The Ultimate Guide to Finding Freelance Jobs in 2023

20 freelance job sites listed and linked!

Jyssica Schwartz

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The freelance job market has continued to be on the rise in recent years, offering you and other professionals the flexibility to work on YOUR terms and pursue a diverse range of projects.

The landscape of freelance opportunities continues to evolve, with new platforms and resources emerging to connect freelancers with clients.

Here I’ve gathered some of the top websites to find freelance and/or remote work.

Upwork/Freelancer/Fiverr/Reedsy

You likely know of these. While I am not personally a huge fan of Upwork and some similar sites, I know many freelancers who have had a great experience on them, so they stay on the list.

Upwork remains a go-to platform for freelancers across various industries. With millions of registered users, Upwork offers a wide range of job categories, including writing, design, programming, marketing, and more. The platform’s search and filtering capabilities help you find relevant projects, and its integrated messaging and payment systems streamline the entire workflow.

Freelancer is another established platform that connects freelancers with clients from around the world. It offers a diverse range of project categories and features like contests, hourly and fixed-price projects, and a user-friendly interface. Freelancer also allows you to showcase your portfolio, making it easier to attract potential clients and stand out from the competition.

Fiverr has gained immense popularity for its unique approach to freelancing. Instead of bidding on projects, freelancers on Fiverr create their own service-based offerings called gigs. They can range from graphic design and copywriting to voiceovers and digital marketing. Fiverr provides a platform for freelancers to showcase their skills and for clients to browse and directly hire them based on their gig descriptions, pricing, ratings, and reviews. You also set your own prices on Fiverr.

Reedsy is a bit different, as it requires specific minimum skills or experience. For example, to be a manuscript editor on the platform, you must have at least 3 years of professional editing…

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Jyssica Schwartz

Entrepreneur, writer, editor, book coach, cat lover, weirdo, optimist. Author of “Write. Get Paid. Repeat.” & “Concept to Conclusion.” jyssicaschwartz.com