Square has done an exceptional job of making it easier for small businesses to accept credit card payments, but what if you're looking to move product in more places than your current city? The company's looking to expand a bit, taking a local idea global. Square
Market is the answer, described as an online marketplace for businesses to sell everything from handmade jewelry, housewares and merchandise, to yoga lessons and beauty services. Square Market provides local businesses across the U.S. the ability to sell their products throughout the country to anyone, anywhere.
"We're focused on making easy-to-use tools for merchants that create an incredible experience for their customers - no matter where they are. Creating an online marketplace is our next step in making commerce easy for everyone," said Ajit Varma Square's Director of Discovery. "Square Market makes local businesses accessible to customers down the block and across the country."
Sellers no longer need to waste money on expensive website development, complicated fees, or complex inventory management. Square Market enables anyone to open a store for free with items, photos, and a profile for their business. Sellers can post items directly to Twitter for their followers to discover and share. Square offers one low fee of 2.75% per item sold and there is no charge to list items.
Visit www.squareup.com/market to create a store in the Square Market to start selling online today, and let us know if you'll be taking advantage.