5 Multi-Vendor Marketplace Tips during COVID-19

We have seen different impacts of the pandemic on various industries. Rental, services, and real-estate marketplaces, which require physical interaction to close a deal, are slowing down. In contrast, we have also seen sectors and Marketplaces that have seen increased traffic and engagements. Marketplace platforms continue to be a useful tool during these challenging times. Let's make use of this opportunity to think about our strategies to boost traffic and revenues. Here are some of our Multi-vendor marketplace tips during COVID-19: 1. Update your Website Content. Use this time to build up content on your website. Strategically use keywords that will encourage traffic to your site. By the time the situation settles, your content will be in a better position on search results.   2. Consider turning your Marketplace to…
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The New Project Managers of Fiare Solutions

We are thrilled to introduce the new three Project Managers in our Helsinki Headquarters! Meet Jeffrey, Niko and Tuomas! We gathered some fun facts to get to know them better. [caption id="attachment_1843" align="aligncenter" width="493"] Jeffrey Vink[/caption] Where are you born? I was born in the Netherlands, in a city called Dordrecht. What was your childhood nickname? I don’t think I really had one. I mean, my friends just call me Jeff. What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time? I like to play games on the PlayStation 4; mostly shooters…. I guess that’s nerdy? Other than that, I read books about anything I find interesting (project & product management at the moment). How about sports? Are you an active member of Athletic Club Fiare? Yes, I am!…
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5 Ways to Drive More Traffic to your Multi-Merchant Online Marketplace

We have gathered some tips on how to increase your website traffic on your multi-merchant online marketplace. These marketing strategies and technical improvements have been proven by successful marketplaces like Airbnb, Amazon and eBay. So let's get started. 1. Increase word of mouth through referral marketing Why not set up a referral programme on your online marketplace? This could become an effective way to bring in more traffic to your website for free. AdWeek pointed out that 74% of consumers identify word of mouth as a key influencer in their purchasing decisions. This means that word-of-mouth marketing is scoring higher than any other social media (Youtube-64%, Twitter-61%, and Facebook-64%), so referral marketing is definitely worth it! What are some best practices to incentivise referrals? Have you ever booked a stay…
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Fiare Global Summit 2019: Round-Up

Fiare Global Summit 2019: Round-Up

On Thursday, the 24th of May 2019, Fiare held their Global Summit for the third consecutive year, hosted at the HTC (High Technology Center) Helsinki. A place Fiare call home, where our Headquarters are situated. Customers, members of the board, staff and partners alike gathered in the Finnish capital to take part in an action-packed day full of meaningful conversations and knowledge sharing. (more…)
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Fiare Global Summit 2019 – Thursday 23rd May

Fiare Global Summit 2019 – Thursday 23rd May

A date has been booked for the Fiare Global Summit 2019. Please keep Thursday 23rd May free in your diaries if you wish to attend our marketplace event (which we have held two years running now, with great success!). As with the previous instalments, it will take place in Helsinki, Finland - the home of our company. The full agenda is to follow soon, but it is guaranteed to have presentations on various aspects of marketplace business, various networking opportunities to meet our other clients and something a little bit different for the evening. Please find a round-up of the 2018 event here, and a video from the first-ever Summit here. Some of the topics in the pipeline for this year are security, a real estate case study, blockchain and more. Stand by for…
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Introducing Fiare Consulting – visit the website today

Introducing Fiare Consulting – visit the website today

Fiare Consulting is a Solution Provider partner of AWS that makes it one of the top companies in the AWS ecosystem in Finland . In practice: it resells AWS services and configures AWS projects - including migrations of legacy software onto the AWS environment and setting up, developing and maintaining new AWS instances. You can visit the website here today for more information. The consulting unit of Fiare has vast experience in providing business benefits through software consulting and expertise in the AWS (Amazon Web Services). They have number of legacy software transfer projects under their belt. Transfer projects include nettiauto.com by NettiX, karjalainen.fi, avbuyer.com to name a few. Fiare is a Select Tier Consulting Partner and a Solution Provider partner of AWS and the team holds 50+ AWS certifications... and…
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Fiare branches out into Fiare Solutions & Fiare Consulting

Fiare branches out into Fiare Solutions & Fiare Consulting

Fiare has been consulting on AWS for a long time. The list of Amazon cloud services (for example, NettiX's market-leading NettiAuto.com) has grown. This growth in projects has reflected in our workforce - reinforcements for our team have arrived and made us stronger than ever. Not only do we meet the requirements to be an AWS Technology Partner, but we also hold the knowledge and qualifications to be first-rate AWS Consulting Partners too. The ever-increasing demand for both our marketplace platform and expertise, in addition to marketplace business consulting and AWS-specific skills, has led to a momentous shift in terms of our company's positioning. Fiare has officially divided its business into marketplace business operations - Fiare Solutions - and its consultancy department - Fiare Consulting - which also covers AWS. The…
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Enriching Hamburg real estate with a FiareAds digital portal

Enriching Hamburg real estate with a FiareAds digital portal

HamburgerIMMOBILIEN.de is the real estate portal for Hamburger Abendblatt newspaper, which is part of Funke Mediengruppe Hamburger Abendblatt follows Badische Zeitung, SDZ Druck und Medien GmbH as regional news media giants reclaiming their share of the real estate classifieds market with a Fiare portal Not only features properties to buy or rent, but includes up-to-date market information and other useful content for current and prospective homeowners, renters Mediahafen Hamburg has launched a new online regional real estate portal with FiareAds for Hamburger Abendblatt, the region's leading newspaper. As of now, interested parties will not only find residential and commercial properties in the Hamburg metropolitan region - but also plenty of practical, live information on building and living. HamburgerIMMOBILIEN.de is tailored exactly to the needs of regional brokers, property developers and private customers.…
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Fiare to present at ZMG Infotag 2018

Fiare to present at ZMG Infotag 2018

Recent advancements in digital technologies are increasingly shaping the processes and structures of classic classified advertising markets. InfoTag 2018, held by ZMG and AIM Group in Frankfurt on Tuesday 30th October, will host a presentation held by Fiare on the successful collaboration with SDZ Druck und Medien GmbH for their real estate portal. The event will enable other regional and national news media publishers to gain insight into how a real estate portal provides a gateway to digital revenue and all the benefits this involves. ZMG InfoTag 2018's focus is 'New Principles and Technologies' - showing the changes in the market environment, but also considering the opportunities for publishers in the classifieds business. The event will include an overview of trends in the classified market that affect newspaper publishers. These are summarised…
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Fiare and Team Finland’s adventure to Africa

Fiare and Team Finland’s adventure to Africa

Fiare Director & Partner, Kirsi Johansson, will join the Business Finland delegation travelling to Namibia and Kenya (28th October - 2nd November) with Mr. Mika Lintilä - Finland's Minister of Economic Affairs. The expedition is designed to discover new business opportunities in various sectors, in those countries. The African adventure begins this week, as Johansson is in South Africa before she joins the Team Finland delegation. Fiare already have a presence in Africa, with an existing client being Independent Media and IOL Motoring (the Drive 360 site was nominated and subsequently received an honourable mention for ‘Best Idea to Grow Advertising Sales or Retain Advertising Clients’ at the INMA awards this year). The business delegation is designed to scope out further opportunities in the region. Kenya is the ultimate trade hub of East Africa and the…
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