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Selling, signup and listing fees in MultiMerch – how do they work?

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Having a hard time monetizing your marketplace platform?

We're almost ready to release MultiMerch 8.23 that supports four different fee types:

  • selling fees
  • signup fees
  • product listing or insertion fees
  • vendor subscriptions

In this post, I'll tell you exactly how you can use different MultiMerch fees and generate revenues from your platform.

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How shipping cost and speed affects conversions across marketplaces

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Today’s e-commerce has changed dramatically from even a few years ago. Modern customers aren’t delighted by fast or free shipping – they expect it.

This is a shift largely driven by Amazon and its huge pushes to deliver products more quickly and cheaply, but it impacts e-commerce as an industry.

Understanding how shipping costs for the customer and total fulfillment speed affects conversion and sales across marketplaces will give you a better basis to understand how, where, and why you should be investing in faster and cheaper shipping.

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Mastering shipping in your MultiMerch marketplace

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Managing shipping in a two-sided marketplace can be a challenge for you as a new marketplace owner.

With MultiMerch vendor shipping, we've tried to make the process as straightforward as possible.

The upcoming MultiMerch 8.22 release introduces 4 different vendor shipping modes you can use in your marketplace:

  • flat rate vendor shipping
  • shipping rates based on cart total
  • shipping rates based on cart weight
  • per-product shipping rates

In this blog post, I'll cover how vendor shipping works in MultiMerch and what the new modes look like:

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Automate your MultiMerch marketplace via Stripe

This summer, we've introduced support for Stripe Connect and Stripe Subscriptions in MultiMerch.

Today, we're releasing MultiMerch 8.20 that extends Stripe Connect capabilities to support Direct and Destination charges.

Considering automating your online marketplace with Stripe? Here's what you can do with MultiMerch 8.20 and Stripe:

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