November 15, 2020

Day 3 - Business Model decisions

Many of the web applications I have worked on are extremely complicated (In my opinion) with as many as 80+ Tables in the database. I've decided to keep this one simple.


Decisions made to keep simple


Monthly subscriptions will be $20/month + VAT

I'm using dollars to I don't need to change JSP much. Monthly fee is only to filter out businesses who are time wasters.

My marketplace will charge around 10% transaction fee per order.

Conventions
  • Suppliers can list in their own currency
  • I will manage currency conversion rates
  • All product weights will be in Kg
  • No customisation
  • No subdomains or custom domains

Tech Stack
  • HatchBox
  • Jumpstart Pro
  • Stripe
  • Cloudflare
  • Stimulus
  • Tailwind CSS & UI


More to come later...


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