Reviews Archive

Crowdsourcing: 99Designs vs CrowdSpring vs DesignCrowd

Thus far, we’ve reviewed nearly freelance marketplace: oDesk vs Elance: Why it’s a Battle You Won’t Win and How to Hire on Elance without Losing Your Sanity 99designs.com: Pros + Cons and How to Make the Most of 99designs DesignCrowd review and comparison to 99designs The Best Business Gigs on Fiverr and the Unconventional SEO Gigs on Fiverr That

DesignCrowd Review: Should you crowdsource your design?

Last year we reviewed 99Designs, a crowdsourced marketplace that I was a huge advocate of. In short, you pay a fixed price (prize pool) which designers compete for, the designer you select wins the prize pool. When designers compete, we win. Conversely, it provides an opportunity for designers to find work, and designers confident in their ability have an

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

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

12/11/2015 – To summarize the last few updates to this post, the biggest freelance marketplaces Elance and oDesk, merged into a new company named Upwork. oDesk already redirects to Upwork, and Elance will soon follow. This post has been updated to include the next biggest competitor, Freelancer.com. Update 10/28/2015 – Elance has started limiting job posts and will eventually merge