Free Online Freelance Resources


50 Online Freelance Resources Feel free to add more resources in the comments. Regular postings will return after this short interlude.

For Freelance Photographers


iStockPhoto – the leading stock photos site.

Fotolia – a “web 2.0? version of iStockPhoto.

PhotoStock Plus – Sell your photos worldwide to a large variety of clients.

eXpress Digital – Set up your own online store front for selling your photography.

SmugMug – Take pictures, set your prices and earn a profit selling from your own virtual gallery.

ImageKind – Setup a free online gallery and sell your art online as framed prints.

Shutterstock – Submit your photos and get paid a commission every time they are downloaded.

ImageCatalog – Earn a forty percent commission when someone downloads your photos.

Big Stock Photo – Submit your images for review and if approved you will get paid for others downloading them.

StockXpert – Earn fifty percent commission for selling your stock digital photos through their website.

For Freelance Writers


Blue Mountain Arts – Pays you up to $300 dollars for accepting and publishing your poetry in their greeting cards. – Hundreds of freelance writing jobs plus articles and career advice for freelance writers. – Small directory of freelance writing jobs and resources for freelancers.

Recycled Paper Greetings – Greeting card manufacturer that hires freelance writers and artists to create their cards.

Helium – Select a topic, write an article and earn a commission from the advertising revenue.

Online Writing Jobs – Fairly extensive, well maintained job directory for freelance writers.

WritersWeekly – Popular freelance writing ezine. Great for finding jobs, news and resources in the freelance market.

For Freelance Programmers


RentACoder – Locate and bid on open ticket coding jobs and get paid when you fulfill their request.

DesignQuote – Free job search for freelance programmers and web designers.

ScriptLance – Hundreds of new programmer projects listed daily. Place your bids on open projects and pick up some side work.

iFreelance – Many available opportunities for programmers, web designers and graphic artists.

Heritage Web Solutions – Hosting company that hires freelance designers and programmers to build their customers sites. Must submit your portfolio for consideration.

Freelance Auction – Freelance web designers can place bids on proposals. Requires you pay them a commission from your earnings if you get the job.

Misc. Freelance Job Resources


Elance – Freelance job search database covering positions in writing, website development, graphics art and more.

Go Freelance – An extensive database of freelance positions. This is a paid service. – Very large free online marketplace for freelancers. Many freelance job types available.

GetAFreelancer – Huge selection of freelance jobs for programmers, web designers, graphic artists, writers, photographers and many more.

Craigslist – The internet classified giant has listings for freelancers too.

Freelance Portfolios – Free service that allows you to create a virtual portfolio highlighting your expertise as a freelancer.

SoloGig – Nice directory with everything listed from senior software developers to at home wine tasters. Worth taking a look. – Freelance directory for web designers, adminstrative, sales, writing, translations and more.

Project4Hire – Ton of different job categories for freelancers. Bid on proposals and make some money.

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