Nairalance is an online freelance, outsourcing and micro-services marketplace for individuals and business looking to outsource a variety of jobs to skilled individuals interested in part time work anywhere in Nigeria.
You can signup via the Signup page.
- Enter your email address: You will need a valid and active email address to receive emails from us.
- Choose a username: Your username will be used to identify you publicly on Nairalance.
- Choose a password: You will use your username and password to login.
- Select your intention: You can either signup for Work, for Hire or for both Work and Hire.
- Verify that you are a human being by filling the CAPTCHA field with the image on Signup form.
After submitting the Signup form, we will send an activation email to the email address you provided. You will use the link in email to activate your account.
Nairalance Services is an online marketplace for micro tasks and services offered by sellers anywhere in Nigeria.
Accepted services range from article writing, fashion, makeup, graphics design, marketing, programming, local errands, etc.
Anything legal that you can earn income from, you post it, we’ll publish it for free, and anyone can order the service from you.
- Post a Service
Tell us what you can do and how much you charge via Nairalance Services
- Advertise your Service
Tell your potential Buyers about your service on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
- Wait for Orders
Start a conversation with the Buyer to discuss the requirements via Nairalance Messages as soon as you receive an order.
No other form of contact or communication is allowed.
- Request Escrow Payment
To ensure that you will get paid for your service, ensure that the Buyer has created an Escrow Payment for the order before you accept.
- Deliver the Service
Work and deliver the service within the specified time and ask the Buyer to release the Escrow Payment.
- Get Paid
We will credit your Nairalance account whenever the Buyer releases an Escrow Payment to you.
- Write a Review
Rate and review the Buyer via Nairalance Reviews
- Request a Payout
Request a withdrawal from your Nairalance Account to your bank account via Nairalance Payouts
- Find a Service
Check the latest services available on Nairalance Services
- Order a Service
Order the service you are interested in and wait for the seller to contact you via Nairalance Messages.
No other form of contact or communication is allowed.
- Fund a Service
Make a deposit via Nairalance Payins and create an Escrow Payment for your order.
This payment is held by Nairalance for the Seller, pending the delivery of the service.
- Track progress
Track the Seller's progress as soon as the order is accepted via Nairalance Messages.
- Release Payment
The Seller only get's paid when you release a previously created Escrow Payment.
- Write a Review
Rate and review the Seller's work via Nairalance Reviews
Nairalance Jobs is an online freelance and outsourcing marketplace for individuals and business looking to outsource a variety of jobs, tasks and errands to skilled individuals interested in part time work anywhere in Nigeria.
- Post a job, it’s free
Provide as much detail as possible in your job title and description to enable contractors make an appropriate bid. Add required skills that are relevant to the job as this will be used to contact contractors with the same skills.
Click here to post a job.
- Choose a contractor
Find the right contractor for the job via the job’s page, check their profiles, discuss and interview them by chatting in realtime with your bidders. Contractors cannot contact you until you start a conversation with them. Award the job and let your contractor work for you.
- Fund your account
To fund a job, use the Payin page to make deposit into your account. You will need a positive account balance to make escrow payments.
- Create escrow payments
All payments to contractors are through escrows held by Nairalance on behalf of the contractor. This ensures that funds are only released when you are satisfied. Create an escrow for the contractor to start work and as work progresses according to your goals.
- Receive job deliverables and release payment
Receive and examine job deliverables from the contractor and release escrow payments only when work has been satisfactorily done or on completion.
- Review the Contractor
Provide a feedback for the contractor regarding work completed via our ratings and reviews system. The average of the all ratings plus all reviews for a contractor are visible on the contractors profile page.
- Browse latest jobs
Keep up with the latest jobs on Nairalance by checking the latest jobs page. We also send out emails when jobs that match your skills are posted on the platform.
- Submit a bid on a job
Review job details and post a bid specifying the amount you are willing to accept for the job, delivery time and percentage of total amount (mobilisation fee) that you would like in escrow if the job is awarded to you.
- Accept a job
After reviewing all bids, the employer may contact you to discuss the job details and possibly award the job to you. Make sure that an escrow payment has been created before accepting any job. You will be charged a contractor fee once you accept a job.
- Deliver the job and receive escrow payments
Be as professional as possible. Work on the job and provide the job’s deliverables as fast as possible and receive your escrow payments.
- Write a Review on the Employer
Provide a feedback for the employer regarding work completed via our ratings and reviews system. The average of the all ratings plus all reviews for an employer will visible on the employers profile page.
- Request a payout
Use the Payout page to request a payout to your bank account.
All payments between employers and contractors must be done on the platform.
Contractors/seller are paid by employers/buyer via Escrows.
Escrows are payments made by the employer for the contractor but instead of releasing the fund directly to the contractor, the payment is held by Nairalance until the employer requests that the fund be released to the contractor. This ensures that both parties are protected from fraud.
Before accepting any job or service on the site, make sure that the employer/buyer has created an escrow payment for the job or service.
Contractors get paid when they complete a job and an escrow payment for the job is released to them.
When you receive an escrow payment, you may be charged a Contractor fee (as stated in the Membership page) and the balance will be credited to your account.
Nairalance has a built-in chat and messaging systems available via the Message page.
You can send receive instant messages to and from other users on the platform.
You cannot and must not share any contact information with other users on the site.
As a employer, you can send a message to any contractor who has an active bid on your job.
As a contractor, you can only send a message to any employer with a job you have an active bid on, after the employer starts a conversion with you.