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Forum: Telecommuting 09-02-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,233
Posted By ahnalia
Yes, I got it this morning. It's the real deal.

Yes, I got it this morning.
It's the real deal.
Forum: Telecommuting 09-02-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Yep, it's the real deal, no scam. I remember...

Yep, it's the real deal, no scam.
I remember when this lawsuit was first started last year, did not realize it was still going on until I got an email today letting me know I was eligible for...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-02-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Did anyone else get an email from a lawyer in CA...

Did anyone else get an email from a lawyer in CA talking about the class action lawsuit that Postmates has against them?
Forum: Telecommuting 06-16-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
As long as your PC has the chrome browser, you'll...

As long as your PC has the chrome browser, you'll be fine for running their workbench.
Their software (slack) is very memory light as well.
Forum: Telecommuting 06-09-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
It really helps in this job to be familiar with...

It really helps in this job to be familiar with ethnic cuisine. I spend a LOT of time ordering asian, mexican, italian, and indian food. Some of it can be hard to pronounce, so I definitely recommend...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-31-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Sad part is, you're right, they do just...

Sad part is, you're right, they do just arbitrarily seem to keep people off the platform with no warning.

I'm really quite sadden by this company, they have the potential to be such a great...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-29-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
It's probably the hours I work (after 11 PM...

It's probably the hours I work (after 11 PM central time). It's more about the way they treat people than the money.

No wonder they have 3 lawsuits against them.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-29-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I've about had it with these idiots and their...

I've about had it with these idiots and their constant contradiction in what they want us to do.

They can shove this job up their behinds, I am sick to death of being so stressed out over my...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-27-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Down to 233 on the platform. They had 259 last...

Down to 233 on the platform. They had 259 last night, so in less than 24 hours 26 people got fired or quit. That's a pretty high turn over o.o

I noticed the schedule is nearly empty, almost all...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-25-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
My problem with the scoring system is the...

My problem with the scoring system is the inconsistency.
I have made many 5.0's, 4.90, 4.95 ect. which are extremely good marks, and then the very next day, doing absolutely nothing differently, and...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-24-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I have been in CS since I was 18, and I'm 45 now....

I have been in CS since I was 18, and I'm 45 now. I have never had to deal with anything that was as nit picky as Postmates scoring system.

It's not just about language barriers, they will deduct...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-23-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Well I doubt I will be there much longer. I got...

Well I doubt I will be there much longer. I got low scores for the entire week.
I did the very best that I could, but they are expecting perfection in impossible situations.

90% of the calls...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-19-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Wow.. so they kicked another 10 people in the...

Wow.. so they kicked another 10 people in the past 24 hours!
I too got the congratulations email, but luckily as far as I know I'm still on the platform, but after everything I read, I am really...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-18-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
They must have done a massive purge of...

They must have done a massive purge of contractors. A few days ago they had 515 members on slack, and tonight, they have 260.

My biggest complaint is, and always will be that stupid scoring...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-17-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Hopefully you got my PM, I'm terrible with forum...

Hopefully you got my PM, I'm terrible with forum stuff. I hope they can help you out, it really was a good place to work, writing just wasn't for me.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-17-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I know of a pretty good writing company that is...

I know of a pretty good writing company that is always looking for talented writers.
They pay pretty good, work is steady, and they pay on time.

If you're not sick of writing, you might try...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-17-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Grats! I haven't heard anything yet so I'm very...

Grats!
I haven't heard anything yet so I'm very worried :(

I had a few orders that the order taker spoke such poor English I would have been amazed if the order was right :(

They really should...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-16-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Nope.. me either :( Usually it comes by 6 PM...

Nope.. me either :( Usually it comes by 6 PM central time.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-16-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I got about 20. I have to pace myself between...

I got about 20. I have to pace myself between noisy kid and husband though lol.
Forum: Telecommuting 05-15-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
It's pretty easy most of the time. The only...

It's pretty easy most of the time.

The only time it's really not easy is when you get an order taker who can't speak English, and there is a lot of communication errors. Those always worry me...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-15-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Congrats :D I passed mine, too. I wasn't super...

Congrats :D I passed mine, too. I wasn't super worried though... it's not like it was rocket science lol.

If they would get rid of the scoring system and work out the kinks in scheduling, this...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-12-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Considering that half the time I sit at my desk...

Considering that half the time I sit at my desk just staring at my screen waiting for an order to pop up, I don't think getting paid minimum wage/hourly would be fair since I'm not exactly "working"...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-11-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I'd be happy if they would just get rid of that...

I'd be happy if they would just get rid of that stupid scoring system and come up with a better way for us to claim orders. After like a 1-2 week trial, anyone who has a decent score should be taken...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-08-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I think a lot of people have either already quit...

I think a lot of people have either already quit or got fired, because tonight there are only 26 people logged in.

I'll stick it out because I'm stubborn, but I don't expect to be on the platform...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-08-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Very very rarely.... BUT I have noticed that when...

Very very rarely.... BUT I have noticed that when I claim an order, it's not uncommon for the timer to start at 0:35 for some reason....

I've pretty much given up on trying to make any money from...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-06-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
To be honest with you, if you're looking to make...

To be honest with you, if you're looking to make any real money, this isn't the right job for that, this is a spending money only type job IMO.

And with that score looming over your head...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-06-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Nope, not me.. not even close. The most I have...

Nope, not me.. not even close. The most I have made is about $5.00 an hour tops.
There are so many people grabbing orders in the non-busy time slots, that they are all claimed by time I drag my...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-05-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
If they kick you off the platform if you get...

If they kick you off the platform if you get dinged twice.. I might also be on the chopping block this week. This is really to stressful.

It's such a great chance at a job, but that rating system...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-04-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I totally understand that they want good customer...

I totally understand that they want good customer service.. but that scoring system has got to go.. or they need to lower it.

It is not my fault if I am placed on hold or if the order taker can't...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-04-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Yes I have noticed that too. My timer starts at...

Yes I have noticed that too. My timer starts at anywhere from 0:35 to 1:00.. and if that factors into your rating.. well that's just plain not fair.
Did anyone else see the email tonight saying...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-04-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
For those just starting.. don't expect a ton of...

For those just starting.. don't expect a ton of orders unless you get the busy hours, which if they start getting orders piling up, they email everyone and tell them to jump on, but for me at least,...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-04-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Sounds like we are in the exact same boat. I'm...

Sounds like we are in the exact same boat.
I'm not making what I had hoped to make either, about the same amount you are making, most of that revolving around orders being grabbed up by time I hit...
Forum: Telecommuting 05-03-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
My experience with Postmates so far has been some...

My experience with Postmates so far has been some ups, mostly downs.

The pro is that the scheduling is flexible, you can tinker with your hours almost as much as you want.
People post swaps all...
Forum: Telecommuting 04-23-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I sat at my screen the other night and couldn't...

I sat at my screen the other night and couldn't even claim an order for over an hour :(
They over-hired by way too much :(

I'll keep at it and try to make a few bucks, and the leads are super...
Forum: Telecommuting 04-21-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
You're probably right, it's probably a glitch....

You're probably right, it's probably a glitch. It's my understanding that their system for the CS stuff is only about a month old, so there are bound to be some kinks to work out :)
Forum: Telecommuting 04-21-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
I thought once the order was "claimed" it was...

I thought once the order was "claimed" it was yours to handle. I did notice that a lot of orders do get claimed quickly, but once claimed it was yours.
Did I misunderstand? That would be terrible...
Forum: Telecommuting 04-15-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 156,744
Posted By ahnalia
Smile Just got done with my first three hour shift. I...

Just got done with my first three hour shift. I will say that you better be fast at grabbing orders because a lot of the times I just sat there trying to grab one.

Most of the merchants were very...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-20-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By ahnalia
It's VERY scarey and worth it to pay the extra...

It's VERY scarey and worth it to pay the extra fee to have that information hidden!
Years ago I used to play an MMORPG, and made friends with a guy who seemed super nice.
We used to exchange...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-01-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By ahnalia
Smile Need Press Release writer

Hello!
I am looking to add 1 position to my small staff.
I need someone who can write press releases.
You do not have to have prior experience writing press releases, but it would be helpful if...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-06-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,983
Posted By ahnalia
I have emailed them again, and was ignored. They...

I have emailed them again, and was ignored. They do not seem interested in helping me, talking to me, or anything. They not only got 30.00 cut of their share, but now they are holding my cut of...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-05-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,983
Posted By ahnalia
fittytown scam?

Has anyone here had a positive experience with fittytown?
I posted some gigs on there and made some sales, but now, after 3 months, I still can not withdraw the 120.00 they owe me.
I have poured...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-21-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By ahnalia
Smile Job Lead (unresearched)

Hey all :)
A friend forwarded this to me today and I thought I would share it for anyone who likes this type of work (not my cup of tea, but maybe some of you might be interested)

>>>We're going...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-29-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By ahnalia
I have some excellent writers on staff who would...

I have some excellent writers on staff who would love to help you with your article writing needs. I'll be sending you an email :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-02-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By ahnalia
What exactly is MC? I have seen a lot of...

What exactly is MC? I have seen a lot of reference to it, but no clue what it is.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-02-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By ahnalia
Difficult clients will always come along. I am...

Difficult clients will always come along. I am about to have to drop 2 myself because the stress is just not worth it.
You did the right thing by refunding his money and dropping the project.
There...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-02-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By ahnalia
qualityhostoneline.com is the one I use. Been...

qualityhostoneline.com is the one I use. Been with them for 7 years and no complaints.
Great prices and customer support. Fantastico comes with the cpanel for easy installs on useful things like...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-30-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,712
Posted By ahnalia
$2.00 for a 500 word article? Been there, done...

$2.00 for a 500 word article? Been there, done that, never again.
Forum: Telecommuting 08-30-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,416
Posted By ahnalia
Writing is one of the best ways to make extra...

Writing is one of the best ways to make extra money.
Textbroker, demand studios, suite 101, and associated content are some of the best ones I know of.
There are also a few outsourcing companies I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-26-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By ahnalia
Thank you!

Thank you so much for the quick replies and good wishes and prayers for Jennifer.
I have found a good match for this position and thank everyone who applied and offered to help!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 08-26-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By ahnalia
Exclamation SEO writer needed for temporary position, could turn into more work

Hello wahm's, I wanted to try here first to give one of you great writers a job.
One of my article writers was injured fairly severally, and has an open project hanging in the balance.
What I need...
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