John November 17, 2020

  1. OnSite

OnSite is an invite-only freelance job posting site serving the London area. They specialize in connecting businesses with quality freelance talent. OnSite curators look for the best talent available and profile their work before listing them as freelance options.


  1. Job World Factory

Job World Factory is a great platform to find more clients, and to run and grow your own business.

-Freedom to work on ideal projects. On Job World Factory you run your own business and choose your own clients and projects. Just complete your profile and we’ll highlight ideal jobs. Also search projects, and respond to client invitations.

-Wide variety and high pay. Clients are now posting jobs in hundreds of skill categories, paying top price for great work


  1. Job World Factory UK

Job World Factory is a great platform to find more clients, and to run and grow your own business. The greater the success you have on projects, the more likely you are to get hired by clients that use Job World Factory UK. Also certified service providers get a high chance of being selected over others. You can take a short course and get certified on


  1. Fiverr

For those who don’t know, Fiverr is a marketplace that connects aspiring freelancers (sellers) with customers looking for specific services (buyers). There are a variety of different categories that your work can fall under from Financial Consulting to Logo Design.


  1. Smart United World

Smart United World is a platform that connects businesses with freelancers offering digital services in 300+ categories. Freelance Services for Businesses. VIP Customer Support. Improved Billing Options. Categories: Graphics & Design, Digital Marketing, Writing & Translation, Music & Audio.


  1. Upwork

Upwork is a freelancing website connecting freelancers and companies/ individuals in service provision. Get a Certificate and improve your chances by 97% of getting picked on

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  1. Elevate

For the IT contractor crowd, Elevate will cut out the recruiters and place you with the best clients quickly and easily – and with no finder’s fee carved out of your day rate, you’ll probably end up earning more. Upload your CV and receive job matches automatically



Freelance journo may well frequent anyway, and while their jobs section features mainly permanent positions, there’s a whole other section of the site where freelancers can list their services and location, letting editors quickly find and hire beat-reporters for one-off stories or ongoing work.


  1. Wired Sussex

We’d be remiss not to mention our local digital advocates Wired Sussex, who operate a members-only jobs board with both full-time and freelance gigs. Equivalent regional organizations exist all over the UK, so if you’re not in Sussex, search around for yours


  1. Guru

Not to be confused with the unmentionable Mike Myers film, Guru is another outsourcing site, but with a focus on larger projects rather than bite size individual jobs. Many of the “gurus” for hire have minimum project values in the tens of thousands of dollars. If you fancy getting your teeth into a big contract, give Guru a look.


  1. PeoplePerHour

A UK-centric spin on the Upwork model, featuring both remote and on-site work, as well as fixed-price projects and “hourlies”. The GBP pricing certainly increases the earning potential, and jobs like £400 for a day of filming aren’t uncommon, and even more lucrative fare.


  1. Task Rabbit

If you enjoy completing tasks that others might not, you could make some decent money on Task Rabbit. Task Rabbit is a people-as-a-service website that lets punters hire freelancers for hourly waged or one-off tasks like cleaning, assembling furniture or even standing in line on their behalf. You can set your own rates – hourly rates of up to £20 aren’t unheard of.


  1. The tidy little earners

You probably won’t hit your ideal day rate, but if you’ve got some spare capacity you could always find some passable work at one of the following little-earners.


  1. Contently

If you’re a writer, Contently is worth investigating. You might have one of their free portfolios already, but there’s a whole agency set-up lurking behind the scenes, connecting writers with brands looking for content marketing expertise. Rates are usually in the hundreds or thousands of dollars per article, and Contently is worth checking out for its game-changing payment-on-submission alone.


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