Feature Inspiration for Building Online and Offline Services Marketplace

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Online ventures based on small gigs and household tasks are making big money. Companies like Fiverr, UrbanClap, and TaskRabbit are helping people outsource small chores and make better use of time. Motivated by its simple business model and impressive revenue generation opportunities, entrepreneurs across the world are launching similar service based marketplaces. However, success will come only to websites that will bring the most impressive features on the table.

To help entrepreneurs planning to start gig based websites and help hiring portals, we have covered the biggest players with following details in mind:

  • Business model
  • Competitors
  • Script features
  • Site upgrades

Here are the links along with brief detail of the leading names in peer to peer service outsourcing portals:

Fiverr

When it comes to getting small yet skill oriented jobs done from people located at far off location, then, no platform can match Fiverr. It is world’s largest marketplace for creative and professional services, and brings delicious website features for service providers as well as service seekers.

Fiverr

TaskRabbit

Fiverr is dominating the small gigs market for diverse service categories but when it comes to hiring help for small tasks and jobs that require physical presence, TaskRabbit takes the cake. Launched in 2008, the company has been growing at a steady pace and has competitors like Hassle, Zaarly and Thumbtack. The website is less demanding than Fiverr but has perfected user engagement and conversion. Want to launch something similar for your country? Here is the post that shares all the details to launch something similar using script or custom efforts.

AirTasker

AirTasker

Airtasker is a trusted community platform that connects people who need to outsource tasks and find local services, with people who are looking to earn money and ready to work. There are a range of tasks available on Airtasker from tasks around the home like deliveries, cleaning, gardening and handyman work to tasks for businesses like office admin, promotional work or computer & IT support. There also a range of creative tasks like photography, graphic design and website & blog support which can help you earn money online.

Taskrabbit

Urbanclap

Hiring service providers like photographers and electricians was a troublesome task in India before UrbanClap came around. The mobile application has raised $10M in funding, and is quickly expanding its presence in Indian cities. The startup has handled the booking process very aptly and uses technology to handle vast range of challenges. Check out the post and learn what you need to develop a similar platform or app.

UrbanClap

Service based marketplaces offer great scope of monetization, and this is one of the reasons why they are gaining acceptance amongst entrepreneurs. Other popular platforms that focus on outsourcing work to people are:

  • Sittercity
  • Homehero
  • Fourerr.com
  • Zeerk.com
  • LocalOye
  • Zepper

Start With Clone Script Or Go Custom

Whenever a service marketplace gains popularity, the demand of its clone script appears in the market. While launching with a script does guarantee site features, work are still required in terms of design, branding and sometimes even upgrades. Creating a website for your online venture from scratch on the other hand brings vast range of advantages.

Whatever option you choose, make sure you pay the right price for it.
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