How to Get Started at Freelancer.com

If you're thinking of trying freelancing or looking for a freelancer to do a job, you've come to the right place. Freelancer.com is where over 18 million freelancers and employers connect. All you need is an account, and you can start getting any work done.

Here's a step-by-step guide to getting started at the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace:

1. Click the Sign Up link on the Freelancer.com homepage. Registration is free!

2. On the Sign Up page, choose either Sign up with Facebook to use your Facebook account details or enter your email address plus a username and password in the boxes provided. Confirm your password.

3. Tick Hire if you want to hire a freelancer or Work if you want to be a freelancer.

4. Read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

5. Click Create Account then confirm your email address, and you're in!

 

After registration, you'll be taken to your Freelancer.com Dashboard. The key thing is to fill out your profile page.

  • If you're a freelancer, a complete profile page will increase your chances of winning jobs. Read the article Is your Freelancer.com profile working for you? for tips on having a great profile page.

  • If you're an employer, the profile page with some background information on what you or your company does will help you build your employer reputation and be able to hire better freelancers because of it.

Once you have your profile page, you're all set! You can now start bidding on projects if you're a freelancer, or start posting projects if you're an employer.

Want to know more? The Big Bad Guide to Freelancer.com has all you need to know about posting and bidding on projects, posting and joining contests, sending and receiving payments, and other basic information. 

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