FREELANCER SEARCH ENGINE

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Not so complete list of freelance site offered in the internet

1) RentACoder
Member: Better Business Bureau and Square Trade
http://www.rentacoder.com/
Number Providers:
- 147,437
Cost (providers):
- commission: 15%
Cost (buyers):
- free
Payment options:
- escrow
- credit card
- PayPal
- postal mail check (provider receives a 2.5%)
- wire transfer (US: $10.00 / non-US: $35.00) (provider receives a 2.5% discount)
- 'Seller Guarantee Deposit' (optional, must be deposited within 3
days of accepting the bid)
- credit card: 5%
- PayPal: 5%
- postal mail check: 2.5%
- wire transfer: 2.5%
Withdrawal options:
- PayPal (no charge)
- postal mail check (US: $5.00 / non-US: $10.00)
- Western Union (US: $5.00 / non-US: $10.00 + Western Union's fee)
- wire transfer ($55.00 in fees)
- timeframe
- Credits are totaled on either the middle and/or end of the month
and paid out on or before the following 7th day.

2) Guru
http://www.guru.com/
Number Providers:
- over 577,000
Cost (providers):
Basic
-Commission: 10%
Guru
-Membership: $29.95 to $99.95 per quarter.
-Commission: 5%
Vendor
-Membership: $38.94 to $129.94
-Commission: 5%
Cost (buyers):
- free
Payment options:
- escrow: (2% fee to provider)
- SafePay Invoicing (2% fee to provider)
- credit card
- PayPal
- postal mail check (earns 2% in Loyalty Dollars)
- e-check (earns 2% in Loyalty Dollars)
- wire transfer (earns 2% in Loyalty Dollars)
- Loyalty Dollars
Withdrawal options:
- PayPal (International pros only, no fees but $1.00 soon)
- postal mail check ($3.00 fee)
- wire transfer (International pros only, $15.00 fee)
- direct deposit (U.S. pros only, no fee)
- Remit2India (Pros from India only, 13 rupees and $3 or $5, but $3.00 soon)

3) GetAFreelancer
http://www.getafreelancer.com/
Number of verified users:
- 159,686
Cost (providers):
- Commission: 10% ($5.00 minimum)
- Gold Members: $10 per month (no commission)
Cost (buyers):
- commission: 3% (minimum $3.00) per winning bid
- Gold Members: $10 per month (no commission)
Payment options:
- escrow
- PayPal
- postal mail check
- wire transfer
- Moneybookers
- E-Gold
Withdrawal options:
- PayPal (when over $30.00)
- postal mail check (when over $30.00)
- wire transfer
- Western Union
- Moneybookers
- E-Gold

4) Scriptlance

https://www.scriptlance.com/
Number Providers:
- 2000
Cost (providers):
- commission: 5% (minimum $5.00)
Cost (buyers):
- $5.00 per winning bid
Payment options:
- escrow
- credit card
- PayPal
- postal mail check
- wire transfer
- E-gold
- cash
Withdrawal options:
- PayPal (minimum $30.00)
- processed within 3 business days
- postal mail check (minimum $30.00)
- processed at the beginning and end of the week
- wire transfer (minimum $30.00)
- processed at the beginning and end of the week
- E-Gold
- processed within 3 business days

5) GetACoder
http://www.getacoder.com/
Number Providers:
- 122389
Cost (providers):
- commission: 10% + $5.00
- Premium member: 10% only
Cost (buyers):
- $5.00 per winning bid
- Premium membership: $7.95/mo (no fee per bid)
Payment options:
- escrow
- credit card
- PayPal
- E-Gold.
Withdrawal options:
- PayPal (minimum $100)
- E-Gold (minimum $100)

6) Programming Bids
http://www.programmingbids.com/
Number Providers: 2,000+
Cost (providers):
- $49.00 per year
- commission: 7% (minimum $10.00)
Cost (buyers):
- commission: 3% (minimum $5) per closed bid
- Guaranteed Delivery
- commission: 15% (minimum $20.00)
Payment options:
- escrow
- credit card
- PayPal (if less than $200)
- certified or cashier's check
- money order
- wire transfer
Withdrawal options:
- PayPal (minimum $15.00)
- timeframe
- Biweekly (the middle and/or end of the month for confirmed transactions)

>>> Small but they offer escrow services

7) Freelance Auction
http://www.freelanceauction.com/
Number Providers: n/a
Open Projects: 25
Cost (providers):
- commission: 10% (minimum $10) + $5.95 flat fee
Cost (buyers):
- $5.00 per winning bid
Payment options:
- escrow
- PayPal
- postal mail check
- money order
Withdrawal options:
- PayPal (minimum $25.00)
- timeframe
- payment made as requested if minimum is in account

8) CodeLance
http://www.codelance.com/

Number Providers: n/a
Open Projects: 18
Cost (providers):
- Primary projects: free
- Secondary projects: 7%
Cost (buyers):
- Primary projects: $20
- Secondary project: free
Payment options:
- escrow
- credit card
- PayPal
- postal mail check
Withdrawal options:
- PayPal (minimum $30.00)
- postal mail check (in UK Pounds Sterling) (minimum $30.00)

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