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Fitness trainer,Fitness Academy | Updated 27 Jul, 2018 |

What are the most unique and unusual business models?

mahesa rasim

Blogger | Posted 11 Jul, 2020

The following is a list of 20 most unique business models which have enabled corporations to achieve exponential growth.

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Vivan Vatena

student in journalism | Posted 29 Apr, 2020

I was perusing Wall Street Journal and there was this article referenced Start-ups that opened up to the world lately and their investigation. While reading,I went over this organization named Lending Club.

Loaning club opened up to the world in 2014 , It was biggest innovation IPO in 2014 in United States. Loaning Club raised $1 billion through IPO. Seeing this numbers and all I began finding out about this organization, and discovered their plan of action extremely bizarre.

In order to comprehend Lending Club's plan of action ,we first need to think about Peer-to-peer loaning.

Shared loaning:

Companion to-peer(P2P) loaning is the act of loaning money(loan) to people/organizations through Online Services that coordinate moneylenders with borrowers. Since shared loaning organizations offering these administrations for the most part work on the web, they can run with lower overhead and offer the assistance more economically than conventional budgetary establishments.

So here loan specialists may win better yields than that of the reserve funds and venture choices gave by banks. Also, borrowers may get advances/cash at lower premium rates,even after P2P making organization has given allowed to matchmaking stage and credit checking the borrower.

ariaakachi blogger

Profession and blogger by hobby | Posted 20 Apr, 2020

I have seen a case numerous years back. There was this person sitting outside the visa office, Bengaluru.

Everything he did was check whether the people applying for visa have effectively topped off the application structure. Furthermore, mastermind the reports in legitimate request.

He would charge 20 rupees for every individual to carry out this responsibility..

I would see that each and everybody applying for passport(including me) moved toward him to check whether the archives are in right request and whether the application was accurately filled. This is in such a case that any record isn't all together then they need to take some other schedule opening and return again to apply for identification.

It was a triumph straightaway as nobody needed their application to be dismissed. Furthermore, they would wouldn't fret dishing out 20rupees. I proceeded to chat with him.. His english was good. I just could hardly imagine how he would take near 5k to 6k every day. Also, the best thing is it's not in any case burdened..

Sadly it is not, at this point a potential plan of action as the check presently happens formally inside the premises. There are likewise clear guidelines on the application itself. You arrangements in extremely speedy time also.

In any case, I am certain a man as creative as him would have discovered some far and away superior approaches to continue himself..

sadaf sarwar

Blogger | Posted 15 Apr, 2020

I was perusing Wall Street Journal and there was this article referenced Start-ups that opened up to the world lately and their examination. While reading,I went over this organization named Lending Club.

Loaning club opened up to the world in 2014 , It was biggest innovation IPO in 2014 in United States. Loaning Club raised $1 billion through IPO. Seeing this numbers and all I began finding out about this organization, and discovered their plan of action extremely surprising.

In order to comprehend Lending Club's plan of action ,we first need to think about Peer-to-peer loaning.

Shared loaning:

Companion to-peer(P2P) loaning is the act of loaning money(loan) to people/organizations through Online Services that coordinate banks with borrowers. Since shared loaning organizations offering these administrations by and large work on the web, they can run with lower overhead and offer the assistance more inexpensively than conventional money related foundations.

So here moneylenders may gain more significant yields than that of the reserve funds and venture choices gave by banks. What's more, borrowers may get advances/cash at lower premium rates,even after P2P making organization has given allowed to matchmaking stage and credit checking the borrower.

The intrigue can be set by banks who go after the most reduced rate on the converse closeout model or fixed by the middle person organization based on an investigation of the borrower's credit.

Harry Warrick

Trainer, Writer, Artist | Posted 26 Mar, 2019

Here is an interesting business model to look at.

One of the most interesting business models I have seen in years is the Builderall model. What makes it one of the kind is where it is within the marketplace and its competition.

It is a single platform for marketing that can replace a few thousand dollars worth of marketing tools. 

It offers many tools and features for a single monthly fee of as low as $30. Their top tier plan is only $50 a month. 

If you take a look at their competitors in the online marketing tool or resource space. You find suppliers like ClickFunnels which is very popular and has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in sales. It is a marketing funnel platform. ClickFunnels alone is $99-$397 a month just for its one well-designed tool. When you use ClickFunnels you would still need an email autoresponder program, Facebook ChatBot, Social Media Marketing Tools, website builder, Plugins, eLearning platform, (If you are selling a training program), and at least 10 other tools.

Each of these tools helps you complete an online marketing step. Part of your Integrated Marketing process. 

Since you can link multiple domains and Facebook accounts or pages to this suite of tools, you can not only complete all of your marketing steps with one low-cost set of tools, and resources.

The other flip side of this business model is more common. They have a two-tiered affiliate program. ClickFunnels and most major providers offer affiliate programs as well. But give the value of the Builderall platform this program has even more promise.

If you have not used an affiliate program before do not confuse it with Network Marketing. Instead, this is just a referral system for their service. I am new to the service myself but I am now using it to build out my next training programs and 3 websites for clients. It is an easy to use platform and may indeed be the best solution dollar for dollar of any suite of tools available.

Think of this suite of tools and their business model like a Swiss Army Knife for all of your online marketing needs. As you work on selling a product or service online you just use the related tool that you need. No further expense is required.

This makes their business model truly unique, especially within the online or internet marketing World.


rajat Gupta

Former Software developer at Tata Consultancy Services | Posted 27 Dec, 2018

Hiii, right off the bat let me clear u this thing there wouldn't be any irregular or extraordinary organizations in this world. In any case, makes a business novel so how we do it and what technique we use in doing that business. To give u a precedent by moving peanuts Haldiram's has turned into a major business making crores of cash yet even we locate similar peanuts on the roadside yet not make thousands. So the uniqueness of the business lies in transit how we deal with it and what system we play on it. Numerous ppl trust that thought makes the distinction what I accept is the means by which we chip away at that thought has the effect…

jeffrebel home

Blogger | Posted 10 Nov, 2018



Great question! If only I'd asked this 7 years ago when I started my online journey.

Now though after going deeply into this over time (researching things fascinates me), I'd have to tell you that the BEST business model is the one YOU design around a number of things that are unique to YOUR wants, needs and desires.
It might sound odd but I work BACKWARDS to design my business models. I use the same latest TOOLS to build the machine behind each of my businesses (but am always researching new tools so these can change but only if they save me time AND do a better job).
It's HOW & when you use the tools that create the differing mechanics.
The Business Models differ in terns of things such as number of hours of my OWN time to be invested. How much interaction with others I want in this model. How much income and how often. There's a bunch of things on the list that help me to determine the best business model.
The mistake people often make is looking at someone ELSE'S business model from the OUTSIDE (which is like window shopping outside of a huge department store and thinking you get what they sell inside. It's only the merchandise they show you to BRING YOU INSIDE though! You don't get to see the dozens of people in the office. I think you get the picture :)
So then they go off and try to emulate it. Some "experts" even offer you their "template" but those templates are once again going to mislead you because they're SIMPLIFIED to draw you in.
No one would be tempted by a complicated drawing. It's overwhelming. So grabbing this & that via free offers etc is a HUGE trap for newbies who often are doing things on a meagre budget.
So without writing a whole book here my best advice would be to work backwards step by step from your BIG VISION. That's a great start. Grab a huge piece of paper and start at the end - mapping out what YOU want from your business. It's quite a journey of you do it well and at the end comes complete CLARITY.
You know what drives you. What your end payoff HAS to be (because if you hate what you need to do to GET there you'll fail, you'll quit, or you'll be exhausted.
I'm teaching this in my Academy which will be launched soon. It's one of my favourite modules, because THIS is one of the biggest problem areas of all solo-Preneurs. I struggled with it and spent a large amount of money on my own training in order to not only get the big picture but to actually feel confident enough in my knowledge and thinking to challenge what I'd learned and to take it to a better place for others.
Whatever you decide, I wish you the best of luck and good fortune :)

राहुल ओबरॉय

Engineer,IBM | Posted 21 Dec, 2017

After having done a full research, mainly because I was curious, I found out that there are some quite crazy businesses out there! However, these are three of the many that top the list for me.

Potato Parcel

One of the craziest ones was started by this 24-year-old, named Alex Craig. His idea was one of the most unique ones I have ever seen, being that he started a business of mailing messages which were written down on potatoes! He started off with this in 2015, and quickly became very popular under the name of ‘Potato Parcel’. You could basically get any kind of a customized message written down, on the rates between $8 and $10. The business still continues to flourish.

People and Co.

Another one of these businesses was opened in Haryana, India. It is a Restaurant named ‘People and Co.’, but the crazy thing is that they charge you for the amount of time you spend in the restaurant – Not for the food! They basically cost you INR 15 per minute, and it is a buffet consisting of several items. They record your time from the moment you pick up the plate, until you raise your hand, indicating you’re done. This unique idea was something that attracted many people towards it, and indeed it is one of the most genius business ideas out there!

The Hangover Helpers

These two guys in Boulder also started a business of their own, and I’ll admit this is an idea I might have never thought of before. They’re known as the ‘Hangover Helpers’, and are always there to the rescue right when you’re going through a severe hangover after a night out with your friends, which mostly included too much drinking. Once you call them, they will show up at your house with the perfect breakfast, and even clean your messed up house for you! They’ll basically make the whole process of undergoing a hangover much less painful for you.