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... My husband found a website called Rated People where the premise was, you sign up to the site, become a member, put in whatever quotes that you require and wait for local tradesmen to contact you. Functionality of the site *************** 1. For the consumer The home page has several ... Read review

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The best of times the worst of times

AdvantagesYou can see the ratings others have given

DisadvantagesYou dont necessarily know that the trademan will give you that level of service

"...husband found a website called Rated People where the premise was, you sign up to the site, become a member, put in whatever quotes that you require and wait for local tradesmen to contact you. Functionality of the site *************** 1. For the consumer The home page has several pieces of information on it. The main box explains how to use the site bearing the title 'Better people faster' here it has a drop down box of trades that you can ..." Read review
20.05.2008

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RP profiting from ripping professionals and promoting cowboys. Review with images

AdvantagesNONE ! ITS good for RatedPeople

DisadvantagesHelps put professionals out of work and promote Cowboys and decline quality of the service market

"I have an electrical business which is not doing so well and We decide to make an experience of 2-3 months on RP to get new customers for our domestic electrical services. So for the last 3 months we worked with RatedPeople. Initially we were willing to offer jobs for good prices so we could build up good rates and eventually we could start pricing on regular SUSTAINABLE prices. We try to control our cash flow, income and costs. It seems to me that ..." Read review
20.05.2013

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Community Level 1MMMC01

MMMC01

Rated People Tradesman's view

AdvantagesEase of use for the customer

DisadvantagesCosts, unreliable and costly leads, arbitrary costs for the leads

"...a signed up tradesman to rated people I have to say that my view of this web service is becoming more dim by the day. The service that rated people offer to the customer is non verified or validated. Any tradesman can get his or her friend to post a job and then get the friend to rate them. Rated people have never asked to see evidence of my insurances or qualifications. Unlike the German web service "My Hammer" I pay £40 per quarter for the ..." Read review
03.08.2010

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Rated People - A good idea cynically exploited

AdvantagesAllows homeowner to post review of tradesmans work

DisadvantagesNo interest in improving the experience for homeowner or tradesman

"...1 fully positive review for Rated People......There are other organisations that provide similar services all of whom had generally negative feedback from tradesman. A real shame as run correctly the model could work well for tradesman and householders.......I don't want to come across as some bitter tradesman who wanted jobs laid out on a plate. I am honest and hard working but can tell when something is not right......It wouldappear this organisation ..." Read review
01.07.2012

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Community Level 1GeaVox

GeaVox

May as well use the Yellow pages!

AdvantagesNone I can see!

DisadvantagesNo verifiication, just a money-making website

"My partner and I advertised some jobs on RatedPeople, having read some good reviews online. We registered and immediately got their acknowledgements (one for each job we posted) by email: "From: automated@ratedpeople.com Subject: Thanks for posting your job, now sit back and relax!" "All you have to do now is relax and we'll do the searching. Thanks for submitting the following job:" ... and each email duly listed the job details, as we had entered ..." Read review
01.08.2009

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Type Home Improvement

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Listed on Ciao since 26/03/2008

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