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Student entrepreneur launches to help people find others to do the jobs they don’t enjoy, helping others earn extra money. The website allows users to post anything from odd jobs around the house to professional services that you need to be done, then choose from bidders based on price and their feedback score.

Reading, Berkshire, 8th January, 2008 - A 21-year-old entrepreneur is hoping that his new site will help people to save time and allow them to do things that they really enjoy. People can post jobs on the site and let people bid against each other for the work. The jobs which people can post can range from domestic tasks, such as ironing and gardening, to more complex services that require professionals.

People are working increasingly long hours and for many the weekend is no longer a time for rest but is taken up with doing domestic tasks which have accumulated during the week. Equally there are many who have time to spare and yet find it hard to find work.

'I hope that the website will appeal to a lot of people who are short of time and wish to post jobs that they don’t want to do themselves. That could range from assembling flatpack furniture to walking the dog or finding a good plumber ' commented James Ransley the founder of the site ' On the flip side it gives people with some spare time or businesses the opportunity to earn some money’

To use the site members simply post the task which the want done and then wait for businesses or individuals to apply for the job. The price which the bidders want to complete the tasks are visable to all and so is the feedback score that they have acheived for previous jobs which they have completed. Members then select the bidder who they wish to do the job and once the job is complete they are encouraged to post feedback on their experience, so that other members can make more informed decision in the future.

The initial idea for the site was prompted by seeing businesses that provide a poor service prosper, whilst others who provide a good service fail.This prompted James to think of an innovative new solution that he hopes will encourage people outsource more work to others, as they feel that they can trust them as they are trying to maintain a good feedback score

'I thought that the way we find businesses, typically in a phone book, could be improved upon. Referrals from friends are often the best method but with the success of Ebay why not use a similar feedback system to choose your plumber?'

The service is free to those posting jobs and those bidding on jobs.

Contact: James Ransley

+44 (0)7729 525076
(Further information and screenshots available on request)


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