In a time of extreme economic downturn and rocketing unemployment rates, it’s nice to see a clever startup launching just in time to fill the needs of those hungry job searchers. DoNanza.com is a search tool specifically designed for freelancers and enthusiasts looking to find online jobs or projects that they can do from anywhere, in exchange for money and professional exposure in their field. With the combination of a simple interface and user-friendly filters, anyone can easily search through hundreds of thousands of projects from countless sites, all on one page.
During the last 2 years the web has become a meaningful place for finding projects that can be done from home. There are hundreds of freelance marketplaces and crowd-sourcing websites which offer different projects that can be done by people from across the world and as more companies outsource instead of hiring in house, the sheer amount of freelance contract work is expanding at a rapid pace.
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There’s no second guessing that it’s the perfect time for a freelance job search engine like Donanza to come along. There are of course other sites that provide this service but Donanza is unique in that it strives to aggregate as much information as possible from as many sources as possible into one place. Today freelancers and enthusiasts need to navigate between many sites (Elance, Helium, Crowdspring etc.) in order to find the best project for them. DoNanza’s goal is to expose their users to every project of their field that has been posted on the Web.
Donanza’s other focus is to provide a very user friendly, easy to use platform, which is essentially set up much like Google’s search engine, with filters. Once on the main page, the idea is to simply state your skill or field of interest in the search box and project data is immediately displayed in one single format. There are clever slider filters on the side of the page which allow you to rev your pay requirements up or down and choose by date posted. You’re also able to hone in on which type of project and which exact websites you’d like to search through.
Donanza’s unique focus on the specific niche of online jobs, that can be performed from home, combined with the powerful tools it gives its users, make for a unique and satisfying user experience. And while the economy continues to slide on a decline, Donanza’s relevance in the startup scene only climbs higher.
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