On-Demand

  • 5 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Merchants Can Utilize On-Demand Services

    … 5 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Merchants Can Utilize On-Demand Services March 2, 2017 by Stephanie Miles Leave a Comment Filed Under: Features If you can’t beat them, join them. With nearly three-quarters of American adults having used at least one on-demand or shared economy app, merchants on Main Street are exploring how they can benefit from…

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  • 7 Startups Vying to Become the Uber of Pot

    …—but the company also allows people in California to get medical marijuana cards over the phone in around 10 minutes. Eaze is available in more than 100 cities. Eaze partners with dispensaries and charges a set amount per delivery. 3. Meadow: Ancillary services for the marijuana industry Meadow connects its users with marijuana dispensaries…

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  • Yext Integrates With Uber as Local On-Demand Becomes More Ubiquitous

    … digital marketing, integrating technologies came out on top, as shown below. The pieces to the on-demand integration puzzle are coming together. Like Yext, SIM Partners has integrated Uber’s API with its local site marketing platform to make a connection from a local search more seamless. At least one startup, Circulation, has been founded based…

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  • On-Demand Services and Apps Becoming Inevitable Tools for Reaching Customers

    … support them. “Five or six years ago, this type of service might not have been possible,” says Holger Luedorf, senior vice president of business with on-demand delivery service Postmates. His company uses a network of couriers along with its app and software to deliver products from local stores to customers within one hour of ordering. Luedorf…

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  • 6 On-Demand Platforms for Pet Care

    … As young professionals in urban areas spend longer hours at the office, they’re starting to rely more on on-demand platforms to fill-in at home. Already, consumers are using these platforms to carpool, clean their houses, buy their groceries, and even get healthcare. Now they’re using mobile apps to connect with nearby dog walkers who can take…

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  • Case Study: Coffeehouse Chain Adds Convenience With On-Demand Delivery

    … and mobile channels. “We’ve always wanted to have a stronger online and mobile presence, and have recently begun promoting some of our products on various social media sites and apps,” he says. “[We] hope that partnering with RushOrder will only strengthen our presence.” Stephanie Miles is a senior editor at Street Fight. Click here to read more Street Fight case studies. Save …

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  • 10 Reasons That On-Demand Services Fail

    … Matviyenko, Allset) 5. Poor relationships with workers “There are so many options for workers to find gigs that if your solution isn’t fulfilling the needs of the supply side, you will lose the workers. Generally, pay is the number one factor — many companies make promises of ‘up to $30 per hour’ but there is no guarantee and often the actual amount…

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  • 5 On-Demand Platforms for Lawn Care

    … be the conduit to connect homeowners with landscaping professionals, and they’re using the same on-demand model as startups like Uber, Handy, and Instacart to make it happen. Here are five examples of on-demand lawn care platforms that homeowners can try. 1. GreenPal: Competitive pricing for lawn services. People who use GreenPal can get their lawns cut…

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  • Street Culture: Thirstie Holds Focus on Engagement and Slow Growth

    … than a dozen freelance writers to create the company’s often-exclusive written content, and slow growth is the goal to prevent layoffs of full-timers in a potential business downturn. Southworth knows that hiring the right people is one of the most important things he and cofounder Maxim Razmakhin can do. “For us, there’s always the issue of, do…

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  • 5 On-Demand Platforms to Connect Busy Parents With Local Services

    … On-demand apps are exploding in usage and popularity, with 86.5 million Americans having used at least one on-demand service, according to a recent survey by TIME and the global strategic firm Burson-Marsteller. Now the industry has uncovered an untapped market — kids, or more specifically, their time-starved parents. A wave of new on-demand…

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  • Moving App Zootly Wants to Make Your Relocation On-Demand

    … Have you ever been in a situation where you need something moved (like, right now), but don’t have a truck or the manpower to get the item from one location to the other? A new company is trying to take some lessons from the rise of Uber to take the challenge out of moving. Launched in 2015, the Zootly on-demand moving app connects anyone who…

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  • 5 On-Demand Apps for Emergency Services

    … of help in urgent situations using the same mobile on-demand technology as ride sharing services and food delivery apps. More than half (53%) of smartphones owners have used their devices in emergency situations. While dialing 911 is the correct response when major emergencies occur, it isn’t always appropriate for lesser events, like flat tires…

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  • 5 Staffing Marketplaces for On-Demand Vendors

    … The on-demand economy relies on a steady stream of self-employed workers who are willing to trade steady paychecks for flexibility and autonomy. But as the number of on-demand platforms—specializing in everything from house cleaning and pet sitting, to liquor delivery and hair styling—increases, it’s becoming more of a challenge for companies…

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