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) CGTrader – 3D modeling
7) Toptal – custom software development
8) proz.com – translation, interpreting
9) Guru.com – general
10) DesignCrowd – design
11) flexjobs – general
12) seoclerks.com – SEO
13) topcoder – programming/development, graphic design, data science
14) weworkremotely – programming, design, customer service/support, miscellaneous, copywriting, system administration, business exec
15) workmarket – general
16) TaskRabbit – house cleaning, IKEA assembly, donation pickup, event help, office help, pet sitting
17) clickworker – online marketing, e-commerce, media, information and directory services, SEO content, translation, web research, data categorization and tagging
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) Writerbay – writing
37) yunojuno – general
38) 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
39) iFreelance – proofreading,arts, data entry, graphic designing, photography, bookkeeping. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: membership fees.
40) GovernmentBids.com – general
41) gun.io – web applications, saas products,android apps, mvp development, project management, desktop programs, UX strategy, scripting, side projects
42) Taskcity – programming
43) Servicescape – editors, translators, graphic designers, and writers
44) LocalSolo – local and onshore independent contractor recruiting platform
45) Freelance-informatique.fr – French, general. NOT FREE FOR EMPLOYERS: intermediary fees.
46) Coding Ninjas – programmers / developers / coders
48) freelanceindia.com – general
49) Speedlancer.com – design, writing, data entry, research
50) hoofdkraan.nl – Dutch, general
51) Folyo – design, programming, sales, marketing
52) DesignQuote – logo design
53) SuperTasker – web, graphics, advertising, copy, and video, audio, buzz
54) 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
55) 2Polyglot – translation, copywriting, language tutoring
56) FreelanceZone.com.sg – general
57) workhoppers – general
58) Genuine Jobs – telecommuting
59) Freelancers.net – general
60) Network Freelance (UK) – general
61) workfast (Australia) – admin and office, promotions and events, general services, hospitality, warehouse, retail and sales, energy and resources, labour hire
62) crowdsite – brand basics, web & app design, print, package & label, clothing & merchandise, book & magazine, art & illustration, custom design contest
63) StudentFreelance – general
64) Joomlancers – everything related to the Joomla CMS
65) 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
66) Work Tasker – general
67) Text Writers – writing
68) Greatlance.com – general
69) FreelanceDesigners – web and graphic design, programming, photography, writing, fashion design, industrial design, video production, advertising, logo design
70) Hourly.com – general
71) programming bids – programming, databases, graphic design. NOT FREE FOR FREELANCERS: membership fees.
72) dolancing – IT / Computer Programming, Mobile Development to Content Writing, Designing, Data Entry, Sales & Marketing, and many more
73) Freelance Success – writing
74) Flexy – general
75) 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
76) Freelance auction – programming, design
77) freelancermap – software development, web, system administrator, telecommunications & mobile, IT consulting, SAP, Management consulting, Engineering, Distribution, OLAP & Business Intelligence, Content and media, Service and Support
78) translatorbase – translation
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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