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9 Freelancing platforms you must know

In this post I introduce 9 freelancing platforms, without any specific order, plus a bonus section that helps you set yourself ahead of the competition significantly.


Freelancer is an Australian freelance marketplace website, which allows potential employers to post jobs that freelancers can then bid to complete.

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Fiverr is the world's largest freelance services marketplace. However it makes it extremely competitive and while some people make 6 figures on the platform, apparently the majority make less than $500 per month.

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Upwork is platform where you can post a job for free and connect with independent talent.
It's reported some skilled freelancers make $20 per hour on average, while others can make up to $60 per hour. Because of this large range, the best-paid freelancers on Upwork can earn anywhere from $32,000 to $120,000 each year.

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It's easy to find, hire and pay skilled workers on Guru. Create a free account in minutes. Post your job, review quotes, communicate with freelancers, and choose the best person. Securely Pay Workers. Review Work Samples. Check Feedback Ratings

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Codementor is an open marketplace where expert developers can set their own rates. Typically, a new mentor's rate can range from $8 - $15 for every 15 minutes. Some experienced mentors' rates can range from $15 - $30 for every 15 minutes. There is a minimum charge of 15 minutes for each session at the mentor's rate.

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People Per Hour

Work with talented freelancers from all over the world. Get the help you need on your project. 100 of skills available at your fingertips. Services: Design, Marketing & PR, Business Support, Software Development, Search Engine Marketing, Writing & Translation.

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Toptal helps companies hire top developers, designers, and finance experts hand-matched to them without any recruiting fee. It's reported the average estimated annual salary, including base and bonus, at Toptal is $118,292, or $56 per hour, while the estimated median salary is $118,723, or $57 per hour.

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Upstack is a freelance software development firm that assists new and rapidly developing businesses in forming distributed teams and gaining access to a worldwide talent pool. Additionally, the firm attempts to assist clients in bringing their visions to life.

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Codeable is the only WordPress freelancer platform. They aim to match their customers to the best WordPress experts. So if you're a WordPress expert perhaps this is your go-to platform.

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Remember as a freelancer or a developer knowing the best tools that are available in the market or coming into the market can set you ahead of the competition.
Utopiops (, is a platform that helps you build, deploy and host and monitor your applications on their platform or on your own cloud platform which makes it a unique player in the field.

At this stage you can access all the services for free, so make sure you don't miss the opportunity and be ready before anyone gets to know about it and how to use it to be 10x more productive.

Top comments (2)

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Anthony Ettinger • Edited on

These are crap sites if you live in a first world country. No offense.

mohsenkamrani profile image
mohsen Author

None taken. Is there any platform you particularly like?

BTW, let's just not compare these platform with getting projects from your network or previous clients, which is what actually works the best specially for senior devs.

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