Below are the list of the best portals for Freelancers at a glance
Upwork’s offer is aimed at a fairly wide range of qualifications: developers, creative people, editors, virtual assistants and specialists from marketing, sales and customer service are most likely to find what they are looking for there. What makes Upwork special is its “Instamatch feature” that freelancers can use to set their availability status. You can choose between “immediately”, “later” and “not searching”. Clients can contact them directly via a messaging app and commission them in real time. The tool also offers chat and video capabilities.
Smartjobr is the first international matching app for iOS and Android that brings freelancers and clients directly together . The offer is primarily aimed at the creative and digital sectors. A specially developed matching technology ensures that freelancers receive suitable job offers via push notification. You can store a detailed profile with information on knowledge, references and daily rates. Interesting contacts can be added on both sides and strengthen the network idea that the app also offers. The download and the basic version are free of charge, the placement of jobs is commission-free for both sides.
On freelancermap, freelancers from the IT and technology sectors can find job vacancies to which they can apply directly . You can store a detailed profile and apply to suitable projects using a search and filter function. Project providers can find the right candidates using a category structure and send them project requests directly. Scripts that have already been programmed can be sold in a separate script exchange. Various discussion forums offer space for professional exchange. There is a channel section with relevant news and information from the industry especially for IT service providers. There are both free basic and paid premium memberships.
Freelancer is no ordinary job search portal. Here, candidates have to compete with their fellow campaigners and submit bids for advertised projects . The most suitable candidates for the project are suggested to the providers via an additional recommendation system and they can contact them directly via a chat function. Payment is made via the marketplace, either after the milestones set have been reached or after the order has been fully completed. Freelancers can find international projects here in the areas of software development, copywriting, sales and marketing, accounting, law or data processing.
remote is aimed at both freelancers and specialists who are looking for a permanent position . Above all, projects in the areas of marketing, development, translation, design and editing can be found there. The remote system is based on a learning algorithm that analyzes the profiles of the specialists in terms of their skills, experience and personality traits in order to provide them with projects that are as tailor-made as possible. The order is placed immediately and in real time, and payment is also made via the platform.
Fiverr is all about micro jobs – small tasks that can be done online. Fiverr is international, so it is English-speaking. The name says it all here: the prices for services here start at 5 USD – hence “Fiverr”. Several million offers are always listed on the platform, which operates from Israel – one of the major international micro job exchanges.
Simplyhired is actually a job platform that works both internationally and nationally in 24 different countries .
You can also search for freelancers for so-called “remote jobs” on Simplyhired. The platform offers a very large reach and also the possibility to look for freelancers in specific countries. You can then use a pay-per-click model to move your search to the top of a specific list category.
As the name already suggests, 99designs is aimed at freelance designers from various creative areas such as logo and corporate identity, app and web design, art and illustration, business and advertising or even clothing and product design. Companies can deposit a design briefing with information on requirements and prize money. In a classic pitch, designers from all over the world apply for the project with an initial idea. Clients can give further instructions via ratings, comments and private messages and select the best design from all submissions after seven days. The winner receives the advertised prize money, the client all rights to use the design.