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Matt Barrie of Freelancer.com Gives his presentation at Getting results from Crowdsourcing, 31 May 2010

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Matt Barrie - Freelancer.com - Getting results from Crowdsourcing Matt Barrie - Freelancer.com - Getting results from Crowdsourcing Presentation Transcript

  • Matt Barrie Chief Executive Freelancer.com [email_address] Getting Results from Crowdsourcing Outsource Everything The mundane, the complex, and the personal: outsource it all  Matt Barrie [email_address] +61 4 11331123
    • The other 75% of the world’s population are about to join the Internet.
    • And they want your job.
    • It’s 2010.
    • World Population 6,818,700,000
    • Number on the Internet: 1,802,330,457 (26.6%)
  • Asia 764m (of 3822m) 20.1% penetration Africa 86m (of 992m) 8.7% penetration Europe 426 million users 53% penetration Latin America 187m (of 589m) 32% penetration North America 260 million users 76% penetration
  • Worldwide Internet Growth 2000-8 The rest are coming..
    • The other 4+ billion are on an average wage of around $1 to $5 per day
  • What does all this mean? Today Tomorrow Goods Services
  • Small Business Owner Want better packaging Need a Website Need some new brochures Need to find a manufacturer for new product Need to redesign my showroom Sell more!
  • eBay for Labour Connects small business owners with massive, global, highly skilled, online labour pool
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  • Freelancer.com
    • Started in 2004
    • World’s largest outsourcing marketplace
    • ~ 1,600,000 users from >234 countries/regions
    • ~ 700,000 posted projects to date
    • ~US$57,000,000 spent through site to date,
    • roughly equivalent to ~US$570m in western world labor..
    • ~440th most visited website in the world
  •  
    • Things I bet you didn’t know you could outsource
  • 64 Bids US $42 Design a Brochure
  • 28 Bids US $1289 28 Bids US $654 iPhone Application
  • US $50 3 Bids Source Volleyball Equipment Overseas
  • US $98 91 Bids Architectural rendering of a double story house
  • US $50 3 Bids US $50 1 Bid Putting up Posters.. In Estonia.. From Sweden
  • 274 Bids US $61 145 Bids US $234 6 Bids US $882 Developing a formula for a paint coating
  • US $102 12 Bids Composing a rap song help Chinese students learn English
  • US $10,000 1 Bids Getting a Rapper a record deal
  • 14 Bids US $484 Hydrogen Engine Research
  • 8 Bids US $43 Getting your Maths homework done
  • 2 Bids US $275 Ivy League Student Getting their Quantum Physics Homework Done
    • How would your business change if you had virtually unlimited labour for next to no cost?
    • www.freelancer.com
    • Signup using the coupon code INSIGHT to post 3 projects for free!
  • Tips on Getting the Best Results
    • Open your mind. You can outsource anything!
    • The better you specify the project, the better the outcome you will have.
    • Don’t always go for the cheapest. Make sure they can do the job first.
    • Ask for previous work, a portfolio or to do a paid/unpaid trial on some sample items.
    • Pick people with a high reputation & good feedback.
    • Don’t pay upfront. Use Milestone Payments.