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Join the #1small business marketplace where thousands of supporters are eager to purchase directly from innovative mom and pops like yours.

Fair value

List items for free – you only contribute a $0.2 donation when you make a sale.

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Powerful platform

Our platform makes it easy to manage, and grow your business.

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Connect and Interact

Help thousands of new supporters, find your business by listing and updating your local business on our small business locator map for free.

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Simple, transparent, secure

  • Automatic deposits
  • Secure transactions
  • Seller protection

$0.00 Listing fee

Listings are free and a donation when you make a sale.

$0.20+ Transaction donation, 4.5% payment processing fee

 

When you sell an item, there’s a small donation and standard payment processing fee.

15% Offsite Ads Fee*

Moms & Pop Shops pays to advertise your items across the web through Offsite Ads. You only pay a fee when you make a sale from one of those ads. Learn more about advertising fees

We process payments on our secure, SSL-encrypted platform, and have security specialists and fraud detection systems to protect you and your buyers 24/7.

* Listing fees are billed for $0.20 USD, so the amount in your currency may vary based on changes in the exchange rate. Payment processing fees vary by bank country.

 

* Offsite advertising is optional for most sellers, but may be required based on how much you make in sales on Moms & Pop Shops in a 12 month period. Visit our Help Centre for more details on Offsite Ads fees.

Simple, powerful tools

Spend less time managing your shop and more time on the fun stuff.

Manage your business anywhere

Use the Mom & Pop Shops website to manage orders, edit listings and respond to buyers instantly, from anywhere.

Accept payments seamlessly

Attract more buyers on Mom & Pop Shops and beyond with Promoted Listings and free social media tools.

Analyze and optimise your shop

Access detailed stats about your shop’s performance to help you increase your sales.


Reach a world of shoppers

Build your brand with powerful marketing tools.

Grow your following

Our tools take the guesswork out of crafting the perfect posts for Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter or Instagram.

Boost your visibility

Reach thousands of supporters with our advertising tools: Mom & Pop Shops locator map.

Attract new customers

Create a sale or coupon to catch the eye of shoppers or reach them right in their inboxes with a targeted offer.

Mom & Pop Shops is powered by 100% renewable eletricity.

Choose your own path to success

Mom & Pop Shops has tools designed for every stage of your business’s growth — no matter how big your ambitions. Access more advanced tools and less fees with a mom & pop shop membership.

Vendor

Everything you need to start, manage and grow an innovative business

A $29.99 annual charge after a 6-month risk-free trial


Entrepreneur

An expanded set of tools to help jump-start growth and express your brand

A $19.99 monthly membership fee after a 3-month risk-free trial

Entrepreneur Membership

Everything you need to start, manage and grow an innovative business

A $47.97 annual charge after a 1-month risk-free trial

Pricing is based in USD. If your bank’s currency is not USD, price may vary with exchange rates.Standard fees apply to all packages, including listing fees and the updated transaction fee.

Here’s what you’ll find in Mom & Pop Shops Plus

Stand out with new ways to customise your shop

Take control of your shop’s look with customisable options, including new banner templates and featured listing options that put your products in the spotlight.

Tell shoppers your items are back in stock

Don’t lose a sale because of a sold out item. Email interested shoppers when the item’s back in stock and see which listings are most popular so you can plan your inventory.

Learn how to grow your business through resources and mentoriships

Gain access to blogs, webinars and mentors to teach you ways to grow your business.

Bonus listing and advertising credits

Get promotional ad listing credit to advertise your items in Mom & Pop Shops Ads each year.

Learn how to grow your business through resources and mentoriships

Gain access to blogs, webinars and mentors to teach you ways to grow your business.

You can subscribe to Plus after you open your Mom & Pop Shop.

Help when you need it

We’re committed to helping our small businesses thrive, with support and education for shops big and small.

Talk to us

Reach our support staff by email or request a phone call whenever you have a question.

Tips for success

Learn best practices for your business with our always-updating blog site.

Seller newsletter

Read the Mom & Pop Shops Success newsletter for tips on improving your shop, delivered straight to your inbox.

Get advice

Ask questions and find a community of sellers like you in Mom & Pop Shops ’s forums and Teams.

Seller Stories

We think Mom & Pop Shops is pretty great but don’t take our word for it. Hear stories from our sellers about how Mom & Pop Shops has made a difference for them.

What can you sell on Mom & Pop Shops ?

Handmade Goods

Vintage

(20 years or older)

Craft Supplies

Mom & Pop Shops is a marketplace where millions of people around the world connect to make, sell and buy unique goods. You can sell handmade goods, vintage items and craft supplies on Mom & Pop Shops .

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some common questions about selling on Mom & Pop Shops.

How do fees work on Mom & Pop Shops ?

Joining and starting a shop on Mom & Pop Shops is free. There are three basic selling fees: a listing fee, a transaction fee, and a payment processing fee. There’s also an advertising fee for sales that come from Offsite Ads.

It costs R3,20 to publish a listing to the marketplace. A listing lasts for four months or until the item is sold. Once an item sells, there is a 5,% transaction fee on the sale price (including the delivery price you set). If you accept payments through mom & Pop Shops Payments, we also collect a 4.5% + R8,00 payment processing fee when an item is sold.

Listing fees are billed for $0.20 USD, so if your bank’s currency is not USD, the amount may differ based on changes in the exchange rate. The payment processing fee may also vary by bank country.

You pay an advertising fee on any sales you make from Offsite Ads. When you open your mom & Pop Shops shop, you can decide if you want to participate in mom & Pop Shops ’s advertising services.

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What do I need to do to create a shop?

It’s easy to set up a shop on mom & Pop Shops . Create an mom & Pop Shops account (if you don’t already have one), set your shop location and currency, choose a shop name, create a listing, set a payment method (how you want to be paid) and finally set a billing method (how you want to pay your mom & Pop Shops fees).

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What can I sell on mom & Pop Shops ?

mom & Pop Shops provides a marketplace for crafters, artists and collectors to sell their handmade creations, vintage goods (at least 20 years old) and both handmade and non-handmade crafting supplies.

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How do I get paid?

With Mom & Pop Shops Payments, our easy-to-use and secure payment system, you may accept payments from a wide variety of payment methods including credit and debit cards, PayPal, Google Wallet, Apple Pay, and Mom & Pop Shops Gift Cards. Funds from your sales are deposited directly to your bank account in your currency, no matter how or from where the buyer pays.

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How does Mom & Pop Shops protect sellers?

Seller Protection is a programme that offers you peace of mind in the event of a transaction dispute. If you are unable to resolve a disagreement with a buyer and the transaction meets eligibility requirements, Mom & Pop Shops will help you resolve the issue through our dispute resolution system.

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Do I need a credit or debit card to create a shop?

Yes, a credit or debit card is required to create a shop. To be verified as a seller you have the choice to use either a credit card or to register via PayPal. You will not incur any charges until you sell any of your products or your free trial to your membership expires, whichever comes first.

Want more information? Here are some resources to help you get started.

 

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