4 Tips For Starting A Successful Social Goods Marketplace (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023
Start A Social Goods Marketplace

Want to start your own social goods marketplace? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a social goods marketplace:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a social goods marketplace?
-> Pros and cons of a social goods marketplace

Need inspiration?

-> Other social goods marketplace success stories
-> Examples of established social goods marketplace
-> Marketing ideas for a social goods marketplace

Other resources

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a social goods marketplace:

#1: Sunny Wu, founder of ourCommonplace:

We chatted with with Sunny, founder of ourCommonplace ($/month). In our interview, Sunny says:

Getting different perspectives and ideas for your business is great, but know when to cut out the noise and focus on what it is that you’re trying to create. No one knows your vision and business better than you do.


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#2: Mike Petrakis, founder of BACH:

We chatted with with Mike, founder of BACH ($500K/month). In our interview, Mike says:

Getting a ‘real job’ was never an option - I always wanted to be a Founder since I was a kid.


You need the right team and vision first, and people will gravitate towards it.


Don’t just start a company to do your own thing.


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