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LATEST ARTICLE

Interesting Ideas We Learned from 5 Online Marketplaces

 

It’s intriguing to see the different online marketplaces that are set up aroun...

24 May 2017

Sharing Economy Marketplaces Could Be Your Business Par

 

The sharing economy has been hailed as a recent social and cultural revolution, ...

25 Apr 2017

Why High Quality Images Matter to Your Marketplace

 

In a marketplace, a product or service listing will only be as good as its photo...

02 May 2017

The Total Cost of Building a SaaS Marketplace

 

Do you know how much it costs to build an online marketplace platform? Building ...

05 Apr 2017

3 Things Marketplaces Can Learn from Airbnb’s Trips P

 

Airbnb never ceases to amaze. Last November, the short-term home rental marketpl...

03 Apr 2017

The Latest Buzz: 7 Used Goods Marketplace Platforms in

 

In Asia, we have successful ecommerce marketplace platforms like Carousell, Trez...

20 Mar 2017

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Latest Interviews

The Raydar team

Keith Teo, Raydar Co-Founder


How to Choose the Right Photos for Your BrandThe power of an image is hard to ignore. As evident from the popularity of photo and video-centric channels like Instagram, Y

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Bonnie Sherman, Upwork’s VP, Product


The Growing Pains of a Recruitment Marketplace, Part 2Hiring the right person for your business used to take weeks. It’s a process that involves a lot of effort and red

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Matt Marino, Global Head of Sales for WePay


What Marketplace Operators Need to Know about Integrated Payments and Fraud ManagementMatt Marino, the Global Head of Sales for WePay lends his thoughts on what marketpla

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Jim Tan, President of the Sharing Economy Association o


How the Sharing Economy Gives This Young Leader an Adrenaline Rush Like No OtherIt’s no secret that the sharing economy is redefining the way we solve problems, offerin

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Warren Hayashi, President, Asia-Pacific at Adyen


Payments as a Strategic AdvantageThe world is changing fast and with it, the needs of customers. While some struggle to keep up and view the rapidly changing landscape as

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Gotrainer Founder, Gavin Loh


This online marketplace for personal trainers changes the way you find a fitness instructorGavin Loh, the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Gotrainer.sg, flash

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Alan Tien, Visa’s VP for Innovations, APAC


Staying Ahead of the Curve in the Sharing EconomyAn interview with Alan Tien, Visa’s VP for Innovations, APACEnter into a world of imaginative ideas as you step into th

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POPULAR GUIDES

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GUIDE #1:

Things You Ought to Know Before Building a Marketplace


What comes to mind when you hear the word “marketplace”? Perhaps you would imagine your local market where artisans and farmers come together to sell their goods and

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GUIDE #2:

A Guide to an Awesome Marketplace Idea


At the core of every awesome marketplace lies a viable idea. But viability alone does not cut it. Your marketplace needs to solve a tangible problem, which your users cur

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GUIDE #3:

4 Simple Ways to Monetise Your Marketplace


Every marketplace needs money to operate. Even if you’re not doing it for a profit, you still need some cash flow to maintain and develop your website. There are many d

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GUIDE #4:

Unique Business Models for Your Marketplace


Having covered some of the more conventional methods of monetising your marketplace business in the previous chapter, it is time to explore more unique business models. T

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GUIDE #5:

Building Your Marketplace Community


Community is the heart and soul of a marketplace, even though it’s probably not the first thing that comes to people’s heads when starting a marketplace. In the early

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GUIDE #6:

How Much Should You Charge?


Back in the late 1990s, Expedia and Travelocity, which were the online travel leaders in Europe, would charge over 30% for certain travel packages. But Booking.com, now o