Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! Thanks to you for a wonderful 2014. As we prepare for the New Year, let’s take a moment and look back at all that we’ve accomplished together…

We started things off with a bang in February with new freelancer profiles. This was the first of many steps we took to simplify the hiring process and to help freelancers market their services more effectively.

In March, we dabbled in podcasts and shared some freelancing advice from successful professionals in various fields.

April saw the release of an improved job search engine as we reached our first major milestone of 1 million freelance services on Guru.

In May, employers gained the ability to feature their jobs, while freelancers were able to strengthen their quotes by attaching work collections from their profiles.

In June, we surpassed the 2 million freelance services mark, and then 3 million by the end of July.

In August we introduced new quote filters and sorting tools, and a new job posting form to help employers post jobs for exactly what they need.

In September we revamped how employers can contact freelancers, cutting down on spam messages and making it easier to hire freelancers.

In November we announced changes coming to agreements and SafePay, including auto-billing and auto-payment of invoices.

This month we’re preparing these improvements to release to you Jan 6th. This will set the framework for our new flexible payment system…but more on that later!


Cheers to your success! We’re looking forward to a fantastic 2015 with you.


Your Friends at Guru

**NOTE: Guru headquarters will be closed Dec 24-25 and Jan 1. All payments scheduled for Dec 24 will be processed on Dec 26. Payments scheduled for Dec 26 and Jan 2 will be processed as usual. Be sure you’ve received your payment before making payments from your bank account to third parties.

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+



  1. Alexandra

    Thank you and Happy Holidays, Anna! Season’s greetings and best wishes to you and the whole team at Guru! Thank you for looking after the platform so well.


    PS: Although I’m not yet contributing as much as I had hoped (and am accustomed to), I really appreciate the wonderful functionalities of the platform. (And I’m sure 2015 will bring bidding success!)

  2. kamlesh

    Thank you Anna and wishing you and guru team merry Christmas and happy new year!!

    Hope prosperous year may give us more joy and happiness



Leave a Comment

  • (will not be published)