With so many options, it's hard to know where to start when you want to build a multi-sided marketplace like Airbnb, Uber or Etsy.
The best way to build your marketplace will depend on:
What kind of marketplace you want to build
If you want to DIY or have someone else build it for you
Your technical ability
Should you build using ShareTribe, Marketplacer, Youstak or Platform OS? Should you work with a development agency? Who should you work with? How much will it cost you to build? Is it even worth building your marketplace?
So many questions! Take our quiz to find out how to build your marketplace idea!
QUIZ Find the best way to build your marketplace
Take this short quiz to find the best way to build your marketplace based on your budget, technical ability and vision.
a 1st time entrepreneur
an agency and/or developer working for clients
What level of technical expertise do you have?
Some technical expertise
What budget do you have in mind for this build?
$1k to $10k
$10k to $25k
$25k to $75k
How would you like to build your marketplace?
Outsource to a development agency or freelancer
Working with own developer/s
What have you done to validate your marketplace idea so far?
No validation yet.
Asked family and friends what they thought
Got feedback from potential customers
Have already users/customers (even if it's not scalable yet)
How serious are you about building your marketplace?
I am 150% committed to this working!
I’m pretty serious. Keen to seen where it leads.
Not sure, just playing with the idea at the moment