Freelancer.com is marketplace for small business and start-ups to get work done online. This month Freelancer.com hits 5 million projects posted online since the start.
Freelancer.com allows companies to post jobs for contractors to bid on. Website is being used by small businesses and freelancers all across the world. It is currently the largest website for crowdsourcing, freelancing and outsourcing marketplace. Website is being used in 247 countries by over 9 million registered users.
“Freelancer.com is an incredible way for anyone to make money online,” said Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie. “It doesn’t matter whether you are a small business in Kansas, or a budding entrepreneur in Dhaka; Freelancer.com is the number one platform for building your business.”
Top countries using Freelancer.com are United States with 24% share of job being posted, followed by Australia at 10%. Freelancer has over 600 job categories, largest being web development with 40% share of job posted. Another big share goes to sales and marketing, writing as well as all kind of administration type of roles.
The trend of ever increasing outsourcing around the world and technical advancements brings many opportunities to home based freelancers. Freelancer.com hitting to 5 million jobs posted is just one website, it is not long when competitor Odesk hit 1 billion work bought/done via their online marketplace. Now it really is best time to swap traditional office based corporate 9-5 job to independent freelancing from home.