I don't really have much to rant about on SEOClerks. In fact, 100% of the time I'm singing its praises and blessing it around the clock! And this isn't about SEOClerks anyway but just about people in general. But I just wanted to have a quick rant about something and get it off my chest! lol
Basically it's just about buyers that don't leave feedback for orders delivered to them. It annoys me! Not because the the money is held for 5 days while the order is basically just sitting in "limbo". But just because they don't leave their feedback. I find it rude. I was always brought up to say thanks for the things given to me. To say thank you in the shop when I purchased something. And the same can be applied online too. When you purchase something from someone, and that is delivered to you. It doesn't take more than a second to say "thanks" at the least. It doesn't hurt and is free to do. I don't care that you've paid for the service. Well, no, I do care about that. And I appreciate that! I honestly really do. But I shouldn't have to chase people up in the orders and ask them to leave their feedback and rating to complete the order.
Sometimes, I'll get an order, the buyer will provide the required details and they'll respond to any further things I request in that order. Then I'll work hard on their order and do a really really great job for them, give them some bonus extras and the like, then I'll deliver it. After this you can't get a response from them for love nor more. It's like they've been kidnapped by aliens or something. Aliens that are using their account as they are often signed in. Sometimes I can find myself updating a delivered order 2, 3, 4 or 5 days and times again after I've delivered it to remind them to leave their feedback. Some people even ask me a question about something to which I'll respond to and then remind them to leave their feedback again and they still don't. What's that about? What's the point in that? What is the point someone please tell me lol!
Don't get me wrong, as said, I appreciate all my clients and the orders I get. I really do. So should I just shut up and put up? And I don't want to annoy people. If they don't want to leave their feedback, that's their prerogative and it's entirely up to them! I'd rather get orders and them not leave their feedback than get no orders! lol But I'd also rather that buyers used some good manners and just said a simple "Thanks" for the work that was done for them in the very least. Especially when you can't get that service else where in that way at that price with the high class service I provide.
It's like hey I'm a freelancer and I just sat here and done the work for you that you either couldn't do yourself or are too lazy or too busy to do yourself. That means I took the time out of my day and used up my energy to do it for you.
Right now I have 10 delivered orders totaling about $240 in sales that are just sitting there. Some I've been updating days after they were delivered reminding the buyer to leave their feedback. Sometimes I've even sent them a message politely reminding and asking them to do so. No response...... It's them aliens again isn't it!?
If they don't value the service enough to leave a simple "thanks" when it's carried out, completed and delivered to you on time. When you can clearly see I've put a lot of time and effort into doing it and making sure it's done well. Why buy it in the first place?
Is it just me that feels this way? Am I alone in my crazy madness? Do I feel too strongly about this? Am I thinking about it wrongly? What am I doing wrong that is causing people not to leave their feedback? Is it something I'm doing? Or not doing? Or is it just plainly a matter of people are people and think they're being clever or something by not leaving their feedback for it?