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Elance, oDesk merge
Monday, 23 Dec, 2013 – 6:51 | One Comment

The two largest freelance job finder sites have merged. Elance took in oDesk in a deal worth an undisclosed amount of money, but which will see the Elance CEO Fabio Rosati take the helm of …

Retwact – Retweet Retract keeps the meme clean
Monday, 6 May, 2013 – 7:05 | No Comment

One thing about Twitter is pretty obvious: once you’ve said something, even if it’s factually incorrect and you find that out later, that something has been said and going back to everyone who retweeted it …

TransparentBilling – Overpaying Contractors? Not With This
Monday, 17 Oct, 2011 – 7:12 | One Comment
TransparentBilling – Overpaying Contractors? Not With This

If you suspect (or even know) that you’re over paying contractors or are being over-billed, then TransparentBilling.com might be your solution.  This is an employee time management suite meant for those who use computer-based contractors …

The Appsterdam Project
Monday, 1 Aug, 2011 – 7:21 | No Comment
The Appsterdam Project

People in the business of making mobile applications know the name Mike Lee.  He was co-founder of Tapulous (now owned by Disney), which created the infamous iPhone game that broke the ice for the game …

Facebook Fights Back Against LinkedIn
Monday, 20 Jun, 2011 – 12:12 | No Comment
Facebook Fights Back Against LinkedIn

A lot of excitement accompanied the initial public offering last month of LinkedIn, the “little site that could”.  This quiet giant suddenly hit the public discussion pool, despite having been mainstream as one of the …

WriteSwap – a New Online Marketplace for Writers
Tuesday, 7 Jun, 2011 – 7:44 | No Comment
WriteSwap – a New Online Marketplace for Writers

There are plenty of marketplaces online where writers both seasoned and new can find work.  But there is a relatively new marketplace that has appeared on the scene and it is called WriteSwap.
The idea of …

Clickworker – Using Crowdsourcing to Give Freelancers More Work
Thursday, 26 May, 2011 – 7:49 | No Comment

Freelance writing is one of the leading ways in which many people choose to make money from home.  You will probably have seen plenty of bidding sites online already, but now there is a new …

Freelancer Surges Ahead With Two Webby Awards
Thursday, 19 May, 2011 – 10:12 | No Comment

Freelancer.com has gone through many changes in recent months.  But these all appear to be changes for the good, as the freelancing website has now won two of the much coveted Webby awards for 2011.
The …

Ajeva – a New Kind of Freelance Marketplace
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 10:40 | No Comment

Freelance marketplaces are not new to the internet. Sites like Elance, Freelancer and ODesk have been around for a long time and they show no signs of becoming any less popular either.
Now there is a …

US Clients Seek More UK Based Freelancers From People Per Hour
Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 – 10:01 | No Comment

Much is made of US based freelancers getting a lot of work online from people in other countries.  But it would seem as if things are working in reverse too, according to the latest information …

Freelancer Website Launches Tycoon Talk Forum
Thursday, 21 Apr, 2011 – 7:22 | One Comment

The freelance website Freelancer has been moving ahead in leaps and bounds recently. With new versions of the website designed to appeal to workers in countries including the UK, Australia and Hong Kong, it has …

Twitter is Popular in the Freelancing World
Tuesday, 22 Feb, 2011 – 9:48 | No Comment
Twitter is Popular in the Freelancing World

It doesn’t take long to browse through the latest Google headlines to find stories about freelancers and their passion for Twitter. For many freelancers working from home, the site provides a quick and easy way …