How is eF Business different from other Marketplaces?

That's a great question.

1. We are simple. Simplicity - a concept that seems elusive these days!

2. Business is all about collaboration.

3. Our business tool allows you to organize and manage all your projects, communication, deliveries, and budgeting in one dashboard.

4. We are affordable. The cheapest and most reliable platform.

5. You can share a payment method with team members, save and share favorite sellers for quick access.

6. Whenever a client's project exceeds 1,000 US$ budget, we get involved automatically in monitoring that the hiring process, and the deliverables to ensure that the client is protected and satisfied with progress and outcomes.

Browsing Contractors

Optionally, you can solicit bids from contractors by browsing their profiles and requesting proposals for your job.

Note: It is not required that you request proposals from contractors; you can also post a job for open bidding  as outlined in the previous section.

To browse contractor profiles:

1. On the home page, select the Hire in the top navigation bar and then click Search Contractors. You can enter a keyword (EX: iPhone, PHP) and click the Search button to narrow your search results.

2. You can filter the search results using the options in the left navigation. Sort by clicking on the dropdown to the right of Sort by: at the top of the page.

Getting Hired

If the client selects your proposal and hires you for the job, the following will occur:

  • You will receive an email notification informing you that you have been selected.
  • The job can be found on your Dashboard with Accept and Decline options.

You must then accept the job selection on eFluencer before the job can begin.

Sending Pay request to the Client

To Request for Pay to the client:

1. Go to the Fund Management link in the left navigation and click Milestone.

2. Select the job for which you want to send an request and click on action and select the request .

3. Click on Submit.

Accepting Jobs

To accept the job:

1. Click the Accept button on Dashboard.

2. Click on the link for accepting job in the email.

HowTos

Posting Projects

After registration, you will be able to login in your account where you can post a project.

Hiring Freelancers

After posting your project, you will receive proposals from interested freelancers. You can look at their profiles and even send them messages for more discussions.

After you are satisfied you have found the right Freelancer, go a head and hire him/her.

Adding Funds

You will not be able to hire a Freelancer if your Funds Account is $0.00 on your dashboard.

So what you do is go to the Funds section and add some money through either PayPal, Stripe, PayStack or Razorpay.

Escrow

Escrow is where the money will be held until the project is complete.

When you hire a Freelancer, the money will not be sent to the Freelancer's account, instead it will be held by the Wave Company.

Disputes

If at any time you have a problem with the Freelancer, you can start a Dispute in which Wave Company will have a dispute conversations between you and the Freelancer.

The Wave Company will decide if the the money from Escrow should be Returned to the Client or Awarded to the Freelancer.

Freelancers

Looking for Projects

You can look for projects in which you seem fit with your skills. Then post a proposal where you will get a response from the Client.

Invited to Projects

At times a Client may invite you to do a project for him/her, you will get a notification concerning the Invite.

Building your Portfolio

Clients before they hire anyone, they always check their Portfolio, Work Experience, Education Experience and even About yourself. So remember to build your Portfolio.

Escrow

Escrow is where the money will be held until the project is complete.

When you get hired , the money will not be sent to the your account, instead it will be held by the Wave Company.

Disputes

If at any time you have a problem with the Client, you can start a Dispute in which Wave Company will have a dispute conversations between you and the Client.

The Wave Company will decide if the the money from Escrow should be Returned to the Client or Awarded to the Freelancer.