SYDNEY, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace today announced it expects to surpass 1,000,000 posted projects in late March and is celebrating the milestone by giving away US$20,000 in cash prizes to the Freelancer.com community as part of its One Million Projects party between March 25 and 27.
"One million projects posted through our website would be impossible without the enthusiasm, dedication and professionalism of the Freelancer.com community. This contest is a fun way to share our appreciation, by challenging everyone to show us they play as hard as they work!" said Matt Barrie, CEO of Freelancer.
"We are handing out US$2500 cash prizes for the Best Location, Most Creative Decorations, Largest Turnout and Most Fun, with the grand prize of US$10,000 for the Best Overall party. Any reason to celebrate is worthwhile and at the very least, a good time will be had by all!" Barrie concluded.
You have two weeks to organize a party that could win you US$20,000, so make each day count and invite everyone you know. The more the merrier!
Next, post your party on our Meetup.com page: http://www.meetup.com/Freelancer1MillionProjectParty/. If there is a party near you, consider combining your parties to increase your chances of winning!
During your party, promote the Freelancer.com logo prominently and record a 5-minute video in high-resolution of the festivities. Upload it to YouTube and include the link with your entry using the online submission form.
The contest is open to all registered members on Freelancer.com. Submissions will open on 25 March and close on 8 April, with finalists announced on Monday 11 April. The winners will be announced on Friday 15 April.
For more information, including Submission details, Conditions of Entry, Rules and other details, visit: http://contest.freelancer.com.
Freelancer.com is the largest outsourcing marketplace in the world. Through Freelancer.com, businesses connect with independent service providers and freelancers. Freelancer.com connects over 2 million professionals from all over the world. Through our website, employers can hire freelancers to do work in areas such as software, writing, data entry and design right through to engineering and the sciences, sales & marketing, and accounting & legal services. The average job is under US$200, making Freelancer.com extremely cost effective for small businesses, which often need a wide variety of jobs to be done, but cannot justify the expense of hiring full time.