Get it? It’s a bilingual pun.
In French, “s’elancer” means to “make haste” and it’s funny because I am currently looking for an artist on Elance.com hence the post title:”Je m’elance”.
It’s like that joke the UPS guy told me the other day:
Two cats are swimming across the English Channel. The first is British and is named “One, Two, Three”. The second is French and is named “Un, Deux, Trois”. Which one makes it across???
Answer is: The British cat makes it because “Un, Deux, Trois” Quatre, Cinq.
oh wait, it doesn’t work when you write it… the funny part is that when you say it out loud, it sounds like this: “Un, Deux, Trois” Cat Sank.
So yeah, Elance.
So far, it has been a great experience. I posted a job offer and got tons of proposals from artists in return. If you’ve been following, you know I have had the hardest time finding an artist and Elance has been nothing short of a godsend. You can see their portfolio, work experience, and ratings from past clients. That is super helpful. You also send messages and files to the freelancers all on the site so that there is a record of everything were a dispute to arise. I quite like that.
So far so good.
Of course, I’ll tell you guys how it all turns out when I select a candidate and go through the whole process.