Business Contractors and Services

Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk)

Business Contractors and Services

Top Sites

1

Upwork (formerly Elance-oDesk)

Global freelance platform

2

Fiverr

Graphic design, digital marketing, programming, video, and animation

3

99designs

Graphic design

4

Freelancer

Web developers and designers

  Advice  

This list includes websites that are helpful for both freelancers and those looking to hire. If you're looking for work as a freelancer, these sites can help you get your foot in the door. Consider the number and variety of jobs available on each site before deciding on one to sign up for. If you're looking for a certain type of work, make sure there are opportunities that match your goals. These websites are just as useful for those who want to hire a freelancer, which comes with many advantages. Before posting a job on a website, make sure you know what type of freelancer you'd like to hire. Prepare a complete project description with details such as work tasks, skill level required, duration of work, and rates.

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Business Contractors and Services

More Websites
(Listed alphabetically)

Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk)

Amazon crowdsourcing marketplace for on-demand, scalable, human workforce (see footnote)

AngelList

Startups and part-time and full-time freelancing

Aquent

Marketing and creative work

BairesDev

IT, engineering, and development outsourcing

Behance

Creative professionals and designers. Owned by Adobe

DesignCrowd

Crowdsourced logos and freelance graphic and web design

Designhill

High-quality design

Dice

Technology jobs and companies

Dribbble

Designers and creatives

Envato Studio

Designers, developers, and digital professionals

FlexJobs

Global freelance platform, especially for telecommuting and part-time work

Guru

Global freelance platform

HireAble

Global platform for part-time, full-time, and freelance work

HireMyMom

Remote workers, mostly small businesses

Indeed

Connects job seekers and employers by aggregating other sites

LinkedIn Profinder

Global freelance platform. Owned by Microsoft

Mediabistro

Writers, editors, designers, producers, photographers, web developers, and creatives

Nexxt

Business professional focus for part-time, full-time, and freelance work

PeoplePerHour

Global freelance platform

PubLoft

Content writing and marketing

Robert Half Creative Group

Creative fields, digital, marketing, advertising, and public relations

Simply Hired

Employment website for full-time, part-time, and freelance work. Owned by Recruit Holdings Co, Ltd (owner of Indeed.com)

Skyword

Writers, graphic designers, videographers, photographers, and creatives

SolidGigs

Time saver for connecting freelance work opportunities. Hosted by Millo

Sologig

Technology, IT, and engineering. Owned by CareerBuilder

TaskRabbit

Find local, immediate help from handymen for cleaning, moving, and delivery

Toptal

Software engineers, designers, and business consultants

We Work Remotely

Remote freelance work

Webflow Experts

Web devlopment and graphic design

Wishup

Remote virtual assistants

Working Not Working

Writers, editors, designers, illustrators, developers, animators, photographers, and videographers

Writer Access

Writers, editors, strategists, and translators

* Footnote:

Amazon
• The AmazonSmile program donates 0.5% of purchases to your favorite charity, and all you need to do is start your shopping at https://smile.amazon.com.
• Amazon frequently introduces their own products to compete directly with their long-time suppliers. They often pay no federal income taxes (e.g., 2017, 2018).
• Amazon is being investigated on antitrust issues by the US Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General & House Subcommittee on Antitrust.