Frequently Asked Questions

General

  • What is HelpWith?

    HelpWith is a community marketplace that connects people learning skills with members of their community that have the knowledge to help them.

  • How does HelpWith work?

    Need help with something?
    Browse skill offers in your area and book a session.
    If you can’t find what you’re looking for, post a request and the teachers will message you.
    Have skills?
    Offer your knowledge for pay, trade, or free in just minutes!
    Super simple.

  • What kind of skills can I find help with?

    Whatever you -- and the brilliant, talented people in your community -- decide to offer. From Yoga to Photoshop we have over 1,000 unique skills listed on our site.

For Buyers

  • How do I book a session?

    Simply send a user a message to discuss the details of what you need help with. When you're ready, hit the "request session" button in the conversation with that user.

  • Who are the teachers on this platform?

    The amazingly talented people in your community. Seriously, how cool is that?

  • How much does a session cost?

    Price varies depending on the the skill and experience. Each teacher sets their own price, but it generally ranges from $15-50.

For Teachers

  • Why use HelpWith?

    Outreach. Our marketing is your marketing. Everyone who signs up is now in your network, and can tap your skills. Experience. HelpWith can help you turn your passion into a career or take your career to the next level.
    Open Marketplace. Have a cool skill you’ve always wanted to share with others? Go for it!

  • How do I get people to book sessions with me?

    Your network.
    We bet you know people who know people interested in learning a skill you can teach.
    Our network.
    Everyone on HelpWith is a potential student. We share and share alike.
    Your awesomeness.
    Tell the world why you’re good at what you do and how you can make them good at it too.

  • How do I get paid?

    After completing a session, payment is made to your Stripe account. Stripe payouts will show up in your bank account in 2-3 days. Stripe charges 2.9% + 30 cents per transaction. We only charge a $1 booking fee to your student. This is the lowest commission of any tutoring platform!

  • What is the cancellation policy?

    Cancellation is allowed by our system up until 30 minutes prior to the session beginning. Individual cancellation preferences are set on a teacher by teacher basis.