Top 50 Freelance Marketplaces Online

The most popular FREE freelance marketplaces on the Web.

Top 50 Freelance Marketplaces Online

Most of the sites listed here are free to use in their most basic form both for freelancers and employers, however some of the sites have fees for at least one party and most of the sites have paid premium features.

Each site is listed with its specialties and main language when not English.

Last updated: June 2, 2015

elance freelance marketplace logo

1) Elance.com – general

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2) freelancer.com – general

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3) Envato Studio – general

99designs freelance marketplace logo

4) 99designs.com – design

upwork freelance marketplace logo

5) UpWork.com – general

peopleperhour freelance marketplace logo

6) peopleperhour.com – programming, design, administrative tasks, accounting, PR

seoclerks freelance marketplace logo

7) seoclerks.com – SEO

guru freelance marketplace logo

8) Guru.com – general

proz freelance marketplace logo

9) proz.com – translation, interpreting

designcrowd freelance marketplace logo

10) designcrowd.com – design

toptal freelance marketplace logo

11) toptal.com – custom software development

flexjobs freelance marketplace logo

12) flexjobs.com – telecommuting

topcoder freelance marketplace logo

13) topcoder.com – programming/development, graphic design, data science

taskrabbit freelance marketplace logo

14) TaskRabbit.com – house cleaning, IKEA assembly, donation pickup, event help, office help, pet sitting

mediabistro freelance marketplace logo

15) mediabistro.com – writing/editing, production, graphic design, publishing. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: membership fees.

crowdspring freelance marketplace logo

16) crowdspring.com – logo design, naming design, graphic design, web design

weworkremotely freelance marketplac logo

17) weworkremotely.com – programming, design, customer service/support, miscellaneous, copywriting, system administration, business exec

authentic jobs freelance marketplace logo

18) Authenticjobs.com – UI Design, Front-end Development, Back-end Development, App development, Information Architecture, Content Strategy, Miscellaneous

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19) freelancewriting.com – writing

journalismjobs freelance marketplace logo

20) journalismjobs.com – newspaper/wire services, online media/startups, television/radio, magazines/publishing, trade publication/newsletters, pr/media relations/ communications, nonprofit/academia/government/other, financial/technology/misc. jobs, diversity jobs

clickworker freelance marketplace logo

21) clickworker.com – online marketing, e-commerce, media, information and directory services, SEO content, translation, web research, data categorization and tagging

freelance freelance marketplace logo

22) freelance.com – general

workmarket freelance marketplace logo

23) workmarket.com – general

getacoder freelance marketplace logo

24) getacoder.com – web design, writing, programming, legal

field nation freelance marketplace logo

25) fieldnation.com – general

scribendi freelance marketplace logo

26) scribendi.com – editing and proofreading

freelancewritinggigs freelance marketplace logo

27) freelancewritinggigs.com – writing

freelance informatique freelance marketplace logo

28) freelance-info.fr – French, consulting. NOT FREE FOR EMPLOYERS: access fees.

writerbay freelance marketplace logo

29) writerbay.com – writing

task city freelance marketplace logo

30) taskcity.com – programming

trabajofreelance freelance marketplace logo

31) trabajofreelance.com – Spanish, general. NOT FREE FOR EMPLOYERS: contact fees.

hoofdkraan logo

32) hoofdkraan.nl – Dutch, general

ifreelance freelance marketplace logo

33) ifreelance.com – proofreading,arts, data entry, graphic designing, photography, bookkeeping. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: membership fees.

staff freelance marketplace logo

34) staff.com – general

translator base freelance marketplace logo

35) translatorbase.com – translator

xplace freelance marketplace logo

36) xplace.com – designing, programming, writing/editing, translating, marketing, photographing. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: bidding fees.

freelancemap freelance marketplace logo

37) freelancemap.com – software development, web, system administrator, telecommunications & mobile, IT consulting, SAP, Management consulting, Engineering, Distribution, OLAP & Business Intelligence, Content and media, Service and Support

project4hire freelance marketplace logo

38) project4hire.com – programming, translation, consulting, graphic design

freelanceindia freelance marketplace logo

39) freelanceindia.com – general

taskarmy freelance marketplace logo

40) taskarmy.com – general

freelancers.net freelance marketplace logo

41) freelancers.net – general

wealthywebwriter freelance marketplace logo

42) wealthywebwriter.com – writing

governmentbids freelance marketplace logo

43) governmentbids.com – general

genuinejobs freelance marketplace logo

44) genuinejobs.com – telecommuting

yunojuno freelance marketplace logo

45) yunojuno.com – general

freelancesuccess freelance marketplace logo

46) freelancesuccess.com – writing

joomlancers freelance marketplace logo

47) joomlancers.com – everything related to the Joomla CMS

workhoppers freelance marketplace logo

48) workhoppers.com – general

freelance-informatique.fr freelance marketplace logo

49) freelance-informatique.fr – French, general. NOT FREE FOR EMPLOYERS: intermediary fees.

studentfreelance freelance marketplace logo

50) studentfreelance.com – general

freelancedesigners freelance marketplace logo

51) freelancedesigners.com – web and graphic design, programming, photography, writing, fashion design, industrial design, video production, advertising, logo design

freelancejobsearch freelance marketplace logo

52) freelancejobsearch.com – web & graphic design, photography

hourly logo

53) hourly.com – general

greatlance freelance marketplace logo

54) greatlance.com – general

programmingbids freelance marketplace logo

55) programmingbids.com – programming, databases, graphic design. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS:membership fees.

hexidesign freelance marketplace logo

56) hexidesign.com – Logo Design, Stationery Design, Business Card Design, Web Page Design, Banner Ad Design, Brochure Design, Poster Design, Flyer Design, T-shirt Design. Has Affiliate Program

freelanceauction freelance marketplace logo

57) freelanceauction.com – programming, design

pro freelance marketplace logo

58) pro-freelance.com – IT

helpcove freelance marketplace logo

59) helpcove.com – general

Special mention

craigslist freelance marketplace logo

Craigslist.org – general Although not technically a freelance marketplace, many people do use Craigslist to post and bid on free job listings, both freelance and salaried jobs.

coroflot freelance marketplace logo

coroflot.com – design

behance freelance marketplace logo

behance.net – design, copywriting, writing

If you don’t want to spend more than a few dollars, pounds or euros, check out our Top 25+ Micro Freelance Marketplaces.

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