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August 13, 2008 6:41 PM   Subscribe

What are some good sites to find short-term freelance writing/Internet gigs? Similar to this post, I'm looking for some temp work that will bring in a little supplemental income.

I've been using Mechanical Turk for a few weeks, and have made some nice pocket change, but I'd like something a bit more substantive (and, of course, better paying).

A lot of the freelance boards seem to focus on more full-time/daytime contract work, which won't work for me. I have a full-time job and would like something to work on during the evenings and weekends.

An ideal situation would be a site where I could view some projects, bid/accept them, and work a few hours/days to finish a product for $25-$50. My background is in writing and editing, but any type of broad IT-related jobs (IA, usability, blogging) would also be good.
posted by adverb to Work & Money (4 answers total) 49 users marked this as a favorite
 
You mention working "a few hours" to make $25, which sounds like Elance to me. There's also Guru or Freelance Switch.
posted by PatoPata at 7:21 PM on August 13, 2008 [1 favorite]


You're looking for Freelance Writing Jobs, methinks. It aggregates job listings from all over the Net and is run by respected folks.
posted by mynameisluka at 11:22 PM on August 13, 2008 [1 favorite]


I'm favoriting this as I'm in the same boat. I'll also check out the links in the post you referenced.

Yay!
posted by EmpressCallipygos at 7:20 AM on August 14, 2008


You can always go on Craigslist
posted by jnscoopz at 11:18 AM on August 18, 2008


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