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Old 11.08.2012, 13:03
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Has anyone tried using them? Elance call themselves the world’s leading platform for online employment. I have heard several negative reports about them and am wondering if anyone has had, or heard of, any positive experiences.
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Old 14.08.2012, 13:27
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Re: Elance

we used it for 3d modelling. its cheap n stuff, you might get some interesting guys with skills to do the job. but we trusted somebody that had better references than the output actually was. communication was bad as the guy had no real office hours....or not anymore...and after we wanted to hire him again for adjustments he left the platform. i say: go for propper offers and real agencies of quality instead using cheap labour that is not satisfying at the end. it was more hassle than it was actually worth something.
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Old 14.08.2012, 13:53
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Re: Elance

Getting work is tough. It's a race to the bottom for prices/rates.

Are you looking for someone to do work or are you looking for work?
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Old 14.08.2012, 14:07
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Re: Elance

Hi. Yes, I used them sucessfully to promote a website for google rankings. V happy with company I used. Excellent communication, project delivered on time and on budget.
I would say, choose a supplier with good references, who has completed an Elance project similar to the one you are looking at. Good luck!
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Old 14.08.2012, 14:09
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Re: Elance

I haven't tried it myself, but someone told me he had and was satisfied with the work he got done.. I looked at it once for trying to find temp work, but like someone said, it is indeed a race to the bottom... you simply cannot beat someone in Philippines or India willing to work for $4 an hour.
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