The most popular freelance marketplaces on the Internet.
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Most of the freelancing websites in the list 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.
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1) UpWork – general
2) freelancer – general
3) Envato Studio – general
4) peopleperhour – programming, design, administrative tasks, accounting, PR
5) 99designs – design
6) Toptal – custom software development
7) proz.com – translation, interpreting
8) Guru.com – general
9) DesignCrowd – design
10) flexjobs – telecommuting
11) seoclerks.com – SEO
12) topcoder – programming/development, graphic design, data science
13) weworkremotely – programming, design, customer service/support, miscellaneous, copywriting, system administration, business exec
14) workmarket – general
15) TaskRabbit – house cleaning, IKEA assembly, donation pickup, event help, office help, pet sitting
16) clickworker – online marketing, e-commerce, media, information and directory services, SEO content, translation, web research, data categorization and tagging
17) Crew – app, website, logo, or brand
18) mediabistro – writing/editing, production, graphic design, publishing. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: membership fees.
19) Field Nation – general
20) Scribendi – editing and proofreading
21) designContest – Logo Design, Graphic Design, Website Design, T-shirt Design, Logo & Business Card Design, Banner design, Icon Design
22) Freelance-info.fr – French, consulting. NOT FREE FOR EMPLOYERS: access fees.
23) designhill – business and corporate design, graphic and print design, website and mobile design
24) freelance.com – general
25) bidvine – service professionals
26) crowdSPRING – logo design, naming design, graphic design, web design
27) Authentic Jobs – UI Design, Front-end Development, Back-end Development, App development, Information Architecture, Content Strategy, Miscellaneous
28) FreelanceWriting – writing
29) 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
30) yeeply – mobile application
31) xplace – designing, programming, writing/editing, translating, marketing, photographing. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: bidding fees.
32) CloudPeeps – general
33) Gigster.com – web designers and app designers
34) freelance writing jobs – writing
35) 48hourslogo – logo designs
36) trabajofreelance.com – Spanish, general. NOT FREE FOR EMPLOYERS: contact fees.
37) Writerbay – writing
38) Design Inc. – design
39) yunojuno – general
40) goLance – accounting & consulting, admin support, customer service, data science & analytics, design & creative, engineering & architecture, IT & Networking, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Translation, Web, Mobile & Softare Dev, Writing
41) iFreelance – proofreading,arts, data entry, graphic designing, photography, bookkeeping. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: membership fees.
42) GovernmentBids.com – general
43) gun.io – web applications, saas products,android apps, mvp development, project management, desktop programs, UX strategy, scripting, side projects
44) Project4Hire.com – programming, translation, consulting, graphic design
45) Taskcity – programming
46) Servicescape – editors, translators, graphic designers, and writers
47) LocalSolo – local and onshore independent contractor recruiting platform
48) Freelance-informatique.fr – French, general. NOT FREE FOR EMPLOYERS: intermediary fees.
50) freelanceindia.com – general
51) Speedlancer.com – design, writing, data entry, research
52) weliketowork – sale & marketing, writing & content, administrative support, design & multimedia, customer service, business services, web development, software development, networking & information systems, coaching, translation
53) hoofdkraan.nl – Dutch, general
54) Folyo – design, programming, sales, marketing
55) DesignQuote – logo design
56) SuperTasker – web, graphics, advertising, copy, and video, audio, buzz
57) awesomeweb – logo design, sales page, ecommerce, blog design, infographic, book cover, banner ad, wordpress theme, wordpress plugin, wordpress maintenance, mobile app, web app, page speed, responsive
58) 2Polyglot – translation, copywriting, language tutoring
59) FreelanceZone.com.sg – general
60) workhoppers – general
61) Genuine Jobs – telecommuting
62) Freelancers.net – general
63) taskarmy – general
64) Network Freelance (UK) – general
65) workfast (Australia) – admin and office, promotions and events, general services, hospitality, warehouse, retail and sales, energy and resources, labour hire
66) crowdsite – brand basics, web & app design, print, package & label, clothing & merchandise, book & magazine, art & illustration, custom design contest
67) StudentFreelance – general
68) Joomlancers – everything related to the Joomla CMS
69) goprofe.com – English teaching
70) hexidesign – 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
71) Work Tasker – general
72) Text Writers – writing
73) Greatlance.com – general
74) FreelanceDesigners – web and graphic design, programming, photography, writing, fashion design, industrial design, video production, advertising, logo design
75) Hourly.com – general
76) programming bids – programming, databases, graphic design. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: membership fees.
77) dolancing – IT / Computer Programming, Mobile Development to Content Writing, Designing, Data Entry, Sales & Marketing, and many more
78) Freelance Success – writing
79) Flexy – general
80) Hubbul. – IT, Digital, Ecommerce, Accountancy & Finance, Human Resources & Learning, Supply Chain & Procurement
81) Sweet Side Jobs – Social Networks, Content Curation, Comment Response, Content Updates, Account Manager, Support, Social Strategy, Social Account Setup, Custom Graphic Headers, Brand Mentions, Website Social Audit, Social Media Advertising
82) Tibba – bloggers, community organizers, social media interns, brokers
83) Freelance auction – programming, design
84) freelancermap – software development, web, system administrator, telecommunications & mobile, IT consulting, SAP, Management consulting, Engineering, Distribution, OLAP & Business Intelligence, Content and media, Service and Support
85) translatorbase – translation
86) wrapsew – marketplace for anything fashion or clothing related
Craigslist – 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 – design
Behance – design, copywriting, writing
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