How CanYa is super excellent for service providers

Out with the Old School….

Tradies – Tutors – Babysitters – Cleaners – Gardeners – Handymen of the world.

The pain is over!

Here is how a home service providers used to get work and do jobs:

Discovery

  • Pay for Google AdWords, Yellow Pages, website hosting fees
  • Expensive lead-fees from other home-improvement apps (average subscription cost is $300/year plus pay-per-quote fees!), often with nothing to show for it.

Problems: Nobody knows how great you are. You do quality work and want to be paid your normal rate. Other job apps make you compete with other providers in a race to the bottom. Advertising yourself is expensive and time consuming.

CanYa makes looking for work really easy. Search in Darwin, Adelaide or Melbourne and you will find CanYa is the best way for more work

Quoting

  • You receive phone calls whilst working,
  • Quoting is guess work based on a phone call; not enough information to give accurate quotes. The alternative is time out to organise a house visit.

Problems: Quoting wastes a lot of time you could be working. You waste a lot of time quoting people who don’t want to pay your fair prices or who cannot schedule a mutual time.

Invoicing

  • You spend evenings invoicing with Xero or MYOB.
  • Chasing up payments is a pain.
  • Quarterly GST figures. Ugh, get a calculator, notepad & pen.
CanYa makes invoicing and GST BAS statements really easy. Enhance.
Invoicing… somebody automate it PLEASE!

CanYa to the rescue

So we all know that the old process is fragmenteddisjointed and overall, just broken! Welcome to the 21st century!

The old job booking process is broken and expensive. The new CanYa experience is easy, clean and intuitive

Creating a CanYa Profile:

OK let’s dive straight in. Creating a profile is super easy; and FREE:

Creating a provider profile with CanYa is free

You can add your qualifications, prices (callout, fixed-rate, hourly rate), photo’s and more.

You can add multiple categories, with unique descriptions and images in each category! Set which categories you want to quote, and which can be instant-book. For big jobs, optionally set a 20% cancellation fee if the client cancels within a specified window.

Let’s set availability:

Setting your availability with CanYa allows you to indicated when you want to work. You will not be bothered outside of these times

And blank out next Tue-Thu when on another job:

The CanYa Calendar is a free tool to sort out your local business.

Now sit back and wait for job requests… 🍹

I get an SMS from CanYa: “New Quote Request”.
Awesome.
Somebody has already read my profile, prices and availability.
This won’t be a time waster:

The CanYa Job requests has all the information that you would require to quote on a job

Excellent – that’s everything I need to to give an accurate quote.

Quoting is free with CanYa; very easy to get all the information you need and to quote on the spot.

Excellent: the client accepted. I can use the calendar and in-built map with driving directions to find my way.

Finding your way to the job is usually difficult, just use CanYa's in-built driving directions to the job

If I need to talk to the client, I use the in-built messaging or calling:

In-app messaging is simple with CanYa because it is all integrated into the job, no lost information.

 

⛏️ I do the job  ⛏️

The job is done, now immediately send the client an invoice to pay:

Invoicing is easy with CanYa because it is automated and mutually agreed.

The client pays me on the spot, and CanYa immediately credits my balance.
After the card payment has cleared, I can transfer it directly to my bank.

CanYa Account shows you all of your transactions and allows you to be paid with the tap of a button.

CanYa deducts a transactional fee for its services, only if the job is completed and you are paid. Everything else in the platform is completely free!

And at the end of the Quarter, CanYa provides a breakdown of what to write on the Quarterly BAS:

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It’s insanely easy, flexible and very low transaction fees. You have literally nothing to lose by downloading CanYa, creating a profile and waiting for bookings.

Download Australia’s best way to hire local service providers today, register and create a free profile !!

CanYa is available on iOS and Android, it is the easiest way to hire local service providers near you

Melbourne; the wait is almost over!

CanYa launching in Melbourne very soon


CanYa; Australia’s best and most convenient way to hire local services
 is soon to be launching in our big city; Melbourne! The free to download app allows you to book in a service provider for just about any job or task you may need to be done.

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Straight off the back other another successful launch (Adelaide), CanYa is coming to Melbourne!

It is quick and easy to use. No more endless searching for the best plasterer, gardener, babysitter and/or removalist because CanYa has it all under one app, and it’s launching in Melbourne!CanYa Phase - Blue

First of all, let me start off by expressing my undying love for Melbourne. We embrace innovation, excel in business and we’re home to the sporting capital of Australia.  I’ve lived here for the past year or so but I was originally an Adelaide boy.  The city is vibrant and full of wondrous culture and most importantly it presents massive opportunity for us hard workers.

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Melbourne represents an opportunity for everyone!

Is it just me or do we Melbourne Hustlers seem to be working a lot harder for a lot longer?!

The seemingly endless search

I hate it when a job needs to be done and you are stuck without an easy option. The endless task begins of googling for the best service providers around.  You type in “the best cleaner” or the “cheapest plumber” and the search results come up with hundreds of different companies and services. None of these are peer-reviewed and they are all just competing against one another to get your attention.

My partner in crime is admittedly busier and a harder working than me so her time is even more limited (do not tell her I said that).  “I wonder what is the best and most convenient service around me to get this job done”. So 30 minutes has gone and I seem to be more confused. This was the struggle, until now.
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So undoubtedly we are living through the biggest tech age of all time; surely there must be an app that does it all?

Thankfully there is an app that does it all, CanYa! CanYa is a one stop shop that allows you to Find, Book, Pay and Review local service providers.

The app is free to download and available on Android and iOS!

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I must admit, the CanYa user experience is pretty darn cool! You have all these jobs around the house you need to get done but of course they all take TIME.

The reason why CanYa is so unique is you can get a CanYa provider to do ALL of these jobs for you. You can chat to your provider on CanYa chat (messaging or calling) before they even do the job. Once you’re happy you have the right provider, you can book your local service provider!

james_handyman_servicesThe most amazing part out all this is you can find a CanYa provider for practically any job that you want done. My personal favourite is the CanYa puppy walkers!

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Previous CanYa Provider of the Week

CanYa represents change

I can honestly say CanYa represents change. The service is forming a revolution of opportunity for families and workers around Australia. It’s actually exciting to imagine what this game changing app is going to bring to our big city. Download the app today to join the  community of over 4000 users already!

Before and After – Let CanYa change your life!

Before

I consider myself to be a pretty “clean” person. I keep my house tidy, there is minimal mess and I wipe down the benches after cooking. That’s clean right?

When was the last time you properly cleaned the oven/microwave, really cleaned the bathroom or actually mopped the kitchen floor?

I have a full time job and when I come home or have a weekend off, the last thing I feel like doing is getting elbow deep in my toilet. I think the only thing worse than spending my weekend cleaning is dealing with cleaning agencies or finding a cleaner that I can trust!

After

There has to be a solution right? It is the 21st Century – I have a smartphone, some money and the desire for an easier life. So, the question remains.

How do you find a good value cleaner that you can trust?

Enter CanYa – Australia’s best way to hire local services! Because CanYa requires mutual feedback/reviews after every job, you can be sure that the cleaner is everything they claim to be.

The process is simple:

  1. Download CanYa; the best way to find trustworthy cleaners
  2. Have a look around your area for “Cleaners” (there are categories for house, office, car, graffiti, carpet, high pressure etc). For Adelaide’s best Cleaner (House) click here!
  3. You can Broadcast a job to the entire crowd or select the cleaner that you want (you can bias Rating, Price or Availability)
  4. Live the good life not needing to clean on your days off!
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Adelaide’s Cleaners (House)

Adelaide’s best cleaner

Don’t want to stuff around looking for the best cleaner? No worries, meet Bec:

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Bec – CanYa’s Provider of the Week

Bec has been a professional cleaner for the last 6 years. There is no job that is too big or too small! Bec prides herself on her attention to detail.

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This is how your oven will look like when Rebecca is through with it!

 

“Most of my business is based on word of mouth, my reputation is built on being fastidious!”

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Some more of Bec’s handy-work!

CanYa makes hiring Bec simple:

  1. You search for her in the “cleaner” category (or skip the hassle and use this link)
  2. You ask for a quote by including a description of the work and some pictures
  3. You chat (message and calling) in-app
  4. Once the job is done you pay with the tap of a button
  5. Review each other to keep the CanYa Community honest!

To make things even better, Bec is also available to sit for your pets! Just think about it, the next time you need to go somewhere but don’t have somebody to feed your dog, get Bec in. She will look after your pets AND clean the house!

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With Bec, everyone’s happy!

 

“Don’t Harm the Palm!”

Stephen Tobin is one of CanYa’s arborists – or in more common terms a ‘tree surgeon‘.  He manages, maintains and cares for trees. Stephen is pretty handy around the garden, and along with tree-whispering can help with:

  • Weeding
  • Hedge trimming
  • Lawn mowing
  • Gutter clearing

As our provider of the week, we checked in with Stephen to get his top arborist/gardening tips.

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CanYa’s Provider of the Week: Stephen Tobin

1. Don’t harm the palm

Stephen has been in the tree game for going on four years. One of the more memorable jobs – or challenges – as it turned out, was convincing a client to keep a neglected old palm tree. Originally he was called in to pull out the tree, but after a bit of back and forth Stephen managed to get her to agree to rejuvenating it instead. After some TLC, the tree stands tall and proud as the main feature of the garden. Working with what you’ve got often has stunning results. In the mood for more old trees? Check them out here.

2. Keep the customer happy

In his time as a service provider, the most important service Stephen offers is satisfaction. Stephen says he isn’t happy with his work, until the customer is. He does this by carefully consulting with his customers before, during and after the work is completed. He is happy to tweak and fix his work until the desired look is achieved. This of course includes making sure the site is spick and span before he leaves. Big tick!

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3. License to arbor

What do you get when you add height, power tools and all sorts of weather conditions? A OH&S nightmare! But don’t worry, Stephen comes fully prepared for the dangers of his work, and has all the right tickets. Including:

  • Heavy Vehicle license
  • Work safely at heights card
  • License to perform high risk work
  • License to operate and maintain a chainsaw
  • White card
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Book Stephen today

  1. Download the best local services app for free
  2. Find Stephen in Adelaide (or heaps of other providers near you)
  3. Book, pay and review all in-app
  4. Enjoy your 10/10 garden, courtesy of CanYa

 

 

 

How do you find a babysitter that you can trust?

“Just hire a babysitter”

If you’re a parent, you’ve almost certainly heard this from your friends in the lead up to any social occasion. Well that is easier said than done.

You can’t always rely on friends and family to look after your kids – sadly they have social lives too (very inconsiderate of them!). When your go-to sitters aren’t an option, finding someone who meets your standards and is available can be tough. The search alone can take up much of your valuable time.

When parents are in search of a babysitter, the top 5 qualities are:

  • Previous experience
  • Genuine interest in children
  • Cost
  • Availability
  • Own transport

And finally, the most sought after quality – someone who is trustworthy.

So the question remains, how do you find babysitters you can trust to look after your kids?

Fear not, CanYa is here to solve all of your babysitter needs!

The solution to your babysitter woes

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CanYa is Australia’s best services app and finding trusted, verified and reviewed babysitters is easier than ever. It is a platform where local providers can establish their skill set and let their work speak for itself. The providers verify their ID and receive peer-peer reviews on every job. Parents can now peruse all available babysitters and select the person they want to mind their kids- all of the important information is available to them.

This is exactly what two families in Darwin have done already with Courtney Furlan. After CanYa launched in Darwin in December 2016, Courtney jumped onboard straight away. She has quickly picked up two jobs babysitting and has earned herself a couple of 5 star reviews!

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Courtney Furlan: CanYa’s Provider of the Week!

Courtney has been babysitting for a while now and CanYa has provided her with the perfect platform to advertise her skills. At the end of each job, mutual feedback is required from both the booking member and the provider. This peer-peer reviewing is what builds a trusted community of providers.

Want to book Courtney as your babysitter?

Next time you find yourself needing a babysitter, you should follow the lead of other families in Darwin and book Courtney! Courtney loves doing arts and craft with the children that she babysits and will even bring her own supplies if you don’t have any!

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Courtney is the oldest of 11 cousins, so her babysitting expertise have been developed from a young age. This is Courtney with two of her cousins.

The steps for booking a trusted, verified and reviewed babysitter like Courtney are:

  1. Download CanYa; Australia’s best way to hire local services
  2. Search “Courtney Furlan” or choose a provider from the “Babysitter” category
  3. Request a quote from your babysitter of choice
  4. Book, Pay, Communication and Review; all in-app!
  5. Enjoy your night of freedom!

So next time you need a babysitter, you know where to go.