To find online jobs is not as easy as it seems. But with the existence of some websites that provide remote job opportunities, job searches just got easier.
This article is for you if you are a freelancer and you have no idea what website to check out to offer your skills or services.
Explained below are five major freelance websites to find online jobs in a matter of minutes. Also, note that all the sites highlighted below do not require your physical presence at work. Rather you work freely from the comfort of your space or home.
Upwork is the largest freelancer platform in the world with over 18 million registered freelancers and 5 million registered clients. It is an American platform that creates job opportunities for freelancers. Thereby, making it easier to find online jobs from the comfort of your home.
Clients across the globe hire freelancers to create out different job tasks, using Upwork as a medium. Clients post a description of the job offer with a price range. They are willing to pay a freelancer to complete the job.
Furthermore, there are lots of industry-related offers on Upwork. Also noteworthy is that freelancers can find relevant client published jobs to bid for using the platform’s search feature.
On Upwork, you can either get into a fixed-price contract with a client or get paid per hour for a task. Upwork is available both as a website and as a mobile application.
Just like Upwork, Fiverr provides an avenue through which freelancers are able to offer services to customers worldwide or bid for jobs. It is an Israeli-owned platform that serves as a marketplace for freelancers and freelance agencies.
Freelancers can publish their services on the platform. Which then becomes visible for search. Freelance agencies and potential clients discover such services and may decide to contact the freelancer for more information. Or to hire the freelancer directly. On the other hand, clients can publish task for freelancers to bid.
Freelancers are to deliver on task within a previously agreed timeframe. After the delivery and acceptance of the work, the client pays the set fees minus a Fiverr 20% withholding fee. After 14 days, the money goes straight into the freelancer’s PayPal account or bank account.
Freelancer as the name denotes is a website for freelancers to connect with individuals and brands to do tasks. Potential clients are able to access a freelancer’s ability by viewing samples of the freelancer’s previous work. As well as review their profile.
A Freelancer gets paid when a client is satisfied with the task carried out. There is a live chat feature that enables freelancers to communicate with clients to get constant updates on the progress of the work.
Dribble is a community for hiring designers and for designers to find remote jobs. Services offered on the platform include but not limited to animation, branding, illustration, product design, typography, and web design. As a designer, not only can you get hired on Dribble, but you can also get inspiration and feedback.
Feedback in the sense that you display your works on the platform. And ask for other users’ opinions on your project. In addition, you get to discover and connect with other designers from all over the world. Companies such as Dropbox, Slack, Lyft, and so many others, use Dribble to get exposure for their design team and also to hire expert creatives.
Guru is a secure, flexible, and lucrative platform that claims to showcase the best freelance talent from around the world. Communicate, collaborate, and give updates on your work with the WorkRoom feature on this site. Clients may establish long-term business relationships with freelancers whose work they are satisfied with. This serves as a bonus to such freelancers. And a starting point of a successful relationship between the freelancer and the client.