Hiring a freelancer to assist you on your job is so easy. The first step is to make sure you are a registered user under the Buyer/Employer Option.
- Register as a Buyer
- Post a task
- Receive offers from available freelancers
- Choose one freelancer to hire
- Deposit money
- Receive your work & release payment
You are required to activate your account through a link sent to the email address you provided during sign up. You can then post a job for free. The job you post needs to meet one specific criterion. It should be a job that can be done online without need for physical meeting between freelancer and buyer. Online jobs can include article writing, academic writing, report writing, recipe writing, proofreading & editing, product reviews, research, surveys, data entry, translation, transcription, web design, logo design, Tshirt design, brochures, flyers, posters, banners, cards, accounting, internet marketing, app development etc.
On a day to day basis, people need assistance on short tasks, it’s not always business related, it could also be personal tasks such as looking for product prices, music search, ebook purchases, software purchases, video editing, fitness tips, ticket booking, travel advisory, and the list goes on and on. If you ask yourself what is that one thing that you can outsource online, you will definitely get it.
We take the load off your back by connecting you with our pool of freelancers who are looking for online jobs in Kenya. We give you the power to select who you will work with. While posting a job you will tag some skills which are relevant to the job you are postings, all freelancers who included those skills in their profile will be automatically alerted and will come to you with their offers including a short message as to why they are suitable for your job. You are required to use your judgement in picking a freelancer. Before you select one of the freelancers, you must have funds in your account to pay for the services. It is very easy to deposit money to your account using Mpesa. Use our Paybill number 786936 and put your username as account number. The amount you deposit is the exact amount you will see on your account balance.
Once you have selected a freelancer, he/she is notified to begin the job. The freelancer will discuss the project requirements through our messaging platform that is inbuilt. keeping conversion within the website is very important because it helps us in mediation when necessary.
For jobs that need quick attention we advice our Buyers to mark them as “Contact Allowed” jobs. This allows the freelancer to give personal phone number at the time of bidding. Contact allowed jobs are specified during job posting to allow contact sharing without breaching terms of service. When the job is done, the freelancer will make the submission and the Buyer can now use the available balance to pay.
The most interesting fact about posting online jobs in kenya through Apexlistings is that the whole process is free, post jobs free, deposit money free, pick freelancer free, pay freelancer free. The only cost here is the price for the services you get from the freelancers and the optional charges if you want your job to be marked as Contact Allowed or featured job(always appears top on the list of jobs), or if you want freelancers to sign NDA before bidding. Everything else is free which is why you should post your first job now.