Products Selling – How it Works

What to sell on MarketPlace Africa?

Selling your products or opening an office for your business in the mall is so easy. There are different categories of businesses and stalls you can setup. However, some business requires our admin permission or approval to get the products displayed or businesses promoted at the mall.

Register

Product categories are open to all sellers, and more are available only to Vendors or Traders. Simply make your mind which products categories best suits your products and brand. Register Now!

Choose a Plan

Sell one, or more products. Just choose from the business packages.  Both Professionals and Individuals pay minimum monthly subscription fees and other applicable selling fees when an item sells. View subscription packages.

Start listing

Login to your account where you will be to add products to your store, add service listings and also manage your entire selling process. Just like a in a physical shop. Login/Register now!

Products Listing

As a registered Pro Business, you can add products to the MarketPlace Africa stores one at a time, Depending on your chosen plan, you can add 10 products to unlimited products to your storefront.

Project Listing

As a registered Pro Business, you can add projects to the MarketPlace Africa stores one at a time, Depending on your chosen plan, you can add 10 projects to unlimited projects.

Shipping/Delivery

MarketPlace Africa admin automatically notifies you when customers place an order. The MarketPlace Africa admin may help to pickup your products (South Africa only) and deliver to your customers — or you can handle shipping yourself.

Pro Business Selling Tier

This is for small businesses who lists their products for sale at the marketplace. Small business sellers can post multiple products. Sellers are free to register for free, sell limited numbers of products and may upgrade to paid subscription anytime to enjoy posting of unlimited products and services based on our monthly subscription packages.

Once your have purchased your subscription package, you can then post products, and submit project depending on the package you chose.

Individual sellers does not pay commission to MarketPlace Africa. All sales by individual sellers on 100% basis this means no commission taken from your sales.

Vendors or Traders Tier

Vendors are traders who stock and sell products either as retail or wholesalers. Your vendor account otherwise known as traders account allows you to sell multiple products. You have your unique shop with your dedicated url. Your dedicated url allows you to promote your store anywhere on the internet.

As a vendor there are no limits to amount of products you display on your store. You are also able to promote your own partners or affiliate products through your unique link.

Vendors membership is totally free. You only pay us a commission on every item or transaction sold.

As a vendor we ensure all your transactions are true honest and efficient. Hence the MarketPlace admin monitors your sales and transactions. Buyers pays into the MarketPlace account and the marketplace contacts you automatically once there are any transactions at your store. Once the customer pays for your goods or services; we ensure you ship the goods within set shipping terms.

Once you have delivered products and customers are happy; then your money will be deposited into your bank account or paypal account by the MarketPlace Admin. You only pay the MarketPlace Admin a certain percentage.

B2B Tier

This is a professional service offering tier based on business to business category of transaction. This is ideal for companies who provides services for other companies.

For example digital marketing agents are able to use this platform to promote and market their clients products and services. Professional service providers like designers multimedia producers, fashion gurus, and the general service industry are able to promote their services. This tier of membership is strictly on monthly subscription basis.

Marketplace Africa is designed to provide:

  • Opportunity to sell on our system without having to own your own website.
  • You simply create your shop, store or setup your business office then start adding products and services
  • Get noticed by thousands of users of the marketplace without having to invest heavily on promoting your business as users and visitors searches the site, you pop up on search results.
  • Enjoy full digital marketing services as the Marketplace is fully visible on all internet and social media networks worldwide.
  • We help you with pickup and delivery of your goods to your customers
What to Sell

Some of the products categories your are permitted to sell at the MarketPlace. Please note that certain products and services may not be allowed through out the site. For example, all forms of contraband goods and services are not allowed.

Product Category Types of Products Conditions Allowed Approval Required
Music CDs, Cassettes, Vinyl, and other sound recordings Downloads, New, Used, Collectible Available to all Signup
Camera & Photography Equipments Cameras, Camcorders, Telescopes New, Refurbished, Used Available to Individuals, Vendors and Dealers Signup
Tools & Home Improvement Hand & Power Tools, Plumbing, Electrical, Building Materials, Appliance Parts New, Refurbished, Used Available to all Signup
Toys & Games Infant and Preschool, Learning and Exploration Toys, Ride-ons, Action Figures, Dolls, Board Games, Arts, Crafts, Hobbies, Furniture Infant and Preschool, Learning and Exploration Toys, Ride-ons, Action Figures, Dolls, Board Games, Arts, Crafts, Hobbies, Furniture Available to all Signup
Luggage & Travel Accessories Luggage, Bags, Backpacks, Briefcases, Umbrellas, Travel Accessories New only Available to Individuals, Vendors and Dealers Signup
Watches and Jewelries Earrings, Necklaces, Rings, Bracelets and Watches New only Available to Individuals, Vendors and Dealers Signup
Fashion and Accessories Outerwear, Athletic Wear, Innerwear, Belts, Wallets, shoes, sunglasses New only Approval required. Available to venders and dealers only Signup
Office Improvements Supplies, Furniture, Printers, Calculators New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible Available to all Signup
Computers Desktops, Laptops, Drives, Storage New, Refurbished, Used Signup
Musical Instruments Guitars, Orchestra, Recording Equipment New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible Available to all Signup
Books Books, Calendars, Card Decks, Sheet Music, Magazines, Journals, Other Publications New and used Items must ship within two business days of the date the order confirmation is made available to you Signup
Health & Personal Care Fragrance, Skincare, Makeup, Hair Care, Bath & Shower. See also Health & Personal Care New only Approval maybe required. Available to vendors/individual sellers Signup
Arts and Crafts Paintings, Drawings, Mixed Media (Two-Dimensional), Limited Edition Prints and Photographs Collectible Available to all Signup
Audio and Videos Downloads Audio Books, Tutorial videos Downloads Requires Approval Signup
Sports Goods & Sports Collectibles Sports wears, Gears, Trading Cards, Game-Used and Autographed Items New and Collectible Available to all Signup
Business Products New, Refurbished, Used New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible Available to professional business vendors Signup
Industrial & Scientific Lab Equipment & Supplies, Industrial Materials, Power Transmission, Electronic Components, Sanitation, Janitorial New only Sellers must conduct proper research to ensure that their Industrial & Scientific product listings comply with applicable laws and regulations. Signup
Automotive & Powersports Parts, Tools & Equipment, Accessories New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible Approval maybe required. Available to vendors/individual sellers Signup
Grocery & Gourmet Food Beverages, Breakfast, Canned Goods, Household Supplies, Snacks, Meat, Seafood, Chocolate, Desserts, Gift Baskets New only Approval maybe required. Available to vendors/individual sellers Signup
Fine Art Paintings, Drawings, Mixed Media (Two-Dimensional), Limited Edition Prints and Photographs New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible Available to all Signup
Home & Garden Kitchen, Dining, Pet Supplies, Furniture, Décor, Bedding, Bath, Craft, Hobby, Home Applliances, Storage, Patio, Lawn, Garden, Pool Supplies, Landscaping, Snow Removal, Generator New, Refurbished, Used, Collectible Available to all Signup
Electronics (Consumer) TVs, CD/DVD Players, Car Audio, GPS New, Refurbished, Used Available to all Signup
Electronics (Accessories) Audio, Video, Camera, Photo, Cell Phone, Car Electronics, Computer, and Office Accessories New, Refurbished, Used Available to all Signup
Cell Phones Smart Phones and Others New, Used, Refurbished, Unlocked Available to all Signup
Video Games & Video Game Consoles Game Consoles, Console Games, Accessories New, Used, Collectible Available to all Signup
Outdoors Outdoor Gear, Outdoor Sports Apparel, Cycling, and Action Sports New, Refurbished, Used Available to all Signup
Shoes, Handbags & Sunglasses Shoes, Boots, Sandals, Slippers, Handbags, Sunglasses, Eyewear Frames New only Available to Vendors and Dealers Signup

For help on getting started, email: admin@marketplaceafrica.co.za

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