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10 Platforms for Creative People

Being creative is a blessing, but finding paid work in your field can be tough. Many creative types are turning their skills to gig work to help pay the bills and to get their talent appreciated. With the internet being saturated with platforms offering creative work it can be hard to know where to start, but don’t worry – we’ve got it covered! Here at GigSmash we have narrowed down the ten best creative arts platforms that you should take a look at.


A perfect platform for artists, designers and all those with a creative mind. The-Dots have a passion for maintaining and promoting creative talent to the max. These guys will help you bring your passion to life!




Turn your photography addiction into cash and sell your snaps via Foap. This gig platform broadcasts your talent to a worldwide audience and gives you 50% of the profits for each photo you sell. Get uploading and enjoy some extra money in your pocket!




A great platform for content writers whether you’re a beginner or an experienced professional. With a whopping 100,000 content orders processed each month, you’re sure to find something that suits you!




Here is one for the teachers – whether you can offer a one-to-one yoga class, art tuition or a make-up lesson this platform can link you with a client. Skillabee hosts a diverse range of skills so whatever your talent there is sure to be someone looking for you!




A platform for designers to showcase their talent, find work and connect with other professionals. Dribbble wants to make sure you get noticed and keep the creative world connected. A great platform for nourishing an online creative community!




Save money on a talent agency by using The Right Fit to showcase your portfolio as a model and get a gig that’s perfect for you. This is also a great platform if you are a fashion photographer looking for work.




It’s likely that, if you like unique gifts, you will have heard of Etsy. This platform allows makers of all things creative to sell their products and turn hobbies into cash – get crafting!




The perfect site for developers looking for freelance coding jobs. Simply create a profile and then Hirable will make sure your skills are advertised far and wide.




Fancy yourself as a professional tweeter? Well, this is just what Scripted are looking for! Offering a variety of work for creative writers including blogs, tweets and white papers this platform can help you find the right writing gig for you.




A great all-rounder – this gig platform offers lots of jobs in the creative industry. The recommendation engine matches your skills with relevant jobs and puts you in touch with people that need you!




These are just 10 platforms out of 100s on GigSmash offering innovative, inventive, and creative people a chance to make a bit of money from their innate ability. Signup with GigSmash for links to all the top sites helping creative people market their services.