These companies rely on different tactics to attract consumers and get them interested in using their services. However, they all share similar patterns and are mostly used with one purpose in mind: to save money. Airbnb and the sharing economy Disrupting the hospitality market was something that few people could have seen coming. The hotel industry has traditionally been very strong and resistant to change but Airbnb has now changed all of that. Airbnb has an impressive technology stack that includes dozens upon dozens of different services which handle marketing, sales, financial transactions, and more, not to mention a very sophisticated search engine that usually delivers what people are truly looking for. Get the full story at The Next Web