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  1. GoDaddy Launches New Service, oDesk Changes NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Small Business Trends

    ... hopes its new GoDaddy Pro services can help. Over a year ago, two of the biggest freelance marketplaces, oDesk and Elance, announced they would be merging into one. Since then, they have operated as separate platforms. Today the new company ...


  2. Elance-oDesk Becomes 'Upwork' In Push To Build $10B In Freelancer RevenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Forbes.com

    ... the platforms that connect them to clients are trying to get a bigger piece of the action. In the latest example, Elance-oDesk this morning announced it has a new name, Upwork , and is introducing a new freelance talent platform that shares the same ...


  3. oDesk Becomes Upwork, But What About Elance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Small Business Trends

    A year ago, two of the biggest freelance marketplaces, oDesk and Elance, announced they would be merging into one. Since then, they have operated as separate platforms.


  4. 25 Websites To Help You Make More Money In Between GigsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Psychology Today

    ... I've gone from spending money on vacation to making money on vacation. I even found a great graphic designer on Elance.com and found my book editor from her Craigslist ad. So, if your Kickstarter campaign didn't turn your venture into Google, if ...


  5. Elance-oDesk Names Stephane Kasriel Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Market Wire

    Elance-oDesk, the world's largest freelance talent marketplace, today announced that Stephane Kasriel has been named the company's chief executive officer and appointed to the board of directors. Current CEO Fabio Rosati, who has led Elance-oDesk since launch, named Kasriel as his successor and will remain a member of the company's board of directors.


  6. Google Emphasizing Site 'Mobile-Friendliness' Starting Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Application Development Trends

    ... all enough warnings that they were going to do this," she said. "Numbers from our own database of work happening via Elance.com and oDesk.com indicate that businesses are already doubling down on mobile in preparation for April 21," the company told ...


  7. Online resources to find freelance, project and contract workRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... and it found its way to the Chicago jobs section. I suggest you browse the various categories that interest you. ELance.com is your more traditional freelance site where projects are posted by companies and organizations seeking your professional ...


  8. Tech Industry says protect LGBT rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Seattle Gay News

    ... Dion Lim, CEO, NextLesson Bret Taylor, CEO, Quip Joe Lonsdale, Managing Partner, Formation 8 Thomas Layton, Chairman, Elance-odesk Fabio Rosati, CEO, Elance-odesk Dave Morin, CEO, Path Mark Goldstein, Chairman, BackOps Kevin Rose, CEO, North ...


  9. Should I Hire a Freelancer or Not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Small Business Trends

    ... non-employees easier and more efficient than ever. I'm assuming the reader has an understanding of tools such as eLance.com and Fiverr . If not, take a minute to review. I want to address some of the issues that arise from working with ...


  10. Smarterer Announces Free Access to Its Skill Assessment APIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | ProgrammableWeb.com

    ... tests exist). Today, the platform can quantify skills in as little as 10 questions and 120 seconds. Smarterer user, Elance , can directly correlate increased hiring with test completion. "Linking skill assessments and jobs enables our freelancers to ...


  11. Survey: C++ is the most valuable software engineering skillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | ITworld

    ... executives and engineers from 421 startup companies, and also gathered salary and benefit data on freelancers from Elance-oDesk and Total, as well as data from from Glassdoor, Angellist, and Payscale on non-startups. When looking at average salary ...


  12. Filipinos, Indonesians Top Elance-oDesk Freelancers In East AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... from Northwestern University. In the murky underworld of freelance writers, editors and translators, oDesk and Elance have crappy reputations. On both these middleman marketplaces, employers post short-term jobs, sometimes with a payment range but ...


  13. Commentary: Why my small business and many others aren't hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... - are now freelancing. Employers are taking advantage of this trend. The number of to freelance worker portal Elance/oDesk has increased from approximately 3 million in early 2013 to close to 5 million by late 2014. And why not? I can get someone to ...


  14. Founding Elance, then Webaroo: Beerud Seth's Entrepreneurial JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    Beerud Seth founded Elance back in 1998. At the time, the concept was new and path breaking.


  15. Let's save ourselves from costly 'help' like thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Blueprint for Financial Prosperity

    ... bidding war to see who will work the cheapest. I once attended a conference where the speaker told non-profits that Elance was the best place to find freelancers because you could pay them almost nothing. Contently is a similar site that promises to ...


  16. Post Your Own ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | InformationWeek

    Fabio Rosati, CEO of Elance, has said that Watson is going to be the next big thing after the Internet, and I agree. Watson's powered-apps in the cloud are going to change the way we do things and this will happen across many industries and individuals alike.


  17. Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a FreelancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... little research into hiring a freelancer, you're probably aware of the 800-pound gorillas of freelance marketplaces: Elance and oDesk . These are both great resources, as you'll find tons of freelancers from all over the world with a wide range of ...


  18. Yve Alcide commented on Ross Clennett's blog post 'Global...Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | RecruitingBlogs.com

    ... to one of three categories; Online Staffing (SIA have identified 145 operators including Freelancer, Task Rabbit, Elance etc), Online Services (eg Work Market, Onforce etc) and Crowdsourcing (eg 99Design, Innocentive, Amazon Turk, WikiStrat etc). ...


  19. New Intuit software crunches numbers for self-employed workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | SFGate

    ... independent workers will be 43 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020. A separate study by the Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk says the country currently has 53 million freelancers, accounting for 34 percent of the workforce. "There's been a gap ...


  20. Easy Ways to Put More Money in Your Pocket in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... copy editing or other creative skills, consider offering your services on freelance websites such as Fiverr or Elance. These types of side gigs will allow you to earn extra income while also growing your skills. Track your progress. You can't save ...