How to cheat on Upwork

I discovered this by accident.

I kinda just said “screw it” and set up this little process. I got my first client this way. And, I suddenly started getting WAY more job invites. And, every time I did it, I’d noticed a jump in the number of invites I was getting.

Anyway, what it is…

Is a kind of “cheat code” that lets you juice Upwork’s algorithm in your favor (And no, it’s nothing shady or immoral or against their TOS. In fact, Upwork WANTS you to do it… but it absolutely does give you an advantage outside the normal bounds of how Upwork works).

It’s also the only way I know to revive a “dead” profile.

If you’ve got a bad review.

And your Job Success Score plummeted.

And, you now can’t get hired.

This is the ONLY way I know to start getting clients again. It’s not guaranteed to bring back your dead profile, but it’s the only chance you’ve got.

Even more…

I’ve seen a few Reddit-heads talk about it… but, they’re always complaining about people who do it. Makes no sense to me.

It’s like, “Hey this thing works really well… WHY ARE YOU DOING IT!?”


In any case, I teach it to you in the “Algorithm Expander” bonus included with my Upwork course.

It’s how Upworkers are able to do things like this:

“I made account on upwork but it did not get approved. But after viewing John’s course during lockdown I made account again. It got approved the same day and amazingly I got my first job the very same day. I couldn’t believe it. I thought may be I got it by coincidence. Anyways I completed the job and recieved my first earnings. Then after two days I got another job and within a week I got 3 jobs and completed them successfully.”

It’s pretty simple, in my opinion.

1. Recognize the algorithm is everything on Upwork.

2. Decode how the algorithm works.

3. Implement.

4. Get clients.

That’s what I show you how to do.

Anyway, up to you.

Course link is here if you’re interested:



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