Joe C. has created ways to upsell himself across his categories–a great way to grow your business! By clearly stating his specialties in his Quick Pitches and profile About section–like hanging chandeliers, installing landscape lighting, and outdoor security systems–Joe has made it easy for Clients to get to know his expertise and book him for a wide range of tasks.
Read on for how tasking–and magic erasers–have been a boost for Joe and his family.
What did you do for a living before becoming a Tasker?
I was an operations manager.
What is the primary reason why you joined TaskRabbit?
I became a Tasker to provide for my family.
What were your biggest learnings as you got started on the app?
I’ve learned how to properly evaluate and assign monetary value to my skills.
How do you market yourself to Clients?
My brand is that I’m honest, hardworking, and will always finish the task.
What is your best tasking memory, or the most meaningful connection you’ve made through tasking?
I made a friend who is a fellow Tasker. We talk and give each other advice all the time!
What are some of your go-to tasking tips and tricks?
Bring a magic eraser–it’s a lifesaver!
How has TaskRabbit impacted your life?
Since I’ve started tasking, my wife can now stay home and provide childcare. My increase in income has greatly helped our family.
What’s your best advice for other Taskers?
Clean up after yourself and leave a tidy workplace.
What makes a good Client?
Someone who knows exactly what they want, is precise, and will leave you to your work.
What do you do to score great reviews (and tips)?
Always complete the job to the best of your ability–don’t take any shortcuts.
What are some seasonal/holiday/local traditions that you celebrate/enjoy?
I like to go camping with the family in Big Bear, California.
If you promote yourself and your work through social media, what is your social media handle?
My instagram is @ocfixit.
Joe has added to his profile the full suite of categories that his skills apply to–for instance, as an experienced handyman who has worked with interior designers, he also tasks in the Interior Design, Babyproofing, and Smart Home Installation categories–among many others!