Search your local community for tradespeople

It used to be your local paper or phone book that you went to when you needed a local tradesman or service but sadly, the local paper probably went out of business and the days of the phone book are well numbered. So how do you connect with skilled people in your local community these days? Online, that's how. Skillendar is a community social network application that lets you look into your own neighborhood to find services and skilled tradespeople that might not have a Main Street shop at their disposal but have all the skills to complete the job you need done. And with the typical skilled person probably being someone working a second job or a student you can negotiate a fair and much cheaper price to do the job than maybe Main Street will charge you. More...

 

Sell Your Skills On Skillendar – The Neighborhood Social Network

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Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure - Skillendar

Skillendar has been featured on Microsoft BizSpark today. Have a look at the interview http://aka.ms/bmomru

 

Welcome to the Skillendar Blog

Skillendar is a neighbourhood network for you to connect with and reach out to your local community.

As a community platform Skillendar helps you to connect with more people in your neighbourhood and allow you to share and keep posted on everything that happens in your local community. Once you have registered with Skillendar, use the explore option to find people whom you know in your neighbourhood and send them your connection requests. Skillendar will also recommend new members to you based on mutual connections. You can be active in the community by regularly posting relevant and valuable information on the community wall.

If possible, we would really recommend that you become a provider and start helping your community regardless of whether you would like to charge a fee for the service or time you offer or you are open to do the job free of charge as a community service.

Skillendar is designed for short term or temporary jobs. Hence it really suits people with busy schedules and limited availability like Students, People with full time jobs wanting to do a second job etc. Moreover, Skillendar helps you publish your personal interests and hobbies and attract potential clients to earn extra income over your evenings and weekends.

We believe, in this economic downturn, if we all work together we could get things done very cheaply and quickly the age-old way - ‘People helping people’. Though in the olden days they were not calling these efforts “a community outreach” our ancestors were actually following this motto in its fullest.

Come on, let’s show some community spirit.

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