LONDON and DUBLIN, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Launches New Feature to Boost Skills Opportunities
SkillPages, the skill based social network, has announced that over one million people have joined the platform in under 150 days, following its formal launch in January 2011.
The company, which describes itself as the "World's Trusted Network of People with Skills", brings together real life friends and social connections to help source skills from trusted individuals. SkillPages, a free service, also helps users get found by people who need their skills.
"We set out to enable a simple way for people to create a credible online presence for their skills." commented CEO, Iain Mac Donald "Our user growth is a reflection of how people are reacting positively, creating a SkillPage and getting found by new customers and employers."
The company celebrated one million users by launching a new and unique feature on the site called "Opportunities". This streamlines the process of finding skilled people by leveraging a user's network of real life contacts. "Whether you are looking for a skilled person as an employee, to help you at home or otherwise, SkillPages is the easy way to do it," added Mac Donald.
SkillPages is free and people with any type of skill, profession, trade, craft or other talent can join at http://www.skillpages.com. Almost every type of skill is covered from accountants, plumbers and dog walkers to gardeners, musicians and designers.
SkillPages, the skill based social network, is transforming the way people with skills connect to the people who need them. The platform brings together your real life friends and social connections to help you find skilled people you can trust and also, to get found by people who need your skills.
Users in over 160 countries are benefiting from SkillPages, finding skilled people they can trust and getting found by new customers, employers, business partners and more. Since launching the SkillPages platform in January 2011, the company has been growing exponentially, with hundreds of thousands of people joining every month.
SkillPages is a privately held company with offices in Dublin, Ireland and Palo Alto, CA. For more see - http://www.SkillPages.com