So you’ve started a web design agency. Great! But you’re having trouble getting customers online? You probably thought you wouldn’t have trouble finding customers since web design seems to be a fairly prosperous field. Well, that may be true, but how much effort have you put in to finding customers? Are you putting in effort […]
So, you’re thinking of starting a business. It’s an exciting prospect, and you’re eager to get started and see where your new venture will take you. This is something every entrepreneur has felt, along with the fear of failure. In order to face down that fear and get the new business off the ground and […]
The team behind freelancing platform PeoplePerHour has launched a smart solution for procuring short-term help with digital tasks. SuperTasker uses algorithms, rather than lengthy bidding processes, to allocate quick digital projects like image resizing, photo retouching and WordPress hacking.
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The freelance economy now accounts for one in four professionals in the UK and Europe, according to research from the European Forum of Independent Professionals. More than $1bn was spent globally online in 2013 hiring and paying freelancers, says Staffing Industry Analysts
Need a photo resized in an hour? It’ll run you $5. A blog post? $45. What about an infographic? $150. PeoplePerHour, a freelance marketplace with offices in the U. S. and the U.K. is beta testing a new service called SuperTasker, which sells such help for a flat fee.