Here is a list of the shopping channels listed on MultiChannel and a brief expose of how they work.
The Sortprice online shopping comparison site boasts about being the first to offer retailers a way to sell their products directly on their Facebook pages. They also boast about being the largest social commerce platform on Facebook. Additionally, they offer a wide range of engagement tools that help online retailers convert their fans to customers. They are US-based and have a flat rate pricing that ranges from $149-$649 per month, allowing merchants to have exclusive unlimited clicks on all of their product listings as opposed to other shopping sites that use the Pay Per Click method. Read more here: https://www.sortprice.com/ and sign up for their merchant/seller account here: https://apps.sortprice.com/my/products?t=login
Google uses its Merchant Centre to help online merchants display their products on their shopping site, search, and other partner sites. This way, merchants have the opportunity to display their products all around the internet and get millions of potential customers. Google has various means of doing this via setting an adwords campaign that is linked to your product data in your Google Merchant Centre account. Also cited as a comparison shopping site, it gives buyers the leverage to make informed decisions about their purchases. Google doesn’t charge for getting set up on their Merchant Centre, but it uses the Pay Per Click module; which means that you only pay Google when a buyer clicks on your product. Currently, Google supports selling to the following countries: Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States. Sign up for a Google Merchant account here: https://merchants.google.com/
Furnish is a great UK online shopping site that showcases beautiful, stylish designs on their platform. They take pride in promoting furniture from online store owners and charge a small commission on every purchase made via their platform. See this link for a note to their sellers: https://furnish.co.uk/pages/sell or this to start selling with them: https://furnish.co.uk/supplier_applications
Shopmania, like many other online comparison shopping sites also boasts of great increase in traffic for merchants when they display products on their platform. Also, using the Pay Per Click module, merchants are not charged except an action is taken on their products. Their platform allows you to sell directly on Facebook via your shopmania account by installing the Shopmania app on your Facebook page so that your followers can shop right on your Facebook page. Here’s the link to their seller account: https://partner.shopmania.com/cp.register
Getprice is an Australia-based comparison shopping site that works with thousands of merchants and showcases millions of products. They have no minimum or maximum charges. You only pay when a buyer clicks on your product. To learn more, browse their shopping site here: https://www.getprice.com.au/. To sign up for their merchant listing, go to: https://www.nextcommerce.com.au/sign_up.aspx
PriceMe has two sites: one for Australia and another for New Zealand. They pride themselves as New Zealand's largest comparison shopping site. Whether you’re selling consumer electronics, appliances, mobile phones or household or office products, be sure to find buyers on PriceMe. They use the Pay Per Click model but you should have a stipulated amount of funding in your account. Learn more about their site here: https://www.priceme.co.nz/ and register on their seller account here: https://www.priceme.co.nz/RetailerCenter/RetailerSignUp.aspx
Commission Factory is an affiliate marketing network based in Australia. Commission Factory has three client sets that it services within the Performance-based advertising space, such as the Affiliate, Merchant and Agencies. At commission factory, you have the opportunity to work or collaborate with affiliates to market your products on their platforms and pay them a commission for customers brought to your site. A fee schedule is presented during discussions with the sales team. They also receive remuneration based on commissions, just like their affiliates. Sign up for their merchant/advertiser account here: https://dashboard.commissionfactory.com/Register/?_ga=2.229284379.645920645.1556816012-1079683867.1556633670
Newegg marketplace was primarily for techies, but has now expanded its reach to include various categories. Based in the US, they function by charging commissions on sales made by their merchants. Their platform allows merchants globally. They charge based on the number of merchants listings and also charge commissions on purchases made on their platform. Register for their seller account here: https://www.newegg.com/sellers/
Pricerunner is a UK-based comparison shopping site that has US and Sweden variations as well. Pricerunner has been around since the late 90s. They allow merchants to list products on different categories. They also have unique features like notifying buyers when a product drops in price. They also use the Pay Per Click module of pricing. Visit their site url to find out more: https://www.pricerunner.com/ and register as a merchant on their site here: https://secure.pricerunner.com/
MyShopping.com.au is an Australian comparison shopping engine that gives online merchants an upmarket advertising platform. This favourably differentiates MyShopping.com.au from generic search engines, notorious for their low visitor-to-buyer conversion rates. Myshopping uses the Pay Per Click module as well. Find out more from their shopping site here: https://www.myshopping.com.au/ and register for their merchant account here: https://merchant.myshopping.com.au/AccSummary.aspx
Bing Shopping works just like Google Shopping. You upload your datafeed onto their Bing Merchant Centre then set campaigns to run ads on your products. Like several other shopping channels, they use the Pay Per Click mode of payment. Sign up for the seller account here: https://bingads.microsoft.com/?s_int=en_us_acsignin_productfeatureproductadsshoppingcampaigns&mkt=en-us&adv_market=en-us. To learn more about bing shopping, click here: https://about.ads.microsoft.com/en-us/solutions/ad-products/shopping-campaigns
Shopzilla, now known as Connexity, is an online comparison shopping engine based in the US but has sites for UK, France, and Germany as well. It costs $500 to join, but the funds go straight to your Pay Per Click account. There are no charges or payment apart from the initial fund to your account. Visit the shopping site here: http://www.shopzilla.com/ and sign up for their merchant account here: https://account.connexity.com/
You can advertise your products on Facebook. Submit the product data and choose the kind of ads you want to use. It also uses pay per click model and doesn’t collect monthly subscriptions. There are several articles to help you get set up nicely. Log in to your Facebook page and get access to your ad manager from there.
Shareasale is an exclusive affiliate marketing network where merchants collaborate with advertisers to showcase their products on their websites, blogs or other sites. Having been in business for over 19 years, they pride themselves with a topnotch knack for accuracy, efficiency and speed, as well as being fair and transparent in their dealings with their clients; both advertisers and merchantsalike. Visit their website for more details here: https://www.shareasale.com/ and sign up to be a merchant here: https://www.shareasale.com/m-login.cfm. Also, take a look at their pricing here: https://www.shareasale.com/merchants-learn-more.cfm
Commission Junction or CJ affiliate
Commission Junction, now known as CJ affiliate is an affiliate marketing site which started as a platform for advertisers and publishers to assemble in one place and offer mutually beneficial solutions to their business challenges. Visit their site to learn more about their pricing module: https://www.cj.com/. You can also sign up as an advertiser or merchant here: https://www.cj.com/company-information?hsCtaTracking=d225a3c5-5f78-4a56-a2f0-cd9167d305ee%7C3c23fe2c-10fe-47f7-b84b-f09e8b306505
The Opensky marketplace has grown consistently over the years. Merchants are able to display their products in front of millions of buyers across the globe, as well as give you the right tools to list your inventory on eBay via the Opensky platform. You can sign up for monthly billing of about $40 and save about 20% on the yearly plan. Visit the marketplace here: https://www.opensky.com/ and sign up for their seller account here: https://www.morecommerce.com.
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