Expertory is an online marketplace for live expert instruction via video chat. We are currently recruiting experienced professionals to become official Experts on Expertory. There is no upfront cost to teach on Expertory, all you need is a computer with a built-in or external webcam and a broadband internet connection. We are committed to finding and helping the best Experts from a diversity of fields.
From the comfort of your own home or office, Expertory allows you to do it all, and provides it all. More than just a marketplace, Expertory provides a unique and individualised scheduling system with automated time zone conversion, secure payment gateway, messaging and marketing. You teach and Expertory handles the rest.
What are the benefits of Expertory?
As an Expert on Expertory, you have the opportunity to take your market from local to global in an instant, without even leaving your home or office.
Additional benefits include:
Free Expert and Client membership - no credit card is required: You can start teaching immediately with no upfront fees or heavy start up costs.
Online booking schedule: Set your schedule to the times you want to work. Your available times will be shown to the client in their time zone. After the class/session is booked, you and your client can easily download the scheduled class/session time to Outlook, iCal or Google Calendar so you never miss a class/session.
Automated booking confirmations & reminders: Focus on the important stuff while you and your client receive automated booking confirmations and reminders.
Automated video chat: At the time of the booking you can start your class/session in just one click. No messing around with swapping Skype names.
Payment processing: Payments are securely processed at the time of booking. Expertory charges a small fee from each booking. This includes all credit card processing and administration fees. When you set your class/session price you clearly see your profit in the class/session pricing table. Please see the following example.
What do I need to become an Expert?
Our Experts range from university professors to qualified chefs, musicians and even stay at home moms. If you have an expertise and the ability to teach, you can apply to become an Expert on Expertory.
Our Experts need the knowledge and passion to help people learn and truly love what they teach.
Equipment (source: Skype Support):
Since you will be connected with your client through video chat, you will need the following:
- A broadband internet connection: (Recommended: Cable, DSL and ADSL equivalent or higher)
- Calling : 100 kbps / 100kbps
- Video calling (high-quality): 0.5 mbps download / 0.5 mbps upload
- Test your internet connection speed at testmyspeed.com
- A computer or smart TV with a built in or external webcam
- A microphone and speakers (built-in or separate headset with microphone)
Expertory connects Experts with their clients via Skype, a FREE software.
Since Expertory uses Skype technology, the video call is free and you will not be charged for the video call.
Expertory has live online classes/sessions to teach Experts how to best use Skype for their classes/sessions, so you can give your clients the best possible learning experience.
If you don't already have Skype, use one of the links below for a free download.