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: November 26, 2014

odesk freelance marketplace logo

1) odesk.com – general

elance freelance marketplace logo

2) Elance.com – general

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3) freelancer.com – general

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4) Envato Studio – general

99designs freelance marketplace logo

5) 99designs.com – design

peopleperhour freelance marketplace logo

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

mediabistro freelance marketplace logo

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

guru freelance marketplace logo

8) Guru.com – general

seoclerks freelance marketplace logo

9) seoclerks.com – SEO

proz freelance marketplace logo

10) proz.com – translation, interpreting

designcrowd freelance marketplace logo

11) designcrowd.com – design

topcoder freelance marketplace logo

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

crowdspring freelance marketplace logo

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

taskrabbit freelance marketplace logo

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

clickworker freelance marketplace logo

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

freelancewriting

16) freelancewriting.com – writing

freelance freelance marketplace logo

17) freelance.com – general

getacoder freelance marketplace logo

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

freelance informatique freelance marketplace logo

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

freelancewritinggigs freelance marketplace logo

20) freelancewritinggigs.com – writing

scribendi freelance marketplace logo

21) scribendi.com – editing and proofreading

task city freelance marketplace logo

22) taskcity.com – programming

trabajofreelance freelance marketplace logo

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

field nation freelance marketplace logo

24) fieldnation.com – general

ifreelance freelance marketplace logo

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

xplace freelance marketplace logo

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

freelancemap freelance marketplace logo

27) 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

yunojuno freelance marketplace logo

28) yunojuno.com – general

translator base freelance marketplace logo

29) translatorbase.com – translator

project4hire freelance marketplace logo

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

genuinejobs freelance marketplace logo

31) genuinejobs.com – telecommuting

freelancesuccess freelance marketplace logo

32) freelancesuccess.com – writing

freelanceindia freelance marketplace logo

33) freelanceindia.com – general

hoofdkraan logo

34) hoofdkraan.nl – Dutch, general

joomlancers freelance marketplace logo

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

freelancers.net freelance marketplace logo

36) freelancers.net – general

governmentbids freelance marketplace logo

37) governmentbids.com – general

freelance-informatique.fr freelance marketplace logo

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

freelancedesigners freelance marketplace logo

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

hexidesign freelance marketplace logo

40) 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

bizreef freelance marketplace logo

41) bizreef.com – writing, programming, graphic designing, marketing, translating, photographing.NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: contact fees.

workhoppers freelance marketplace logo

42) workhoppers.com – general

greatlance freelance marketplace logo

43) greatlance.com – general

freelancejobsearch freelance marketplace logo

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

hourly logo

45) hourly.com – general

programmingbids freelance marketplace logo

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

weblance freelance marketplace logo

47) weblance.com – design skills, develop skills, test skills, marketing skills

freelanceauction freelance marketplace logo

48) freelanceauction.com – programming, design

helpcove freelance marketplace logo

49) helpcove.com – general

workersoncall freelance marketplace logo

50) workersoncall.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.

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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-- Jacob Share