- Large network of freelancers
Freelancer.com is the largest network of freelancers on the web. It boasts over 10 million registered users and $1.3 billion in projects posted. Signing up for Freelancer.com is made simple by social sign up (through Facebook). Sometimes posting jobs on job platforms can be tedious especially when trying to hit deadlines. Freelancer.com offers small add ons for employers that enable them to get their job postings featured, labeled as urgent, and made private. That sort of flexibility is key when trying to find the right talent within a specific period of time.
- Lack of transparency
Freelancers’ website is beautifully designed; however, finding important information can be somewhat of a task. For example Freelancer allows employers to post either projects or contests, but doesn’t explain the difference between the two. While the FAQs section is somewhat large, it isn’t easily accessible from the homepage.
They charge a 3% fee for fixed price and hourly projects. This must come to a minimum of $3.00
In May 2015, Freelancer had 7.7 million projects posted.
Freelancer.com has over 15.5 million registered users
Guarantee / Protection
Freelancer.com has a 30-day money back guarantee. All funds are escrowed until you release them.
You can pay freelancers with credit card, Paypal, Skrill, WebMoney, or a wire transfer from your bank.
Freelancer.com has a dispute resolution service. However, the service is only available for users who choose to use the Milestone Payment System.
You can contact Freelancer.com by email at [email protected]