We've compiled some of the most asked questions by our users. Let's take a look at some FAQs. - Your friends at Vigowork

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Vigowork?

Vigowork is an online outsourcing platform that puts clients and businesses in contact with a global network of freelancers. Clients can post a project, whether a short- or long-term job, and choose from skilled freelancers who offer bid proposals with rate quotes and time estimates for completing the work. It's a mutually beneficial arrangement.

Clients can have their pick of thousands of freelancers who have the exact skills needed to get the job done, without undertaking the expense and commitment of hiring full-time employees in person.

Freelancers can tap into a readily available source of constant part-time and full-time work opportunities from clients who are specifically seeking them out.

2. How do I sign up?

1. First choose your role and fill out a short signup form. You will be asked to create a unique username for identification in our system, provide a valid email address, and confirm that you have read our Terms and Conditions. You don't have to give any personal information to start your Vigowork membership.

2. Confirm your email address. When you submit the registration form, we will send a verification email to the email address you provided upon signing up. Follow the link provided on the email to activate your Vigowork account.

3. Create your profile. Fill out your profile correctly and completely to let the Vigowork community know who you are as a person and what you're looking for professionally.

Freelancers with incomplete profiles will not be allowed to bid on projects. Here are a few tips to complete your profile and get noticed:

-Be sure to upload a photo on your profile. It's much easier to recognize and relate to a face than a username.

-You might want to consider using your full name or company name as your display name.

-Your Profession is a good place to make a solid first impression. It might be your company slogan or a list of the top skills you can offer to a client. It should make other users want to know more about you.

-Use the "tell us about yourself" section to give more details about yourself. This is your chance to really make your profile stand out from the crowd. Talk about your company mission or your work history. Highlight your skills and let people in the Vigowork community know why you're the best freelancer for the job.

The information you provide on your profile page will give other users an overview of your skills and/or needs. Vigowork does not share your personal and contact information on your Profile Details page.

3. I am a Client, how will Vigowork work for me?

You can gain a competitive advantage over your competition by tapping into a skilled global workforce on demand.

If you are a small business and can't afford to hire a full-time staff, don't fret! The power of Vigowork is available for small to medium businesses! Whether it's a website that needs building, business cards or stationery that needs designing, or research that needs to be done, this is the place for you!

Thousands of skilled workers are ready to start working right now! All you need to do is post a project!

4. I am a Freelancer, how will Vigowork work for me?

With Vigowork, you can work at home and tap into a global network of businesses and projects across a huge range of industries - the ultimate opportunity in job flexibility!

Work on what you want, when you want and where you want to! The lifestyle of a freelancer is taking off. By working as a Freelancer online, you can greatly increase your client base and job throughput.

To start, all you need to do is sign up and start bidding. It's FREE!

5. What projects can be done on Vigowork?

Anything you can do on a computer can be done through Vigowork.

Freelancers in our marketplace can tackle a wide range of projects — big or small, one-off or repeat, individual or team-based. Whether you need a content writer for an SEO-friendly blog post, or your own 24/7 software development team to build a mobile app or create a web portal, you’ll find talent on Vigowork ready to support your business.

6. What’s the difference between finding clients online, versus locally?

Technology is making online work similar to local work, with added speed, cost, and quality advantages.

To begin with, online work can happen wherever there’s a reliable Internet connection — an office, home, café, or rooftop. This also means you can choose who you work with, among a larger pool of people from around the globe.

Payments are simplified when using Vigowork. Funding projects is also streamlined as the Vigowork platform builds fixed-price payment options into the process.

There are some things that don't change when working freelance jobs with clients you find online. Once the project begins, you'll want to communicate openly and clearly, and work to create a successful project for all.

7. How does Vigowork make money?

Vigowork charges freelancers a 20% service fee on the total amount they’ve billed with a client.

8. What is Vigowork payment protection?

How does our payment protection protect both the client and freelancer?

Payment protection feature sends client payments into escrow and releases the payment freelancers when the work is done. A client can decide to mark a project as finished and rate the freelancer once he/she is satisfied with the project result or send the project into a dispute resolution process if he/she isn’t satisfied with the project results.