With no doubt WordPress is the biggest, best and most popular blogging platform around. Top blogs (BloggingTips too!) use WordPress as the core of their publishing platform, because WordPress offers what other blogging platforms don’t: flexibility.
WordPress’s powerful engine allows you to run a simple personal weblog, or even build a fully custom framework to run your website on. Lets not forget about the hundreds of thousands plugins and themes which allow you to customize your blog just the way you want to.
Now, if you’re running a blog, eventually the time will come to tune it up with a custom theme, or to modify the current template in order to get the look you are looking for; or maybe you would like to implement advanced features. Regardless which of the above fits your requirements, you will have to hire a WordPress expert, a designer or developer who lives for WordPress, and can %100 get the job done.
Hiring a wordpress expert will remove the hassle and the large number of wasted hours in dealing with amateurs. Below i’ve showcased the Top 10 job boards which are constantly browsed by wordpress experts, looking for freelance projects:
Free to use job boards:
Jobs.wordpress.net is the official WordPress job board. This job board is updated daily and has a huge wordpress experts audience.
Even though I hate outsourcing websites, Freelancer.com is a place where you can find great wordpress designers and developers. Quick hint: Pay attention to the feedback score and reviews, and always ask for a full portfolio.
Smashing Jobs is Smashing Magazine’s job board. The jobs listed here are featured in Smahsing Magazine’s rss feeds, posts and newsletters, so it’s definitely worth posting up a job here.
The name speaks for itself. FreelanceSwitch bears the pride of having one of the best freelancer communities around. Note: Freelancers need to pay a small fee to view the jobs.
WP Hired is one of the best job boards dedicated solely to wordpress.
6. WOO Jobs
WooThemes is an authority premium themes website. Even though they sell premium themes, the WOO ninjas were cool enough to create a free to use job board.
DigitalPoint Forums is one of the BIGGEST web forums around. With an Alexa traffic rank of 434, this is definitely a place you want to post your ad to. Note: You must be a member for over two weeks and have at least 25 posts to be able to post in the services section.
Premium job boards:
Krop is the best place to find top-notch wordpress professionals for your high-budget projects. $199 for 60 days.
Authentic Jobs is where companies and creative professionalsmeet to make a better web. Companies like Skype, Apple or even facebook use this job board to find professionals. $99 for 30 days.
Sensational Jobs is a premium job board, which puts a great deal in promoting the job listings on twitter, social networks and email alerts. $60 for 60 days.
There you have it! The Top 10 best job boards around to post up an ad on your quest to finding a wordpress expert to get either a custom theme or customizations done. If you want to avoid posting a job on public job boards, there is always the option to ask fellow webmasters to refer you to an exceptional wordpress expert.
Reminder – always do a background check on the designer or developer you are about to hire. Look for references, ask for a full portfolio.