Check out some of the terms used on the website and what they mean

 

Term

 

  Usage          Meaning

 

Buyer

 

Registration A person who want to hire/buy services online

 

Freelancer

 

Registration A person who want to offer services and earn money

 

Sealed

 

On Jobs Freelancers cannot see what other freelancers are writing in their bids

 

NDA

 

On Jobs The Buyer requires freelancers to sign Non Disclosure Agreement

 

Featured

 

On Jobs The job always appears top of the list

 

Contact-Allowed

 

On Jobs Type of Job where contact sharing is allowed

 

Hidden/Private

 

On Jobs The job can only be seen by users who have logged in

 

Bids

 

On Jobs Indicates the number of freelancers who have applied for the job

 

Average Bid

 

On Jobs Is the average price for the job, calculated from number of bidders and the amount each bidder quoted

 

Open

 

Job Status The job is still open for hiring

 

Frozen

 

Job Status The Buyer has already select a freelancer for his/her job

 

Closed

 

Job Status Someone has already been hired for the job

 

Expired

 

Job Status The job poster isn't responsive, or did not find what he wanted within his own timeframe

 

Portfolio

 

On Profile Shows the various experiences and skills that the freelancer has, this is uploaded by the freelancer

 

Escrow

 

Payments A holding place that is used to hold the Buyer's money while he/she waits for freelancer to submit work