Infographic: How Do Freelancers Get Hired?

Where do freelancers get projects?

According to the 2010 Global Freelancers Survey, most of their jobs come from friends or client referrals and by getting their work out in portfolio websites, social networks, online jobs sites and running their own personal or professional blog.

Moreover, placing advertisements (both online and offline such as print media), doing cold calls, and joining contests or competitions are only minor sources.

Below is an infographic that shows this data in better detail:

FreelancerSourceofIncome