Paid crowdsourcing describes the outsourcing of assignments by large companies on the Internet. This is achieved by dividing the entire assignment into partial assignments that are given to a company to be processed by their Internet staff against remuneration. These assignments can involve creating texts or entering specific data. However, the tasks can also involve translations of texts or the creation of product descriptions for companies. Remuneration will depend on the specifications of the customer, and will be carried out by means of electronic payment or bank draft.
In the past few years, a few market leaders have emerged in the paid crowdsourcing sector. clickworker is one of the international leaders.