Inground vs Above ground pool tips & inspiration

Thinking of splashing out and getting a pool installed for summer?  If you can’t decide between an inground or above ground pool, here’s some tips and inspiration. Image credit: Annette O’Brien via the The Design Files Pool cost The cost is usually the reason people choose an above ground over an inground pool; they’re generally a [Read More]

Pool Maintenance Tips You Should Know

One of our favourite pass times at this time of year is hanging out by the pool.  Make sure it’s in top nick by following these handy pool maintenance tips. Source:  Pexels Regular pool maintenance and cleaning The key to keeping your pool healthy, in good condition and enjoyable is to keep it clean.  Having a [Read More]

Lunch food delivery in Sydney CBD

Already in holiday mode and forgot your lunch this week?  Airtasker can do lunch delivery in the Sydney CBD.  We’ve got some great lunch food delivery options for you right here! Source: foodie crush Organising lunch food delivery with Airtasker The beauty of hiring an Airtasker for lunch food delivery is you choose your delivery [Read More]

Apartment balcony inspiration

Taking in the city skyline from your apartment balcony is an enjoyable way to pass the time.  Whether your balcony is open or closed, small or large, you can style it and make it functional for many different pass times.  Here’s some apartment balcony inspiration. Source: Pinterest Beautiful apartment balcony gardens Having some greenery on [Read More]

How We’re Thinking About The Future of Work

At Airtasker, we’re conscious that our platform is part of the debate around what work will look like over the coming decades. That’s why we’ve made every effort to be open and as transparent as possible when it comes to questions around our growth, values and future intentions in building the Airtasker marketplace. We’ve spent [Read More]

What you need to pack for a picnic in the park

Planning a picnic?  There’s a tonne of fun to be had, but it won’t be much fun if you forget something.  Here’s a great checklist of what you need to pack. Source: Pinterest Picnic blanket Unless your park has a spare recreational table and bench chair when you arrive, you might be sitting on the [Read More]

How to plan a DIY Wedding – from photography to favours

Weddings should be fun, not financially crippling.  Having a DIY wedding is a great way to save money and still have a wonderful wedding.  Here are some ideas on how to have a DIY wedding. Source:  Brit + Co Planning your DIY wedding One of the easiest ways to save cash on your wedding is [Read More]

DIY wedding decorations for every theme

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Planning a wedding on a budget? DIY wedding decorations are your answer; DIY is a delightful excuse to get crafty and exercise extreme Pinterest addiction!  If you’re looking for ideas on fun, creative, affordable, DIY wedding decorations, you’ll love what we’ve rounded up below!  Get inspired and imaginative; you could try these DIY ideas for [Read More]

Wall shelving ideas

If you don’t have spare cupboards or a lot of space, utilising shelves becomes important for decorating and storage. There are so many different styles of shelves that will fit within your decor. So, we’ve put together an inspiring collection of wall shelving ideas, using different materials that can be used to construct wall shelving [Read More]

How to prepare your home for selling and moving

If you’re putting your home on the market, there are a number of things other than paperwork that you’ll need to do in preparation for selling and moving. Source: The Everygirl Focus areas The front door Great first impressions matter.  Make sure the entrance to your home is clean, tidy and looks nice.  Gurnie the [Read More]

Mother’s Day Competition

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Make Mum’s Day! Thank mum for doing your washing, cooking your favourite meal and always being there for you. Mother’s Day Competition Treat your mum by giving her a day off with an Airtasker Gift Card, a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a gift voucher to shop online. She’ll love the extra special surprise. With [Read More]

Home and Office Christmas Party Tips

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Ended up with the responsibility of organising the family or office Christmas party? Well we understand how much pressure you’re under to pull off the end of year celebrations, which is why we put together some of our favourite Christmas party tips. Start Early It’s never too soon to start planning for your Christmas part. [Read More]

What To Do This Easter Long Weekend In Sydney

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Source: highlandstoday.com Whatever your belief system or faith orientation may be, broader society as a whole can rejoice in the coming of Easter with a number of guarantees: big family gatherings, even bigger gatherings of friends, too much chocolate, not nearly enough open stores, and a double-serving of weekends. If weather permits, Easter this year [Read More]

Green Money $20 Voucher Promotion

Our partnership with Green Money means you can earn a $20 Green Money voucher every time you post a task on Airtasker. How this promotion works: 1. Post a task on Airtasker for FREE.  Airtasker helps you find awesome, local people who can help with tasks around the home and office.  Think house cleaning, handyman [Read More]

We turned 1 – here’s a big hug.

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Today Airtasker is turning 1 and although it sounds like a cheesy cliche, in this case it’s more than fair to say “it’s all thanks to you” – the folk who have discovered,  established and shaped the Airtasker community.  Now here’s a big (non-scary) hug from us! When we launched the Airtasker platform in early [Read More]

TaskBox is joining Airtasker!

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Today we’re pleased to announce that we’ve just acquired TaskBox, another Sydney-based startup that connects individuals and businesses seeking to outsource everyday tasks to reliable and trusted people who can complete those tasks. The founders of TaskBox James Mather and Nick Roberts are going to join Airtasker as Team Advisors and will be responsible for [Read More]

Jobs Board Plugin Embed Instructions

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The Airtasker Jobs Board Plugin is a widget that allows you to serve a live feed of available tasks to your website users.  It’s a great way to share our “sticky” task content with your website community. The plugin is a small, simple JavaScript widget that can be easily placed onto any website using only [Read More]

We’re going into business!

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Today we’re super happy to announce the launch of Airtasker Business – a dedicated business service aimed at helping organisations outsource almost any task that they need done within their business. So why did we set up Airtasker Business? We started noticing that more and more jobs being posted on Airtasker were coming from businesses [Read More]

We can grow a moustache for you!

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Every year thousands of men all over the world take part in the challenge to grow moustaches to raise money for a good cause. But what about those of us who are follicly challenged in the facial area? This year, hire an Airtasker to grow a moustache for you (and all task fees wil be [Read More]

Creating jobs out of an iPhone queue

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Today was a huge day for Airtasker, with community members using the power of a connected services marketplace to save time and earn money amidst the buzz of Apple’s amazing new iPhone 5 launch. As soon as the launch date was announced last week, eager Apple fans started posting tasks to line up and make [Read More]

Get an iPhone without waiting in line!

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The new iPhone is here and we’re super excited! To make sure we don’t end up waiting for months to get one, Airtaskers are lining up really early outside Apple Stores to be first in the queue. Want to get your iPhone early too? For $50, we can hold your position in the queue outside [Read More]

Airtasker Video Testimonial part 1

We recently went out and chatted with a few of our community members to get some feedback on how Airtasker has been helping them to simplify their lives. Here’s a preview of the video that we made to capture their thoughts.  We’d love to hear your Airtasker story in the comments below 🙂

Keep the feedback rolling!

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Airtasker was featured on SBS World News a few weeks back and although the show makes it looks like we spend most of our days around the ping pong table, we really enjoyed being part of this piece and the feedback that we’ve received from our users and the audience since it aired. We hear [Read More]

We feel “so seductive”

A couple of days back the guys here in the office were literally ROFL-ing when Airtasker community member Chris F posted an arguably romantic task for someone to sing the “Hangover version of Candy Shop” to his girlfriend in a crowded food hall. We weren’t sure which of our trusted Airtaskers was going to be [Read More]

Airtasker 90 days in

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What happens 90 days after you launch your new startup?  As everybody knows, nobody knows – that’s what makes it exciting, stressful and fun to hit the big green button and launch your business.  When Jono (Airtasker co-founder and COO) and I started out, we had no idea what we were up for.  We had [Read More]

Brisbane and Perth: Airtasker is here!

G’day Airtaskers! We’re super pleased to announce that this July 2012, Airtasker is launching in Brisbane and Perth!  You can start posting and running tasks anywhere in the states of Queensland (from 3 July 2012) or West Australia (from 10 July 2012) and start getting all those niggling extra tasks done – think a quick [Read More]

Free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream voucher

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Hello Airtaskers! We have 1000 Ice Cream vouchers from our good friends at Ben & Jerry’s to give away. How do you get your free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream voucher? Once you post a task we’ll send you an email with details on how to claim your free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream voucher. [Read More]