GigRadar's Smart Boost feature offers an intelligent way to optimize your connects spending on Upwork, ensuring that your proposals are more visible for projects with better potential outcomes. By activating and configuring the Smart Boost in the Auto Bidder settings for each scanner, users can effectively control their expense on Upwork while increasing their chances of winning more jobs. Keep an eye on your estimated expense chart and analyze the effectiveness of your scanners using the CPR (Cost Per Reply) metric on the dashboard, ultimately maximizing the benefits of the Smart Boost feature.
This document provides an overview and instructions for using GigRadar's Smart Boost feature, designed to optimize your Upwork connects spending and increase your chances of winning more jobs. The Smart Boost feature is available to all active GigRadar customers and can be activated under the Auto Bidder settings for each scanner. This document covers the activation, configuration, and analysis of the Smart Boost feature.
Activating Smart Boost
Navigate to the scanners section and select the scanner you want to apply Smart Boost too.
Open the Auto Bidder settings for the selected scanner.
Locate the "Smart Boost" toggle and switch it to the "On" position to activate the Smart Boost feature for the selected scanner.
Configuring Smart Boost
Under the Auto Bidder settings, find the "Max Boost" option, which allows you to adjust the aggressiveness of your expense on Upwork.
Select a value for the Max Boost (previously referred to as Boosting Factor) to set the maximum additional expense for boosting your proposals.
Save your changes.
Viewing Estimated Expense Chart
In the Auto Bidding Options section, you can view the estimated expense chart for each of the submitted proposals.
The chart displays both the base expense and the extra expense for the Smart Boost feature.
Use this chart to monitor your overall expense and make adjustments to your Max Boost setting if necessary.
Analyzing Smart Boost Effectiveness with CPR Metric
Navigate to the GigRadar Dashboard to view your CPR (Cost Per Reply) metric.
The CPR metric helps you analyze the effectiveness of your scanners using the Smart Boost feature.
Monitor your CPR to ensure the right balance between spending on boosting and receiving replies from clients.
Learn more about how to analyze your scanner performance here.
By activating and configuring the Smart Boost feature, you can optimize your connects spending on Upwork, ensuring that your proposals are more visible for projects with better potential outcomes. Keep an eye on your estimated expense chart and analyze the effectiveness of your scanners using the CPR metric on the dashboard. Make the most of GigRadar's Smart Boost feature to win more jobs on Upwork.
Q: How does Smart Boost improve my chances of winning jobs on Upwork?
A: By using GigRadar Score, Smart Boost selectively increases the visibility of your proposals for high-potential projects, giving you a competitive edge.
Q: Can I control how aggressively Smart Boost spends connects?
A: Yes, you can adjust the Max Boost setting to control the aggressiveness of your Smart Boost expense on Upwork.
Q: How can I activate or deactivate Smart Boost for my scanners?
A: To enable or disable Smart Boost, go to the Auto Bidder settings for each scanner and toggle the Smart Boost option on or off.
Q: How can I monitor the effectiveness of Smart Boost?
A: Use the CPR (Cost Per Reply) metric on the dashboard to analyze the performance of Smart Boost for your proposals.
Q: Can I set different Max Boost values for different scanners?
A: Yes, you can customize the Max Boost value independently for each scanner in the Auto Bidder settings.
Q: What is the estimated expense chart, and how does it help me?
A: The estimated expense chart shows the extra expense for Smart Boost on each submitted proposal, allowing you to analyze and optimize your Upwork spending.
Q: Is Smart Boost available for all GigRadar customers?
A: Yes, Smart Boost is available to all active GigRadar customers.
Q: Can I use Smart Boost without using the Auto Bidder feature?
A: No, Smart Boost is designed to work in conjunction with the Auto Bidder feature to optimize your connects spending on Upwork.
Q: Will Smart Boost guarantee I win more jobs on Upwork?
A: While Smart Boost increases your chances of winning high-potential projects, it doesn't guarantee success, as other factors such as proposal quality and competition also play a role.
Q: Can I use Smart Boost alongside other GigRadar features, like GigRadar Score and Auto Bidder?
A: Yes, Smart Boost is designed to work seamlessly with other GigRadar features like GigRadar Score and Auto Bidder to help you optimize your Upwork experience.