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Marketplaces

2018.03.09

Marketplaces are central places where sellers and buyers can meet conveniently. Marketplaces can be physical like a food fair or digital like an auction website.

Ebay -

Amazon - Popular marketplace trusted for its fast and reliable shipping. Convenient for merchants because products can be stored at Amazon warehouses. Generous customer support policies sustain customers troubled by errors, mistakes, and bad products.

Alibaba

Craigslist

Kijiji

Fiverr

Local Farmer's Market

Crowdfunding

Beginner's Guide to Crowdfunding - by Indiegogo

Effective Crowdfunding - Infographic

The top 2 crowdfunding platforms are Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

Kickstarter

IndieGoGo