Folyo

Folyo Review

Folyo is on a mission to help freelancers work on their own terms. Job seekers used to be able to sign up to their email subscriptions which contained job openings but recently, they changed that. The site is now invitation-only so if you know someone who is a member of Folyo, you can get yourself invited.

Jobs Available on Folyo

Job categories on Folyo include;

  • Design
  • Development

Development and Design Remote Jobs

The most popular remote job categories on Folyo are Development and Design. To provide a few examples –some of the companies you’ll have an opportunity working with when you’re signed up at the site are the following;

  • Dropbox
  • Airbnb
  • Square
  • Asana
  • Intercom
  • Zendesk

*This is only a small sample of companies that hire freelancers on Folyo. Visit their website to see other companies that best suits your skill set.

Folyo Pricing & Plans

Folyo is a free service for its  job seeking members.

Folyo charges a one-time fee of $299. You need to have a minimum monthly budget of $1,000 before you can post a project.

Is Folyo a Scam?

Our readers have not indicated that Folyo is a scam or conducts business unfairly. It’s worth a try to get yourself invited by an existing member of a site. “Invitation-only” reeks “not enough jobs to go around” in this reviewers opinion.

You go to Folyo and boom! Money. 

Never recall seeing a job site put listing costs to employers before actual jobseekers before, at least not right on the main call-to-action on the homepage.

It’s all you see. Pay us money, oh, job seekers, hello, here’s a photo of me eating ice cream. Feels like it makes jobseekers an afterthought.

You’re all invited to share your experience about Folyo in the comments below. If you got repeat good work, we’ll update our review after enough comments from actual users.

This Folyo review was updated May 2017.





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