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GetAFreelancer



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Published 01/25/2009 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
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What can you use the app for?

GetAFreelancer or GAF is a well known freelance website where you can go to post projects that you want completed, or bid on projects to earn some money in your spare time. This is ideal for anyone that has any specialist projects that would normally be expensive to get done, GetAFreeLancer makes it really easy to find people to complete work professionally at a fraction of the cost that it would normally cost. There are a variety of different types of providers including computer programmers and even writers. If you want a project completing then you just need to post it on the website, you will then receive a series of quotes, or bids from people so that you can decide who to hire. GetAFreelancer is suitable for virtually any type of business, and makes it fairly easy to find people to complete almost any task.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

GetAFreelancer is owned and run by a Swedish company called Innovate IT; the site was launched in 2004 and is an extremely popular freelance website. Since 2004 over $30 million has been spent through GetAFreelancer. Everyday there are an average of 500 new projects posted every day. GetAFreelancer changed its name to Freelancer.com in 2009.

What are the differences to other apps?

GetAFreelancer is basically the same as the other freelance websites on the internet; however this one uses a much simpler design. It offers many of the same services, although the pricing is different.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

GetAFreelancer uses a much simpler design than many of the other freelance websites on the internet. This means that you either love it or you hate it, the design is much simpler, but some functions are also much chunkier than they are normally. Although this isn’t really a problem using the site does take some getting used to. An annoying thing about GetAFreelancer is the non public projects, these are where certain people are invited to complete certain projects, but they still appear on the main search results. Choosing a provider to complete your work for you is very easy; you can even take a look at their past work to find out which service providers are qualified to complete the work as requested.

How does the registration process work?

Registering on GAF is very easy, you will need to sign up with your details and then confirm your email address. Signing up is free, when creating a provider profile you have to fill out a form to build your profile.

What does it cost to use the application?

Registering on GetAFreelancer is free, and providers are not charged anything. The service buyer will have to pay a commission of 3% or $3 whichever is higher. You can also upgrade to a gold account where you won’t need to pay monthly commission, however this does cost a monthly fee that depends on your category.

Who would you recommend the application to?

GetAFreelancer is a great freelance website for anyone who wants to do a variety of freelance work. The projects catered for include writing, programming, and website design among plenty of others. GetAFreelancer also have a prepaid credit card which can make it very easy to receive your payments whoever you are in the world.

  • Post projects to an audience of thousands
  • Get professional quality results without the professional price tag
  • Work to earn some money in your spare time, or full time
  • Dispute resolution system to make sure that any problems are avoided.
  • Find providers to work on site or remotely over the internet depending on the jobs that you need doing.


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