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    Top Freelancer Websites Reviewed

    Find out which of the 5 types you should be using

    A Google search for "best freelancer websites" results in pretty poorly researched lists of the "Top 13 freelancer websites you must check out" and blends together job portals, open marketplaces, agencies, as well as sites dedicated to anything from graphic design to translation services.

    In full disclosure, we're a freelancer website startup. What follows here is essentialyl our competitive analysis. As far as we know it is the most comprenhensive review of freelancer websites ever made public. We manually reviewed over 1,000 sites, scraped all of the largest ones for their data on type of jobs and geographies and collected traffic data from Similarweb.

    The full list can be downloaded here.

    1. Open Marketpaces - I want to search through freelancer profiles to find just the right one

    2. Curated Marketplaces – I want a service to find and assign a great freelancer to me

    3. Online Staffing Agencies - I need a large project done, and I’m willing to pay a high price

    4. Remote Job Portals – I need a large project done, but I’m not willing to pay a high price

    5. Community Sites – I want to browse people by their style

    Leading Freelancer Websites by category and type of work