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What Does It Cost to Build a Marketplace? Part 2: Our Takeaways and Recommendations

The first article in the series about marketplaces described how you could build one with a minimal features set. Now let’s have a closer look at further stages - maintaining and managing a marketplace - which are often overlooked or underestimated by business owners, and especially startupers. We still use Upwork.com, a global marketplace connecting service buyers and service providers, to showcase some best practices.

What Does It Cost to Build a Marketplace? Part 1: Definition, Features Set, Timing

We continue the series of “what does it cost to build” articles in our blog. We analyzed multiple platforms popular in the web today and shared our findings and takeaways on how to develop and maintain a marketplace. The first volume specifically focuses on the definition of a marketplace, its typical features set and timing to build it.

Pros and Cons of Hiring an Agency vs Individual Freelancer at Upwork.com

When hiring a freelance agency at Upwork.com, every client should evaluate both advantages and disadvantages of this cooperation. The article lists benefits a client is likely to enjoy when working with an agency as well as the pitfalls to be aware of. It would be of interest to startup and business owners, CEOs and CTOs of larger companies and everyone who wants to learn more about Upwork.com.

Working with Agencies at Upwork.com

The article explains what an Upwork freelance agency looks like and describes the type of projects an agency vs an individual freelancer should be hired for. It would be of interest to startup and business owners, CEOs and CTOs of larger companies and everyone who wants to learn more about Upwork.com.