As a salesman, you need to look for the next client; as a blogger, you need to think about the next post; and as a freelancer, you need to find out the next job.
Below are 10 popular websites for you to find a lot of freelance jobs with different topics, such as marketing, programming, designing, and so on. Although some of them offer both free and paid services, you can register and bid for free.
The are thousands of jobs on the Freelancer website, you can choose and bid on marketing, programming, writing or any other freelance jobs you are good at.
As a freelancer with free account, you can bid for free, and you need to pay 10% or $5 (whichever is greater) of the total funds received. You can receive your payments via PayPal, Wire Transfer, Moneybookers and Freelancer.com debit cards.
The oDesk website offers thousands of freelance jobs with different skills for you to choose and bid.
Both registration and bid are free, no commission, but the employer has to pay 10% of the total bid as oDesk fee. You can receive payments via Payoneer Debit Card, Moneybookers, PayPal, Direct Deposit/ACH, and Wire Transfer.
There are hundreds and thousands jobs divided into 18 categories on the Guru website.
You can sign up a free membership and bid for free, Guru will charge a service fee between 5%-10% as commission for paid jobs. You can get payments via Check, Direct Deposit, Prepaid MasterCard, PayPal and Wire transfer.
On the Elance website, you can find more than 5,000 freelance jobs.
After registration, you need to pass Elance admission test with 20 questions, to verify your phone number, and to verify your country.
Elance will take a commission between 4% and 6% of your bid. You can get payments via Check, Bank Transfer, PayPal and Elance Prepaid MasterCard.
On the Scriptlance website, you can find many freelance jobs about marketing, programming, design and writing projects.
As a programmer, the registration and bid are both free, you will be charged a $5 or 5% fee (whichever is greater) when your bid is selected as the winner for a project. You can get payment via PayPal, Moneybookers, Payoneer debit card, check and bank wire.
6. Freelance Writing
As the name, the Freelance Writing website offers writing jobs for freelancers, but all its jobs are only links and excerpts from Freelancer, oDesk, eLance and some other freelance websites.
No registration is needed, you just need find your interesting freelance jobs and then visit their websites and bid.
The service fees and payment methods are different from those different freelance websites.
You register and write articles for Suite101, when someones visit your articles and click on the Google AdSense ads, Suite101 will share you some ad payment.
The registration is free, but you need to apply for a writer to write on the Suite101 website. You can get payment via PayPal.
Basicaly, you can choose a title of a topic, and then write an article for it. When your article meets their request, you will get upfront payment, and when your article is purchased, you will also get paid. There are some other ways (such as initiating a new title) to earn money on the Helium website.
The registration is free, and you can get payment via PayPal.
The LimeExchange website offers more than 5,000 jobs with different skills for freelancers.
As a Freelancer with free account, you need pay LimeExchange a 2.75% or 4 USD (whichever is higher) Payment Processing Fee and 5.25% Transaction Fee. You can get payment via Credit Cards, PayPal, ACH, Prepaid MasterCard and Moneybookers.
There are thousands of different topic freelance jobs on the GetACoder website.
Free Providers are charged a 10% commission of the total bid amount, plus a $5 fixed fee. You can get payment via Debit Card, PayPal, MoneyBookers, Pecunix or Wire Transfer, but you can not withdraw less than $100 at a time.
Among the above 10 websites, Freelancer is my favorite, how about you? Which one is your favorite? Or do you have any other websites to find freelance jobs? Share with us by adding a comment.