The company’s patented ‘Bark’ platform allows service providers to post services for hire to potential customers in 1,000 categories from tutoring to cleaning and child care. The site is designed to be easy on the wallet and a good source of new clients for small business owners who are looking to make some extra cash.
Despite its grandiose claims, there are many pitfalls to be avoided, including paying for leads that you’ll never get.
Fortunately, there are many other ways to score business with less time and effort than Bark.
The best way to do this is by using a smart automation tool that connects to the right apps at the right times.
One of the most popular among this crowd is Zapier, which offers a number of tools that make it easier than ever to create workflows that automatically complete tasks – all in the name of productivity and profitability.
Using these automation tools to integrate Bark Accountant with Sage Accounting is the best way to ensure your books are always in order, and that you get the credit for your efforts.
One of the most common complaints is that the leads they deliver are unsuitable for the business that you’re looking to grow. These leads are usually dated, fake, or simply “lookie-loos” that do not have any interest in buying your services.
Some of the leads that they do supply are good and will bring in business, but many are not. This is because it is a pay-for-leads system. The cost to buy a single lead can range from $5 to $36.