We categorise the purposes to engage into conversations in 10 broad categories, as below:
For the business-centric conversations, the provider has a legit reason to charge for one’s time and knowledge. The Requester understand this and is generally willing to compensate the same depending upon one’s preferences. Such interactions include meeting with a lawyer, doctor, consultant, etc. However, it’s difficult to value time & expertise when experiences & wisdom are shared generously without involving any business motives!
Here, we’d like to share the rationale and intent behind paid meetings and offering options on Meeting Fees on PeerSpot.
Though many refrain from entertaining such meeting requests, some do spare their time and meet these curious minds pro bono! In absence of any structure or purpose to meet, the pro-bono meetings inevitable end up facing some of the following…
Hosting an outstanding range of professionals, who are willing to meet — is a pleasure. And experiencing them meeting and sharing their learning is even more delightful.
Considering the influx of new members on PeerSpot, I think it’s an appropriate time to write a brief note on how PeerSpot facilitates meetings typically. Following are the steps:
Discovery: The search option aided with location filter helps in searching peers by their name / skills / keywords / education / experiences / handler.
KYP: Know-Your-Peer: A profile helps fellow users learn about the experiences / expertise / interests areas of the others peers. “360 degree social presence” allows users to link their social presence (Blog / Website / LinkedIn / Twitter / Instagram / GitHub / Dribbble / etc.). …