Sharetribe vs IdyaFlow
As we mentioned in our previous blog Why Starting an online marketplace are hot and starting a peer-to-peer marketplace business from scratch is no longer the only option as the process has become seamless with the advent of cloud-based fully hosted marketplace software platforms.Sharetribe has been a giant in the online marketplace software arena. We are going to compare IdyaFlow with Sharetribe in two Parts. Here is the Part1: Sharetribe GO vs IdyaFlow.
Starting an online marketplace business is neither a walk-in-the-park nor a rocket science. Building a successful marketplace business takes a lot of work and sound business model. Coming up with an idea and launching a platform is just the beginning.
Building peer-to-peer marketplaces is popular nowadays, but it’s not always clear how to create a powerful marketplace similar to AirBnb, Uber. If you want to create a two-sided marketplace, you basically have three options. First, you can develop your marketplace from scratch. Second, you can build a marketplace with open-source software such as Sharetribe or Magento. Finally, you can use a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution such as Sharetribe (paid version), Near me, IdyaFlow.
Sharetribe is a peer-to-peer marketplace platform, it can for example be used for renting, selling, offering services or giving things away for free. With the help of order types you can create a marketplace type that suits your needs.
Idyaflow platform contains everything you need to build for your peer-to-peer marketplace. The secure IdyaFlow software has a complete bundle for your marketplace website that allows you to easily create different themes with an in-built online editor. Every template comes with its own intuitive settings so you can quickly and easily customize every facet of your online storefront.
Now Addressing the Question!
How can we compare Sharetribe to Idyaflow?
Here is the deal:
|Sharetribe Go charges $99/month to support custom landing pages -the default template is the same for all types of marketplaces. Zero customization.||IdyaFlow templates allows you to customize the homepage to any degree at FREE of cost. We also support bring-your-own-design templates at FREE of cost|
|Sharetribe Go is an open-source software that requires a developer level knowledge to setup, configure and manage the marketplace – please check out their community forum queries on various technical challenges in setting-up or managing the marketplace https://www.sharetribe.com/community/c/os-users||IdyaFlow is a turnkey tailor-made peer-to-peer software – designed to enable every enterprenuer build a unique marketplace like Airbnb, Taskrabbit, Etsy or Upwork in a few days, with few clicks and at the fraction of the cost|
|Sharetribe Go Pro ($119/month) allows marketplace to use custom domain and email address||IdyaFlow Start-up package ($72/month) allows marketplace to use your custom domain and email address|
|Sharetribe Go supports off-the-shelf, one-size-fits-all approach. No business value proposition across the 4 different subscription packages except user count||IdyaFlow features over 500 functionalities and 15 add-on packages available to all clients across our subscription package, so that 90% of the your needs to build and manage rental, service, retail or delivery marketplaces are met out-of -the-box irrespecitve of what stage of the business you are in.|
|Sharetribe Saas package is based on user-volume (not a true metric to measure growth)||IdyaFlow Saas package is based on transaction-volume (true metric to measure cashflow, thereby the growth of your marketplace)|
|Sharetribe uses community-based support to manage its open source software and client queries||IdyaFlow has dedicated development & support team in Canada|
|Supports Product Sale, Rental and Space Booking Peer-to-Peer marketplace templates||Supports Rental, Space, Retail, Service and Delivery based Peer-to-Peer Marketplace templates|