Applico specializes in platform research. This is our first free data insight for service marketplaces' commission rates. Every time you hail an Uber, request an Airbnb, or schedule a Handy professional the platform takes a cut of the transaction. Some platforms are more greedy than others but as a rule of thumb, a commission of 15-20% is standard in service marketplaces. However, some service marketplaces don't do commissions at all but rather make consumers buy virtual currency or charge a fixed fee.
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