Yet another way in which “social” online is powering real-world consumer interactions – recommendation of local tradesmen.
The six-year-old site says it clocked £7 million revenue last year and was profitable for the third consecutive year. It lists 30,000 local tradesman like bricklayers, builders and carpenters. The business model – it’s a way for builders to find work and homeowners to get a good deal from someone who isn’t a cowboy. Another is Checkatrade.