The Next Internet Revolution:  Liquid Labour on Demand Turbocharging your business with online freelancers Matt Barrie Chi...
2009 The other  80% of the world’s population are about to join the Internet..
Inflection Point <ul><li>World population: 6.71 billion and growing </li></ul><ul><li>Number on Internet: 1.4 billion (21%...
Only 21% of world’s population.
The rest are coming..
The Future Today   Tomorrow Goods  Services
More people in the world have capacity to provide labour than sell goods
eBay for Labour Connects small business owners with massive, global, highly skilled, online labour pool
1,120,858 users US$46M in work
 
How it works
What can you Outsource? <ul><li>Website Design, IT & Software </li></ul><ul><li>Content Writing, Blogging </li></ul><ul><l...
Small Business Owner Need a Website Need some new brochures Need to redesign my showroom Want better packaging Need to fin...
 
What can you Outsource? 15 Bids US$169
What can you Outsource? 21 Bids US$1266
What can you Outsource? 28 Bids US$1289
13 Bids US$1197
274 Bids US$61
8 Bids US$513
How big is this? Bigger than Amazon.com, Apple, Adobe in Bangladesh
The Revolution is Coming “ By 2015, US companies will move 3.3 million service jobs to offshore locations, accounting for ...
How BIG could this get? “ 160 million jobs, or about 11 percent of the projected 1.46 billion service jobs worldwide, coul...
Turbocharge your business today! <ul><li>Any skill set you need </li></ul><ul><li>No job too large or too small </li></ul>...
Special Offer for SME Tech Summit! <ul><li>Post 3 projects for free! </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up to  www.freelancer.com </li...
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  1. 1. The Next Internet Revolution: Liquid Labour on Demand Turbocharging your business with online freelancers Matt Barrie Chief Executive Freelancer.com http://www.freelancer.com [email_address]
  2. 2. 2009 The other 80% of the world’s population are about to join the Internet..
  3. 3. Inflection Point <ul><li>World population: 6.71 billion and growing </li></ul><ul><li>Number on Internet: 1.4 billion (21%) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Other 5 billion on an average wage of ~$1 to 5 USD a day </li></ul><ul><li>Growth rate of Internet users (2000-8): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Africa 1030%, Latin America 660%, Asia 363% vs. World 290% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>55:1 relative income disparity with India, 22:1 in China </li></ul><ul><li>* Source: CIA World Factbook, 2007 estimates. </li></ul><ul><li>** Source: World Bank, 2006 estimates. </li></ul>Country Population Labour Force Income/Day (USD) Literacy India 1.1B 516.4M $2.25 61-73% China 1.3B 803.3M $5.50 91% USA 0.3B 153.1M $123.00 99%
  4. 4. Only 21% of world’s population.
  5. 5. The rest are coming..
  6. 6. The Future Today Tomorrow Goods Services
  7. 7. More people in the world have capacity to provide labour than sell goods
  8. 8. eBay for Labour Connects small business owners with massive, global, highly skilled, online labour pool
  9. 9. 1,120,858 users US$46M in work
  10. 11. How it works
  11. 12. What can you Outsource? <ul><li>Website Design, IT & Software </li></ul><ul><li>Content Writing, Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Design </li></ul><ul><li>Data Entry & Admin </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering & Science </li></ul><ul><li>Product Sourcing & Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Sales & Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting, Legal, Business Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Just about anything you can think of! </li></ul>
  12. 13. Small Business Owner Need a Website Need some new brochures Need to redesign my showroom Want better packaging Need to find a manufacturer for new product Sell more!
  13. 15. What can you Outsource? 15 Bids US$169
  14. 16. What can you Outsource? 21 Bids US$1266
  15. 17. What can you Outsource? 28 Bids US$1289
  16. 18. 13 Bids US$1197
  17. 19. 274 Bids US$61
  18. 20. 8 Bids US$513
  19. 21. How big is this? Bigger than Amazon.com, Apple, Adobe in Bangladesh
  20. 22. The Revolution is Coming “ By 2015, US companies will move 3.3 million service jobs to offshore locations, accounting for some $136 billion in wages. Of this total, 473,000 jobs – or 8% of jobs in the information and communication technology sectors – will go offshore.” * * Source: Forrester Research (2008) ‏
  21. 23. How BIG could this get? “ 160 million jobs, or about 11 percent of the projected 1.46 billion service jobs worldwide, could in theory be carried out remotely, barring any constraints on supply” * * Source: McKinsey (2008)
  22. 24. Turbocharge your business today! <ul><li>Any skill set you need </li></ul><ul><li>No job too large or too small </li></ul><ul><li>Average job under $200 </li></ul><ul><li>Any time of day – 24 x 7 x 365 </li></ul><ul><li>High quality </li></ul><ul><li>Highly competitive marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation is managed by the exchange ensuring quality and reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Milestone payments through the exchange provides safety & surety of deliverables </li></ul>
  23. 25. Special Offer for SME Tech Summit! <ul><li>Post 3 projects for free! </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up to www.freelancer.com </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the coupon code at the end of the signup process when prompted: </li></ul><ul><li>SMETECH </li></ul><ul><li>Turbocharge your business today! </li></ul>
  24. 26. Thank you

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