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New Zealand is facing a socio-economic problem. Everything is expensive and becoming unaffordable. Bigmarket is bringing in a change. Scroll down for more details.
" A premium quality website & apps which is affordable for even the poorest to advertise, sell and buy in New Zealand "
" Provide all the features that competitors provide, plus extra features "
" Get every New Zealanders to use BigMarket as their primary buy and sell platform "
" Keep it free always for ordinary New Zealanders "
The Elephant in the Room
For a new company trying to enter New Zealand market & compete the monopoly
What's so bad about monopoly
A successful industry is competitive, with a number of manufacturers or distributors of products and services (online and physical) all striving to attract customers. Vigorous competition requires businesses to strive to lower their prices and improve the quality of their products and services. Competition stimulates firms to lower their own costs and run their businesses as efficiently as possible. This brings in innovation and the most creative one wins. Competition also reduces the need for governmental interference through regulation of business.
How is BigMarket different ?
$0 SUCCESS FEE & $0 LISTING FEE
Bigmarket has no success fee and no listing fee. Yes, it is free.
Advantages of an Architecturally Strong Platform are numerous and helps in reducing ‘man hours’ needed to develop, maintain and grow the software product.
Take a feature like Google maps Street View currently available to all listing under category ‘Property’. This can be made available to a different category like say, ’Flatmate Wanted’ by simply updating the configuration of the category ’Flatmate Wanted’ with absolutely no change to the program. It can be done by a person who doesn’t know computer programming.
All of a sudden all listings under the category ‘Flatmate Wanted’ will show a Street View of its address. The amount of work required by us to make such a change is not comparable to that required by any typical old fashioned website.
Street view shown at the bottom of a property listing
WELL STRUCTURED CATEGORIES
Bigmarket has a very well structured list of categories which can be changed or new categories can be added easily. The platform is easily extendable meaning adding a new category like ‘garage sale’ is very easy.
Cloud based, Highly scalable (Amazon Web Services, MongoDB, Node.js server) Restful APIs, oAuth, Angular 5. Single source code for Android, iOS and Web. BigMarket is built on Hybrid App and our mobile applications are Single Page Application(SPA) running on Angular 5. All we need is an update in our codebase(one and only) which is a single person job which will reflect on all the platforms.
Bigmarket is fully transparent. Since bigmarket doesn't take success fee, there is no need for bigmarket to keep the seller information hidden. Both buyers and sellers can give/receive feedback.
BUYER & SELLER FEEDBACK
Both buyers and sellers can give/receive feedback.
EASY TO POST
Create account and post ads in seconds
It's Live Now
The website and mobile apps are alive and running strong. Please head over to bigmarket.co.nz to see the website in action. The main categories supported by bigmarket right now are Property, Motors, General Items/marketplace, Garage Sale, Jobs, Services, Flatmate Wanted & more, along with all their subcategories.
" We are planning to run an equity crowd funding at a later stage once the roots are more strong. Follow us or feel free to email me if you are interested in looking at early investment options in the company "
Like to know more?
Please connect with us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/bigmarket.co.nz or email Ann at [email protected]. Visit BigMarket: BigMarket - Buy & Sell in New Zealand We welcome your feedback and suggestions.
How can you help?
Your pledge today could be the difference between having to put up with monopoly for another 20 years or giving us a chance in making a change in the way kiwi’s trade
The People Behind BigMarket
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"waiting for the equity option! "
2018-03-16 01:24:20 +1300
"kill the greedy monopoly "
2018-03-14 00:25:23 +1300
"Go for gold...."
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"All the best!"
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"Intuitive website, the ads are just picking up.. Good for businesses, good for us.."
2018-03-11 03:27:50 +1300
"Good on ya"
2018-03-11 03:23:24 +1300
"Nice initiative, good luck!"
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"Great initiative, website is pretty intuitive.. Good luck!"
2018-03-11 00:20:58 +1300
"Awesome website, good start!"