Freelancer.com Takes Out Prestigious Webby Award Two Years Running
NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences today announced that Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing marketplace, won the People's Voice Award in the Employment category in the 16th Annual Webby Awards.
Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honouring excellence on the Internet, including websites, interactive advertising & media, online film and video, and mobile & apps. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a 750-person judging academy whose members include Martha Stewart, Darren Aronofsky, R/GA's Chief Bob Greenberg, David Bowie, Arianna Huffington and Twitter's Biz Stone.
"We're truly humbled to win a Webby again this year! It's like winning a Grammy or Emmy for Internet companies, so we are over the moon!," said Matt Barrie Chief Executive of Freelancer.com.
A full list of all the Webby Award winners can be found at: http://www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current.php?media_id=96&season=16About Freelancer.comWebby award winning 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 3.5 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. About the Webby AwardsThe Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy, The Webbys is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which includes an Executive 1,000-member body of leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities, and Associate Members who are former Webby Award Winners and Nominees and other Internet professionals.
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