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4 Dining Apps That Will Take You To Boss Level

.We all know that the key to a successful career is only half reliable and consistent work skills, the other half is life skills including relationship building, social connections and most importantly, your food game. Isn’t there a saying,…

AskforTask CEO, Muneeb Mushtaq Presents on Empowering Others

On July 16th, our AskforTask Co-Founder and CEO, Muneeb Mushtaq presented on “Empowering Others” at the TechTO Conference. Speaking on his experience as an entrepreneur over the last 10 years, Mushtaq stated that his mission is to create value and…

9 Insights For Building A Successful Online Marketplace

Considering an online marketplace model for your new entrepreneurial business venture? We’ve been on that journey and it’s not easy! An online marketplace is an e-commerce website or app where you can shop for products and services from third-parties.…

Why Use A Professional Cleaning Service?

Let’s face it, you’re busy, you work full time, maybe you have kids; maybe you have a pet; maybe you have many pets. Regardless, cleaning is the last thing you want to think about on a weekday evening. That’s…

5 Wonderful Apps for the Careful Traveler

We’re in full summer season with this delightful or devilish heat wave (depending on your preference), which means it’s time to hit the road. Whether you’re planning on a vacation getaway or the next backpacking adventure, planning can be…

5 Life-Saving Wedding Websites To Perfect Your Big Day

Weddings are a big deal! Not only are they personally important, full of traditions, expectations, and dreams, they’re also huge projects to manage. This can get tricky especially if you’re a dual career couple trying to juggle a work-life…

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5 Productivity Apps for the Urban Young Professional

Life can get hectic when you’re a young professional in the city. But no worries, we’ve rounded up 5 creative productivity apps that will make your life easier on a regular basis – especially for those of you from…

Your Skills, Your Schedule – Become A Tasker

Are you ready to take control of your work schedule? A 9-5 schedule is a thing of the past!  It’s time to define your own schedule. AskforTask is the leading online service provider in Canada that matches Taskers (cleaners, plumbers,…

Entrepreneur Insights – Sir Richard Branson

Virgin Group is one of the most recognized brands in the world, now a venture capital conglomerate managing portfolios in all kinds of fields, and it all started with one of the most influential entrepreneurs of our time: Sir…

AskforTask Rebrand: New Askers App!

AskforTask Rebrand Since our initial launch in 2012, we have made a positive impact in the communities in which we operate, by helping people help people. As the company became more established, we realized that our voice and image…

AskforTask’s New “Buzzing” Brand Identity!

It all started in a basement in Mississauga, after two brothers struggled to find a reliable plumber. Born in 2012, AskforTask has grown into one of the most trusted systems for booking help with tasks around the home and…

The Social’s Essential Spring Cleaning Apps – AskforTask

On April 18th, Kate McKenna included AskforTask in her “Must-Have Spring Cleaning Apps” on The Social (CTV). “Spring is when you are supposed to tackle all of those little nagging jobs. But sometimes I just don’t want to do…

AskforTask on The Todd Shapiro Show!

On April 12th, 2016, AskforTask CEO, Muneeb Mushtaq appeared on The Todd Shapiro show (Sirius XM CH 168) for an interview! Todd Shapiro has a knack for making his guests feel comfortable and completely open up, and the interview…

Age of Urban Tech: Muneeb Mustaq at the New Cities Summit

We are now entering a new era that we call “Urban Tech”. Companies are utilizing the immense power of technology to solve pressing challenges in cities to make people’s lives easier. The Urban Tech movement aims to enable cities…

Sharing About the Sharing Economy

On March 19th, AskforTask’s COO, Qazi Fakhir Jamil, participated in an amazing Hospitality and Tourism conference at Ryerson University. Focusing on the sharing economy, students, professors and industry members came together to discuss how the rise of this industry…

Sharing Our Future: The Rise of the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy or collaborative consumption first showed up on the mainstream radar in 2012. The speed at which Sharing Economy is gaining traction in our lives is simply mind blowing. No one even knows the extent to which…

7 Office Hacks For A Better Work Environment

The right workspace can have a major impact on employee productivity. Just a few slight adjustments and suddenly the space seems brighter and more energetic.  Here are office design hacks to consider for your work environment to boost employee…

10 Questions To Answer Before Launching A Startup

Getting a startup company off the ground is a difficult task. According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 startups fail, but despite these odds, people continue to enter the startup market everyday. Some are driven by the possibility of…

5 Ways To Successfully Pitch To A Journalist

I attended Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone this past Tuesday to listen and shake hands with – in my world of communications – some of Toronto’s media royalty. We were addressed by our host Ms. Katherine Scarrow (Report on Small…

AskforTask Says ‘Hello’

It Starts With A Word: ‘Hello’ Fast Company recently wrote an article on a simple enough idea; An idea that sometimes gets lost in the sometimes hectic world of business, connecting, communicating and working with people. This idea, Fast…

AskforTask Featured In The Globe and Mail!

AskForTask was recently featured on a Globe and Mail story on the collaborative economy: “Many people enter into the sharing economy for financial reasons, but they end up staying for the human connection,” Ms. Foster said. “We’re coming out…

AskforTask Featured on Metro News!

We woke up to this article about #‎AskforTask on #‎MetroNews, and our day is too awesome already. Hitting $500,000+ tasks’ milestone and now this is just too much to handle in one week for the AFT team! “We have a new perspective on something that…