Once you’ve confirmed the details and requirements of your posting with your desired freelancer, there are several ways you can hire a freelancer.
Hire from Project View / Application
To hire freelancers from within the project view just click "Make Offer" and enter the amount you've agreed on.
Within the offer modal view, enter the offer amount ($USD). You will see a breakdown of the total cost of the project as you enter it, including the service fee. Click Make Offer to have the offer sent to the freelancer. You'll be notified when the freelancer accepts, counters, or declines your offer.
Hire from Pending Proposals View
To hire from the Posting view, select the dropdown menu on the right of the application and select “Hire”. Then just enter the amount you've agreed in the window that appears.
Hire from Freelancer Profile
You can also hire a freelancer by clicking "Hire" directly from their profile page.
Hire from Saved Page
You can hire freelancers directly from your Saved Page. Head to People > Saved > then sort by last name, first name, or last seen date.
What about Expenses?
If this project incurs expenses, you can request the freelancer to upload any necessary receipts to you after the project goes live. You can update the project total with the expenses any time before you mark a project complete. Please note that there is an expense processing fee of 3%.
My offer is sent! Now what?
We’ve automatically notified the freelancer that you sent them an offer. A freelancer can directly accept your offer, send a counter-offer, or decline your offer. You’ll be notified when a freelancer accepts, counters, or declines your offer.