About

What exactly is Local-Marketplace.com and how is it different?

  • Local-Marketplace.com is an easy to use, but very advanced Online City Marketplace System that allows Merchants to sell their products and services collectively WHILE MARKETING YOUR CITY to the rest of the world!
  • This Do-it-Yourself System delivers TREMENDOUS Search Engines Results to your products and services
  • No need to have website of your own or be technical (very simple to use)
  • This website will deliver NEW customers from around the globe “virtually” first, then ultimately to your stores
  • Participating merchants will have a team of highly motivated web pros working hard in the background to optimize the products and services you insert into the system, so they are found in the search engines!
  • We get paid when you get paid! (*after initial membership fee)
  • Charitable events marketed and sold through Local-Marketplace.com will be processed and our commissions will be waived (after credit card fees and taxes)

Think Local :: Sell Global! ™


Local Marketplace Advanced Benefits and Features

Customer Features:

  • Registered customers do not have to re-enter their information each time they visit the site
  • Registered customers can edit their personal profiles
  • Registered customers can access order history
  • Registered Customers can use Wish lists
  • Real-time order tracking
  • Moderated product reviews and ratings
  • Newsletter engine
  • Send to friend functionality
  • Multiple customer types and pricing
  • Social Networking Tools Built In (customers can help market each listed product and service )

Search Engine Optimization Features:

  • Extreme SEO! (Search Engine Optimization) for all listed products and services offered… which means awesome search engine ranking
  • Pages are easily crawled and found by all major search engines
  • Custom META tags and keywords within Local-Marketplace.com

Merchants:

  • Secure, password-protected merchant control panel
  • Control products and services from anywhere in the world via any web browser
  • View customers’ order history
  • Real time order tracking
  • Export sales and customer information for use in a spreadsheet and/or Quickbooks

Products Features:

  • Sell unlimited number of products, sevices within unlimited categories
  • Downloadable goods (e-goods) e.g. e-Books, Plans, Manuals, etc.
  • Offer “members-only” categories
  • Featured Products (shown at the top of category pages)
  • Bestselling Products
  • Related products: upselling and cross-selling
  • Unlimited product options and prices
  • Customers can shop by manufacturers

Merchandising and Inventory Features:

  • Discount coupons
  • Gift certificates
  • Full inventory control of products
  • Offer quantity discounts to customers
  • Retail, wholesale and multi-member pricing models

Shipping and Tax Features:

  • Real-time UPS shipping calculator
  • Real-time shipping markups
  • Free shipping available per product
  • “Free shipping” coupons to customers<
  • Additional processing and handling charges available
  • Customizable tax calculation
  • Product-specific taxes
  • “Tax exempt” feature

Requirements to Become a Merchant Membership on Local-Marketplace.com

  1. Agree to the merchant terms of service
  2. Pay for Merchant Membership
  3. Your approved account will be created and configured and you can begin selling online! (normally within 24 hours)
Important: To become an authorized Local Marketplace™ Merchant, you must have a valid:

Here’s How Local-Marketplace.com Works:

  • Customer finds your (merchant’s) products and/or services via search engine results – from content uploaded and managed by you (The Merchant)
  • Customer purchases your products / services through Local-Marketplace.com
  • Customer and Merchant are both notified immediately of purchase via email and secure website control panel
  • Merchant Ships order
  • Local-Marketplace.com disburses funds to Merchant every 14 Days

Cost to Sell on Local-Marketplace.com

  • $250 one-time membership fee
  • 7% commission of the total transaction and $.30 per transaction fee
  • $1.00 per disbursement period via Paypal every 14 Days

(Local-Marketplace.com pays credit card processing fees!)
(Note: Certain associations may have discount coupons available for the one-time fee. Please inquire within your specific association if you are eligible)

Membership includes:

  • Ability to sell in unlimited products and categories
  • Access to the easy to use merchant control panel (simple step-by-step instructions)
  • Company profile page, including logo, company description, return policies, etc.
  • Discounts to ongoing advanced e-commerce training sessions
  • Ability to advertise within Local-Marketplace.com (additional charges apply)
  • Automated product search engine optimization (SEO) and Google Base Feed submission
  • 1 Free “Featured” product within desired category for 1st month
  • 1 Featured Merchant Advertisement (you supply banner artwork)

Requirements to Become a Merchant Membership on Local-Marketplace.com

  1. Agree to the merchant terms of service
  2. Pay for Merchant Membership
  3. Your approved account will be created and configured and you can begin selling online! (normally within 24 hours)
Important: To become an authorized Local Marketplace Merchant, you must have a valid:

Here’s How Local-Marketplace.com Works:

  • Customer finds your (merchant’s) products and/or services via search engine results – from content uploaded and managed by you (The Merchant)
  • Customer purchases your products / services through Local-Marketplace.com
  • Customer and Merchant are both notified immediately of purchase via email and secure website control panel
  • Merchant Ships order
  • Local-Marketplace.com disburses funds to Merchant every 14 Days

Cost to Sell on Local-Marketplace.com

  • $250 one-time membership fee
  • 7% commission of the total transaction and $.30 per transaction fee
  • $1.00 per disbursement period via Paypal every 14 Days

(Local-Marketplace.com pays credit card processing fees!)
(Note: Certain associations may have discount coupons available for the one-time fee. Please inquire within your specific association if you are eligible)

Membership includes:

  • Ability to sell in unlimited products and categories
  • Access to the easy to use merchant control panel (simple step-by-step instructions)
  • Company profile page, including logo, company description, return policies, etc.
  • Discounts to ongoing advanced e-commerce training sessions
  • Ability to advertise within Local-Marketplace.com (additional charges apply)
  • Automated product search engine optimization (SEO) and Google Base Feed submission
  • 1 Free “Featured” product within desired category for 1st month
  • 1 Featured Merchant Advertisement (you supply banner artwork)

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