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Use MultiMerch with Stripe Connect to instantly process customer payments

Running an online marketplace and paying out earnings to your sellers manually?

You know how tiresome this gets as your marketplace grows.

Now – what if you could completely automate your marketplace payments?

Well, MultiMerch + Stripe Connect now makes instant payments to vendors possible to make your life happier.

Here's how it works.

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OpenCart 3 vs OpenCart 2 in 2018: Should You Update?

OpenCart 3 was released in 2017 almost a year ago – back then, we gave it a try concluded it doesn't offer much in terms of tangible benefits to store owners compared to OpenCart 2.

Today, we're giving OpenCart 3 another try to see if something has changed and if it makes sense to switch to OpenCart 3 – or stick with the proven and stable OpenCart 2.

This is an April, 2018 update to the original blog post published in June, 2017.

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The MultiMerch Guide to Online Marketplace Monetization

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Selecting and implementing the right online marketplace monetization strategy is a question of life and death when you're building an online marketplace.

Here at MultiMerch, we've seen many beautifully designed marketplaces fail to generate revenues and die a miserable death.

In this post, I would like to lay out all of the monetization strategies for online marketplaces we've learned about while building MultiMerch to help you choose the right one.

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