How it Works

Freelancer.com is the world's largest outsourcing marketplace. Just post any online project you want done, in 3 easy steps, and one of our Freelancers will do it at a fraction of the cost!

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Why use us?

There are lots of great reasons to use our marketplace. Freelancer.com. makes your business more competitive and accelerates your profit and growth. You get quality work at an affordable price and only pay for work you're 100% happy with. It's quick and easy to post a project and our expert support team is ready to help if you have any questions.

Get Started Now!

Try it free today. It's quick and easy to post a project with no obligations. We only charge a small fee if you choose to award the project and the freelancer accepts.

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Who's using it?

Whether you're an entrepreneur, a start-up, small to medium business (SMB) or an established company, Freelancer.com can help your businesses reduce costs, increase profits and accelerate growth. Nicky got a freelancer to design her product catalogue for just $450. View her story in the video below.

Any other questions?

  1. It's quick and easy to sign up. Just click here and fill out a short sign up form. We'll send you a confirmation email shortly after for you to verify your account. That's it, you're ready to go!

  2. Employers, post your project, and make an offer to a Freelancer, for FREE! Once the Freelancer accepts your offer you will be charged the following fee, depending on your membership type:

    • Free, Basic and Plus members pay $3 CAD, or 3% of the total project cost, whichever is greater.

    • Standard and Premium members don't pay any project fees!

    Hourly Projects are only charged the percentage rates shown above, not the dollar amount.
    Full-time Projects are only charged the above fees once the project value exceeds $5000 CAD.

    Freelancers, to bid for work, register for FREE on Freelancer.ca, or become a paid member and get additional benefits. When you receive and accept an offer you will be charged the following fee, depending on your membership type.

    • Free, Basic and Plus members pay $5 CAD, or 10% of the total project cost, whichever is greater.

    • Standard members pay $4 CAD, or 5%of the total project cost, whichever is greater.

    • Premium members pay $3 CAD, or 3%, of the total project cost, whichever is greater.

    Hourly Projects are only charged the percentage rates shown above, not the dollar amount.
    Full-time Projects are only charged the above fees once the project value exceeds $5000 CAD.

    You can pay by Credit Card, Paypal, Skrill (formerly Moneybookers), WebMoney, Wire Transfer and many other regional banking methods.

    Note: Australian members pay 10% GST on all fees

    For more information please see Fees & Charges

  3. Click Post a project (Use our tips to describe what you need). In minutes, Freelancers start bidding for the work. Choose the Freelancer you want and pay them when the project is completed to your satisfaction.

  4. Yes! Just click Sign up and complete your Profile, then browse available projects and bid on those matching your skills. Read our tips for bidding and good luck!