Press Release: Elance Online Services Marketplace Introduces New Features Designed to Increase Project Outsourcing Success

My spin: Elance, and others offer marketplaces enabling businesses to find a range of usually independant service providers provide services such as web design, graphic design, training, admin support and etc.
News Clip: SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ — Elance, Inc. today introduced new features in the Elance Online(TM) services marketplace, designed to help small businesses outsource services more easily and more successfully. Elance Online ( ) allows small business to post descriptions of their projects free of charge in categories such as graphic design, web design, software development, engineering and business strategy and receive proposals from a global pool of professional service providers. The new enhancements allow small businesses to post detailed project descriptions to find the ideal service provider for their projects. The system has also been enhanced with new features that help buyers and service providers negotiate and track business terms. (full story)