A friend emailed me the other day asking what I thought about his idea to create a new online ‘Accountant Marketplace.’ Sort of like 99Designs for accountants. In effect, it would be a place where those needing accountants could search for the best accountant, and pick the one they want. Maybe the price would come from a bid type system, or something similar.
This is definitely one type of business model. And it works too. Teaspiller was one such example. Teaspiller was purchased by Intuit, and now the url www.teaspiller.com redirects to this site: Read more