User Story Sharing: What I Found Saves My Day

by Winngie

2 October 2019

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Everything is getting changing quick lately, and we are facing hard time to follow up new trends. I am sure there are many people like me who thinks herself as updated and following all details and news on time and aware of new concepts, we are more open minded and eyes open than previous generation for sure.

Actually I use Airbnb lately a lot, it is so handy and amazing to get a great deal. Uber, as a nice and proper way, gets the taxi anywhere I want, no more taxi line.

Lately I am using this application called as Winngie, and it is so handy. I did know it before but never try to use. Once I was in Tokyo for a business and on the way back to Thailand, I realized I had insane amount of Yen left, and I didn’t know how much currency difference I would lose if I exchanged it back USD and then Thai Baht. Then I just used Winngie at the airport first time ever. Wow! It is an amazing application. I got a Japanese lady who just came from Thailand and she has Thai baht on her and then we matched. We both got amazing rate, we met, and exchanged our money without even waiting on the line. I saved my money, and she was so lovely. We were both happy!

It is like when you line up on the exchange office and you see someone who wants to exchange money that you also want to get money. You know she will exchange money with very bad rate, and you will get that money from exchange office with worse rate too. Both lose and lose! However, you cannot stop her and ask if she can exchange with you directly.

Winngie is that platform. It does for you. I didn’t use before, and I always lost money. For me, it was a common process and it was something expected to lose over currency exchange rate.  Now no more!  I don’t think I will wait for exchanging bad rate.

When first time I used Uber, I felt same as well. No more taxi lining or waiting. It is not something I would like to wait for. Uber saves my time and I feel safer as all information of driver has already been registered and makes me more comfortable as my route has been recorded already. As a woman travelling alone, I feel more relax and safer with Uber. It happened in Airbnb as well, and now I feel same for Winngie as well.

It is so great to get some new application that helps us and work on our essential as a niche market. Work hard on what we need and solve the problems directly. I am so jealous of the mindsets of these platforms, solving the problems with way of changing the things in total.

I really need Airbnb, Uber and Winngie in my life, and I didn’t even know them before. It is like missing Iphone, but we haven’t had smart phone in our young ages. Fantastically, everything is on the move. Last time, it was Winngie, and I am not sure what would be the next one.

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C2C Commerce and the Best Global Examples

by Winngie

27 July 2019

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C2C commerce in a way, called as peer-to-peer e-commerce, is a basic concept to grasp and a quite trendy business model for many companies lately. It bases on with an existing platform customers who would be the supplier, and supplier who could be the customer. This type of platform transaction goes on certain platform and business runs between direct customer themselves. This business engagement is being on platform, but the business is direct as this is the substantial basic structure that we see in C2C commerce.

The way of business and the model itself differs from business to business and conceptually has evolved based on the business pattern of certain industries. It is a structure of business based on mutual benefit of 2 parts and then uses the platform as true way as platform. The platform itself is a basic place that transaction has been secured and controlled in a way and facilitation of business has been regulated.

There are many ways that peers use the platform as securing the transaction, receiving sustainable demand, and having their own supply market properly. It is a mutual performance way that many users satisfy with their effort ,and the payment has done for the process on platform.

Structurally speaking, it creates lump profit for sellers and buyers or users and service supplier. Technological advances and greater availability create the better conditions and demand that many business partners will find their own supplier quickly. Especially in service ones, speed and transaction success percentage has been dramatically shifted and this change is the main actor in the industry regardless of which part of business they involve.

There are many examples already involved in several different industries such as E-bay, Craiglist, Winngie, Uber, Airbnb and many local players such as Grab, Tujia etc.E-bay is one of the most famous e-commerce platforms that many users enjoy great benefit and speedy business structures. It has been used all over the world, and has been in long time in the industry and great market acknowledgment.

Craiglist is a platform dedicated for various sections and business including classifieds and advertisement. There are plenty of information and demanding details that many find it as a great source of product and information.

Winngie, the unique social maker, mainly focuses on money transfer and foreign currency exchange. For many users, it is a must when they are travelling and it’s a budget-worthy platform that they can find out the best exchange rate deals, and probably make friends with their match. For expats, it is a convenient tool to transfer their money and pay their own mortgage or school fees back in their country to family and friends. It is a financial tool that changes the industry and turns to be popular lately.

Uber is a transformation starter in the transportation idea with a basic start, changes the transportation industry business model, and pushes the business one step further. Many platforms follow Ubers footstep and tries to execute the same structure as Uber model, but still Uber is the most successful one to change the market environment and involves in several different business areas.

Airbnb is a revolution in accommodation business. It not only changes all mindset but also creates a new of stay. It starts from the pathway of couch surfing and at the end it adds more commercial model on top it. Still it is the newest method and innovative way in its industry and it consistently influences the tourism environment.

 

C2C player mainly focus on new generation players and gets good share from merging business, such as, what Uber done, as combining meal and transportation which creates Ubereats. Winngie Exchange and Transfer Money has the similar model, combining technology with financial business in all around the world.

Globally, the new movement is C2C which will be a new way to create a new era. There are many new players but currently the ones Uber, Airbnb, Winngie, E-bay and Craiglist who sustains its corporate in their own market.

Keywords: C2C, Travelgram, Uber, Airbnb, Winngie, sharing economy, peer-to-peer

 

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Uber faces hard time in London. Peer to Peer Mobile App Articles.

by Winngie

20 July 2019

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Uber faces hard time in London. Peer to Peer Mobile App Articles.

As we all heard on September 22, 2017, TFL, which regulates transport in the capital, announced that it would not renew Uber’s operating license.

This meant that, as of September 30, Uber would no longer be licensed, but it was able to continue to operate until all appeals were exhausted. However, UberEats, the company’s food delivery service, was not affected by the dispute. Company itself already moved it’s effort on to UberEats which is a secondary substitute business for Uber.

According to TFL (Transport For London), Uber is considered as “not fit and proper” to operate in London. As the city itself is famous with own specific design cab design and with highly appreciated quality of taxi drivers, Uber might sound a tad of losing the taste of the good image of London. It is a new business style and invading conservative way of business.

In London, the firm faced criticism from unions, lawmakers and traditional black cab drivers over working conditions. Overall the existing suppliers in the market are not happy with their new unconservative rival. Many faced this trend in the past, the new one who replaces the old conservative way. Uber is considered as danger for their existing quality and established well developed transportation way.Opponents also claimed it caused gridlocked roads and did not do enough to regulate its drivers.

As expected Uber appealed TFL for licensing decision on October 13, 2017. Uber claimed that the ban would danger 40,000 jobs and affect 3.5million customers. It is a fact that C2C business gets bigger and the consequences of blocking is also substantial.

The newly assigned CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who replaced former CEO, and co-founder Travis Kalanick, used to work in Expedia which is also affected by C2C development of Airbnb itself, said: “Drivers who use Uber are licensed by Transport for London and have been through the same enhanced DBS background checks as black cab drivers. Our pioneering technology has gone further to enhance safety with every trip tracked and be recorded by GPS.

He mentioned clearly “We have always followed TFL rules on reporting serious incidents and have a dedicated team who works closely with the Metropolitan Police.” However, in the court Chief Magistrate ruled out that TFL had right to refuse a new license in September 2017 because of the reason that as mentioned Uber is not fit and proper to operate taxi in London metropolitan area.

But she concluded that the company had made enough changes to its business practices, allowing it to continue operating.

Uber has been battling with the magistrate decision and claimed it as a serious mistake which has been implemented by the court.

At the end of this battle, Uber agreed to a 15-month “probationary” period with the restrictions agreed with TFL on June 26, 2018. It will give a leverage that Uber will use the probation period as an advantage and classify itself for five-year license which is good enough to revolutionize market and implement its power into London.

Uber is an example of battling with the local market in London meanwhile Airbnb also has hard time back in London. Airbnb has been faced local accommodation law intervention several times. As there is a C2C market shift back in London and thanks to Uber battle which is already started long time ago, Airbnb will face less hard path. Winngie is another C2C stronger player which has been facing dispute and issues back in London. However, with their strong network into system and less established foreign exchange currency trade in London, it is easier to implement power in London market. Many travelers from London use Winngie as a media to exchange their currency to local money before they leave from London. Winngie Exchange Currency and Transfer Money Mobile App has already in the market for a while and not been replaced for a long time. Airbnb and Winngie might be following same path as Uber’s experience, but currently these two big C2C-players have no big concerned as a problem in London.

Keywords: Sharing economy, C2C market, Uber, UberEats, Winngie, AirBnb, Exchange Money, Transport for London

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