Top 10 On-Demand Service Apps That Will Encourage You To Develop Your Own

Click and get a handyman or electrician on your doorstep. 

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On-demand service platforms are emerging in various verticals these days as they allow consumers to access all the services at their doorstep. It's all about convenience that makes on-demand service apps popular day by day. 

The on-demand service economy is revolutionizing people's lives as it allows them to call and appoint any service provider. It saves time and money. The beauty of an on-demand service app is that consumers will have an extensive range of service providers and can choose anyone based on ratings and reviews. 

Moreover, local business owners adopt these custom solutions and take their business online so that users can access any services- from appointing a handyman to meal delivery to booking a cab. On-demand service apps are mediators between consumers and service providers of different professions such as car-washers, electricians, plumbers, etc. 

Here we will discuss the top 10 on-demand service apps that are successful and make huge amounts of money. You can get inspiration from them to make the next big name in the world of the online service industry.

Top 10 On-Demand Service Apps That Have Changed the Modern World

On-demand utility apps solve people's day-to-day issues smartly, and this digital approach makes on-demand service apps the most popular across the globe. Uber and UrbanClap are the two names that first blink in our minds whenever we hear the term on-demand service. 

As a result of this, we have shortlisted the best ten online service apps that are popular and give you a rough idea of which kinds of apps you should build for better conversions.

1. Doordash

Doordash is an American online food delivery service company founded in 2013 and allows users to place online food orders. A San-francisco based company operates in more than 600 cities and recently raised funds of $1.4 billion from different sources. Doordash is one of the leading food delivery services across the USA.

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2. UrbanClap

UrbanClap is now also known as Urban Company, which is India's fastest growing on-demand service app. UrbanClap has more than a million downloads on the Play Store and App Store. 

UrbanClap hires trusted and skilled service providers for different types of services. From salon bookings to wedding planners to cleaning to pest control - they always have a solution. 

UrbanClap was first introduced in 2017 and instantly made a huge name in the world of on-demand service. The company has also become one of the most popular home services marketplaces and has raised huge funds from Accel India.  

3. Drizly 

Based in the USA, Drizly is one of the best on-demand alcohol delivery apps that allows people to order liquor and get it delivered at their location in no time. Drizly app connects consumers and retailers through an application or website. Drizly currently operates in more than 100 cities in North America and raised $85M funding from trusted sources. 

4. Rinse

Rinse is another well-known on-demand laundry service app that offers clothes washing and dry cleaning services at the user's convenience. Founded in the USA, Rinse allows its users to choose dates and times as per their preferences. 

5. ServisHero

ServisHero is a well-known name in the Southeast Asia on-demand service industry. ServisHero deals with different kinds of services and has been working with more than 5000 service professionals. They are catering to multiple countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. From AC repair to plumbing to an electrician to general home services-ServisHero has all under the one roof. 

6. Handy

Handy is another on-demand service app that connects users with expert service providers such as handymen, cleaners, and movers. If you want to move or shift your furniture from one place to another, Handy is the best and ultimate solution. You can book appointments based on their previous work, rates, and ratings from a website or app. 

7. TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit is one of the best and well-known on-demand services that allows consumers to book home care services like laundry, electricity, moving, packaging, and grocery related services within the app. Today, TaskRabbit operates in 47 cities across the USA, four cities in the UK, and one city in Canada. 

8. Thumbtack

Thumbtack is another USA based on-demand service startup that deals with more than 1000 services and allows consumers to book and schedule services at their own time. The Thumbtack app offers an extensive range of services including beauty and spa services, cleaners, florists, electrician, plumber, and many more. Users can check reviews, service providers' skills and calculate the cost before placing the service request. 

9. Postmates

Established in 2011, Postmates is another best on-demand service app that was initially developed to help service professionals as they can get regular work and no longer need to roam around streets. 

The app also offers food delivery services and comes with modern features that allow consumers to place orders digitally from nearby restaurants. This app becomes a handy solution for busy professionals as they can do everything with a couple of clicks, whether it is food, cleaner, or plumber. 

10. Soothe

Don't you have time to pamper yourself? Well, Soothe is here to provide body massaging services where users can book an appointment as per their preferences and get it done within an hour from a skilled therapist. From booking to payment to tracking the therapist in real-time, everything can be done through the app.

Bonus Tip

The ten best on-demand service apps discussed above are popular and have made their way into the urban economy. If you want to expand your local service business, it is the right time to launch your own on-demand service app that allows users to avail of multiple services right at their doorstep. 

Since urban users prefer instant services to their day-to-day activities, instant service demand will surge in the coming years. So what are you waiting for, come up with an innovative idea that offers an attractive yield and hits the market at the right time.


Deep Moteria contributed to this article.Deep is an aspiring entrepreneur and co-founder of Elluminati Inc. Deep, having led 75+ startups on the right path with their information-admiring entrepreneurial skills and guidelines. Along with that he loves to craft content on topics including on-demand economy, entrepreneurship, technology trends and many more.

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