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Selling on Maty

Interested in selling via Maty? Then you’ve come to the right place. In the table of contents below you can see (and click on) what we will cover in this article.

Why sell via Maty?

Maty is a popular online marketplace that allows individuals and businesses to sell their products to a global audience. Founded in 2005, the platform has grown to become one of the largest e-commerce sites in the world, with millions of active users and a wide range of product categories. With its reputation for reliability and security, Maty provides a trusted platform for sellers to reach new customers and grow their businesses. Whether you’re a small business owner or an individual looking to sell your handmade crafts, Maty offers a powerful platform to help you succeed in the world of e-commerce.


Advantages of selling on Maty via e-tailize

  • Access to a large customer base
  • Low fees for sellers
  • Easy to set up and manage listings
  • Secure payment and delivery options
  • Integration with social media platforms
  • Opportunity to reach international buyers
  • Dedicated customer support team
  • Option to offer promotions and discounts


Fully integrate Maty with your systems

Do you want to manage Maty and any other future or current marketplace(s) in one place? At e-tailize you can accommodate the following functionalities:

  • Sell ​​on marketplaces across Europe (over 100 integrations)
  • Centralized order management (automatic & manual)
  • Centralized inventory management
  • Full PIM system specifically designed for marketplaces
  • Easily post products on marketplaces
  • Integration with all kinds of fulfillment software (e.g. MyParcel, Picqer, and more)
  • Connection with the well-known CMS platforms (Shopify, WooCommerce and more)
How to Sell on Maty
Step 1
Register your business

Before you can start selling on Maty, you need to have a registered business. This will ensure that you are legally allowed to sell products and services.

Step 2
Create an account on Maty

Once you have a registered business, you can create an account on Maty. This will allow you to start selling your products and services on the platform.

Step 3
Set up an e-tailize account

To make the most of your Maty account, you should also set up an e-tailize account. This will help you manage your inventory, orders, and sales across multiple marketplaces.

Step 4
Upload your products to Maty

With your e-tailize account set up, you can start uploading your products to Maty. This will make them available for purchase by Maty’s customers.

Step 5
Optimize and monetize your listings

To maximize your sales on Maty, you should use e-tailize’s ‘Analyze’ and ‘Advertize’ modules. These will help you optimize your listings and advertise your products to potential customers.

Possible Problems and Challenges

Knowledge | Quite a bit of knowledge is needed to be able to compete well with current sellers on Maty. That’s where an analytical tool like e-tailize can help you. Our dashboard gives you the insights and pointers you need to take on the fight.

Errors | It is important that you as a seller keep your performance score as high as possible. Stable stock synchronization and reliable order forwarding are therefore critical. In addition, you also want to be able to efficiently process a high number of returns. With a tool like e-tailize, you can be sure that there are no (synchronization) errors between your marketplaces, webshop(s), fulfillment parties, and the PIM system.

Scaling | When you have Maty under control, you want to expand the number of channels – and thus your reach. If you import your products into a PIM system, you can also upload the products to other marketplaces in addition to Maty. Even better; immediately your order management and stock synchronization are arranged.

The main selling categories on Maty:

The main categories you can sell on Maty are:

  • Fashion: Clothing, shoes, accessories, and jewelry.
  • Electronics: Computers, smartphones, tablets, cameras, and other gadgets.
  • Home and Garden: Furniture, appliances, decor, and gardening supplies.
  • Sports and Outdoors: Fitness equipment, camping gear, and sports accessories.
  • Beauty and Health: Cosmetics, skincare, and personal care products.
  • Toys and Games: Board games, puzzles, action figures, and other toys.
  • Books, Music, and Movies: Books, CDs, vinyl records, DVDs, and Blu-rays.
  • Automotive: Cars, motorcycles, and accessories.
  • Collectibles: Rare and unique items such as stamps, coins, and antiques.
  • Business and Industrial: Office equipment, manufacturing supplies, and industrial machinery.
The Buy Box
The Buy Box
When several partners offer the same product, one of the partners is featured the Buy Box. That's because this partner has the best offer in terms of price, delivery time and service. Most sales are made through the Buy Box. So it is essential to win this. A common tactic to always win the Buy Box is to set up your own brand with unique EANs. If you are the only provider of a product, you will always win the Buy Box.

Seller Rating
Seller Rating
Your ability to get a high score on the 'service' aspect (named in the Buy Box section) depends entirely on your Seller Rating. Your Seller Rating is determined based on how well you meet the Maty terms of service. Below this block you can find some of the conditions Maty will look at.


The costs & conditions

As a seller on Maty, you will be required to pay a commission fee on each sale you make. The commission fee varies depending on the category of the item you are selling, but it typically ranges from 5% to 15% of the sale price. In addition to the commission fee, you may also be charged a listing fee for each item you list on the platform. The listing fee is typically a small percentage of the sale price, and it helps to cover the cost of maintaining the Maty platform.

Selling conditions on Maty:

  • Returns: Buyers have up to 14 days to return an item for any reason. As a seller, you are responsible for processing returns and issuing refunds.
  • Delivered on time percentage: You are expected to ship items within 2 business days of receiving an order. Maty tracks your delivery performance and expects you to maintain a high percentage of on-time deliveries.
  • Customer questions: You are expected to respond to customer questions within 24 hours. Failure to do so can result in negative feedback and a lower seller rating.
  • Maximum delivery time: You are expected to deliver items within 30 days of receiving an order. If you are unable to meet this deadline, you must communicate with the buyer and provide an updated delivery estimate.

How to learn to sell on Maty

Here are some general tips on how to learn how to sell on any platform:

  1. Research the platform: Before you start selling on Maty, it’s important to understand how the platform works. Read through their seller guidelines and policies, and familiarize yourself with the different features and tools available to sellers.
  2. Study successful sellers: Look for successful sellers on Maty and study their listings, pricing strategies, and marketing techniques. You can learn a lot from their approach and apply it to your own business.
  3. Develop a marketing plan: To sell successfully on Maty, you need to have a solid marketing plan. This includes optimizing your listings for search engines, using social media to promote your products, and building a brand that resonates with your target audience.
  4. Price competitively: Pricing is key to selling on any platform. Research the prices of similar products on Maty and price your items competitively.
  5. Provide excellent customer service: Providing excellent customer service is essential to building a loyal customer base on Maty. Respond to customer inquiries promptly, ship items quickly, and resolve any issues that arise in a professional and timely manner.

Conclusion

In conclusion, selling on Maty can be a great opportunity for individuals and businesses looking to expand their reach and grow their e-commerce business. With its large customer base, low fees, and secure payment and delivery options, Maty provides a trusted platform for sellers to reach new customers and increase their sales. However, there are some challenges that sellers may face, such as competition, errors, and scaling. That’s where e-tailize can help, by providing a centralized platform to manage multiple marketplaces, inventory, and orders. By following the tips and guidelines provided, sellers can learn how to sell successfully on Maty and build a loyal customer base through excellent customer service and competitive pricing.

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