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BHW should start its own website marketplace

Discussion in 'Forum Suggestions & Feedback' started by davioli, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. davioli

    davioli Regular Member

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    Sitepoint have just spoilt their rep big time with the epic fail of their new website marketplace "flippa.com"
    The time is right for a new competitor to enter the market and take away most of sitepoints share.

    I suggest BHW to set up something like the old sitepoint marketplace integrating the freelance services section into it as well. It should ideally be on a new domain and have a different branding compared to the BHW forum.

    The reason I see this working...is because BHW is already a big community and the new marketplace can be beta tested and made popular firstly within the forum..as something used only by BHW-ers and later open to the general public.

    Seriously..if not BHW...someone should start a marketplace...fast...like in the next 2 weeks..before sitepoint realizes its made a massive mistake!
     
  2. caretaker2007

    caretaker2007 Power Member

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    Check out the sister forums of this site to the left, at the bottom of the links, just above the ad. The Other category.

    Just to the left of this post.
     
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  3. davioli

    davioli Regular Member

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    Its a domain name forum. I believe something like the sitepoint set up would work. It had the right mix of everything.
    Domains...complete websites etc
    If we/bhw can come up with a similar properly organized set up...and promoted through bhw at first..for example a 5 dollar listing during beta mode etc..it could go on to be something major.
     
  4. Limelike

    Limelike Junior Member

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    If anyones intrested in starting a site like tihs with me im more than intrested. ?
     
  5. gatez

    gatez Newbie

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    I hate flippa why did they do that?
     
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    Allie Albatross Junior Member

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    I'm very interested in starting a site like this, was already doodling some design concepts in my artbook. They've had it easy for too long.
     
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    truepals_forever Senior Member

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    I'm also interested.. Feel free to hit me up for further discussion about this :)
     
  8. keith6andco

    keith6andco Regular Member

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    i agree with you in principle but what you are asking is a big ask - who has the time to run it, stafff it etc etc etc - we are all so busy doin our own things its difficult enough to take 30 mins out to participate here, in this forum, let alone start running an auction site - Good idea though - Good post
     
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    HaRRo Elite Member

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    I am actualy in the process of creating such a place :D
    So you will all be first too know :D
     
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