Acquires Freemarket, Launches Virtual Content Marketplace

Online marketplace for outsourcing, formerly known as GetAFreelancer has acquired virtual content marketplace and is relaunching Freemarket’s platform under the brand. focuses primarily on providing a marketplace for remote workers. now caters to a user base of 1.7 million small and medium-sized businesses (up from 1 million in October 2009) and says it has outsourced more than 725,000 projects to date.

Now freelancers can sell their content on Freemarket’s content marketplace. The aim is for to become one stop shop, an ‘iTunes for designers, content creators and programmers’.’ Users can sell a variety of content, including stock logos, website templates, stationery, images, sound clips, 3D models, themes and more. Currently, Freemarket has over five thousand items of content on the platform.