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Tapping the power of service aggregators

by David Wilson
Physical phone directories of a certain sunny colour are often demoted to doorstops. For the clued-up consumer in search of a service, it is much more convenient to click links than physically flip a reference bible's paper pages.


Finding a tradie as simple as clicking a button

by Mark Fenton-Jones
Fed up with looking for a reliable tradesman to turn up at your home at a time and price that is convenient for your?


Renovating on a shoestring

We’ve all been there. Spending hours calling dubious tradesmen who’s number is listed in the classifieds of the Local Gazette Weekly. The quality and reputation of the budding shyster is as questionable as Caster Semenya’s gender. Even after hours of meticulous dialing, you are no more clued in to the potential success of your project as when you started.

 


WhoCanDo featured on Sky News

 

Emily Mitterhuemer interviewed Robert Finkeldey, CEO and Founder of WhoCanDo.com.au in response the announcement of the Federal Government to support WhoCanDo in the COMET program.

Reporter: Emily Mitterhuemer, Sky Business IV

Broadcast Date: 30 April 2009


Trust me, I’m a total stranger

By Kylie Davis


Australians dig deep for Bushfire victims

By Jonathan Creek.

"It's been such an uplifting thing and I think our role is to mobilise the power of humanity, get people to come forward, step up to the plate to help one and another in times of crisis," said the Chief Executive of the Red Cross, Robert Tickner.


The digital dozen – our next big things online

While Australia is yet to produce anything of the scale of Google, eBay and Amazon, there is always an interesting crop of up-and-comers threatening to burst on to the scene. We've compiled a list of 12 companies that demonstrate the spirit of innovation that exists among Australia's internet entrepreneurs, and which may go on to become the "next big thing" online.

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WhoCanDo - Doing It Well

WhoCanDo are a web portal that offer reverse auction services for pretty much anything. The company, who just celebrated their first birthday, describe themselves as a one stop portal:


ABC’s Abrahams: WhoCanDo a real winner.

From: Digital Dave Abrahams
Sent: Thursday, 7 August 2008
To: Robert Finkeldey (WhoCanDo)
Subject: My thoughts on whocando

Robert,


Website shows can-do

By Mark Fenton-Jones and Damien Lynch.

The value of jobs quoted on the online reverse auction site for trades and services, WhoCanDo.com.au, continues to rise, reaching $150,000 for adding a second storey to a residential building [WhoCanDo May 2010: largest job to date $1,350,000 - building eight townhouses in SA]. The NSW government plans to promote the site as an Australian Technology Showcase.


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