Bark.com is an online job listing site that allows businesses to connect with local service professionals. We compiled Bark.com user reviews from around the web and determined that they have generally positive ratings. We also compared the most popular pricing options available.
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Summary of User Reviews
What Bark.com Does Well
Users who gave Bark.com positive reviews said that the simplicity of the platform makes it easy to hire professionals in their area. They also said that they find quality professionals with good prices on the site.
What Bark.com Does Not Do Well
Users who gave Bark.com negative reviews said that they do not like the many streams of email from Bark.com when they are trying to find professionals. Some users were also disappointed that the listings are limited and do not include the kind of professionals they need.
Most Helpful Positive User Review
A user who gave Bark.com a positive review on Trustpilot said that she was able to quickly get a professional to help her out with a requirement and was able to get the service the next day.
Most Helpful Negative User Review
A user who left a negative review of Bark.com on Trustpilot said that he did not appreciate the influx of emails from Bark.com when he was looking for a service.
Bark.com sends users leads for free. However, if a user decides to get in touch with a lead, there’s a pay-per-introduction system where users can buy credits to connect. Credits can be purchased for $1.50 per credit and users can have up to 20% discount if they buy in bulk.
The number of credits required will change with each transaction and will depend on the potential value of the job and the level of competition in the market.
Check out the list below for some of Bark.com’s features.
- Local professional matching
- Customized search engine for professionals
- Location-based results
- Reviews section for services
- Transparency of professional credentials
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How many people have experienced issues with Bark.com where alleged users want to procure services from professionals but post a false telephone number?
Although not ideal, some people don’t want a barrage of telephone calls so sometimes they post a number that isn’t theirs.
Bark.com Overview Video
This video provides an overall background on what Bark.com can do to help users easily find local professionals.