All posts tagged: TaskRabbit for Business

TaskRabbit Launches Solution For Businesses To Hire Ongoing, Temporary Help

Businesses are an integral part of TaskRabbit, posting more than 35 percent of tasks. It’s been awesome to see how companies have used, and continue to use, the TaskRabbit platform to build and grow their business. To cater to these specific needs, we launched a dedicated TaskRabbit for Business dashboard back in February. Today, we’re excited to announce the latest advancement in the TaskRabbit for Business experience: a solution that makes it easy for companies to hire ongoing, long-term help through TaskRabbit. Through this new experience, our business customers can access our 10,000+ background-checked and fully vetted TaskRabbits for temporary jobs that take multiple days, weeks, or even months to complete. [pullshow] “Over the past few months, we’ve noticed a trend in companies using the TaskRabbit platform as an easy and reliable way to staff temporary employees,” says Victor Echevarria, TaskRabbit’s Head of Business Development. “We’ve learned that many businesses are frustrated with the current temping solutions, which often prove slow, expensive, and inefficient. Hiring managers are tired of spending enormous amounts of time sifting …

Wicked Workshop Reclaimed Wood Furniture Etsy

TaskRabbit for Etsy Spotlight: The Wicked Workshop

Since launching our dedicated portal for Etsy sellers, we’ve been thrilled to see these incredible creative entrepreneurs hiring TaskRabbits to help with their shops. TaskRabbits are helping these crafty business owners with everything from product photography to social media marketing, and it’s been an inspiration to witness this remarkable partnership between our two collaborative communities. In our latest Etsy spotlight, we caught up with Toby Hardman and Nishma Yadave Hardman of The Wicked Workshop. This Boulder-based shop offers a stunning selection of soulful furniture hand-crafted from reclaimed wood. Each piece has a distinctive warmth and its own whisper of history. We caught up with Toby and Nishma to chat about their gorgeous products, the most time-consuming components of their business, and how TaskRabbits are helping them out. Why’d you decide to start an Etsy shop? “The word on the street was that there was an innovative online marketplace developing through Etsy. Talented craftspeople were being provided with a virtual platform on which to showcase their creations — this tied in perfectly with what we were …

Business Partnerships

Plays Well With Others: Brand Partnerships and Your Business

Entrepreneurs have a natural inclination to go it alone. While this do-it-yourself spirit can help you move forward, adding an element of collaboration into the mix can make you unstoppable. Partnering with another brand lets you broaden your reach, accomplish more with fewer resources, and create extraordinary experiences for your current (and future) customers. These types of partnerships can also spark enormous innovation in product and business. We’ll go into detail on those areas in my next column, but today I’d like to focus on the marketing potential of brand partnerships. When considering whether or not a particular partner would be a good marketing match, I ask myself four key questions: Do the brands mesh well? One of the wisest words to keep in mind when dipping your toes into the co-branding partnership realm is “No.” This isn’t Nascar, where brands can just slap a logo on a car and call it a successful partnership. If brand identities don’t align, if there’s no overarching story that joins your company with your potential partner, just say …