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1. Hire teams quickly.
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Browse profiles, portfolios and reviews
to assemble your 24/7 online workforce.
2. Tackle jobs easily.
Tackle jobs easily
Collaborate in shared online work rooms
and receive daily activity reports.
3. Pay freelancers safely.
Pay freelancers safely
Only pay for work you approve, plus Elance
takes care of all invoicing and taxes.
Hiring a large team? Managing freelancers already? Learn about Talent Clouds
     Mozilla taps into the talents of global contractors. Elance makes it easier to manage and pay these people who we rely on daily.
Jill Van De Ven
Worldwide People Operations at Mozilla
     Elance enabled HopStop to scale our team cost-effectively. We hired our first engineer on Elance and still work with him today.
Joe Meyer
President and CEO at HopStop

Check out our freelancers' incredible work. Imagine the possibilities.

Stephanie B., Creative Writer
United Kingdom
Aleks S., Programmer
Benjamin O., Designer
United States
Pavel K., Programmer
Brian A., Financial Analyst
United States
Yanina F., Designer
Mansi G., Programmer
Khalima M., Illustrator
Mike F., Writer
United States

Elance inspires great work. See more real life stories.

“Freelancing has given me the ability to escape corporate America by moving to Puerto Rico and living my dream of owning a farm.”
Sarah R. , Writer
Puerto Rico
“Through freelancing on Elance I have found my true path in life. I was never meant to be someone's employee. Being laid off was the best thing that ever happened to me!”
Thomas H. , Writer/Editor
United States
“Freelancing through Elance has also allowed me to be mobile, which is a source of inspiration for me, as I get to move my work place from the countryside to the city and back again.”
Yoko M. , Graphic Designer

Find freelancers at the world's most-trusted online workplace.

Elance is where businesses go to find, hire, collaborate with and pay leading freelancers from more than 180 countries. With a community of over 3 million freelancers and 1 million businesses, on Elance it's easy to hire a top freelancer. Find a developer, freelance designers or other talented freelancers with the most in-demand skills.
More than a marketplace for freelance web developers, there's a world of talented people now freelancing on Elance. This includes talented application developers, software engineers, testers, network administrators, web designers, graphic designers, copywriters, market researchers, SEO experts, data analysts, social media marketers, translators, customer service agents, moderators, administrative assistants, accountants, lawyers and business consultants.
If you're looking to Work Differently and do great work while building teams of amazing freelancers, Elance is right for you. Join us.