Latest Press Releases

  • Freelancer.com Fast 50 reveals a rise in data and engineering jobs as the Internet of Things takes off

    SYDNEY: STEM-related online work takes off as startups embrace the Internet of Things; all things 3D soar on the back of continual 3D printing advances; SMEs are trusting freelancers with their finances and corporate identity; Apple is in the dregs as Android continues to dominate; Content strategies rule as SEO industry continues to reel in the wake of Google algorithm updates; and Facebook, Twitter and YouTube jobs fall sharply as platforms tighten the screws and organic reach plummets.

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  • Introducing Warrior Payments: tap into the Warrior Forum network of over 780,000 Internet marketers to sell your product or service online

    SYDNEY: Warrior Forum, the world’s largest Internet marketing community & marketplace today launched Warrior Payments, a revolutionary all-in-one payments, analytics, affiliate marketing and distribution platform which will transform the way people sell products & services online.

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  • Freelancer Messenger for Android one of the first 50 apps extended to Android Wear allowing James Bond style voice-to-text communications from your watch in any language using the Google API

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com today announced that it has launched an Android Wear compatible version of the Freelancer Messenger app in the Google Play store with a new messaging paradigm for wearable computing. Combining the mobility of wearable technology with the power of the Freelancer platform, this upgrade will allow people to collaborate no matter where they are, transforming the way the world works.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires Warrior Forum, the world’s largest Internet marketing marketplace & community

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com today announced that it has acquired Warrior Forum, the world’s largest Internet marketing marketplace and community with over 732,000 members and ranked 225 in Alexa globally.

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  • Freelancer.com reveals the Fast 50 small business trends driving online employment for Q1 2014

    SYDNEY: Mobile developers are now putting Android first; 3D printing, concept design and architectural work drive a large increase in 3D jobs; After Candy Crush and Flappy Bird, Mobile Phone jobs skyrocket; Content is King again: content strategies rebound as marketers gain confidence; BPO shows strong growth as businesses continue to strip the fat.

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  • Freelancer.com launches Freelancer Messenger for Android

    SYDNEY: Getting work done just became a whole lot easier as Freelancer.com releases Freelancer Messenger.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires virtual content marketplace Fantero

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com has today announced the acquisition of Fantero.com, a leading virtual content marketplace within the design and freelance communities. Populated with a collection of almost 1 million unique items of digital content from over 100,000 users, the marketplace specializes in stock photos, web templates, audio, music, flash and video files as well as 3D models, plugins and scripts. This diverse range of content is expected to be a valuable resource for Freelancer’s user base of 10.7 million users.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires Poland’s largest freelance marketplace dedicated to online work

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com today announced the acquisition of Poland's largest freelance marketplace dedicated to online work, Zlecenia.przez.net ("Work through the Net").

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  • Freelancer Limited revenue accelerates to 77% year on year

    SYDNEY: Freelancer Limited (ASX:FLN) today released financial results for the year ending 31 December 2013: Revenue of $18.8 million, up 77%. Gross Payment Volume of $84.4 million up 66%. Operating EBITDA of $1.2 million, up 53%. Operating Net Profit of $1.1 million, up 46%.

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  • Freelancer.com kicks off its global Online Scavenger Hunt

    SYDNEY: More than 25,000 people have signed up to take part in the Freelancer.com Online Scavenger Hunt, hoping to take home over US$30,000 in prizes.

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  • Freelancer.com hits landmark 10 million members

    SYDNEY: Starting 2014 on a high after a stellar finish to 2013, Freelancer.com smashes through 10 million members.

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  • Freelancer.com to Empower Malaysia’s Underprivileged Communities through MDeC Partnership

    SYDNEY: As part of its ongoing commitment to create opportunities for underprivileged people around the world, Freelancer Limited (Freelancer) (ASX: FLN) today announced that Freelancer International Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Freelancer, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) in Malaysia for its Micro Sourcing to Generate Additional Income for B40 (Low Income Households) project under the Government’s Digital Malaysia initiative. MDeC is owned and funded by the Malaysian government, and directs and oversees Malaysia’s National Information & Communication Technology (ICT) initiatives.

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  • Freelancer to float on the ASX at 12pm AEST

    SYDNEY: Freelancer Limited (Freelancer) shares will begin trading at 12pm AEST today on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the ticker FLN.

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  • Freelancer successfully completes allocation for Initial Public Offering

    SYDNEY: Freelancer Limited (Freelancer) (ASX: FLN) today announced the successful allocation of its Initial Public Offering (Offer). The Offer was significantly over-subscribed and closed earlier than anticipated following extremely strong demand from retail, sophisticated and institutional investors.

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  • Technology heavyweight and Freelancer.com Founding Investor Simon Clausen receives the NSW Pearcey Award

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com Director and entrepreneur Simon Clausen is recognised for his success in the Australian Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector

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  • Freelancer.com smashes through 5 million projects

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com dominates as the platform small businesses and start-ups rely on to get work done, breaking through 5 million projects posted on the site.

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  • Freelancer.com accelerates through 9 million users

    SYDNEY: The rate at which users sign up to Freelancer accelerates as the site surpasses 9 million users.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie named Engineers Australia Entrepreneur of the Year

    SYDNEY: Serial entrepreneur Matt Barrie has been selected out of Australia’s leading business men and women to take out the top honour.

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  • Freelancer.com unveils the top 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q2 2013

    SYDNEY: The 3D printing industry heats up amid a $600 million acquisition; The design industry flourishes as SMEs embrace freelancers over local agencies; Android continues to school Apple; Facebook fights fire with fire and comes out triumphant over Twitter; Telemarketing and Email Marketing experts rejoice as demand surges for these job types, at the expense of SEO and Link Building; SMEs now use freelancers as an integral part of their business.

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  • Freelancer sweeps the 2013 Stevie Awards taking home Gold, Silver and Bronze

    SYDNEY: Freelancer has been named the winner of three Stevie Awards at the 10th Annual International Business Awards, beating out thousands of businesses from around the globe.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires Freelancer.jp as it continues to expand across the globe

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com today announced it has acquired Freelancer.jp, owned and operated by MamiCom since 2003, cementing its position as the largest freelance marketplace in the world.

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  • Freelancer.com appoints senior PayPal executive Greg Robinson as Vice President of Compliance

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com today announced Greg Robinson has been appointed Vice President of Compliance as the company rockets past 8.3 million users, 30 languages and 17 currencies.

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  • Freelancer.com dominates internationally, smashing through 8 million users as it expands to 30 languages

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com today announced that it had broken through the 8 million user mark, the same day as it launched 10 new languages. The new user total now surpasses the combined value of all its nearest competitors.

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  • Bill Nye the Science Guy announces grand prize winner of the Planetary Resources and Freelancer.com global design contest from nearly 2,500 entries

    SYDNEY: Planetary Resources’ ARKYD Campaign smashed through its US$1,000,000 goal on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.com becoming the largest crowdfunded space campaign in history. Using the Freelancer.com contest platform, Planetary Resources was able to crowdsource a design for a T-Shirt that will commemorate this pioneering quest into space.

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  • Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources harnesses Freelancer.com contest platform for global marketing campaign

    SYDNEY: Planetary Resources, a company dedicated to space exploration and resource discovery, has taken the first step towards making space accessible to everyone. Planetary Resources has turned to both crowdfunding* and crowdsourcing**, in partnership with Freelancer.com, to involve global communities in building, promoting and launching the first publicly accessible, orbiting space telescope, the ARKYD.

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  • Freelancer.com revolutionises crowdsourcing by expanding its contest platform beyond design

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the number one resource for small to medium businesses and entrepreneurs, is changing the game by taking crowdsourcing to the next level. The site’s contest feature is no longer limited to just design categories, allowing SMEs and entrepreneurs to crowdsource anything, from websites and software to architecture and engineering

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  • Freelancer.com blasts into 2013 with six month revenue accelerating to over 100% year on year, up from 82% compound annually over the last four years

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced that Q1 2013 revenue was up 103% from 2012, from 300,000 projects and contests posted in the quarter. Furthermore, the company noted that extending into April it had experienced six months of triple digit year on year growth in revenue, up from 82% compound annually over the last 4 years.

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  • Freelancer.com appoints NBN Co veteran Nikki Parker as Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand

    SYDNEY: Triple Webby Award winner and four-time AIMIA recipient Freelancer.com today hired Nikki Parker as Regional Director for ANZ, to rapidly build out across the region.

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  • Freelancer.com reveals the 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q1 2013

    SYDNEY: The eCommerce revolution shows no signs of slowing; Core web 2.0 technologies HTML5, CSS, PHP, and jQuery continue to grow; Android spreads throughout the developing world, leaving Apple floundering in its wake; 3D design jobs take off as 3D printers like MakerBot start to go mainstream; Twitter grows while Facebook slumps, but both fall flat as marketers fall back to Email Marketing; BPO jobs boom as virtual assistants become mainstream for SMEs and entrepreneurs; SEO rebounds from Q4 2012 as the industry adapts to Google Panda and Penguin algorithms.

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  • Freelancer.com eclipses 7 million users, equivalent to 1 in every 1,000 people on planet

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com announces that the equivalent of one in every thousand people worldwide have embraced the freelancing phenomenon; launches US$10,000 competition to celebrate another milestone on its mission to give 1 billion people on the planet a job.

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  • Freelancer.com exposes the 50 fastest growing online job trends in Q4 2012

    SYDNEY: Website Hosting tops the list as cloud computing takes off; Windows desktop apps take off after the release of Microsoft Windows 8; Apple AppFatigue sets in; Software and Website QA jobs soar as eCommerce sites rushed to fortify themselves for holiday season traffic; eBay jobs rise as the online marketplace reinvents itself; and Social media and Internet Marketing jobs continue to fall out of favour in the wake of constant platform and search index changes.

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  • Freelancer.com adds the 2012 SmartCompany Best Company Website Award to its trophy room

    MELBOURNE: Freelancer.com has been presented a Smart Company Web Award in the category for Best Company Website with over 20 employees.

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  • Freelancer.com launches in Bangladesh!

    DHAKA: Freelancer.com, the world’s largest freelancing marketplace, formally inducts Bangladesh into its extensive network of over 6.7 million freelancing professionals. The launch of Freelancer.com.bd in Dhaka by Vice-President David Harrison ushers in a new stage in the online work phenomenon sweeping Bangladesh, and preludes his keynote speech at the Bangladesh Association of Software Information Services (BASIS) conference later in the week.

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  • Freelancer.com goes global: smashes through 4 million projects, 25 regional marketplaces, 15 currencies and 10 languages

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com spreads across the globe, with nearly 7 million users from over 234 countries and regions posting 4 million projects - worth a massive $US885 million!

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  • Freelancer.com acquires vWorker (formerly RentACoder.com)

    TAMPA: Freelancer.com acquires the world’s fourth largest outsourcing marketplace by volume and second largest by users with 2.5 million users, 1.3 million projects and US$139 million in turnover to date.

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  • Freelancer.de offenbart die 50 am schnellsten wachsenden Online-Arbeitsbereiche für Q3 2012

    DEUTSCHLAND: Das interaktive Netz setzt seinen Höhenflug fort; Androidaufträge gehen zurück, während Apple iOS Aufträge stagnieren; eBay–Aufträge ziehen wieder an, da das Verkaufsforum Änderungen und eine grundlegende Überarbeitung angekündigt hat.; das Vertrauen in Facebook-Aufträge kehrt zurück, da Vermarkter in Folge der Börsengang-Pleite zurückkehren; der Übergang zum papierlosen Büro boomt; Internet Marketing erholt sich infolge der Google Panik.

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  • Freelancer.com reveals the 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q3 2012

    SYDNEY: Android jobs ricochet back as Apple iOS jobs stagnate; The interactive web continues to fly; eBay jobs return as the marketplace announces changes and a makeover; confidence returns to Facebook jobs as marketers return in the wake of the IPO flop; the transition to the paperless office booms; Internet Marketing rebounds in the wake of Google panic.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie joins Barack Obama, Richard Branson as one of 150 worldwide Influencers

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA: LinkedIn last week named Freelancer.com Chief Executive Matt Barrie as one of 150 key worldwide opinion leaders

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  • This Year’s Freelancer.com Expose Our Logo Contest Promises to be the Biggest Yet

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com is now accepting entries for its fourth Expose Our Logo contest, inviting freelancers, employers, and other avid members to compete for a share of $25,000 in prizes.

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  • Freelancer.com wins Silver Stevie Award

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com has been named a recipient of one of the most enviable and prestigious of business awards, a Silver Stevie, making the outsourcing marketplace one of the first to be honored in the Internet and New Media category.

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  • Freelancer.com launches in Chile

    SYDNEY: In the wake of the Argentina launch, Freelancer.com makes further inroads into the Latin American market with the launch of Freelancer.cl.

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  • Freelancer.com launches in Argentina!

    BUENOS AIRES: Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace, yesterday welcomed Argentina into its network of over 4 million businesses and professionals. CEO Matt Barrie officially launched the venture at eCommerceDay Buenos Aires.

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  • Freelancer.com announces gold sponsorship of WebGeek DevCup Hackathon in Manila

    MANILA: As part of its efforts to support the growing Filipino app development community, Freelancer.com is excited to announce its partnership with WebGeek Philippines in the all-day hackathon extravaganza, WebGeek DevCup.

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  • Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer.com, to deliver keynote speech at eCommerceDay Buenos Aires on August 7th

    BUENOS AIRES: Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie arrived in Buenos Aires today to deliver a keynote speech at eCommerceDay, Latin America’s largest and most prestigious technology conference. The conference will bring together hundreds of participants from all over the region, and host the eCommerce Awards Argentina 2012. With over 50 international speakers, attendance by local and regional business leaders, and 7 plenary and 12 concurrent thematic workshops, professionals will address current issues and trends in eCommerce and Internet business in Argentina and the region.

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  • Freelancer.com launches sites in Spanish and German

    LONDON: In a bid to make an impact on the European market, Freelancer.com launches Freelancer.com.es and Freelancer.de to help bring Spain and Germany into contact with its more than 4 million users.

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  • Freelancer.de startet in Deutschland - Deutschland setzt immer mehr auf Outsourcing als Möglichkeit zur Stärkung der Wirtschaft

    BERLIN: Freelancer.com, der weltgrößte online-Marktplatz für die Vermittlung von Projekten und freiberuflicher Arbeit kündigt den Launch seiner deutschen Website www.freelancer.de mit vielen lokalen Anpassungen für heute an. Ursprünglich erworben als “Freelancer.de Booking Center”, stellen die deutschen Nutzer mittlerweile, was die Veröffentlichung von Projekten angeht, die sechstgrößte Gruppe auf Freelancer.com dar.

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  • Freelancer.com reveals the 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q2 2012

    SYDNEY: One App Store to rule them all: tables turn as Apple iOS accelerates, leaving Android in its dust; Google changes send Internet Marketing industry into panic; Businesses look to weather the economic downturn with BPO; Open Standards dominate the Fast 50 and Web; Facebook IPO fizzer spills over into fall in Social Media jobs.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires Scriptlance to launch Freelancer.ca in Canada!

    TORONTO: Freelancer.com acquires world’s fifth largest freelance marketplace, rockets to over 4 million enterprise and professional users as it acquires Canada’s largest freelance marketplace

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  • Freelancer acquires Scriptlance.com

    TORONTO: Freelancer.com acquires world’s fifth largest freelance marketplace, rockets to over 4 million enterprise and professional users.

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  • Freelancer.com launches Freelancer.com.jm in Jamaica

    KINGSTON, JAMIACA: Freelancer.com, the world\'s largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace has launched in Jamaica with Freelancer.com.jm. This is set to create an optimistic atmosphere among entrepreneurs in the country, where an average of 6,344 new businesses are registered annually.

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  • Australian Communications Minister Invites Freelancer.com CEO to Korea-AU-NZ Broadband Summit

    SYDNEY: Recognizing the important role Freelancer.com plays in transforming the lives of small business owners in Australia and the world, Minister for Broadband, Communications, and the Digital Economy Stephen Conroy recently invited the company’s Chief Executive Matt Barrie to talk on how startups are taking advantage of opportunities prov

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  • Spain Set to Welcome Freelancer CEO Matt Barrie in Digital Citizenship Conference

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie is scheduled to share his views on the changing digital workforce in Spain, as the country welcomes the leading technologist, entrepreneur, and lecturer during the CICD (International Digital Citizenship Conference) in Donostia-San Sebastián, on May 8 to 9, 2012.

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  • Freelancer.com reveals the 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q1 2012

    SYDNEY: The economy cools, but business process outsourcing heats up; VAs allow businesses to focus on what’s important; Android and iOS continue to shine; Open Standards will rule the Web; SEO continues to lose as Google intensifies its offensive.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie to Talk About the Future of Work in 2012’s The Next Web Conference

    SYDNEY: Still fresh from his successful talk at the SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie is set to fly to Amsterdam and face an audience of entrepreneurs, technologists, futurists, venture capitalists, and senior level executives during The Next Web Conference Europe from April 25 to 27.

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  • The rise and rise of the self-employed

    SYDNEY: Record numbers of Britons are turning to self employment and freelancing to find work, and as a result are setting up their own businesses, according to Freelancer.co.uk, the world’s largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace.

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  • Freelancer.com’s US$50,000 Internet Scavenger Hunt at SXSW to attempt Guinness World Record

    SYDNEY: Pre-registrations for Freelancer.com’s US$50,000 Internet Scavenger Hunt have gone viral as thousands sign up for the competition; coincides with SXSW keynote speech from CEO Matt Barrie. Scavenger hunt HQ located at Trade Show Booth 1219A/1318.

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  • Thousands of Freelancer.com users worldwide go crazy in Freelancer.com’s US$25,000 Expose Our Logo contest

    SYDNEY: Mysterious “Hummingbird logos” seen worldwide. Thousands mobilized for action in Australia, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Slovakia, Taiwan and the United States.

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  • Online Labor Market Job Trends: Freelancer Fast 50 for 2011 and Predictions for 2012

    SYDNEY: SYDNEY, February 27, 2012: Freelancer.com, the world\'s largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced their findings on the fastest growing online jobs with the release of the Freelancer Fast 50 for 2011, together with the company’s predictions for 2012.

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  • Freelancer.com building on explosive growth; expands to new headquarters

    SYDNEY: Growth provides the impetus for an ambitious expansion plan for 2012 and beyond.

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  • Freelancer.sg launches in Singapore; local businesses to achieve big results for less

    SINGAPORE: Singapore’s 160,000 SMEs set to benefit from being able to tap into an online workforce.

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  • Freelancer.com launches Freelancer.in, a dedicated marketplace for India. Indians can hire skilled professionals, work, and transact in rupees.

    NEW DELHI: Freelancer.com launches a dedicated regional marketplace at Freelancer.in to cater for the largest freelancer demographic in the world. Over Rs. 1.4 lakh crore has already been earned to date by Indian freelancers through the marketplace.

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  • Freelancers worldwide go crazy over Freelancer.com’s Expose Our Logo contest!

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace today announced the top 20 finalists in its US$25,000 ‘Expose Our Logo’ contest. Over 440 video entries were received involving tens of thousands of freelancers from all points of the globe.

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  • Freelancer.com joins protest against SOPA/PIPA

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com announced that it was joining the protest against the SOPA and PIPA bills, adding its voice to Wikipedia, Google, Reddit and many other high profile Internet sites.

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  • Freelancer.com becomes the eBay of jobs: Rockets through 2,000 projects and 3,000 users per day as the largest outsourcing marketplace in the world

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com today announced that it has rocketed through 2,000 projects posted and 3,000 new user registrations per day as the world\'s largest outsourcing marketplace. Freelancer.com\'s global community comprises of 3 million users with 1.3 million projects posted to date.

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  • Freelancer.com Fast 50 job trends for Q4 2011 shows the technology industry in full swing

    SYDNEY: The boom in the technology industry sees an explosion in programming and data entry jobs. AdSense and content writing jobs pull back after surging in Q3. Apple iPhone application development surges after launch of the 4S, but Android applications accelerate at over twice the growth rate. Amazon AWS grows strongly but from a small base and no-one seems to care about Google App Engine, or even less, Microsoft Azure.

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  • Freelancer.com blacklisted by Iranian authorities amid growing popularity among professionals

    SYDNEY: Iranian Freelancer.com members denied earning opportunities as censors prevent citizens from accessing website

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  • Freelancer.com smashes through 3 million users, overtakes Kuwait for population

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com today cemented its reputation as the world’s largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace by welcoming its 3,000,000th user. The milestone caps off a stellar year for Freelancer.com Chief Executive Matt Barrie and his team.

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  • Win up to US$25,000 in cash by exposing the Freelancer.com logo anywhere in the world!

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com demonstrates global footprint by inviting its 3 million users to record viral videos of the company logo worldwide.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie announced as featured speaker at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced that CEO Matt Barrie will be a featured speaker at the 19th Annual SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas in March 2012. Matt was selected with 21 industry heavyweights Reid Hoffman (Linkedin), Tim O\'Reilly (O\'Reilly Media), Stephen Wolfram (Wolfram Alpha) to be a featured session in the program of over 600 speakers.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie wins 2011 Ernst & Young Tech Entrepreneur of the Year award!

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace, proudly announced that CEO Matt Barrie is the 2011 Ernst & Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year winner.

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  • Freelancer.com reveals 50 fastest growing online jobs in Q3 2011

    SYDNEY: Post Panda, Content and Adsense is back; Social Networking and Marketing-specific projects dominate; HTML5 increases at Flash’s expense; Are Mobile Apps fizzing?; and Is Java dying?

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  • Freelancer.com changes the game, launching hourly projects at world’s lowest commissions- starting at just 3%.

    SYDNEY: Global leader diversifies hiring solutions for businesses by adding hourly projects to its fixed-price offerings. Freelancers can profit by moving their work to the industry’s lowest commission structure!

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  • Freelancer.com’s new Design Studio has everything you need to get your perfect design

    SYDNEY: New feature increases collaboration between employers and designers, resulting in higher quality, faster delivered design projects.

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  • London Calling: Freelancer.com opens office in the United Kingdom, appoints Saif Bonar as UK Country Manager

    LONDON: LONDON: September 6, 2011 – Freelancer.co.uk, the UK arm of the world’s largest online services marketplace Freelancer.com, today announced the opening of a local office and appointment of Saif Bonar as Country Manager of the United Kingdom.

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  • Largest Outsourcing Website Freelancer.com Celebrates $100M In Freelancer Earnings

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced that the site has passed $100 million in user earnings.

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  • Freelancer.com drops all listing fees for August, allowing employers to post jobs for free!

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world\'s largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced it was dropping all listing fees for projects until the end of August, enabling employers to post their projects for free.

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  • Filipino entrepreneurs can now tap into a global marketplace for jobs online

    MANILA: Freelancer.com, the world\'s number one website for outsourcing, today officially launched a dedicated regional website at www.freelancer.ph supporting small business owners, freelancers and entrepreneurs in the Philippines.

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  • Matt Barrie to Keynote Young Entrepreneurs Unconvention

    SYDNEY: Matt Barrie, Founder and CEO of Freelancer.com, will deliver keynote speeches at the Australian Young Entrepreneurs Unconventions in Melbourne and Sydney.

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  • Freelancer.com brings you the fastest moving online jobs for Q2 with the Freelancer Fast 50

    SYDNEY: Android jobs on pace to eclipse iPhone work by end of 2012; HTML 5 shows impressive growth as the fastest growing job category; BlackBerry outlook negative despite launch of PlayBook; Microsoft continues steady decline

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  • Freelancer.com US$20,000 competition determines Kanye West would be the \"best Presidential candidate of all time!\"

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world\'s largest outsourcing and design marketplace today announced the winners of its US$20,000 competition, consisting of a satirical 2012 US Presidential Campaign Logo Contest and a T-shirt design contest.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie wins Ernst & Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year – Eastern Region

    SYDNEY: Ernst & Young have announced Matt Barrie, Founder and CEO of Freelancer.com, as the Technology Category winner of the 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Eastern Region.

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  • Freelancer.com launches world’s largest and most profitable logo crowdsourcing site for designers

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com creates the world’s largest and most lucrative contest site for its 600,000 plus designers, with commissions as low as 3%

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  • Freelancer.com unleashes 600,000 designers on 2012 US Presidential Campaign, calling for weird and wonderful Candidate logos as part of US$20,000 competition.

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com wreaks havoc on the 2012 US Presidential Campaign, challenging its 600,000 plus designers to design a campaign logo for unofficial Candidates. Freelancer.com, the world\'s largest outsourcing marketplace, with over 2.5 million registered users, today called on designers worldwide to enter its unofficial 2012 US Presidential Candidate Logo competition.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie keynotes at Chile\'s largest IT conference: eCommerce DAY

    SANTIAGO: Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer.com, the world\'s largest outsourcing marketplace will be the keynote speaker at the launch of eCommerce day in Santiago, Chile.

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  • Freelancer.com announces the fastest growing online jobs for Q1 with the first Freelancer Fast 50 of 2011

    SYDNEY: Google algorithm wreaks havoc on online writing jobs, Apple continues to rise while Windows, Nokia and Adobe decline, hardware product development climbs. Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace, announced today their findings on the fastest growing online outsourcing jobs of the first quarter with the release of the Freelancer Fast 50.

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  • Freelancer.com trumps field of 10,000 from 60 countries to win the Internet\'s highest honour: both a Webby and Webby People\'s Choice Award.

    NEW YORK: The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences today announced that Freelancer.com, the world\'s largest outsourcing marketplace, won a coveted Webby Award as the best Employment Site of the Year, as well as the Webby People\'s Choice Award for the same category.

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  • Freelancer.com celebrates one million projects by giving away US$20,000

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world\'s largest outsourcing marketplace announces the winners of its One Million Projects Party contest.

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  • BRW Entrepreneur Of The Year Announced

    SYDNEY: BRW magazine today announced Matt Barrie, Founder and CEO of Freelancer.com, as its winner of the 2011 BRW Entrepreneur of the Year.

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  • Freelancer.com notches one million projects posted, online outsourcing now mainstream

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, reached its one millionth project posted over the weekend and celebrated with 82 Freelancer.com One Million Projects meetup parties in cities all over the world.

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  • Freelancer.com dominates AIMIA awards winning Best Export Achievement and People's Choice awards

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, won the most awards at the interactive media industry's night of nights, including the coveted People's Choice.

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  • Party With Freelancer.com in Celebrating One Million Projects and Win US$20,000 in Cash Prizes!

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace today announced it expects to surpass 1,000,000 posted projects in late March and is celebrating the milestone by giving away US$20,000 in cash prizes to the Freelancer.com community as part of its One Million Projects party between March 25 and 27.

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  • Freelancer.com smashes into the top 250 websites worldwide

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, today broke into the coveted top 250 websites worldwide, according to Alexa.com, while noting a massive 30% upswing in traffic for the month of January

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  • Freelancer.com launches outsourcing marketplaces across Asia in Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, with over 2.2 million professionals from around the globe, today announced that it had opened regional outsourcing marketplaces in Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines.

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  • Freelancer.com announces 2010 Freelancer Fast 50, predicts 2011 trends

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace which connects small business with freelancers from around the world, today announced their findings on the fastest growing online outsourcing jobs with the release of the 2010 Freelancer Fast 50.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires German outsourcing marketplace Freelancer.de

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced that it had acquired Freelancer.de, one of Germany's top freelancing marketplaces.<br><a href="http://press.freelancer.com.s3.amazonaws.com/2011-01-25-Freelancer.com-acquires-German-Marketplace-Freelancer.de-GERMAN.pdf">Translated to German</a>

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  • Freelancer.com subsumes EUFreelance.com, launches euros on world's largest outsourcingmarketplace

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace which connects small business with freelancers from around the world, today announced that it had subsumed EUFreelance.com, bringing it into the Freelancer.com global platform.

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  • Freelancer.com flies into 2011 breaking into top 300 websites worldwide at #262, bursts through 900,000 projects posted

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace which connects small business with freelancers from around the world, today announced that they had broken into top 300 websites worldwide at number 262 on Alexa.com, the popular website ranking system. At the same time, the site announced that it had passed some 900,000 projects posted to date on the global marketplace.

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  • Freelancer.com bursts through 2 million users hot on the heels of LimeExchange acquisition

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace which connects small business with freelancers from around the world, today surged through 2 million registered professionals.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires LimeExchange outsourcing marketplace

    NEW YORK: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace which connects small business with freelancers from around the world, today acquired LimeExchange.com, the online services run by Lime Labs LLC.

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  • Freelancer.com dominates Anthill Cool Company Awards scooping Global Growth Award and Best Online Business

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace which connects small business with freelancers from around the world, today took out the Global Growth Award and Best Online Business at the Anthill Cool Company Award Ceremony in Melbourne. In its fifth year, the Cool Company Awards had over 700 organisations nominated, making it the largest business award program in Australia.

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  • Freelancer.com announces the fastest growing online jobs for Q3 with the second instalment of the Freelancer Fast 50

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, announced today their findings on the fastest growing online outsourcing jobs in Q3 with the release of the Freelancer Fast 50.

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  • Freelancer.com relaunches Freelancer.co.uk after acquisition as UK's largest outsourcing marketplace

    LONDON: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace with over 2 million professionals from around the globe, today relaunched Freelancer.co.uk as the United Kingdom's largest outsourcing marketplace.

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  • Freelancer.com Chief Executive Matt Barrie wins Alumni of the Year Award

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com announced today that Chief Executive Matt Barrie won Alumni of the Year from the faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Sydney.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie weighs in on research commercialisation at prestigiousPearcey Foundation panel

    SYDNEY: Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, will lend his insight to tonight's Pearcey Awards during the panel discussion on research commercialization.

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  • Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, says a big G'Day to Australia launching Freelancer.com.au!

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace with over 1.8 million professionals from around the globe, is now open for business in the land downunder. Today Freelancer.com.au went live, connecting Australian small businesses and consumers to the world's biggest online workforce.

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  • Freelancer.com unleashes mayhem on Australians with US$25,000 competition - Freelancer Goes to Town Down Under!

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced a global US$25,000 competition to promote Freelancer.com.au to the people of Australia ahead of a yet to be announced Australian launch.

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  • Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, says Kia Ora to New Zealand launching Freelancer.co.nz!

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace with over 1.8 million professionals from around the globe, has set up shop in the land of the long white cloud. Today Freelancer.co.nz went live, connecting New Zealand small businesses and users to the world's biggest online workforce.

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  • Freelancer.com catapults past 1,800,000 users and 800,000 completed jobs on International Freelancer Day as the world's leading outsourcing marketplace

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace today smashed through 1.8 million registered professionals worldwide and 800,000 completed projects.

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  • Freelancer.com and TemplateMonster.com partner to deliver world's largest web template collection to world's largest freelancing community

    SYDNEY: TemplateMonster.com, the Internet's largest templates provider, and Freelancer.com, the world.s largest outsourcing marketplace for small businesses, today announced a strategic partnership to offer tens of thousands of Template Monster products to 1.8 million registered professionals on Freelancer.com, as well as to small businesses worldwide.

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  • Freemarket.com virtual content marketplace announces drastically improved commissions making it the fairest marketplace for designers and programmers

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced that their virtual items superstore, Freemarket.com, has dramatically increased the earnings potential of their extensive community of online designers and programmers.

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  • Freelancer.com Announces Automated Charity Bot Altruisio as Winner of US$30,000 API Contest

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced Altruisio, the world's first charitable robot, as winner of the US$30,000 Freelancer.com API competition.

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  • Freelancer.com Rockets Past 10 Million Bids, Hits 1,700,000 Users as World's Largest and Most Liquid Outsourcing Marketplace

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced that over 10 million bids have been placed on projects posted on the site.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires Freemarket.com, launches online marketplace for virtual goods

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced the acquisition of Freemarket.com and simultaneous launch of an online marketplace for buying and selling virtual goods. Stocked with content by Freelancer.com's rapidly growing userbase of over 1.7 million registered professionals, Freemarket.com aims to be the world's top marketplace for buying and selling digital content.

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  • Freelancer.com surpasses US$60 million in outsourced work to date, rockets into the top 400 websites worldwide

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, today reached a whopping US$60 million in outsourced work. Additionally, on July 13th Freelancer.com broke into the top 400 most visited websites globally at position #396 (according to Alexa.com).

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie to chair panel on outsourcing at exclusive Summit Series event

    SYDNEY: Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, the world's number one outsourcing marketplace, will be chairing a panel session on outsourcing at the world renowned Summit Series in Washington DC.

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  • Freelancer.com exhibiting and CEO Matt Barrie to host seminar at CeBIT Australia 2010 in Sydney

    SYDNEY: Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Sydney based Freelancer.com, the world's number one outsourcing marketplace and largest website served by a wholly owned Australian company (according to Alexa), will host a seminar entitled .How to Turbocharge Your Small Business With Online Freelancers. at the leading IT conference, CeBIT Australia.

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  • Freelancer.com traffic up 40 percent in April, blasting into top 500 websites worldwide

    SYDNEY: Web traffic to Freelancer.com, the world's number one outsourcing marketplace, accelerated in April to an incredible 40 percent month on month growth, blasting it into the top 500 websites worldwide, according to Alexa.

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  • Freelancer.com Announces "Build On Our API" Contest With Over US$30,000 in Cash and Prizes

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 outsourcing marketplace for small business, today announced an API contest with prizes totalling in excess of US$30,000.

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  • Freelancer.com releases API for Humans

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 outsourcing marketplace for small business, today released the FreelancerAPI, the world's first sophisticated API for tasking humans from software.

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  • Freelancer.com announces winner of "Design Our T-Shirt" competition

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's number one outsourcing marketplace, today announced the winner of the .Design Our T-Shirt. competition.

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  • Freelancer.com smashes through 1,500,000 users as largest crowdsourcing marketplace in the world

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 freelance outsourcing marketplace today smashed through 1.5 million registered professionals from 234 countries and regions worldwide.

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  • Freelancer.com traffic soars to become the number one website run by an Australian company

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 freelance outsourcing marketplace today became the largest website run by an Australian company according to Alexa.

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  • Freelancer.com smashes through 1,000 jobs per day as the largest outsourcing website in the world for users and jobs

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 micro-outsourcing marketplace is now the most popular outsourcing website in the world for users and jobs, topping almost 1,100 jobs per day and 640,000 jobs posted to date.

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  • Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie Will Be Presenting at Funding Connect Sydney on April 22nd 2010

    SYDNEY: Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, the world's #1 micro-outsourcing marketplace will be presenting at Funding Connect in Sydney on April 22nd 2010.

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  • Freelancer.com "Expose Our Logo To Win US$10,000" Competition Won By Andrea Smith

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 micro-outsourcing marketplace announced the winner of their global "Expose Our Logo To Win US$10,000" Competition.

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  • Freelancer.com Announces Finalists for "Expose Our Logo To Win US$10,000" Competition

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 micro-outsourcing marketplace today announced the top finalists for the "Expose Our Logo for $10,000" Competition.

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  • Freelancer.com acquires UK freelance jobs marketplace Freelancer.co.uk

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 micro-outsourcing marketplace today announced that it had acquired the UK freelancing website Freelancer.co.uk

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  • Freelancer.com user earnings pass US$50 million

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the world's #1 micro-outsourcing marketplace, today announced that earnings generated through the site by freelancers had exceeded US$50 million.<br> <i>Roughly equivalent to half a billion dollars in Western world labour</i>

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  • Freelancer.com first outsourcing website to add iPad category

    SYDNEY: Freelancer.com, the worlds top micro-outsourcing website today launched the first category dedicated to the building and development of Apple iPad applications.

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  • Freelancer.com launches US$10,000 "Expose Our Logo" competition at LeWeb

    Paris: Freelancer, formerly known as GetAFreelancer, the world's top freelance jobs micro-outsourcing marketplace, today announced a global competition to create exposure for the company's new logo at the LeWeb Paris 2009 conference.

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  • Freelancer.com US$15,000 Logo Competition Won by Edward V. Sutrisno

    Sydney: Freelancer, formerly known as GetAFreelancer, the world's top freelance jobs micro-outsourcing marketplace, today announced that the winner of the US$15,000 global logo competition was Edward V. Sutrisno from Indonesia.

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  • Freelancer.com surpasses half a million Outsourcing Projects

    Sydney: Freelancer, formerly known as GetAFreelancer, the world's top freelance jobs micro-outsourcing marketplace, today announced that over 500,000 freelance jobs have been posted to date through the website.

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  • Freelancer.com smashes into top 1000 websites worldwide

    Sydney: Freelancer, formerly known as GetAFreelancer, the world's top freelance jobs micro-outsourcing marketplace, today announced that its rapid growth in traffic has thrust it into the top 1000 websites worldwide, according to Alexa.

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  • GetAFreelancer becomes Freelancer.com

    Sydney: GetAFreelancer.com, the world's top freelance jobs microoutsourcing marketplace, today announced that it has acquired the domain Freelancer.com and will now be known as Freelancer.

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  • GetAFreelancer.com surpasses 1,000,000 registered users

    New York/Sydney: GetAFreelancer.com, the world's top freelance job micro-outsourcing marketplace, today announced that its user base had passed one million registered users.

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  • GetAFreelancer.com announces US$10,000 Logo Design Competition

    New York: GetAFreelancer, the world's top freelance jobs micro-outsourcing marketplace, today announced a global design competition to develop the website's new logo.

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