Taking a whole new angle on internet entrepreneurship, Freelancer.comprovides a forum for freelancers to connect with small businesses, capitalizing on peoples’ need for freelancer services. The website proudly claims the status of “world’s largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace for small business.” With over 7,500,000 employers networking on their site and with over 4,500,000 projects posted since 2004, they certainly seem fit to make such a claim.
So how does it work? Whether you’re a small upstart, an already established small business, or a full-fledged company, you can upload design projects to Freelancer.com, then compare and consider bids from freelancers interested in being hired. You don’t pay anything until you find a find a product with which you are 100% satisfied. If you’re an aspiring freelancer, all you have to do to find work is sign up for free and browse the project listings!
The ease of this network is really what makes it a beautiful idea—it guarantees quality for the professionals seeking help, and offers a plentitude of easy opportunities to freelancers looking for hire.