SYDNEY, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelancer.com wins 2012 Small Business Influencer Community Choice Award, eclipsing its nearest rivals by thousands of votes. This stunning result affirms Freelancer.com as the premier platform choice for employers and freelancers alike.
The Small Business Influencer Awards honor those who are influential to small businesses in North America, through the products, services, knowledge, information or support they provide to the small business market. The Awards are designed to recognize the unsung heroes of small businesses - those who support and encourage entrepreneurs and small business owners, and help them achieve success and stay successful.
"We're excited to be nominated by such an influential publication in the world of small business", said Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com. "Our mission is to make the life of the small business owner easier, by providing them with a digital workforce to get things done. We're extremely thankful of this award in raising our profile among SMEs in the US."
The Small Business Influencer Awards initiative is produced by Small Business Trends, an award-winning online publication, serving over 4,000,000 small business owners, stakeholders and entrepreneurs annually, and SmallBizTechnology.com, a media company that produces online content and live events educating small and mid-sized companies on how to strategically use technology as a tool to grow their businesses.
Triple Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace in the world. Freelancer.com connects businesses with over 4 million independent professionals globally, specializing in fields as diverse as software development, writing, marketing, engineering, and the sciences. The average job is completed for under US$200, making Freelancer.com extremely cost-effective for small businesses unable to justify the expense of hiring full time.