Become a seller
Why should I sell on Shop Local?
- Raise awareness about your business among local buyers
- Benefit from Shop Local’s marketing activities
- Gain exposure to new buyers by selling online
- Sell online in a simple, affordable way
- Increase sales by enabling buyers to shop when it suits them
- Attract more buyers by uniting with other local sellers
- Sell more by being easily found by local buyers
- Make it easy for your local community to support you
Do I need to be a business to sell on Shop Local?
Yes, but we don’t mind if you have a physical store or not, or whether it’s a side hustle or your full time gig. Shop Local is not a classifieds site.
What does it cost to sell on Shop Local?
There’s a flat commission fee of 8% on the sale price, plus a 3.6% payment processing fee which is a PayPal fee passed on at cost.
What can I sell on Shop Local?
Shop Local is designed to sell products rather than services.
Unless your business is a thrift or op-shop with the appropriate quality screening processes in place, goods should be new.
We do not allow the sale of tobacco products, liquor, homeopathic products, medications, live animals, weapons, or adult products.
Do I have my own listing on the site?
You sure do! Your business gets a dedicated page with your logo, business description and product listings. You can even create your own product sub-categories. You are able to edit your product listings yourself at any time.
What delivery options can I offer?
There are standard options you can choose from – shipping via Australia Post, Click and Collect, Local drop off (for orders over $50 to your postcode and 2 surrounding ones).
Keeping our delivery options standard has enabled us to keep our sales commission low, and as the site grows over time we may look to expand these options.
What payment options can I offer?
We offer payment through PayPal (which also facilitates credit card payments). We require you to have a PayPal business account in order to accept payment.
Keeping our payment options standard has enabled us to keep our sales commission low, and as the site grows over time we may look to expand these options.
How do I sign up?
Complete the seller application form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
I have other questions...
Feel free to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.