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Freelancers Platforms

Not every skill can (or should) be available in-house. These tools help connect expert freelancers with companies looking for specialist knowledge.

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Last Updated November 24, 2018
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Byron Tassoni-Resch is the Search Engine Marketing Manager for Deliveroo in Europe. With over 12 years in the digital marketing industry, his main focus is on paid search, video and display campaigns. He has worked both in-house and agency side, managing multiple millions of pounds in the span of his career.

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UpWork

IN A NUTSHELL

Find freelancers and freelance jobs on Upwork - the world's largest online workplace where savvy businesses and professional freelancers go to work

PRICING

Prices vary according to the project requirements

KEY FEATURES

  • Find a range of freelancers to work on your project
  • Review previous work completed by freelancers
  • See ratings other companies have left for the freelancer

Great for

  • Tracking freelancer work via automated screenshots
  • Pay your freelancer either by the hour of a fixed price, done through UpWork
  • Communicate with your freelancer via the UpWork messaging service and app

Be aware that

  • It is your responsibility to screen potential freelancers
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Crème de la crème

IN A NUTSHELL

Crème de la crème connects professionals with a vetted community of freelancers experts in tech, marketing and design thanks to technology. On average, only 10% of applicants make it through the application process and are connected every day with innovative companies like Uber, Google, LinkedIn or Airbnb

PRICING

15% commission on the first month before decreasing to 5% after the end of the second month

KEY FEATURES

  • Crème de la crème selects and vets freelancers before matching them with companies thanks to the technology built
  • Every project is insured up to £9M thanks to AXA insurance
  • Freelancers receive their payment just 48h after a project finishes

Great for

  • Companies who want to hire the right talent quickly
  • Companies looking for the latest digital skills on the market (growth marketers, UX designers, NodeJS developers...)
  • Freelancers who want to be apart of a thriving community based on mutual help and care

Be aware that

  • Crème de la crème covers professions only within the marketing, tech and design areas

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Crew

IN A NUTSHELL

Hire a freelance developer, programmer or designer. We work with the top 3% of freelancers. 99% of projects are completed on time, on budget and issue-free

PRICING

Prices vary according to the project requirements

KEY FEATURES

  • Use Crew to access exclusive freelancers in their network
  • Crew specialises in design and web development freelancers
  • All freelancers are vetted by Crew

Great for

  • Share your idea with Crew and they will give you a project budget estimation
  • Work within Crew's project and payment system
  • Receive customer support throughout your project

Be aware that

  • Crew only has access to design and development freelancers
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Specialize in freelance designers

99designs

IN A NUTSHELL

The #1 marketplace for graphic design, including logo design, web design and other design contests

PRICING

Prices vary according to the project requirements

KEY FEATURES

  • Use 99designs to find designers from all over the world
  • Choose your budget level from 3 tiers
  • There are over 90+ design categories available on 99designs

Great for

  • Start a contest and invite designers to pitch for your project
  • Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with your designs
  • Upgrade to Pro and receive additional personal support from 99designs

Be aware that

  • 99designs does not offer any freelance developers
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Freelancer.com

IN A NUTSHELL

Hire freelance programmers, web developers, designers, writers, data entry & more at a fraction of the cost on the World's Largest Outsourcing Marketplace

PRICING

Prices vary according to the project requirements

KEY FEATURES

  • Discover freelancers from almost any profession
  • Post your project and receive proposals from freelancers
  • Only release payment once the project has been completed

Great for

  • Post projects for hourly, fixed rate or an ongoing basis
  • Use the freelancer.com desktop app to track hours worked and communicate with your freelancer
  • All transactions and communications are encrypted for security

Be aware that

  • It if your responsibility to screen potential freelancers
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PeoplePerHour

IN A NUTSHELL

Get any job done on PeoplePerHour - the #1 freelancing community. Post a job for free to find professional freelancers and find freelance jobs in minutes

PRICING

Prices vary according to the project requirements

KEY FEATURES

  • Post your project or job for free
  • Freelancers will submit their proposals to you
  • Choose from a wide range of freelancers

Great for

  • Gain access to over 1 million freelancers based all over the world
  • Only release payment once the job has been completed to your satisfaction

Be aware that

  • It if your responsibility to screen potential freelancers
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Fiverr

IN A NUTSHELL

Fiverr is the world's largest freelance services marketplace for lean entrepreneurs to focus on growth & create a successful business at affordable costs

PRICING

Prices vary according to the project requirements

KEY FEATURES

  • Select your project category and choose from a range of freelancers
  • Review the ratings of freelancers

Great for

  • See the cost range of the freelancer before you before you select them
  • Choose from over 100 different freelancer categories

Be aware that

  • It is your responsibility to screen potential freelancers
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