How to Buy from 199Jobs


🔎 Step 1: Browse the site

Those who offer their services here are called Sellers. They post “jobs”, which are the things that they can do for you. Feel free to browse to see what our Sellers offer.

There are many ways to browse the site:

  1. Use the search box
  2. Discover jobs by category
  3. Read our blog
  4. Learn how the site works.

✒️ Step 2: Create an account

or Sign Up to create an account quick and easy.

If you already have an account, just Log In here.


📮 Step 3: Post a Request

Got a project in mind already? Make the Sellers come to you and Post a Request. Describe the task you want to get done and how much you’re willing to pay.

🗣 Step 4: Reply to Sellers

Once the Sellers start messaging you, get to know them better. When you’re okay assigning the job to them, click the link at the top of the conversation to go to their job.

💳 Step 5: Buy the Job

The Seller’s job describes:

  1. What the Seller can do for you, including work samples
  2. Delivery times, job rating and other job details
  3. Feedback from previous Buyers, if there’s any

Once you’ve reviewed the job, click the Order Now button to buy the job.

This will take you to the checkout page. Pay for the job with Store Credits (recommended, you can buy this through bank payment), by credit card, or via PayPal.

Read our Buyer and Seller Protection policy to learn why you need to pay upfront.

🤝 Step 5: Stay in Touch

After paying, you’ll see this screen that confirms your order was successfully placed.

Send a message to the Seller using our messaging system to stay in touch and give further instructions about the job.

✅ Step 6: Mark the job as completed

Once the work is sent and you’re okay with it, click Mark as Completed to release the payment to the Seller and you’re done!

PS: Don’t forget to give Feedback to the Seller afterwards!

Got more questions? Here are more answers, just for you!

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