Dreaming about becoming a freelancer? That’s where you can start.

Would you like to become a freelancer? Here’s a list of active sites where you can find a lot of freelance job opportunities.


On Freelancer you can apply for freelance jobs and make submissions to design contests. It’s a relatively new platform on the market but already has a huge base of customers and clients.


The most popular freelance job site on the Internet today, birthed from the merger of oDesk and Elance. When you first start out, they take a 20% cut of your earnings, but this reduces as you build more experience.


If Upwork’s service fees make you squirm, Guru is a more reasonable option. More than a million freelancers use this platform to find fixed price and hourly jobs.


Fiverr is one of the world’s largest online marketplace for freelance services, beginning at an affordable cost of $5 per job performed, from which it gets its name. A service offered on Fiverr is called a Gig. Sellers have the option to choose their starting price point. Sellers can even offer multiple price ranges by using Gig Packages. With Gig Packages, they can offer buyers different service packages at different prices.


With a distinctly different approach than the other services on this list, Toptal is for seasoned, talented freelancers. Passing Toptal’s screening process gives you unparalleled access to meaningful projects with great clients  and fair compensation. You’ll also be able to join the Toptal community for frequent meetups and tech events.


This is a great platform, focusing on freelancing for web projects. If you’re a designer, web developer, SEO specialist, etc., peopleperhour is definitely worth checking out.

The muse

A platform offering a searchable database of more than 80,000 jobs in companies around the world.


FlexJobs is all about finding you flexible, telecommute jobs. All positions are hand-screened and legitimate by their guarantee!

Online Writing Jobs

A place to find writing gigs online. It can be blogging, writing research reports, creating feature articles for magazines, and more.


Become one of their authors to start earning money through their prestige and network of clients.


DailyPosts is a freelance writing agency that uses a virtual office to manage production.


Hirable connects businesses with freelance developers for short or long term freelance projects. You’ll need to be pre-screened before Hirable can start connecting you with potential clients.

WordPress Jobs

This is the official WordPress job board where freelancers can find jobs in theme development, plugin development, site optimization, and more.


This is another platform focused on helping you find freelance jobs related to WordPress needs


99Designs is the go-to site on the web for businesses who need logos, websites, and other material designed.


EvantoStudio  is a place where developers and other freelance creatives can find work opportunities. You have to apply to be a service provider, then you can set your own price through the platform.

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