Microsoft has introduced a new service called Microsoft Task Market which connects small businesses with skilled freelancers for help such as web development, graphic design, marketing, copy writing, document translation, and virtually anything.
Simply put, Task Market allows you to post a job in order to find someone who can do it for you. If you are a freelancer, it helps you to search for jobs for which you can get paid in return.
This service is similar to other famous freelance places like ODesk, RentACoder, GetaCoder, GetaFreelancer etc but with Microsoft on its backend, Task Market looks quite promising.
The interface is very easy and simple and you can login using a Windows Live account. Users have their own profile where they get rated on the amount of jobs they have posted/solved. All payments are done using Paypal. Hopefully Task Market will also start working with Payoneer, WireTransfers and Mail Checks etc just like its competitors.