You've been invited to join a Blackbell marketplace. Here is a guide to help you get started.
This video explains you very clearly how to join a marketplace built on Blackbell.
As soon as you receive an email invite, just click on "Get Started". You'll be taken to start your onboarding.
Follow those simple steps to get into your platform.
You'll need to approve Blackbell terms as Blackbell is the underlying platform behind your marketplace.
Once your onboarding is done, you'll get to your content section.
You will see a direct link to reach the marketplace application once your content is finalized.
From the topbar, at all time, you can access:
Your marketplace guidelines
A video tutorial to help you get going
Complete the setup to start adding your content.
✅ Connecting a Stripe or Transferwise account is mandatory if you want to join a Blackbell marketplace.
Make sure to connect your Stripe or Transferwise account during your Content setup.
Add your content
Here is an example of a page: https://templateonepage.blackbellapp.com/
Feel free to browse our help center to learn how to manage your content.
Join the marketplace
Once your content is finalized, you can reach the marketplace application in 2 ways:
By clicking in the topbar
By reaching the marketplace application from the Sell via Marketplaces section
Here is how a marketplace application looks like
In the "about" section, learn more about the marketplace and tell a bit about you and your motivation to join this platform.
Share any information that you find useful: website, social media, contact details...
✓ Marketplace guidelines: Those are the marketplace guidelines. Make sure to read those guidelines and honor them or you may not be approved by the marketplace owner.
✓ Commission: Set the commission you agree to share with the marketplace. (Must be >= of the % set by marketplace)
✓ Page: Select the page you would like to push to this marketplace. As a supplier, you are limited to one page so you'll get one choice.
Under the supplier form section, you'll see all fields your marketplace requests you to fill out. This will help the marketplace categorize its suppliers and this will help customers filter their search results when browsing the marketplace website.
Example of search panel
Make sure to carefully review your information and page before sending it to the marketplace.
Of course, at all time and even after submitting your application, you'll be able to edit your page and products. But you never have a 2nd chance to make a 1st impression.
When you feel ready click on "Submit application"
Right after being submitted, the status will show "to review" ("to" review from the marketplace perspective)
You've finalized your application
What happens next?
The marketplace will now review your completed application.
They have 2 options:
Get in touch with you if they have a question or would like you to modify content
Instantly approve your application
The moment the marketplace approves your application, here is the email you'll receive.
How to upgrade to more content & features
As a supplier of a marketplace, you have some limitations:
You are limited to 1 page
You can only add up to 4 products & services to your page
You cannot have access to the following features that may be listed in your platform: SMS & phone alerts / Utilities / Coupons...
How to upgrade
To add more content (pages / services), unlock additional features and be able to sell via multiple marketplaces, you can easily upgrade to more advanced plans.
Go to Settings > Plan & Billing and select a more advanced plan. Full features can be read here
The +: You'll automatically benefit from a month free because as you have been invited by your marketplace. So its referral code instantly applies 🚀.