Freelance Archive

Upwork Review: Why It’s a Battle YOU Won’t Win

Update: 8/11/2017 – Updates to reflect the current marketplace status in 2017. Also checkout our latest post on 50 Freelance Websites to Hire Freelancers or Find Online Jobs. Upwork will always have it place, but now there are a lot of other marketplaces that can say the same. I wouldn’t say better, just different. Update: 12/11/2015 – To summarize the

Is the Outsourcing Model Broken?

I caused quite a stir when I wrote the post oDesk vs Elance: Why It’s a Battle YOU Won’t Win with related followups here and here. In total, we’ve seen over 130+ comments with freelancers and businesses telling their side of the story. Some have failed, and some have succeeded. Instead of commenting, reader John D. decided

The Top 7 Best Business Gigs on Fiverr

We’ve went into detail with our Elance/oDesk review… but what about Fiverr? We touched on them briefly as they’re one of the companies trying to disrupt the freelance marketplace: There are new companies aiming to disrupt the freelance marketplace, Fiverr is one example, recently allowing services up to $500 (up from $5). Fiverr differentiates by