Top 5 Freelancing Sites, Checkout For Your Broad Career

Top 5 Freelancing Sites, Checkout For Your Broad Career
Are you really fed up from your office daily routine i.e. 8-10 hours at your office? You have to spend your time at office to get paid. Do you ever wish to do your office work or a job with all luxury at home? It might be your dream. But it is no more dreams for you because millions of the people worldwide are doing this. So what you are waiting for? You can also make a virtual office for yourself, where you can work as a freelancer.


A freelancer, freelance worker, or freelance is somebody who is self-employed and is not committed to a particular employer long term. These workers are often represented by a company or an agency that resells their labor and that of others to its clients with or without project management and labor contributed by its regular employees. Others are completely independent.  


In freelancing, two persons assign contracts virtually, on a freelancing site as a platform. They communicate with each other. The employer of a company or organization hires a contractor to do his project or job. The freelancing site is a type of intermediate between the employer and the contractor. So here’s a list of Top 5 Freelancing Sites worldwide where you can find your job at home.

1. Elance

Elance is a global online employment platform and considered one of the best freelancing sites without any doubt. It is a U.K based website that started in 1998. It is not only the oldest and most popular, but is also the most highly paying website. Contractors are looking for their work to be done professionally, and they'll pay good money for it. No matter what sort of freelance work you're looking for, you'll most probably find it here. Over 800,000 new jobs posted by clients every year. There are more than 1.5 million contractors registered with Elance! And they post more than 60k jobs per month!

So many job options, Elance's reliability and surety of payment via various methods verily make it the best freelancing website in the world! Elance does not charge you anything for signing up. But there is a paid package that unlocks many privileges for you.

2. oDesk

The second best freelancing site after Elance is oDesk. I was founded in 2003. Quality-wise, it is one of the best websites. You can look for any sort of work at oDesk. I personally have some writing job experience at oDesk, and it was amazing. I was a beginner, and I didn't know my way around. oDesk made it so easy for me. And I got picked for the job so easily that I was amazed.

oDesk has all the features that Elance has. But oDesk is slightly lower paid than Elance. Average rates for the same kind of jobs are lower on oDesk than on Elance, but still higher than many other websites. It's a slight difference though. Apart from that, oDesk is great. Indeed a must try for beginners.

3. Freelancer is a global outsourcing marketplace, founded in 2009 by Matt Barrie. Like, Elance and oDesk, it is also a best online working site. It is very popular, and has more than 3.6 million users! And it has a total job count of more than 1.6 million! It is a good paying website, with most of the Elance and oDesk features. It has some of the best payment options, which is useful for people who don't have PayPal access in their country.

4. vWorker

vWorker is another very highly regarded freelancing website. vWorker was founded in 2001 in Tampa, Florida by Ian Ippolito under the name of Rent A Coder. It is best known for its highly screening process, which ensures that you only get jobs relevant to your own skills. This saves a lot of time and effort, and if you want to hire, it will provide you with highly relevant people who can do the job well. A must try for all freelancers.

5. Guru

Guru Inc. was founded in 1999 in San Francisco as an online clearing house for high tech workers seeking short-term contracts. It is also one of the most popular freelancing websites like Elance or oDesk. And it has many similar features. The only downside though, is that if you have a free account with them, then you get a very limited number of bids you can use per month. But overall, it is a very good website. You can always try out other sites while working on this one. So sign up now and utilize your bids!

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