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AskYourUsers.com Launches Online Consulting Marketplace at TechCrunch Disrupt; Announces Voice Chat FeatureProprietary Matching Technology Lets Businesses Quickly Hire Professionals and Targeted Users for 15-Minute Online Consulting Jobs (May 22, 2012)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 05/22/12 -- Online micro-consulting marketplace AskYourUsers today announced the public beta launch of their service enabling businesses to easily hire targeted LinkedIn® professionals for 15-minute online consulting jobs. Businesses can request micro-consulting from people meeting any profession or demographic profile. Consultations can be conducted via screencast or written answers, and just announced today, AskYourUsers unveiled a new voice chat feature that allows businesses and consultants to speak privately without requiring personally identifiable or contact information. All announcements were made at the TechCrunch Disrupt events happening this week in New York City.
"AskYourUsers is positioned to disrupt the consulting and market research industries by providing an easier way for companies to get quality feedback from targeted professionals," says Amelia Dunne, co-founder of AskYourUsers. "We've made it simple and affordable for everyone from early-stage entrepreneurs to large corporations to get unbiased responses from the community and easily conduct qualitative research."
In the month since entering an invite-only beta phase, thousands of professionals have signed up to accept consulting jobs on AskYourUsers.com. The network of micro-consultants who have already joined include 30.5% who earn a salary of over $110,000 per year, and 25% who are director or executive level professionals. Micro-consultants who join remain anonymous and get paid at the hourly rate they define.
AskYourUsers is demonstrating its micro-consulting platform on Tuesday, May 22 in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt. TechCrunch Disrupt participants can stop by for a demo to learn more about the company and have the opportunity to speak with the founders.
Customers who post a micro-consulting job today at AskYourUsers.com and send a tweet about AskYourUsers will be entered to win a $500 credit for future consulting jobs. To be entered, please tweet: @AskYourUsers launches & now 'micro-consulting' is a thing. #TCDisrupt. askyourusers.com
For more information, please visit www.askyourusers.com.
Founded in 2012, AskYourUsers.com's mission is to make it easier for businesses to create better, more appealing products by listening to their customers and gaining affordable access to experts. The web-based marketplace offers an easier, more expedient process for businesses and entrepreneurs to quickly reach experts, industry professionals and people fitting any demographic profile. AskYourUsers is a privately held company developed by Incepta, LLC and headquartered in San Francisco, California. www.askyourusers.com/.
About TechCrunch Disrupt:
TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2012 (http://techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2012/) is TechCrunch's third annual conference in New York City. The format combines top thought-leader discussions with new product and company launches. Morning executive discussions debate timely disruptions in media, advertising and technology while the afternoons are reserved for the Startup Battlefield where 30 new companies will launch for the first time on stage, selected to present from more than 1000 applications received from around the world. The winning company will receive a $50,000 grand prize and the Disrupt Cup at the conclusion of the conference. The conference is May 21-23, 2012, at Pier 94 located at 755 12th Avenue (at 55th Street & 12th Ave.) in Midtown New York.
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