Competitor research, market analysis

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$30 - $250

Project Description:
Need market and competition analysis done for the outsourcing/freelancing market.
· Who are the main competitors? how long have they been active? how large is their audience? about how many projects or users or new signups per day?
. what is their fee structure (signup fees, membership fees, project fees, transfers fees, etc) ?
. how do they advertise/reach their audience?
· What are their similarities and differences as far as products/services are concerned?
· What seems to be their strengths and weaknesses (services, support, website access, etc)?
· Is there room for improvement in this market ?
Some companies that should be included are:
Guru, Elance, Domystuff, rentacoder, etc. Please add any relevant/interesting companies you find.

Good, professional-grade documentation (nice report, executive summary, tables, paragraphs, graphs, etc) and perfect grammar and spelling are a must. Thanks.

Additional Project Description:
05/19/2008 at 6:49 EDT
Needless to say, I am ONLY looking for information that is PUBLICLY and LEGALLY available. I am NOT looking for any private, proprietary or otherwise illegally-obtained information.

Skills required:
Project Management, Research
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