What are the best resources to find freelance writers for hire?

In this day and age, you can find almost everything online and going global has never been easier. Check out these sites and/or apps if you're looking to outsource freelance writers to deliver amazing and quality content to you beyond borders.

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    #1Upwork

    Upwork

    Upwork is a freelancing platform where businesses and independent professionals collaborate remotely. Upwork sends employers a list of candidates for the project they posted, while freelancers are matched with projects based on their profile. 

    Websites

    Free

    Daniel May
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "I've been hiring writers from Upwork for a while now. Though they may have mixed reviews online about the services, I think it's just about being clear about your job posting. I make it a point to be thorough in choosing the right freelancer."
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    #2Fiverr

    Fiverr

    Fiverr enables entrepreneurs (buyers) and freelancers (sellers) to connect through an online platform. Fiverr publishes a list of sellers catering to a particular skill along with their fixed rate. Buyers can easily contact and track tasks through the site or their mobile app.


    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Hannah Sandoval
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "I've heard a lot about fiverr, the pros, cons, as well as tips from my peers who have ordered jobs from there. I like that I can easily browse through gigs posted by the seller as if I'm just shopping online while all I stand to lose is just $5. "
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    #3Freelancer

    Freelancer

    Freelancer is a crowdsourcing marketplace where employers can hire freelance experts according to their particular need. Projects are posted for free to start the bidding process for independent professionals from all over the globe.


    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Anna Woods
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "First of all, I love that freelancer has an app and is compatible to use in most of my gadgets "
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    #4Scripted

    Scripted

    Scripted focuses on producing original content for their registered users with free access on the first month. A SmartMatch feature helps users find a writer within their field of expertise. Users can also browse according to rating or samples provided by the freelancer.

    Websites

    $124- Varies by plan

    Beverly Rios
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "I checked Scripted out since I was looking for content marketing writers specifically. I particularly like the fact that I can assign direct tasks to freelancers I've had connected with before, that way I don't always have to screen writers all the time."
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    #5Envato Studio

    Envato Studio

    Envato Studio links you to freelancers all over the world ready to work on any project under design and web development. Users can browse through job categories, compare portfolios as well as view community recommendations to help them pick the right person.

    Websites

    Free

    Ronald Kennedy
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "I discovered Envato studio while I was using envato elements as a graphic designer. I thought it was best to stick to what I know and I haven't had trouble since. The process is almost seamless for me - everything I need to know is disclosed and well categorized."
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    #6Freelance Writing

    Freelance Writing

    Freelance Writing is a hub for writers to seek freelance work and vice versa. Resources such as articles, tools, and contest are made available for writers to hone their skill at the same time assure clients of their competency to deliver quality output.

    Websites

    Free

    Zhang Yan
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "I found easily found a food blogger through this platform. The best thing about going through this site was that it was focused on writing - I can just look into the specific writing topics and source writers from there. It was just confusing at first cos I got redirected to another site to meet writers/ view the writing samples. "
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    #7Writers Access

    Writers Access

    Writers Access makes it possible for businesses and agencies to outsource vetted writing professionals, star rated by performance and customer reviews.  Their StyleMetrics Matcher tool pairs you with a writer with the tone and style clients need.

    Websites

    $39- Varies by plan

    Emily Garza
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "As a business owner, I have been very happy with Writer Access. The process, resources and internal communication tools are great! There's an easy option to select writers with specific content types, experience, and industry. I have really enjoyed that feature. I would highly recommend this"
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    #8Media Bistro

    Media Bistro

    Media Bistro is a platform where media professionals can look for writing, editor, creative, and other job postings. The site also offers online courses which can be obtained when the user purchases the MB Unlimited Premium Access. 

    Websites

    Free

    Dylan Lane
    Written on May 6, 2019
    "Media Bistro has connected me with skilled writers and editors. Since the company has such a large stable of media creatives, you can find a freelancer with the specific skill set you need for the job. "

Summary

Best What are the best resources to find freelance writers for hire
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1UpworkWebsites 21 Free
2FiverrApps 14 Free
3FreelancerApps 10 Free
4ScriptedWebsites 2 Paid
5Envato StudioWebsites 2 Free
6Freelance WritingWebsites 2 Free
7Writers AccessWebsites 2 Paid
8Media BistroWebsites 1 Free
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