A frequently asked question by newbies in the crypto world is “how can I earn bitcoin?” While there several ways, one of easiest is by working as a freelancer and getting paid in the digital currency.
Today, there are several bitcoin jobs platforms that offer freelancers the opportunity to get paid in bitcoin. The best of the bunch, you will find listed below in this article.
Coinality is probably the most known bitcoin freelancer platform and covers jobs in various fields ranging from graphic design, web development, programming, content writing, etc. Freelancers can create a profile and add their experience in their respective fields for employers to see. Employers can post vacancies on the job board and freelancers get paid in bitcoin.
Cryptogrind is another popular bitcoin freelance platform that offers an easy and secure way to find freelance opportunities that pay in bitcoin. On this platform, users can browse through various categories of jobs listing using keyword tags. Freelancers are able to set up a profile that includes their resumes and the services they are offering.
If you are an employer in the crypto community, Cryptogrind is one of the best places to post jobs for free and you get notified anytime a freelancer is interested. Unlike other job platforms that have a fixed rate for each job done, this platform allows freelancer to state their own price and payment is done through a built-in escrow service, which means the payment is held until the job is complete.
XBTFreelancer is another platform that uses bitcoin as their only mode of payment. Similar to Cryptogrind, their website also uses built-in escrow service and they hold 4 percent fee of the escrowed fund.
XBTfreelancer has some of the top employers in the bitcoin community such as Shapeshift and Coinbase who use the platform to post their job adverts.
Jobs4Bitcoin is a subreddit that claims to be the biggest bitcoin jobs platform on the Internet. There, users can trade their skills for payments in bitcoin. It’s an exciting place to be for freelancers. You can start by opening an account on Reddit and then go to /r/jobs4bitcoins. It is also important to note this subreddit section doesn’t have any escrow system integrated and since it’s Reddit, you always have to keep an eye out for potential scammers.
Bitlancer is another marketplace where freelancers can sell their services in exchange for bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies. On this platform, you can find plenty jobs offers in various categories.
BitcoinVacancy is an online job aggregator that collects vacancies from several sources to be published on their website. It’s a place where you can find cryptocurrency-related jobs that pay in bitcoin and altcoins.
BitGigs is a platform that is somewhat similar to Fiverr, it’s a marketplace where you can offer your skills, render services such SEO, content writing, graphic design etc. You can start by creating a profile and place your first gig of the services you are rendering.
Getting paid in bitcoin as a freelancer has the benefit that you can save on transaction costs versus, for example, PayPal, which is the most common payment system for freelancers. Test out the above platforms and see if you can find a new side hustle, a big project or even a full-time remote job that will pay you in bitcoin.