FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE is the only website where People AND Traders can leave feedback rating to Clients. There are many bad publiticies regarding Cowboy Builders but a matter of fact is that Traders are also subject to many issues with Clients, so having a place where Clients and Traders can be checked based on past performances and behaviors is definitely one of the key features of is a website aimed at revolutionising the industry by posting the work you need doing online and Builders or professionals will simply reverse bid on your job forcing them to literally drive down their Kwotes.
As part of the innovation, users can choose to either allow all traders to bid, only approved traders to bid or for traders to submit realistic quotes for the jobs. Once the auction is completed, the Client will have the option to wait or start with the works from which both are covered under the Contract. There also many other tools such as the daily diary log to record progress, payments made and what its called the Change Request where builders can submit a change highlighting if there is a additional cost or time for you to simply accept or reject the change.
In addition to that there is the Disputes Resolution Centre ready to get into action each time there is a problem to be solved and a third party assessment in needed.
Once the works are completed both the Client and the Trader reward each other using the Feedback Rating.
The CEO and founder of YouKwoteMe, said: “I have been working in the Construction Industry all my life and YouKwoteMe was created to the fact of not having a place where people can post their jobs and traders would simply look at them and decided if they want to do it or not without the need to pay for leads. All online from a press of a button. How many times Builders receive calls, go to the site to have a look at the work, want to do it but never knows why he wasn't selected? How often you are faced with the difficult decision of choosing which Builder to select or when Builders submit their quotes the difference is so large that you are simply confused and don't really know what to do? With YouKwoteMe we have simply automated these issues so it simply doesn't happen. It also protects you as the Client and the Traders saving time and money to both." is also based on the pre-Qualification process used on major projects and incorporates the same concept as eBay but in reverse where all the process can be followed up and tracked from start to job completion. is the only webiste where people can:
Pre-Approve Traders
Reverse auction
Select Quotes
Select Traders
Record progress
Accept changes
Built-in Contract
Disputes Resolution Centre
Leave and receive Feedback rating
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Pascal Baptista

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I tend to compare YouKwoteMe to eBay, Shiply, UShip on the way we perceive and we sell everything now, but looking back, where did use to sell what was no longer needed? Well we use to sell only things that was worth the time and effort spent.
So now think about what do you do now each time you need work to be done at home or business, you need to search for a Trader online, yellow pages, news papers... from there you need to call them and try to describe what you want to be done where most of the times you will be also faced with all sorts of situations such as noisy background, no attention, no answer, no reply and facing difficult questions. Thereafter you schedule bookings, or try to, where you realise that only a few Traders will turn-up, you will be faced with all sorts of reactions, questions to other things. Only e few will be sending a quote or ask to view again and you are going to find out that the quotes have different values as the results of some builders having included items and the others not. Very confusing and time consuming process.
With YouKwoteMe the only thing people have to do is to post their work online and builders will reverse bid on their job all online. There are 3 types of jobs that User can choose from, reverse bid where all traders without restrictions, the other option is reverse bid but traders will have to be approved by the user before bidding, and the other option is to submit Kwotes where traders submit kwotes to the user. If the User do not know how much will cost to do a job there can request for the starting bid to be submitted by traders first which as soon as one is accepted this will be the starting bidding value for the revers bid. During the auction, Traders can ask questions and user answer them online on the job in detail page, and traders can book appointments to see the job all via YouKwoteMe without the ned to disclose contact details. When the auction has ended, the user has 30 days to decide if they want to go ahead with the work and maintain the kwote, if they do, both will be bonded with the YouKwoteMe contract which includes any information that has been agreed and published during the auction, both are asked to do a daily diary log where they record progress with text and pictures and documents, mark payments made and received, also during this time Traders and Users can submit change requests which is a simple process where a request is submitted which highlights the important facts such as extra cost and/or time. Once the job is marked as completed from both they will then give feedback to each other. And the job is archived. In the event of having a dispute, both can raise one at any time, once one is raised a 30 days allowance is made for both to reach a deal, if one of the parties or the 30days lapsed is the time where YouKwoteMe team act in trying to understand and solve the problem. If we cannot solve it, it is then passed on to the relevant identities such as small claim court. Also it is worth notting that if a dispute is raised both profiles are being marked as having a dispute case open which increases the likelihood of being rejected for bids if wanting to bid on other jobs.
We are working in partnering with a Home Improvement insurance company which are doing a credit check to 100% of our traders, if the check is ok and the documentation provided is ok and they have a valid CSCS card this is when they are awarded with the YouKwoteMe approved trader stamp.