Here are some of my favourite no-code marketplaces created with Webflow, Airtable and Zapier. None of the founders come from a software development background and have learnt how to build their sites themselves.
Chive helps New Zealanders find local charitiesView marketplace
Rivuuz helps people find local service providers in Lusaka, ZambiaView marketplace
Mucki helps parents in New Zealand find day care centersView marketplace
Parcerra connects women in tech to handpicked career coachesView marketplace
Neighbourhoods makes it easy for home buyers to find the perfect neighbour hood to live inView marketplace
Touchbase makes it easy for you to connect with your favourite influencers for a 1-on-1View marketplace
Bespace makes it easy for New Zealanders to find and hire personal trainers to help you hit your fitness goalsView marketplace
Art By Locals helps Canadians find and buy art from local artists.View marketplace
Unicorn Factory helps local businesses in New Zealand find and hire local freelancersView marketplace
Learn about all the different no-code tools and what purpose they serve. Dive into some of the tutorials to learn how to shorten the learning curve of each tool.
Here is an overview of all the no-code tools that I used a year ago. Since then, I have added and removed some of the tools, but this is still great way to see how everything works together.Watch the tutorial
Out of all the No-code tools that I use Webflow probably has the biggest learning curve. There are however some pretty handy shortcuts for getting the hang of it faster, and that is what I am going to show you in this video.Watch the tutorial
In this tutorial, you will learn the very basics of how Zapier works. Understanding how to set up simple workflows will set the foundation for building more complicated stuff later.Watch the tutorial
In this tutorial you will learn how to build a simple marketplace using only Airtable. This is honestly the best place to start if you want to get something up and running fast!Watch the tutorial
These tutorials are specific to building online marketplaces with the Webflow, Airtable and Zapier stack. These tutorials will give you a good understanding of the individual components involved with build a marketplace.
This workflow is the most important feature for any lead generation marketplace. In this video, I am going to show you how I accept leads and forward them on to the different freelancers.Watch the tutorial
This tutorial breaks down how I onboard freelancers, create their profiles in Webflow and notify them about their profile being live. A lot of tools and steps involved with this.Watch the tutorial
In this video, I am going to be breaking down one of the more sophisticated features that I created for Unicorn Factory - my freelancer analytics dashboard. I will show you how to display profile views and more in real time.Watch the tutorial
In this video, I will show you how I created the portfolio gallery that allows freelancers to add case studies to their profile. This dives deep into connecting multiple Webflow collections to each other.Watch the tutorial
These tutorials are designed to give you an idea about running a marketplace, what strategies work and which ones don't! All based of learnings from building and running Unicorn Factory.
In this video, I go over all the different ways that you can monetize your no-code marketplace. Depending on what you settle on as your first business model, you should use different tools.Watch the tutorial
How much does it actually cost to run a no-code marketplace like Unicorn Factory. In this video, I do a breakdown of how much I spend each month to keep Unicorn Factory running.Watch the tutorial
How do you find customers? What works best in the early days? In this tutorial, I break down three strategies that have worked for me when it comes to building momentum for Unicorn Factory.Watch the tutorial
No funding? If you are going to start a startup, you are still going to need your business and your living expenses, so in this video I break down five ways you can self-fund your startup!Watch the tutorial
Here is an overview of all the tools I am currently using to run Unicorn Factory in New Zealand and in Canada. At the moment, I am paying around $500 per month for all of these tools.
Build beautiful websites. No developers not needed.
It's like a spreadsheet, but better.
Connect your favourite apps and automate workflows.
Sync entire databases with each other (without code)
User accounts and memberships functionality for Webflow.
Run email marketing campaigns. I like it.
Create fancy forms with a lot of advanced features.
Send transactional emails. Emails made more professional.
List searches and filtering for your Webflow CMS.
An automation tool useful for larger and more complex workflows
If you want to speed up the process of learning the different no-code tools and getting your marketplace live, then I can help with my our marketplace course MVMP!
🗂MVMP Template - 19 static pages, 3 CMS template pages designed and built in Webflow.
🎥 30+ No Code Tutorials - Access to a library of No Code tutorials that take you through the process of designing, building and automating your No Code Marketplace.
🕰 Slack Office Hours - Need a bit of support? Contact one of the team through Slack and solve your marketplace issues faster (fair use applies)
🚀 Future Videos - Access to future videos that are part of the MVMP program.