Milestones for Fixed-Price Jobs

Use milestones to divide your fixed-price job into a series of phases, due dates, or deliverables based on your needs. Milestones are individually funded, and provide a way to w...

Escrow for Fixed-Price Jobs

Escrow protects your deposit until the work is approved Escrow is a neutral holding place where we put money aside until the project, or piece of the project, is done. The funds...

Manage Contract Milestones

Milestones are used to break up a larger project into defined steps, deliverables, or payments that you and your freelancer or agency have arranged. Defining milestones helps to...

Review a Milestone

When your freelancer or agency submits a milestone for your approval, you have 14 days to review. If you do not take action, that is considered approval and funds will be automa...

Pay a Bonus

Bonuses aren’t paid out of your existing escrow balance. To pay more than your escrow deposit when you approve a milestone Select the contract from Jobs › My Jobs and click Rev...

End a Fixed-Price Contract

When your freelancer or agency has completed the work on a fixed-price contract and no further milestones are required, you can end the contract.   PRO TIPS To release a final ...

Contracts Gone Dormant

Fixed-price contracts with money in escrow and no activity for 90 days will be considered “dormant.” This prevents money from being held in escrow for too long. Please see secti...