Building reliable, scalable customer acquisition for marketplaces – Snowplow

Two-sided marketplaces are environments where you primarily have two distinct user types: buyers and sellers. There are many different marketplaces out there: GetNinjas in Brazil, Fiverr in the United States, and OneFlare in Australia are all marketplaces where people can find professional service providers like plumbers, photographers, personal trainers, or more; jobs boards, like Indeed or ZipRecruiter, are marketplaces where job seekers can connect with prospective employers or recruiters; 99Designs and DesignCrowd are marketplaces connecting people with graphic designers; Upwork,, and are marketplaces for freelancers. The list goes on.

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