Sell on Wish via: BigCommerce
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Wish is an online e-commerce marketplace where you can buy and sell almost anything, with more than 300 million shoppers in over 80 countries.
But with so many merchants on the site, and the high cost involved, it’s not the best platform for new sellers.
Wish doesn’t charge any listing fees, but new stores are expected to pay a $2,000 registration fee. According to Wish, it charges this fee to attract serious sellers with high quality products and customer service.
Wish also charges a commission fee, or “revenue share” on sales of up to 15% on the total order. Find out what you’ll pay for your store in the “General Information” section of your account settings menu.
Let’s take a look at how Wish’s revenue share impacts your bottom line:
If you’d like to start selling on Wish, sign up for an account by completing the following steps.
E-commerce platforms that offer omnichannel selling, like Shopify and BigCommerce, let you integrate your existing store with Wish. Sell your products on Wish and list them on other platforms like Amazon, Facebook and Instagram.
There are a few things you can do to increase your chances of success sales:
There are a few factors you need to consider when pricing your items:
Wish let’s you sell most items on its platform including clothing, home decor, electronics, tools, jewelry, custom clothing and artwork and more.
As a general rule, you’re not allowed to sell services on Wish. The following products are prohibited from sale:
There are two primary ways to find products to sell online:
Market research helps you pinpoint in-demand, trending products and identify any gaps in the market you to fill. As Wish boasts shoppers in more than 80 countries, consider overseas shipping costs.
Decide whether you’ll source, store and ship products yourself, and compare suppliers. Or use a dropshipping service to tackle warehousing and shipping on your behalf.
Wish accepts a variety of payment options on its platform, aimed at attracting international customers:
As an online seller, you can receive payments from Wish via:
There are a few ways to ship Wish orders:
Access a list of accepted shipping providers from your Wish account menu.
Wish offers a few ways to help market your items:
Be wary of the following drawbacks of selling on Wish:
Wish offers the opportunity for online merchants to sell a wide variety of products to buyers from around the world. But it pockets a hefty cut of merchant transactions and you could be left waiting up to seven business days before you receive payment for a sale.
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