Freelancer.com’s global community comprises of 3 million users with 1.3 million projects posted to date.
According to Alexa, Freelancer.com is the world’s number one outsourcing marketplace for web traffic, receiving over 0.3 percent of the world’s Internet traffic.
Freelancer ranks in the top 50 websites for Bangladesh and Pakistan, and the top 100 for India. Globally, Freelancer.com ranks in the top 300 most visited websites.
“There are 7 billion people in the world, but remarkably, 5 billion of them don’t have Internet access. They are connecting now at record rates,”, said Matt Barrie, Chief Executive. “Freelancer.com is one of the primary reasons for going online. Many talented and hard working freelancers can earn what would be their month’s wage in a matter of hours, while helping small businesses in the developed world get things done.”
Small businesses in the US, UK, Australia and Canada have outsourced over 1.3 million projects in fields as diverse as web design through to industrial design. Posting a project is free, is as simple as filling in a title, budget and description, and there’s no obligation to hire.
Recent jobs on Freelancer include “Design of an Online Store (in French)” (22 bids, avg $265), “Need to be #1 on Google for 2 keywords” (7 bids, avg $171), and “Looking for a screen printer for 100 percent cotton bedding” (8 bids, $531).