HOW ATTAIN-WORK WORKS
Attainwork® is Africa’s largest marketplace for digital services. While many Jobs start at $6, sellers have the option to choose their starting price point. Sellers can even offer multiple price ranges by using specific job Packages. With these Packages, they can offer buyers different service packages for different prices.
Signing up to Attainworknow is free and can be done here. Only registered users can buy and sell on Attainwork.
Are you looking to buy?
You can find the services you need by browsing the Attainwork catalog in different categories, or by using the search to find a specific service or seller. Once you find a Gig you like, click it for more information, such as a description of the service, portfolio or samples of work, and the prices. When you feel you’ve found what you need, simply proceed with placing your order.
Note: All purchases are subject to a processing fee, $1 on purchases up to and including $20, and 5% on purchases above $15.
Are you looking to sell?
Almost anyone can find something to sell on Attainworknow. Browse our categories and look at how other sellers offer their services, find where your skills can fit in, and then decide what’s the best way for you to sell.
The best sellers don’t leave room for misunderstandings.
If your buyers’ expectations are met or exceeded, you’ll get a good rating and more business.
Buyers who purchase a service, pay Attainworknow in advance. When your order is successfully delivered and completed, you will receive 80% of the total order value. For example, if you price your service at $10, you will receive $8 for a completed order. For more information, see our Terms of Service.
Tip: You can boost your income by offering your customers extra services during the order process. Please don’t harass your buyers; try to understand what their needs are and how your skills can help them achieve their goals.
Find out how to buy and sell at Attainwork, learn tips on how to find the right seller or how to maximize your business potential, and much more:
CREATING AN ACCOUNT
You need to create an account to complete a purchase and to become a seller on Attainwork
To create an account:
1. From the Attainwork homepage, click Register.
Enter your names, email address, Display name e.t.c and click CONTINUE
Note: You can also join with Facebook and Google Connect.
2. Choose a username. (We are currently updating this feature)
Note: Your username cannot be changed once you’ve activated your account.
3. Your password will be emailed to you.
4. You are now a registered user on Attainwork. An email will be sent for you to activate your account.
Note: This activation link in the email will be valid for 30 days. After 30 days, when logged in to Attain work, you can click Resendand you will receive another email also active for 30 days.
5. Within the email you receive from Attainwork, click ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT.
Now you can start buying and selling on Attainwork.
MANAGING YOUR ACCOUNT
In the account settings, you can define your name, email, and other information.
Note: This information is for internal use only and not available to the public.
To define your account settings:
To deactivate your account:
Note: As a seller, if you have funds in your account, you will need to withdraw your funds before deactivating your account. As a buyer, if you have funds in your account, please contact customer support prior to closing your account.
Teams allow you to add existing Attainworknow users to the same account. You can create a team, add existing Attainworknow users to the team, and fund it with a shopping balance for all team members to purchase from.
Once you create your team, you become the sole admin. Only the admin can see and use the Team Settings page. Admins can create only one team, and users can belong to only one team.
All members that you add to the team will then have the option to purchase using the team balance.
Only you and your team members will see the team name. From the seller’s perspective, you and your team members appear to be standard Attainwork buyers.
Note: This feature is currently in Beta and is available only to select users.
To create a team:
To fund a team balance:
To invite, add, and remove team members:
Note: Removing a team member does not delete or affect their account in any way. It only removes them from your team.
Purchasing with the Team Balance
On the checkout page, both the admin and team members will have an option to choose a payment account: Team or Personal.
To make a purchase using the team balance:
To purchase using your personal account:
To view past team purchases:
SECURING YOUR ACCOUNT
Securing your account is an important feature, which adds an additional layer of protection for your revenue withdrawals and changing your password.
To secure your account:
To edit your security settings:
Note: If you forget your security question, you will need to contact Customer Support with documentation to verify your account.