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peopleperhour - cheap labour or worth it?

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sweetaddict Wed 14-Oct-09 10:07:51

Just considering bidding, but the prices seem a bit on the low side, and then I noticed they take 10% commission. Has anyone used this site to their advantage?

willywoo Thu 15-Oct-09 15:17:37

Hi, I was a member for a while and thought it was pretty rubbish to be honest. I do PR and the prices were ridiculously low. I did some research into it and came across a business website where lots of people were discussing it and the general consenus was don't bother.

Hope this helps.

Airlie Mon 19-Oct-09 11:26:51

I've only recently discovered the site and have bid for about half a dozen jobs, but a lot are priced very low. One that I pitched for was won by someone who quoted an unbelievably low price, not enough to even live on beans on toast with - actually, not even toast, just beans!
Have had uptake on one bid but only to write a sample piece of work - for free!

sweetaddict Tue 20-Oct-09 09:14:56

Hi thanks only just seen the responses. Yes that's the general idea I got from it. Needs must and all, but I'm not sure it's worth the effort either.

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