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New App: Pick A Quote

Looking for a cleaner in Coogee? A plumber in Perth? A gardener in Gympie? No matter where you are or what you need, there’s an intelligent new online service that will save you time, effort and money by doing the hard work for you! is changing the way customers look for service providers by offering a platform to post your job online and let qualified businesses bid for the work! Forget spending hours searching the internet and chasing the best quote, with you can sit back and relax, then simply choose the business that best suits your requirements.

In addition to the website comes the new patented[1] iPhone App. Unique to the company and not used by any services businesses internationally, this is where clever technology allows the customer to visually display the job that needs fixing, whether it’s a new window pane, a burst pipe, or a paint job. The iPhone App will precisely measure the area giving service providers a quick and easy snapshot of the job requirements and eliminating time and hassle.

The introduction of the smart phone technology has empowered customers to provide descriptive visual information to businesses and assist them with a better understanding of the job request, enabling the business in turn to provide a more accurate quote. In addition, the mobility of the smart phone technology enables businesses to check their leads, respond and quote on the go! This improves response time for customers and multitasking capabilities for businesses.

Posting a job with is free and easy! The step-by-step instructions will guide you through the process, ensuring the necessary details are posted online including job title, location, and most importantly your budget. Once the job is live, uses an intelligent matching system to contact the relevant businesses that match your job. Those businesses will review the job and if they’re interested, start bidding for the work!

Once bidding is complete, the customer picks the best provider based on their quote, availability, experience and skills, feedback from previous jobs and the level of service offered. Ensuring superior convenience, there’s no obligation to choose and the customer can keep the bidding going for as long as they like.

There are currently thousands of service providers registered on the site including accounting, building, catering, computers, legal services, pest and weed control and renovations to name a few. From painting a front fence to removing a tree to a complete bathroom renovation – no job is too small or too large for

Customers are encouraged to leave feedback on the service provider once the job is completed, contributing to the online reputation of that provider and encouraging a high level of service each and every time! was started by two entrepreneurs from Sydney; Marcus Lim, 26 and Adam Dong, 24, whose passion for web development and vision for transforming the Australian service industry market has led them to launch in November 2010. The pair met at university and combined their expertise in technology and management consulting to launch the business.


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