The businesses today are diverting towards the sharing(or collaborative) economy, where the exchange of goods and services co-ordinated by the community plays extremely vital role in making the business successful. The graph of benefits of sharing economy has raised to a level that people have plunged into providing peer-to-peer services through online marketplace platforms. And, to make your startup business adaptive to such online marketplaces, NCrypted has a ready-made service marketplace platform - Thumbpin that helps you to launch your 'uber for x' based marketplace website similar to Thumbtack without moving a muscle.
NCrypted's ThumbpinTM is a service marketplace platform where the service providers offer local services to the customers. Thumbpin is a consumer service website that offers features similar to Thumbtack.
For example: If you want clean your house, you can hire cleaning service provider on hourly rates. If you want to learn guitar, you can easily hire a guitar lessons provider. Similarly, you can hire service providers for any small and local work like photographer, doctor, florist, hair and makeup artist, event planner, massage and other wellness works.
How does Thumbpin work?
With Thumbpin platform, a customer need not to search elsewhere, rather search hassle free on Thumbpin for local service. A Customer can post their service requirements on thumbpin and provide some key details about the job like what job they want to get it done, when they need to get it done and the best way to contact them with quotes i.e. email, text, or phone. Thumbpin prompts them to provide their exact location - address and the pincode, by locating it through map and finally send their request.
In response to customer's request, Thumbpin filters the service providers providing that service, residing nearest to them and provides all their details to the customer. They also provide their reviews and ratings given to them by other customers. The customer then review the details and decides whom to select appropriately. After availing the services, a customer can write their own stories for the hired service provider and also rate them accordingly.
A service provider can register themselves on Thumbpin and start generating revenue by providing their local services and serve the society.
The Business Model implemented in Thumbpin:
Thumbpin provides customer with a platform to discover the proficient professionals for getting their local services accomplished and to the service providers’ endless job opportunities. Thumbpin, thus implements commission based business model, wherein they charge service providers with the commission fee, which is in the form of credits that he needs to purchase with respect to being able to send quotes to customers.
This model is highly intuitive for those thinking to generate revenue merely by providing a platform to the service providers who are thinking to earn from the society with their professional services and serve them.
Key-Role Players of Thumbpin and their benefits:
The Thumbpin Operator:
The Thumbpin operator, that monitors the website, is highly in benefit as it can generate revenue from the service providers by offering them the platform to inscribe about their proficient services. There are great opportunities for profit making using this Thumbpin platform.
The Service Provider:
The Service Provider gets huge market to showcase their talent and get paid for the services they offer to the customers. Moreover, they can also serve the society with their service.
The key role players are the customers who shall use the services on Thumbpin and hire the best professional for getting their specific job done without much of hassle.
NCrypted's solution for Service Marketplace Platform
NCrypted Technologies is in the business of web application and software development since last 10 years. NCrypted® is here to serve you and fulfill all the requirements by building the service marketplace platform the way you want. With dedicated staff strength of over 150 highly skilled professionals, we take pride in having served more than 1,750+ projects across 115 countries world-wide. NCrypted specializes in creating high impact websites, applications and software in a variety of domains which include social networking, finance, health, e-commerce, travel etc. We bring in our top notch industry expertise for the design, development, deployment, hosting and maintenance of your project.
We assume full responsibility of your service marketplace development project from the very 1st phase of project analysis and data gathering right through the development, testing phase and beyond.
Contact us today to order or inquire more about Thumbpin.
Salient Features of Thumbpin
Advanced Admin Dashboard
Thumbpin allows easy management of modules to the Admin via dashboard like location, service categories, payment history, CMS, users, credit package, etc.
Service Provider Profile
A service provider is provided with feature rich dashboard for managing his/her professional information like personal details, address details, work records, business profile, etc.
Service Categories and Sub Categories
Admin can add wide number of categories having n-level of subcategories.
User base is easily accessible to admin. Admin can also contact users out of site to establish customer business relation.
Service Notifications Based on Service Criteria
Providers would get precise service request notifications. This notification works on based of provider's service category and his/her location.
Automated Service request notification
System will send notification about new request to providers. No user interaction is required to search.
Posting a service request will not be a big task now. Customer can easily give reply to some questions and can just rest and wait for providers to contact.
Rating for provider
Customer will be able to rate the hired provider after hiring process. Ratings is visible for all the providers.
Private Messaging System
As soon as customer send bid to provider, both will be able to communicate via a very smooth message box.
Provider needs to use his/her credits while he/she bid on any requirement request. Provider can choose different credit plans as per his/her requirement. Admin has an easy access to modify, create or delete membership plans
Pin-point Service Location on Google MAP
Location accuracy is key for finding perfect matching provider from the huge database. To maintain this accuracy, system has used Google MAP to pinpoint any location.
Accept/Reject Quotes of Service Providers
Customer can communicate with providers and accept (hire) or reject any quotes.
Social Media Integration
User would have hassle free login/signup experience with the use of social media login and signup.
Thumbpin pages are built considering different on-page SEO techniques to ensure that website gets ranked on the foremost pages of Google search.
Admin can create dynamic form with dependent question for each subcategory. This would help in put up accurate questions for each services. Dropdown, checkboxes, radio button, image, date, time and text, any type of questions can be added.
User will get notify for all the required updates going on in website.
Thumbpin Revenue Model
Thumbpin is a service marketplace software that allows you to make money by charging service providers by implementing commission based model in the form of credits. You can also have some other additional models such as: Fee-for-Service model, subscription model, affiliate model, advertising model, merchant model that can be used in Thumbpin.