Case Study
Dec 21, 2023

TRULY EXPERIENCES Multi-Vendor Marketplace Case Study And How to Start Your Own

Written by is an extraordinary online marketplace where you can find and book unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences. It's the perfect spot for those seeking adventure and unforgettable moments, all at your fingertips. Launching a marketplace? Vendo, highly regarded for its user-friendly interface and affordability. 

Vendo platform streamlines the creation of your marketplace, allowing you to feature well-known domestic brands and manage inventory and shipping efficiently. With Vendo managing the day-to-day operations, you can concentrate on shaping a unique and attractive marketplace that caters specifically to your customers.


Vendo is a one-stop-shop for all your marketplace needs, providing you with a marketplace platform automating day-to-day operation, a catalog of brands to pick from or an ability to invite your own brands, merchandising and promotional tools, ability to sell through multiple channels (your existing website, emails & SMS, mobile app, social media), and ongoing daily support scaling your marketplace business. Curating Unforgettable Moments in the Marketplace

1. Conceptualizing a Unique Idea likely started with a unique concept: offering a marketplace for extraordinary and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Identifying a niche in the market for exclusive, memorable experiences, the platform would have been designed to cater to clients seeking more than just products - they sought unforgettable moments.

2. Building a Diverse Portfolio
Success for would involve curating a wide range of experiences, from luxurious travel getaways to exclusive dining and adventure sports. The key would have been to offer something unique that couldn’t be found on typical travel or experience sites, creating a diverse portfolio that appealed to a variety of tastes and interests.

3. Ensuring Quality and Exclusivity
Maintaining high standards of quality and exclusivity would be crucial. This would mean partnering with reliable providers and possibly implementing a vetting process to ensure that each experience meets the platform's standards. This attention to quality helps in building trust and a strong reputation among users.

4. Marketing and Affiliate Program Strategies
Effective marketing would play a significant role in the platform's growth. An affiliate program could be a powerful tool in this regard, partnering with influencers, bloggers, and other websites to promote their experiences. This program would incentivize affiliates to spread the word, driving traffic and sales through commission-based referrals.

5. Adapting to Market Trends and Customer Feedback
Finally, being adaptable and responsive to customer feedback and market trends would be essential for continued success. This could involve introducing new experiences based on emerging trends or customer suggestions, ensuring the platform remains dynamic and relevant.

Replicating Marketplace Success

To replicate their success, one should focus on:

  • Identifying a unique niche in the marketplace.
  • Curating a diverse and high-quality range of offerings.
  • Establishing a strong brand reputation for exclusivity and quality.
  • Developing an effective marketing strategy, including a robust affiliate program.
  • Staying adaptable and responsive to trends and customer feedback.

This approach, tailored to the specific market and audience, could pave the way for success in developing a new and engaging online marketplace.

Get started with a marketplace like Truly Experiences on Vendo!


  • Book a demo call: We’ll set up your demo marketplace and populate it with products
  • Customize your Storefront: We’ll help you craft a storefront that aligns with your brand identity, ensuring a cohesive and on-brand shopping experience for your customers.
  • Onboard Brands: Invite your favorite brands or choose brands from the Vendo brand catalog. We can also start reaching out to brands you’d like to sell on your behalf.
  • Select Products: Curate product collections manually or automate the process to efficiently manage your catalog and meet customer demand.
  • Embed products: Make your editorial content shoppable with products embedded right where your customers expect them to find. Simplify and streamline product discovery.
  • Start Selling Programmatically: Push products through multiple touch points: on your website, share it on social media, and include products in your newsletters.
  • Get Paid: Get paid as soon as products are shipped by the brands. No need to wait 30-60 days or worry about orders not attributable to your affiliate links.
  • Get Repeat Sales: Since you’re not linking out, your customers will keep coming back. We’ll help them with abandoned cart emails and promotional email blasts.


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