I am pretty sure that most of you have heard or may have tried at one point in your life. I have been a member of this site for quite some time now. Sometimes, I get accepted to some job offers ranging from writing articles, transcribing audio files, doing data entry jobs and several others. The pay varies greatly. Unfortunately, writing jobs do not pay much at

Anyway, my experience with this site is just fine. So far, I have never encountered any problems with regards to payment. Just recently, they have added more features on the site that would protect freelancers from unscrupulous project poster. Yes, this kind of fraud or scam things do happen in There are several employers who offer data entry jobs. When they replied to your application, they would give links to their websites. They trick applicants to join their sites with a promise of high pay. However, at the end, if you do not work hard, you are nowhere close to getting the pay you are supposed to get for doing the job. 

Anyway, going back to freelancer's new features, they have added a new Financial Dashboard that will track and manage your financial transactions. New exams are also available but you have to pay an extra amount for this. In addition, I like the fact that are trying to sort out legitimate job offers in their system. They will send a personal message through email once they detected that a certain job offer you applied for is a fraud. They will send this kind of message through your email :


We wish to inform you that the following project has been deleted on due to what we believe is fraudulent activity:

Please heed our warning and desist from contact with the project poster.

Of course, you have to rely on your instinct as well when applying for a certain job offer. Remember, offering higher amount of pay more than the norm can give you a warning signal that the posted project maybe a fraud. You also have to check the profile and feedback regarding the job poster. 

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