5 Top Freelance Forums

by admin on 10/18/2009

by admin  |  October 18, 2009  |  Archive

Yesterday, we listed top freelance blogs that we think are useful to both full-time and part-time freelancers. To help you further open your doors to work opportunities and knowledge on freelancing, we came up with a list of five of the best freelance forums — those with wide communities, plenty of active threads and of course, loads of resources for tips, tools, and opportunities to earn more.

These freelancer forums maintain a good population of registered members so you’re sure to find plenty information. Each one comes complete with the basic forum features like news and updates, general forums and stats and much more.

5 favorite freelance forums

1. TalkFreelance.com

Pretty good freelance forum in terms of content; caters to a several industries for freelancers like graphic designers, programmers and photographers; plus points for the site’s ease of navigation.

2. Freelanceuk.com

Easy to find what you need; there are forums devoted to each freelance venture such as copywriting, web design and graphic design; the site itself has a comprehensive collection of references for just about anything that has to do with freelance

3. WhyDoWork.com

Highlights work-at-home opportunities, as well as other freelance activities; has a forum where members can share and discuss scam reports — really helpful feature

4. FreelanceSwitch.com

Easy browsing; most recent posts are listed in a separate field and updated in real time (shows time elapsed) so fresh topics are easy to find; focuses more on the practice of freelancing than the job industries

5. eLanceTalk.com

Mostly about web-related freelance topics like design, development, SEO, content and hosting but also covers discussions on other freelance concerns

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George July 1, 2009 at 3:27 am

Thanks this is too useful,as i am searching freelance forums and here i got best links.Thank you very much.

BlueHornet July 17, 2009 at 3:15 pm

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Oh, and yes I’m a real person LOL.


Amanda August 7, 2009 at 12:09 am

I have just come across this site and so far have found it to be helpful and informative, this is an excellent list of information and I am sure that it will come in handy to all that need the extra knowledge.

Mandy August 11, 2009 at 2:06 am

Interesting post, I just stumbled upon this blog, Thank you for sharing the top freelance forums I am going to check them out.

M Smith March 16, 2010 at 5:22 am
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Toon@Design Forums July 12, 2011 at 1:28 am

You should also include..


As one of the largest for Design Employment

Bobby December 20, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Thanks for posting the list. That is a great list and is very useful for freelancers.

Jose V. January 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm

Thank you for this great information. keep up the awesome work; with out info like this I would be lost

Sanjo January 13, 2012 at 5:00 am

I work on freelancer. That’s why I look for people who are interested on sharing information about good freelance.

Christopher A Green May 1, 2012 at 6:03 am

Thanks for the list of freelance forums. For me, the freelance switch one is awesome. Lots of great conversations happening all the time.

Irosh May 18, 2012 at 4:09 am

Hi All,

This is really great and I like freelance switch a lot. Also there is a new freelance forum called http://www.freelancinghome.com/forum.

But don’t know the progress since there are plenty of freelance forums.