How does
an hourly project work in Workana?

Ideal for working long term with freelancers

Step 1:

Post an hourly project and start receiving bids

In Workana you will find freelancers that will help you update your web, design your logo, program your mobile app, write articles and a lot more.

  • Describe your needs

    Create a project and indicate the type of professional that you’re looking for.

  • Choose an hourly project

    In the “Contract Type” section indicate that you want to pay the freelancer “by hours worked”, you can specify the amount you need per week. Within minutes you will be receiving bids from freelancers around the world.

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Step 2:

Get in touch with freelancers, pick the best fit

Assess their skills and choose the one who best suits your requirements.

  • Review profiles and proposals

    Read through their ideas, take a look at the portfolio.

  • Get in touch

    Chat with the freelancers to further enquire on their skills and availability.

Step 3:

Link a payment method

When you select the freelancer you must specify the payment method you will be using regularly.

Authorize your credit card

This is the most practical way we found to avoid your payments to freelancers from failing.

Gradual payments

You only pay the hours you approve while the freelancer is developing the project.

Step 4:

The freelancer starts working


Coordinate the details of the project with the freelancer for them to start working.

The freelancer logs the hours worked

You supervise that everything is okay. You have 7 days to check and approve the reported hours.

Monitore their work

Workana Time Report  allows you to remotely monitor the freelancer’s performance.

Step 5:

Continue working with the freelancer

Ideal for long term relationships

Hourly projects facilitate recurrent work with the same freelancer.

Build a customized freelancer team

Hourly projects are ideal for incoporating many freelancers to your structure in a flexible manner.

Option for an immediate cancellation of the project

Remember that you can cancel the project whenever you decide to.

Are you ready to post your hourly project?

Post a project and start receiving proposals from the most talented freelancers. <br/> Get started today to boost your business.
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Still have questions?

Post your project, specifying what you need done. Provide as much details as you can. The more, the better. Freelancers send their proposals to you. Pick the one who best suits your needs. Make the full payment for the project. Workana holds the money in escrow while the freelancer works on your project.
We developed a very dynamic and intuitive process. Basically, you have to choose the category you need a freelancer from, describe the tasks to be performed and determine the budget you have. You can find out in detail how to post a project in Workana by clicking here.
Workana gives you access to freelancers in all the areas a business needs to address: IT & Programming, Online Advertising and Marketing, Graphic Design, Web Design, Sales, Social Media, Customer Care, Writing, Translation, and many more. Click this link to find freelancers.
Yes, they are reliable. One of the pillars of Workana is transparency, that's why you can see the profiles of all our freelancers to know their skills, the work they have done, see their portfolios and read the opinions left by clients who have already worked with them. In addition, before selecting one you will be able to chat with them to get to know them in depth and decide the one for sure. Our goal is for you to find your trusted freelancers and establish long-term relationships with them.
There are two project formats, which you can choose from, to hire someone:
  • A fixed-price project - set a budget for the project
  • Hourly project - payment by the hour with the freelancer working recurrently for as many hours as needed
There are many payment methods we can accept, including Paypal and credit cards. Find out more in this article.
Our escrow payment protection ensures that the payment is only released to the freelancer if you are satisfied with the delivered results.
At Workana you can work with as many freelancers as you want. There is no limit.
Posting a project and chatting with the freelancers is free of charge. However, there is a service fee which depends on a number of factors. Learn more here.
Use our Workana App for Android to stay in touch with the freelancer. For more information and download, visit Google Play.