What is the best way to solve the chicken and egg problem in a P2P marketplace?

*Note, there is never one way to skin the cat. You can’t get your question answered until you have given all of the facts. But these are all good answers to your general question, so you should have more clarity. Below are some goo actionable steps for you to consider before launching your P2P marketplace: Costs To Setup an Online …

What is the best way to solve the chicken and egg problem for a P2P marketplace?

The first question you need to ask yourself is, “What market do I want to start in?” Know your niche before broadening your horizons. Once you have narrowed down your market, take costs into the equation. Do you have enough funds to launch a WordPress-based platform? I’ll leave the steps below. 1. Start with an MVP online marketplace. Set your …

How should a landing page for a two-sided marketplace be designed?

It connects app developers with startups and SMEs. Providing value for both sides. Which side should the landing page be for? Should it be two value proposition in one? Or separate landing pages for each side? This is sincerely a great question. I say this because most designers, founders, and developers of online marketplaces approach this in a way to …

How would one make a site similar to Airbnb?

Alex Glenn If you have not yet startup, I would strongly suggest launching as the AirBnB WordPress theme SpotFinder. I have used this theme to launch directories on sub-directories of my main domain in order to shoot up the SERP, but I have friends who have monetized this theme as is. The greatest thing about it is, you can run …

How would you approach sales strategy for a p2p marketplace? Specifically, cold calling.

This is very coincidental. We just finished a training session internally to show our interns how to approach [cold] outreach for one of our platforms. Check out this video to start. In it, Sean Sheppard gives some simple but valuable advice on how to go about eliminating “cold” selling/prospecting. I have been operating one strategy for a while now that …

How would one make a site similar to Airbnb in terms of technology?

Alex Glenn If you have not yet startup, I would strongly suggest launching as the AirBnB WordPress theme SpotFinder. I have used this theme to launch directories on sub-directories of my main domain in order to shoot up the SERP, but I have friends who have monetized this theme as is. The greatest thing about it is, you can run …