Online Freelancers: Surprise Your Loved Ones Through This Service

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Online Freelancers: Surprise Your Loved Ones Through This Service

If you've been doing online freelance work for quite sometime, you'll notice that you spend more time in front of your computer than anywhere else. Who can blame us when the more we work, the higher we earn. Recently, I got this predicament when I wanted to surprise my wife with a bouquet of flowers. But pulling it off was a bit hard since she surely notices it when I decide to go out and buy something for her, as she is used to have me at home and working. In addition, I thought that it won't be considered a surprise anymore if she sees me going out. That can give her a clue that I am up to something. So the internet-savvy person in me decided to check online and was surprised to find a service that helped me carry out my plan. I had the flowers delivered through the service of Island Rose (http://ph.islandrose.net)

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Upon checking their website, I found many options that I can add to my surprise gift for her. There were stuffed toys, chocolates, accessories and in fact, even jewelries. But of course, I stuck to my plan of sending flowers along with some sweet nothing quotes. I was glad that the process of ordering and paying is very simple. In less than 5 minutes, I was done ordering! Let me show you how simple it is :) 

Create an Account: There is no fee to create an account with them. Registering an account with them is like registering an account in some social media website. Just click on the "sign in" link on the top right corner of the screen and you will be brought to the page similar below. Then, click the "Create an Account" button.

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Select the item you wish to send: There are several items to choose from. Simply click any of the items you wish to send to your loved one. Once you have identified the item you like, click on its image and it will lead you to its detail page. This is where you can put your message/notes for your special someone. Once you're done, you can go ahead and click the red "Add to Basket" button.

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Finalize your order & Pay: The final step is confirm the details of your order. This is where you will put the details of the person to whom you are sending the items. You will also be placing here your billing information. One thing I liked about their service is that they allow payments through Paypal. As we all know, almost majority of online freelancers have Paypal accounts. Thus, this method of paying is very convenient. Once you're done clicking the red "Complete" button, you will be brought to a page confirming that you have successfully ordered the listed items. You will also receive a confirmation email containing details of your order. 

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That's how simple it is to use their system. I was also glad to see that the shipping of the items I ordered is FREE. I guess it's because the address they will deliver the item to was just within Metro Manila (not sure if it's the same in other areas). Below are the pictures I took prior to opening the package and what is inside the box. I am very impressed with the overall packaging and how simple and elegant the way the contents are arrange. 

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I am sure there are other local providers out there that does the same thing, but with my positive experience with their system, I don't need to look for other online stores to buy flowers and gifts without leaving home. You can also reach out to them through their Facebook fanpage. Check out the lovely arrangement they have :) Very professional indeed. 

 

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How about you? Have you tried buying/ordering an item(s) online and had it delivered to the location you specified? How was your experience? Share your thoughts below. Until next time… God bless!

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