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Pricing:

Plan

Pricing

Single Task

Task Price + US$49.00 admin fee*

Speedlancer Subscription

US$99.00 /mo.**

Concierge Subscription

US$500.00 /mo.**

Starter Plan

From US$500.00 /mo.

Unlimited Plan: 1 Task

US$1,500.00 /mo.

Unlimited Plan: 2 Tasks (Concurrent)

US$2,200.00 /mo.

Unlimited Plan: 3 Tasks (Concurrent)

US$2,950.00 /mo.

Unlimited Plan: 4 Tasks (Concurrent)

US$3,500.00 /mo.

Enterprise Plan

Contact for quote.

*Single Task pricing is comprised of the price the client sets for the task and an admin fee of US$49.00.

**With the Speedlancer and Concierge subscriptions, users get a 50% discount on all tasks. If the cost of a custom task is less than the cost of the subscription, the remaining balance is credited to the user's subscription. Credits can be rolled over.

Speedlancer also offers a selection of curated teams for hire, as well as a range of tasks at fixed subscription prices that can be converted to one-off pricing with the addition of a US$69.00 admin fee. Visit Speedlancer's website to view their full range of task options.

Review:

Speedlancer matches employers with curated teams of skilled freelancers. A range of paid plans is available to meet employers' needs, including once-off or monthly options. Freelancers hail from all over the world and can register and upload their portfolios for free.

Canada-based employers can post tasks under any of the platform's specialized categories. Native English speaker support is provided and a concierge service is available to manage projects and teams.

Highlights:

  • Speedlancer provides employers access to a team of over 500 hand-picked and highly skilled freelancers.
  • Employers are promised delivery of their work within a four-hour deadline.
  • The platform features a variety of task posting plans that include once-off and bundle options.
  • Unlike other options like Upwork and Freelancer, employers benefit from curated freelance talent and pre-negotiated freelancer fees.
  • The platform includes task tracking via a task management portal.
  • All teams are overseen by a concierge and the platform features AI-driven technology to track the progress of tasks.
  • Employers receive confirmation that a task has been completed and tasks are delivered to employers via email.
  • Employers are entitled to a free revision of delivered tasks.
  • Contracts can be canceled at any time.
  • Slack integration and a dedicated Speedlancer "slackbot" make it easy to directly communicate with freelance teams.
  • The platform features 24/7 support provided by native English speakers via telephone, email, Slack, or live chat.
  • Speedlancer has an established social media presence, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Shortcomings:

  • Speedlancer is less affordable than local options, such as Workhoppers.
  • The platform doesn't offer free task posting, which Guru does, and Upwork also features a free basic project posting option.
  • A time-based rather than an outcomes-based pricing model applies to completed tasks.
  • Prices are only quoted in U.S. dollars.
  • Employers only qualify for one free revision of completed tasks.
  • The 4-hour delivery time is not guaranteed for revisions, which will usually be completed within 24 hours.
  • No permanent hiring options are available.
  • The platform is available in English and it does not feature a French language option.

Reputation:

Speedlancer boasts work done for prominent organizations like Facebook, GoDaddy, pwc, and Forbes. On Trustpilot, Speedlancer has a rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars from 9 reviewers that include 4 positive reviews by customers. Product Hunt features a single negative review.

How to Post a Task on Speedlancer:

$150.00 USD
10 Minutes
How to Post a Task on Speedlancer:

Six easy steps for posting a task on Speedlancer.

1. 

Posting a task on Speedlancer.

1.1 

Click on the menu icon on the home page.

Click on the menu icon on the home page.

Select the menu icon near the top-right corner of the Speedlancer home page and select "Signup" in the drop-down menu.

1.2 

Create your Speedlancer account.

Create your Speedlancer account.

Complete the online form with your details and click on "Submit." You will receive an email prompting you to confirm your account.

Click on the blue "Confirm my account" button in the email.

You will be redirected to the Speedlancer login page. Enter your username and password.

Click on "Log in."

1.3 

Select a task.

Select a task.

Scroll down to review the different types of task options and bundles that are available. If you can't find an option that suits your needs, select "Custom task?" in the top menu bar.

1.4 

Enter the project details.

Enter the project details.

Complete the custom task form with details about the project you need to be completed, and set the cost of the project.

1.5 

Select a pricing plan.

Select a pricing plan.

Scroll down and select the pricing option that suits your needs. Then, scroll down further and select "Purchase."

1.6 

Pay for a package.

Pay for a package.

Enter your account details to purchase credits for your task on the Speedlancer website.

Once you've paid and posted your task, it is sent out to Speedlancer's network of professionals.

Speedlancer vs. Workhoppers:

Between Speedlancer and Workhoppers, the latter is better positioned for employers looking to hire local talent. Speedlancer is a global platform where monthly plans start at US$500.00, while Workhoppers's prices start at C$39.00 per month. Speedlancer hand-picks skilled freelancers, while Workhoppers perform AI-powered candidate matching.

Speedlancer vs. Upwork:

Speedlancer and Upwork are freelance marketplaces, but only Speedlancer matches skilled freelancers to tasks. Both offer a wide array of paid plan options. Upwork features a free basic posting option, while Speedlancer's prices start at the task price determined by the client plus an admin fee of US$49.00 for a once-off task.

Speedlancer vs. Toptal:

Speedlancer match qualified freelancers to a wide array of tasks, while Toptal has a tech focus and their developers are rigorously screened. Speedlancer's most affordable price is based on the cost that a client sets for a task and an admin fee of US$49.00. Toptal's prices start at US$60.00 per hour, but a deposit of US$500,00 is required.

Key Information

Legal Name

Speedlancer Inc.

Founder

Adam Stone

Founding Date

Jan. 01, 2014

Address

814 Mission St., Level 6, San Francisco, California 94103 USA

Email

support@speedlancer.com

Website

https://speedlancer.com/

FAQs:

What is Speedlancer?

Speedlancer provides a marketplace for employers to hire teams of remote freelancers representing a wide range of specialties, including design and development, podcasting, thought leadership, virtual assistance, content marketing, and many more.

What does it cost to hire a team of freelancers with Speedlancer?

Speedlancer's pricing starts at US$500.00 per month, but employers can also opt for posting a once-off task where they set the price and then pay an additional admin fee of US$49.00.

How do I create a Speedlancer account?

  1. Go to the Speedlancer home page.
  2. Click on the menu icon near the top-right of the page.
  3. Select "Signup" in the drop-down menu.
  4. Complete the online form with your details.
  5. Click on "Submit."
  6. You will be sent an email prompting you to verify your account.

How can I edit a Speedlancer task posting?

You can edit any task through the "Private Messages" tool on the task page.

How can I delete a Speedlancer task posting?

Speedlancer allows one refund on a canceled project. Projects can be deleted through the "Private Messages" tool.

How do I hire the best freelancers on Speedlancer?

  1. Provide the freelancers with sufficient task background and context.
  2. Tell them what is not required — such as: "The blog post does not need any hyperlinks."
  3. Specify as much as possible — for example: "Provide the file format."
  4. Ask them if they have any questions.

What are some Speedlancer alternatives?

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