‘Hiring freelancers on AnyTask over Fiverr is about value and cost:’ Chris Truman

‘Hiring freelancers on AnyTask over Fiverr is about value and cost:’ Chris Truman

The business analyst from New Zealand explained that purchasing from AnyTask helps support financial inclusion without sacrificing quality at all

Chris Truman, age 37, is a Business Analyst based in Christchurch, New Zealand. He works within a project team on digital projects, such as website or software upgrades, migrations, and improvements.

"My day job is as a business analyst. That's where the money is for me," he said. "But my passion lies elsewhere."

Mr. Truman explains that he writes music as a side hustle and a hobby in his spare time.

"That is my passion, and that is where I need freelancing services such as graphic design and video design for artwork and content for releases," he said. "I have been using online digital freelancers for about seven years."

He has typically used Fiverr and now uses AnyTask, the global crypto-powered freelance platform that award-winning Electroneum launched about eight months ago.

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The New Zealander explained that for him, costs are a significant factor. And if you can reduce costs and at the same time support a good cause, then AnyTask is the best option, he added.

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"Hiring freelancers on AnyTask over Fiverr is about value and cost," Chris said. "And if you can help support freelancers in emerging economies without sacrificing talent and quality, well all that much better."

However, he reiterated that "selfishly, the cost is a big factor for me. Graphic designers here in New Zealand, for example, seek at least NZD 100 (some $66) an hour."

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He says the hourly asking price is fair for New Zealand, "but when we're talking about my budget being a small-time artist – it's small, so, therefore, I use AnyTask."

Chris seeks the help of online freelancers several times a year. Over the past seven years, he has purchased well over 60 tasks from freelancers.

As soon as AnyTask launched, Chris made it his go-to website for freelancers. He has purchased about ten graphic and video design tasks so far.

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"I will continue to use AnyTask and their freelancers for sure. I am delighted with the products and orders I received," he said. "And I would definitely recommend AnyTask to others, as it has the best prices around, good variety, and by using this website, you are supporting great talent who deliver high-quality work."

AnyTask launched in February 2020 and already over 530,000 people have registered to the website, where buyers of task can find over 12,000 freelance offerings across dozens of categories and subcategories. The platform offers buyers 100% satisfaction, which means if they are not happy with the delivery of their project, they get a full refund.

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About AnyTask

Buy or sell digital tasks

Today’s leading freelancer platforms have made tremendous leaps forward in providing people with the ability to earn a living online, whilst doing the tasks they love. Anything from making quick videos with your smartphone to logo design and translation services are sold online today, providing individuals and businesses with a cost-effective way of getting jobs done. You can get started as a seller with just a simple internet enabled smartphone.

Sell without a bank account

However, these platforms have a major restriction, in that both buyer and seller require access to a bank account. This single restriction is stopping hundreds of millions of people in unbanked regions from selling their services online, and in turn, helping them to make a better living for themselves, and their families. AnyTask is a new online marketplace, currently in BETA, that is designed to overcome this very limitation. While payment is still taken from the buyer’s credit or debit card, it is delivered seamlessly to the seller in Electroneum (ETN); a world leading mobile cryptocurrency. In turn, this enables the seller to receive payment without the need of a bank account. The ETN earned can be spent in a growing list of ways, such as topping up your phone, or converting into your local currency via an exchange or enterprising agent.

Zero seller fees

Furthermore, where other platforms charge sellers up to 20% in fees, AnyTask is entirely free to the seller. Launched currently in BETA, AnyTask is still undergoing final stages of development.

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