Business Media Tool: Freelancer

What is Freelancer.com?



Freelancer is a global crowdsourcing marketplace website, which allows potential employers to post jobs that freelancers can then bid to complete. Freelancer is a marketplace where employers and employees are able to find each other. The site

allows employers to post work for site members while bidding on in a competitive tender process.

allows members to host and enter contests for which prize money is offered as a reward.

Freelancers and employers develop profiles on the site as they offer, win and complete work and write and receive reviews of people they work with of for. The site members receive a finite number of bids to use on the site, which are periodically replenished. A series of account options are offered, ranging from free accounts through to professional subscriptions. Most of Freelancer users come from India, the United States, Philippines, Pakistan, and the United Kingdom, but it is represented through its user network in 247 countries, regions, and territories; and in both emerging and developed markets. The top three job categories that most frequently get job requests are IT and software, 34%; design, media and architecture, 31%; and writing & content, 13%. The company has offices in Manila, Philippines; Sydney, Australia; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Buenos Aires, Argentina; London, United Kingdom; and Jakarta, Indonesia.To use Freelancer.com ,


How to use?

First and foremost you have to create an account there which is free of cost. After that you can select your skills for which you want to work on like for example ( c , php etc)  You will start getting job feeds related to the skills you selected and you can then bid on those jobs . Bidding process is easy and you just have to follow some steps and bid an amount you think you will charge for that project and the time – frame under which you will complete. After that the employer will see your profile on freelancer.com and based on your reviews and ratings there , will start discussing with you the project. If you are a new freelancer, things will be difficult at first, because you will have nothing to showcase, hence the employer may not message you try keeping your amount very low , and give them the links to your previous work




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