are qualified for their project, but concisely enough to move on to the rest of your proposal.

2. Make it personal by asking a question

When possible, try to connect with the client – very briefly.

If they include a link to their website, this makes it easy. Otherwise, see if you can pull something from the job description itself.

I’ve noticed that  asking a question works best.

Asking a question is essential – whether at this point or at the end of the application. Why? Because it encourages the client to contact you to respond to your question.

If someone contacts me on Upwork, I have a 50% chance of getting the job.

I seem to get about 50% of the jobs that I am contacted for. Once the client reaches out to me, I can learn more about what they need and present myself as the perfect candidate.

Therefore, encouraging that initial contact is essential. And because we all love talking about ourselves and what we do, asking a question to make it personal is a great way to start a conversation.

Following suit with the same application, I would make the cover letter personal by saying something like:

Your job description mentions your company is in New York. Are your customers exclusively from NY or do you work with clients nationally/internationally?

Although nothing profound, this simple question treats them like a person I am interested in getting to know – rather than just a client I am trying to land. It’s also a question that helps me learn more about their needs and how I might be of assistance. Finally, it encourages a response on their part.

And that’s the most important piece – so I’ll say it again:

Once you get a client to respond to your Upwork cover letter, your odds of winning the project increase exponentially.

3. Explain why you’re interested in this project

Most projects on Upwork come from clients who are passionate about what they do. Whether they’re entrepreneurs or project managers, they have a vested interest in the success of their project.

This means that  they are in love  with their project. Whether it’s a website idea, a new app concept, or simply a poster to promote their band – the client is excited about this project.

And you should be too.

By sharing with the client why you  want  to work on their project, you’ll set yourself apart from the plethora of freelancers on Upwork who are simply trying to land their next job.

As with the other elements, keep it short – but a well-worded sentence can make a world of difference.

As you can see from my own blog, MoneyNomad.com, I love writing about entrepreneurship and would thoroughly enjoy researching and developing blog posts for your website.

This simple sentence reveals that I am already an expert on this subject and will be just as excited about this venture as the client is.

4. Share examples of similar projects

This is HUGE ! Although more and more freelancers on Upwork are showing links to their past work – there are still too many that don’t.

If you have previously published work – share links to it in your job posting. Even if the projects are on your own blog or developed under someone else’s name, it still shows a level of credibility and gives the user a feel for what they can expect from you.

If you don’t have any samples, then you probably shouldn’t be trying to sell yourself to someone else. Instead, focus on building up a portfolio of 1-3 items that you can share. Do this by offering your service inexpensively on Fiverr , starting your own blog , or writing a few articles on HubPages .

I have a wide enough collection of articles that I’ve written, that I can usually find some worthwhile samples. But if I can’t, then I’ll share related content with voice I think the client wants. And I’ll share ghost written content as well.

Here are some samples of articles I’ve written in the past:

http://www.happyfox.com/blog/gamification-employee-engagement/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/57e4746fe4b00267764fbcbe

https://moneynomad.com/6-ways-to-live-on-under-10000-a-year/

Because Upwork doesn’t allow you to add hyperlinks to your job proposals, you’ll need to add in the entire url. Also, include a space between each url so that it’s easy for the client to copy and paste into their browser if necessary.

5. Vaguely explain your rate

Sometimes I state my rate right upfront, but other times I provide a ballpark figure or don’t share it at all in the cover letter.

Ultimately, when it comes to stating your rate you want to keep two things in mind:

  • Encourage the client to make contact (remember, I get 50% of contracts once a client interviews me).
  • Prevent yourself from wasting time with clients looking for cheap work.

From a freelance writer’s prospective, there are ample projects that want a writer willing to develop articles for $10-25 a post. This is far too low for me – and I really don’t want to waste my time interacting with someone not willing to meet my rates.

However, if I state my rate at $0.30/word when someone else offers to do the same project for $0.15/word – they may not make contact with me, allowing me to negotiate a rate and level of quality that meets their needs.

Depending on the client, I will say something like this in the proposal:

I generally charge my B2B clients $0.30/word. However, because I enjoy writing about entrepreneurship and think your project would be a lot of fun, I may be able to reduce my rate slightly.

By stating the higher end for my blogging rates, and then mentioning that “I may be able to reduce my rate slightly”, the client will understand that I don’t write $10 articles, but he will recognize that he may not have to pay $150 for 500 words either.

If we ultimately agree upon $0.20-0.25/word, the client feels like he’s getting a steal. Win-win!

6. Offer something for free

If you’re confident in the service you offer, then offering an initial trial for free can help you  make a lot of money.

Particularly when you are new to Upwork, and competing with freelancers with a large portfolio and high reviews, providing a free trail offer is a great way to get started.

If you’re a freelance writer, a 500 word article won’t take you more than 1-2 hours – so offering one for free is certainly worth the potential of ongoing work.

For one-off projects, like web-design, this could be a bit more difficult. But it’s not impossible. Rather than doing the entire site for free, offer to do an analysis of their current website, a review of their top competitors, or a 30 minute mock-up of what their website could look like.

Once you’re established, offering work 100% free isn’t necessary, but it can still help to offer a “freemium” version of your work. An example of how I do it:

Finally, I would like to offer you a trial article risk-free. If you like it, you can pay for it and use it. However, if it doesn’t meet your expectations, you are welcome to improve upon it and use it for free. What topic would you like me to write about for this first post?

Other times I simply offer to write the first article for free in exchange for recognition and a link back to my own website. Usually people would rather keep the content ghost written and focused on their website – so the end up paying anyway.

The book “ Predictably Irrational ” states that  free  is a powerful word. We all LOVE getting something for free. In fact, people are more likely to take a $0.10 Hershey’s kiss for free than they are to pay $0.01 for a $1 candy bar – even though the latter is actually a better deal!

Using this same psychology in your freelance work, and offering to do a free “mini-project”, is a great way to land your next client. On Upwork, or anywhere else for that matter.

The completed Upwork job proposal – Emulate this to land your next client

And here we have it! The completed Upwork cover letter – and one that has landed me tens of thousands of dollars worth of clients:

http://bankvibe.com/how-saving-for-retirement-is-like-surfing/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/57e4746fe4b00267764fbcbe

Since writing this article, I’ve done a lot of hiring myself on UpWork and I’ve come to realize that a cover letter is even more crucial now. With so much competition on UpWork, you as a writer needs to stand out from the pack. When hiring a freelance UpWork writer, I always read a cover letter looking for errors and misspellings. My thought is, if they can’t write a good cover letter how will they write a good piece of content. Let me know if you think this assumption is correct in the comments.

As you can see, it says a lot while still being relatively short. Additionally, it attempts to connect with the client and keep them engaged – from beginning to end.

Try this format the next time you write an Upwork proposal and let me know how it works! Finally, if you have additional suggestions for dominating Upwork, I would love to hear about them in the comments.

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Why do you use “Filipinos” to compare? Idk, but it feels like you’re somewhat degrading us and you would like to discourage clients to stop hiring a filipino. Although your blog is good, I would really like to ask why.

Thank you so much for commenting. And I apologize if this article came across as degrading – that is not my purpose at all! The point I was trying to make is the diversity of competition that ALL freelancers have (regardless of where they are from). We are all competing with educated and skilled individuals willing to work for $3/hr – and freelancer celebrities who charge a premium, but have name recognition.

My desire is for Money Nomad to be a website where online entrepreneurs and freelancers from ANYWHERE can come to learn and grow. Thank you for pointing this out. I included the word “skilled” in the sentence – and I hope that helps emphasize the true point I was trying to make.

Thanks for reading and I look forward to seeing more of your comments in the future!

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Website mock-ups are called “spec work” and frownded up in web development community. Also, you won’t get away with using your website URL in the proposal for too long since it’s against Upwork’s TOS.

Thanks for your response Ivan.

Since I deal with writing, I am not fully familiar with an appropriate comparison in web design. Perhaps an alternative would be offering a 10 minute analysis of their current website – or providing a 30 minute brainstorming session regarding the design of their website. Ultimately, it’s about finding a way to provide value and begin developing that relationship. I’m actually going to write an article in the near future “praising” spec work from a designer – so be ready to come harp on that post in a couple of weeks. 🙂

Regarding links in proposals – you are correct that, if you linked back to your design website, that would be against the TOS. However , linking to previous clients or samples is completely acceptable. Trying to prove that you were an exceptional designer, without providing links to your past projects, would be a very hard sell to make.

Thanks for stopping by and best of luck with your future freelancing.

Hey Rob, thanks for the tips. In my case, I’ve gotten some job offers and unto interviews but seems like the client goes MIA suddenly for a long period. Does it have something to do with my letter as well?

Great question Denny! There are two possible things going on here.

First, if you check the job posting you can tell how many interviews/hires there have been for the job. There is a chance that they interviewed multiple people and hired someone else.

Second, check out my article How to Know Which Jobs to Apply to on Upwork – it may be that you are applying to jobs for clients who aren’t established. A lot of people post “maybe” projects on Upwork and never follow through.

Thanks for your comment and let me know how I can help in the future.

I have been in business since 2009 and this is the first time that I admire a blog that got me subscribing to it’s mail-list, I admit you rock !!

I am very honored Hersham! Thank you for joining. I will definitely make an effort to continue to impress. 🙂 And feel free to reach out if you ever have questions or thoughts for topics that you would enjoy. Now that you’ve signed up, my goal is to make it worth your time!

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I appreciate these tips for Upwork. I just landed my first contract there, I just enrolled last week. It has been a small learning curve trying to figure which clients are legit or phony, and I had to enter an interview with two of them to find some red flags like doing work outside the platform.

I’m glad they’ve helped out a bit! But you’re right, there are certainly clients on Upwork that you have to filter through due to free work, outside of Upwork work, or simply low-paying requests. But there are definitely some good projects out there as well.

Best of luck!

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Hi Robs Can you please write a cover letter sample for lead generation email finding job

Hi Waheed! It will certainly depend on your personal skills and the focus of the job. If you just copy and paste what I write, you probably won’t receive much luck. However, following that format can certainly be beneficial! Good luck and feel free to run a specific scenario by me if needed.

Thanks for the helpful article. What’s your advise for a newbie? Someone who has lots of experience in a traditional work but no freelancing experience. Do you have a published article on this topic?

Hi, Alexandra here. You are not supposed to offer things for free on Upwork. It’s in the rules. That aside, I plan to use the rest of your tips to land my first job on Upwork. I plan to send in 5 proposals in the next two days!

Thanks Alexandra! You’re absolutely right — you should do free work through Upwork. However, offering a risk-free trial project (that you could use/resell if the client didn’t like it) can help you land a lot more clients. Remember, this is a high risk for the client — what happens if your work is terrible and they’ve already agreed to pay you $2,000 for it? They’ve just lost $2,000. Therefore, if you are able to say that your first article/design/etc will only be paid for if they like it (with you keeping the rights to use it elsewhere otherwise), you’ll be able to reduce their hesitancy to buy. Thanks for the comment!

Thanks a lot, Rob! I’m new at Upwork and your article is great help!

I’m so glad it helps! Best of luck as you get started. I look forward to seeing your success.

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A well-crafted cover letter can make all the difference in grabbing the attention of potential clients , distinguishing yourself from the competition, and ultimately landing the gig.

In this comprehensive guide, we will   dive into the essential strategies and tips to help you master the art of writing compelling Upwork cover letters.

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Are you are looking to write a cover letter for Content Writer jobs that will impress recruiters and get you noticed by hiring managers? You need one to apply for a job, but you don’t know what to say.

Cover letters are an important step to take when applying for a job. A cover letter can be a way to express your interest in a company, to address application requirements, and to create a more personal connection with the recruiter reading your application. It can serve as a way for you to stand out from other applicants and show off your skills.

Here are 15 amazing Content Writer cover letters that are professionally written and will help you stand out and get that job!

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Each cover letter is written with a different focus. Review all of them and pick the ones that apply to your situation. Take inspiration from multiple samples and combine them to craft your unique cover letter.

Content Writer Sample 1

Dear Hiring Manager,

After many years of writing for companies in the hospitality industry, I am now seeking to change careers and find a position as a writer. As someone with extensive experience in content writing and marketing, I can bring valuable insight and skills to your company. Focusing on SEO and conversion rates will help increase the effectiveness of your content marketing strategy. My experience in producing engaging copy that is well written for different audiences proves that I am the right person for this job. Please consider me when you are making hiring decisions. You won’t regret it!

Content Writer Sample 2

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to apply for the position of Content Writer. I’ve spent the last four years as a Social Media Editor for one of the top 50 newspapers in North America, and have over three years experience writing for both print and digital publications. My extensive knowledge of content marketing has helped me grow my skillset beyond traditional journalism to include social media strategy, web design, photography/videography, SEO strategy and much more. I look forward to hearing from you about the possibility of joining your team.

Content Writer Sample 3

I am writing to enquire about the Content Writer position at your company. I feel that my experience would be a perfect fit for the role. I have over five years of experience in content marketing and copywriting, and have worked with several international brands such as Nike, Prada, and Tesla Motors. My skills include: creating user-focused content that engages customers; conducting keyword research to increase website traffic; writing for social media platforms; designing highly engaging digital ads; Internet Marketing strategy development; building communities around social media conversations. I would love to discuss these skills with you further to see if I am a good candidate for this position.

Please contact me at XXX-XXX-XXXX or via

Content Writer Sample 4

I’m looking for a challenging position with an employer who values their employees. I have 7 years of experience as a content writer and I am extremely knowledgeable in subject areas. My resume is attached for your review.

Content Writer Sample 5

Content writer sample 6.

Your cover letter should be brief and to-the-point.

I am a professional content writer with over 8 years of experience using WordPress, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP languages. I would like to apply for the Content Writer position at (Company Name) A little about me: I have excellent communication skills and an academic background in English. I’m also proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Illustrator. My diverse skillset means I can write compelling content across many fields – from business writing to blog posts/articles to product descriptions. Here’s why you should hire me: My experience in digital marketing makes me an asset when it comes to promoting your content online through SEO optimization

Content Writer Sample 7

I hope that my skills and experience are a good fit for this Content Writer position. I have 2 years of experience writing, formatting, and editing content for various websites. My diverse skill set includes knowledge of HTML code, MS Word, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite programs, Google Analytics, Google AdWords Campaigns. I am also proficient in Spanish and have the ability to work with other languages if needed.

Sincerely yours

Content Writer Sample 8

I am writing to inquire about the Content Writer position posted on the (your company name). I would like to express my interest in hearing more about your company and discussing my qualifications. I have over four years of experience working with content, marketing material, copywriting, and editing.

My strengths include developing engaging blog posts that grab reader attention and produce significant results for your company. I also excel at managing social media platforms and building brand awareness through strategic marketing campaigns. The candidate will be responsible for producing blogs, web copy, newsletters, promotional materials, press releases, white papers etc.

I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Content Writer Sample 9

I am a graduate from McGill University with a degree in English and French Literature. I have over 10 years of experience as a content writer and editor, with the majority of my work being for social media firms. I am confident that my bilingual skillset combined with my educational background makes me a great candidate for this position. I would be excited to learn more about the opportunity to contribute to the growth of your company.

Content Writer Sample 10

I am a copywriter and editor focusing on content strategy and development. I have published more than 1,000 pieces of content, for B2B and B2C audiences; these include blog posts, social media updates, listicles, webinars and live presentations. My skillset includes: – Strong technical knowledge – Ability to create user-friendly headlines – Strategic copywriting skills with the ability to paint a picture with words.

Content Writer Sample 11

Dear Sir/Madam,

I have an interest in the Content Writer position. I have a degree in journalism and experience working with media outlets. I can communicate well with both journalists and copywriters, which will make me a valuable asset to any company. In my communications courses, I learned how to use AP Style and Chicago Manual of Style to write articles for publication. My work experience also includes writing content for various blogs and web sites.

If you would like more information about my qualifications or a writing sample, please contact me at *protected email* . Thank you for your time!

Content Writer Sample 12

Make sure to use proper grammar and avoid contractions when possible.

To whom it may concern, It has come to my attention that you are seeking a Content Writer for your company. I am writing in response to this request with the hope of securing an interview opportunity with you. My 5+ years experience authoring content for various publications has demonstrated my proficiency in meeting deadlines, accurately representing specific points of view, and optimizing content for the intended audience. I would be delighted to discuss more about how I can help your company during an interview. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Content Writer Sample 13

Dear _____,

It was a pleasure to see your position for a Content Writer. I am a recent graduate from ____ University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with an emphasis on journalism and writing. My coursework has been heavily focused on written communication, including many courses in public speaking and technical writing. In my most recent role as an intern at Company X, I wrote content for three different websites with varying topics including ____, ___.com__, and ___.com___. In this role I have written blog posts about the products offered by the company as well as content surrounding the newest products being released this year or any updates to existing products. This experience has given me ample opportunity to explore my interests in

Content Writer Sample 14

To Whom It May Concern,

I am a well qualified and experienced writer that is looking for a position as a content writer. I have ten years of experience in the field, with over four years in marketing communications. I can provide excellent references from both current and former employers. In addition to my experience, I also possess two college degrees: one in English and the other in digital marketing communications. The latter prepares me for this position not only by providing excellent writing skills but also through hands-on knowledge of SEO strategies and online marketing goals.

If you would like to speak more about my qualifications or any questions you may have, please feel free to reach out to me at (xxx) xxx-xxxx or email

Content Writer Sample 15

I am a passionate content writer with more than six years of experience. My diverse skill set, combined with my excellent communication skills, provides me with an edge over other applicants. I am confident that my knowledge and skills would be an asset to your company. I am available for interview at your earliest convenience. Thank you for considering me for this position!

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Hello Thank your very much for your job posting. I have got your job posting on “Data Entry”. Thorough your job description, I have come to know that you need a professional data entry expert. You have mentioned that you need the quick result in your day to day tasks. Also you have mentioned your time schedule in there. I have fully gone thorough your whole job posting.

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Thank you for your consideration Best Regards Your Name

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Dear Hiring Manager/Hello I’ve carefully gone through your job posting on “Job title here”. I ’m an expert Search Engine Optimizer with more than 2 years experiences of both “On-Page” and “Off -Page” SEO. I am very much interested in your project with all of your requirements.

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Recently I have successfully completed a SEO project on “A project name” both on-page and Off- page SEO, Full white hat Complying with Google Panda and Penguin Updates. For more on my skill and successfully finished jobs, please have a look on my Profile, Portfolio, Work history and Feedback. You can see my official site also “Your site link” (If you have not any site, please delete this line)

I am always available on Email and Skype. Please have a voice or video chat if necessary. I will be available more than 60 hours per week and able to start your project as soon as possible according to you. Thank you for your consideration Best Regards Your Name

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I have got your job posting on “Job Title” and I am very much interested to work in your project. I am a pro blogger and content provider with more than 3 years working experiences of blog writing, Posting and SEO. So, I think you’ll find, I have the skills you’re looking for.

For more on my skill and successfully finished jobs, please have a look on my Profile, Portfolio, Work history and Feedback. Normally, I can write and post a blog content with graphics and all the SEO supplements within two hours.

I am always available on Email and Skype. Please have a voice or video chat if necessary. I will be available more than 60 hours per week and able to start your project as soon as possible according to you.

Thank you for your consideration, Best Regards, Your Name

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Hello I have got your job posting “Job Title” and I am very much interested to work in your project. I am a pro blogger and have more than 6 years experiences of blog writing, Posting and SEO. So, I think you’ll find, I have the skills you’re looking for.

For more on my skill and successfully finished jobs, please have a look on my Profile, Portfolio, Work history and Feedbacks. Normally, I can write and post a blog content with graphics and all the SEO supplements within two hours.

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Dear Hiring Manager I’ve carefully gone through your job posting on “Write Name”. I ’m an expert Social Media Marketer with full internet marketing techniques and I have more than 6 years working experiences in SMM, IM, SEM, SEO, Affiliation, etc. I am very much interested in your project with all of your requirements.

Recently I have successfully completed many of SMM, IM, EM, etc.For more on my skill and successfully finished jobs, please have a look on my Profile, Portfolio, Work history and Feedbacks. You can see my official site also http://www.yoursite.com

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Hello I’ve carefully gone through your job posting on “Job Title”. I ’m an expert Youtube Channel Optimizer with more than 6 years experiences of both “On Channel” and “Off Channel” Optimization and SEO. I am very much interested in your project with all of your requirements.

Recently I have successfully completed two jobs on youtube channel optimization, http://www.youtube.com/user/muscleinnovations ; http://www.youtube.com/user/PowerfulMagnetsby3p

For more on my skill and successfully finished jobs, please have a look on my Profile, Portfolio, Work history and Feedbacks. You can see my official site also http://www.yoursitename.com

Thank you for your consideration Regards Your Name

07. Upwork Cover Letter for Graphics Design/Logo/Banner

Hello I am Your Name. I have completed my Diploma in Graphics Design and Text Illusion from Any University Name or Training Company Name. For the past few years I have designed many logos, banners, 3D textures, Auto Cad, Cartoons etc. Some samples have been posted in my portfolio area and my work history area. Please have a look to measure my quality.

From your job description area, I have come to know that you need a unique design for your new/existing company. Actually graphics is the soul of a website and permanent branding of a company. I can strongly assure you that I will be able to provide you according to your desire.

You will find so many so called designers in the web who even do not know the color combination and structure. I do not want you to be cheated by them. You are in a right place and person. Hopefully I will be hired in this project as I’ m highly experienced in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, lnDesign, Corel Draw, Text Design Pro

I am waiting for your response. I am able to use all types of communication methods and able to maintain your time schedule during the project is on.

Thank you very much Regards Your Name

08. Upwork Cover Letter for VA / Virtual Assistant

Dear hiring manager I have got your job posting on Virtual Assistant Project. According to your job description you need a fast one for helping you in your tasks. And yes you have mentioned about your time. For your kind information I want to let you know that I have been working with these types of works for more than five years without any single time schedule problem.

I am fully expert in web research, extracting email, data mining, Google, Bing, Yahoo, MS Office (Full), Google Docs, Google Document, Google Spreadsheet, Adwords, Analytics, Webmaster, SEO, SMM, EM, SEM, PR, B2B Marketing, Lead Generation, Directory and other related programs.

I can assure you that I will be able to assist you in your task in time with quality work as I have already completed so many projects. Please have a look on my portfolio and profile. I have listed many successful projects in my work history area.

I am waiting to be hired in this project to show my skills. Regards Your Name

09. Upwork Cover Letter for Web Research / Data Mining / Extraction

Dear hiring manager I have got your job posting on Data Entry Project. According to your job description you need a fast worker for your data mining and web research. For your kind information I want to let you know that I have been working with these types of works for more than five years.

I can assure you that I will be able to submit your task in time with quality work as I ‘ve already completed so many projects. Please have a look on my portfolio and profile. I have listed many successful projects in my work history area.

10. Upwork Cover Letter for Digital Marketing

Hello I have got your job posting for Digital Marketer. According to your job description, I have come to know that you are searching for an expert for this post. Now-a-days very few people can be found who do not use social media. Social media is the second need of the online people. If one organization can capture a large number of smm traffic, success can easily come to the owner. SEM and SEO are a gradual process which results slowly, rather SMM is an instant process which results faster.

Recently I have successfully completed so many SMM projects. For more information will you please visit my work history. Success is my main aim. I gain success by hock or by crook. And I have a strong belief that I will be able to satisfy you in this project. Hope I will be hired.

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Hello I have been really happy to see a job posting which is 100% fit for my skills. I have got your job posting on Forum Posting. According to your job description, I have come to know that you are searching for an expert forum poster with the updated knowledge of srong backlinking. Now-a-days very few people can be found who knows about the forum posting. Most of the workers are now just doing the spaming, not the forum posting. Forum posting is one of the most important tools of strong backlinking. If one organization can capture a large number of strong forum backlinks, success can easily come to the owner. I have been doing the forum posting with the do-follow backlinking for more than seven years. I know the present condition of the market and the world of forum posting.

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    2. Create a unique cover letter for each proposal. Having a general format in mind will give you the framework for your cover letter. However avoid a one-size-fits-all approach. Write a unique cover letter for each new project or job you want to apply to on Upwork. It's perfectly fine to recycle some of the stronger statements from your letter.

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    Example of a Winning Upwork Cover Letter. As promised, here is a cover letter I used to land a premium deal with a client. Note that you can use the pattern I set but make sure you don't use exact words. This cover letter was designed solely for the certain job post to this cover letter was submitted to.

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    7 Content Writer Cover Letter Examples. Content Writers excel at weaving words into engaging narratives that inform, entertain, and inspire readers. Similarly, your cover letter is your chance to craft a captivating story about your professional journey, highlighting your creativity, writing skills, and dedication to producing quality content.

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    Upwork Content Writer Cover Letter Example 3. Hello, My name is [Your Name], and I'm a writer specializing in content creation. With a B.A. in English from [College Name] and five years of experience as a freelance writer, I've honed my skills in crafting engaging narratives that captivate audiences.

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    Justin explains: I typically use the same model for Upwork proposals: I ask about 3-4 relevant questions about the job in the first paragraph, and I qualify myself in the second paragraph. So the template is as follows: Hello [Client Name], [If applicable: Thanks for the job invite.] It's a pleasure to meet you.

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    This person is considering hiring you - so your opening should encourage them to think of you as someone they'd like to work with. "Dear Mr. Smith," "Dear John Smith," or "Mr. Smith," are all appropriate. "Hey Bob," "What's up, Jim?" or anything extremely casual should be changed to err on the side of formality.

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    5 Tips For Writing Professional Cover Letters. Follow these quick tips to make your cover letter look more professional. 1. Keep it Concise and Clear. Write a concise and well-structured letter. Keep it to a single page and use a professional tone.

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    Step 3: the close. This section is easy and focuses on next steps. Write a paragraph or two about the portfolio pieces or testimonials you have attached - don't just attach things and let the busy client guess what it is. Then conclude with one question so the client knows what to do next.

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    Step 4: Demonstrate qualifications & experiences related to the job post. When crafting the content for your cover letter on Upwork, be sure that you keep it concise and highlight relevant information only. Clients don't have plenty of time to go over a memoir that includes all of your details.

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    A cover letter is your first—and perhaps only—chance to impress a potential client or employer. Don't let that intimidate you, though. A cover letter is, in fact, your opportunity to shine. It gives an employer a brief glimpse of the potential success you bring with you. Your experience, your person...

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    How to Craft a Cover Letter Clients Can't Ignore. Whether you're looking for freelance work or a full- or part-time role with a company, a strong cover letter is your introduction to a new client or hiring manager. Highlight your skills, your unique personality, and your desire for the role. As a freelancer, job proposals are standard but ...

  13. 18 Ways to Write your Upwork cover letter effectively

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    Sample Cover Letter for Upwork Data Entry. Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing this letter to express my interest in the opening position for Data Entry Specialist. I believe that my experience and background will make me a good candidate for this job. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

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    Here's how I won over 50 Upwork contracts. If you do quality work, but are still unable to find new clients, the issue probably has to do with your cover letter. Add these six elements to your Upwork cover letter and watch the interviews roll in. 1. Start by sharing your qualifications. Why are you more qualified for this project than the ...

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    Call-to-action and closing. 5 Successful cover letter samples. Example 1: Expert web developer ready to transform your online presence. Example 2: Experienced content writer dedicated to captivating your target audience. Example 3: Virtual assistant with exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

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    Content Writer Sample 1. Dear Hiring Manager, After many years of writing for companies in the hospitality industry, I am now seeking to change careers and find a position as a writer. As someone with extensive experience in content writing and marketing, I can bring valuable insight and skills to your company.

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    The process of writing a professional cover letter for Upwork can be broken down into several steps: Understand the job requirements: Read the job ... Consider offering additional services that complement your primary skills, such as content marketing or social media management. This can help you attract a wider range of clients and increase ...

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    From writing cover letters to nailing interviews, this super-helpful guide is filled with how-to's, tips, and examples designed to help you get seen and get the job. ... Content Types. Articles. Hiring deep dives, industry trends, and more. ... 17 Upwork Cover Letter Tips, With Examples. Mar 6, 2024 | 24 Min Read. Article.

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    03. Upwork Cover Letter for Article/Blog/Content Writing. Hello. I have got your job posting on "Job Title" and I am very much interested to work in your project. I am a pro blogger and content provider with more than 3 years working experiences of blog writing, Posting and SEO. So, I think you'll find, I have the skills you're looking for.

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