10 Mistakes Businesses Make When Launching Their Own Marketplaces - WordCamp Singapore 2019

Published on: Monday, 19 August 2019

Speaker: Jamie Madden

This talk will outline the 10 most common mistakes businesses make when launching their own multi-vendor marketplaces. These are not just technical mistakes but also business mistakes. These mistakes have been gathered from over five years of experience in leading the development of the WC Vendors Marketplace plugin. Some of these mistakes also apply to your standard ecommerce stores and the solutions provided apply to both.

About the speaker

Jamie is the lead developer and founder of the WC Vendors Marketplace plugin and director of our parent company Red Panda Ventures. He is the co-organiser of Saigon WordPress Meetup in Vietnam. Jamie has been a WordPress user and developer since the early days of B2 Evolution. He has utilised WordPress for all levels of solutions including basic websites, blogs, e-commerce, auctions sites, marketplaces, help desk systems and more.

Jamie has extensive experience developing on the WordPress platform. He has been a systems administrator, support specialist and developer working with all levels of online technologies with over 20 years of experience. Jamie has founded and run several companies in the last 15 years. Outside of the IT world, Jamie spends his time scuba diving and capturing underwater stock footage. If he’s not under the water, he’s tending to his new garden or planning his next trip to the mountains to go snowboarding.

Event Page: https://2019.singapore.wordcamp.org/sessions/#wcorg-session-1369

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