In between bigger projects and need some fast cash? The following platforms are ideal for one-person operations looking for quick jobs.
Needto.com specializes in small odd jobs. People post their small projects – from landscaping and home maintenance to furniture assembly — and users bid to complete the job.
While many of the listings are for casual, short-term requests, in typical handyman and home improvement services, you can build connections with folks that have frequen odd jobs and hold the potential of becoming long-term customers.
There are a lot of TaskRabbit alternatives on the market, but TaskRabit is the best known. Though it’s not tailored specifically to full-service businesses, potential customers use this task management app to hire skilled Taskers for a variety of jobs. Popular task categories include handyman, furniture assembly, cleaning, and moving.
When you join TaskRabbit, you’ll be notified of nearby jobs that match your service offerings. You can choose which ones you’d like to accept, confirm details with the customer directly, and submit an invoice through the app.
Craigslist’s job boards have been a go-to for most service professionals, contractors, and small business owners at some point and time their careers. The classified ads offer an array of industries to post services, resumes, and seek out work opportunities. Perhaps one of the simplest platforms to use, the free service does come with its fair share of pros and cons. What you see is what you get, but still always a good reference point to keep in your back pocket.
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