Freelance.com, World’s Biggest Outsourcer With 2 Million Registered Users

January 3, 2011

According to a recent report, outsourcing firm, Freelancer.com has reached a target of 2 million registered professionals on it sits by the end of 2010. Freelancer.com’s registration of professionals surged through two million on December 29, 2010.

The rise in users comes on the heels of LimeExchange’s acquisition a week earlier. This is a significant milestone for Freelancer and the Internet freelancing community because this milestone indicates growth for this site. A range, which includes two million clients, is an approximate guideline for defining growth on the Internet.

The registered users on Freelancer are from 240 nations with the U.S. providing about 21% of the users registered on the site. India, which has a large supply of IT and English writing professionals is second with 19% registered users. Outsourcing to India has been a strategy of choice for many businesses in the last decade. Trailing these top two countries were the following nations: the U.K., Canada, Pakistan, China, Philippines, Romania, Bangladesh and Australia. Among the smallest territories who had users registered on Freelancer were Svalbard and Jan Mayen, a Norwegian volcano archipelago situated in the Artic Ocean.

With these new statistics, Freelancer is the world’s biggest outsourcer. The company offers a service where firms can link to service providers who are freelancers and are working independently. This is a good business solution for both the buyer and the vendor, since if offers good value for the price of the service. By registering on Freelancer, there are a host of employment opportunities that freelancers can tap into. These include article writing, website design, logo design, content creation, composing songs, teaching English to foreign students. along with other skills.  In general, the independent contracts pay about $200 and this accounts for the popularity of the site – the website is cost effective and offers excellent pricing particularly for specially to small and medium sized-businesses.

Currently, about 890,000 assignments are entered in Freelancer.com.  According to statistics, frequent users of the site reportedly make figures close to $100,000 over a short period of time.


Comments

6 Responses to “Freelance.com, World’s Biggest Outsourcer With 2 Million Registered Users”

  1. offshore outsourcing on January 4th, 2011 3:48 am

    what not companies supporting freelancers………..
    very good post keep rocking……………

  2. call center outsourcing philippines on January 13th, 2011 2:27 am

    i assume that this company is offering a good quality of service for them to be known globally. Congratulations!

  3. jhonsmith on January 15th, 2011 2:38 am

    hi,i am jhonsmith,
    Business process outsourcing (BPO) is a subset of outsourcing that involves the contracting of the operations and responsibilities of specific business functions (or processes) to a third-party service provider. Originally, this was associated with manufacturing firms, such as Coca Cola that outsourced large segments of its supply chain.[1] In the contemporary context, it is primarily used to refer to the outsourcing of services. so bpo outsourcing is very important.
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  4. Jacob Cherian on January 19th, 2011 8:02 pm

    Freelancers are indeed doing well in this economy because there are more avenues for them to be discovered and find work, on a project by project basis.

  5. Call Center in the Philippines on January 20th, 2011 1:38 am

    That’s terrific. Freelance did an excellent job. It’s such a great honor for them.

  6. BPO Process on January 20th, 2011 4:12 am

    I too want some details as it is very cheaper to get the work outsourced than to be performed by the own country people.

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