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Is Moving Your Upwork Contract Off-Platform a Genius Move or a Dangerous Gamble? (The Insider Secrets Every Freelancer Must Know!)

Hey there, fellow freelancers! I still remember when I first joined Upwork, thrilled and eager to land my very first gig. It was a rollercoaster ride, for sure—exciting yet nerve-wracking all at the same time. Just like you, I experienced ups and downs while navigating the platform, and trust me, it was quite the learning curve! Recently, I stumbled upon a post from a newbie freelancer, who also happens to be a member of the Upwork Philippines group. They shared their experience of a client suggesting to move their contract outside of Upwork. The idea of pocketing their full salary without those pesky fees sounded appealing, but they were unsure whether it was the right move or if it could impact their account. I can totally relate to the author's dilemma, and I know many of you might face the same situation. So, I've put together this blog post to help you make a well-informed decision. We'll explore the ins and outs of taking contracts outside Upwork and how it could affe