“I always had TaskMatch in the back of my head. I was always trying to see how could I facilitate connecting people looking for services with people online, in a more trusting manner.”
It's not uncommon to have plenty of household repairs on the list, but tracking down reliable fixers isn't always a walk in the park. Conor Lyons, however, has taken up the mantle with a new online task-matching platform that he co-founded, and aims to bring together customers and handymen through a secure and efficient avenue: TaskMatch.
“There had to be a better way of bringing a bit more trust into finding people online because we’ve kind of gone past word of mouth – the younger generation are going online to find people,” says Lyons. “The dual review system was always something I loved with Airbnb – I’m a big user of Airbnb and Adverts and those platforms and genuine reviews, not like Google review where anyone can review your business even if you’ve been there or not.”
The idea behind the ethos of TaskMatch came while Lyons was running his own AV company, which he has done both here and during his time in Australia. People wanted to know who the stranger was calling to their house, with the need for security and familiarity. Having the dual review system on the TaskMatch platforms not only gives you a review of the worker and their skills but also the customer.
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