STEP 1 – SIGN UP AS A JUMIA VENDOR (SELLER)
To start selling on Jumia, you need to open a seller account to become a vendor or seller with Jumia. To become a seller on Jumia, you need to complete the vendor registration process as shown in the example form below.
But before you click on the registration link below, please find time and read the whole of this write up to enable you understand how to sell on Jumia and make good profit. When filling the form, you will see a place they will ask you to fill the person that referred you to start selling on Jumia, in that space, put our company E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can see example in the picture below:
To register a seller or vendor account on Jumia, visit: https://sellercenter.jumia.com.ng/user/signup/dostep/step/1
Immediately the registration process has been completed, you can access your sales dashboard (the backend of your online store on Jumia), where you can upload new products to be sold, write descriptions, monitor your sales and cash-out your monthly proceeds.
STEP 2 - HOW TO UPLOAD YOUR PRODUCTS FOR SALE ON JUMIA
This is very simple and easy. There are two methods to achieve this; by uploading your own unique product one by one or by using the "Sell Yours" method which makes it faster and easier for you. You can learn how to do this by watching this simple youtube video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7JIoRqxKK4
STEP 3 - HOW TO DRIVE TRAFFIC TO YOUR JUMIA ONLINE STORE?
If nobody visits your store online, you won’t make any sales and you won’t make money. This is a very important aspect of selling on Jumia. Jumia spends so much money on advertising, but that doesn’t mean you will rely on them to help advertise all your products for you.
You can drive traffic to your own Jumia store by doing the following:
Set-up a competitive Price
You should consider competition before you state any price for your product. Online shoppers are looking for quality products with a reasonable pricing, so you shouldn’t make yours sound ridiculous – even if it has a great quality.
Be Customer Friendly
One of the things that would spoil your business when you sell on Jumia would be a bad rating. This is one of the things that online shoppers look out for before making purchases. Endeavour to do all you say you would do – if you want to get a good rating (5-start rating).
STEP 4 – JUMIA WAREHOUSE DELIVERY
This is the step that focuses on customer satisfaction when you sell on Jumia. Any error you make here would result in a bad rating from the customer, which would ruin your sales.
Once you receive an order, Jumia would verify that you have the goods available. Once the availability of your goods is certified, you would receive an order from Jumia to take it down to the nearest Jumia warehouse where it would be shipped to the buyer.
Any order received from Jumia to deliver to the warehouse is to be done within 24 hours.
STEP 5 – GOODS DELIVERY
Once your item has gotten to the Jumia warehouse, the company is now in charge of the delivery. It is shipped to the customer’s shipping address.
Step 5 – Customer Care Services
Jumia as a company is in charge of customer’s complaints and issues arising from the delivery and payment of the goods. They attend to the customers on your behalf – which is a great plus to those who sell on Jumia.
Things To Consider Before Selling On Jumia
Jumia, like most e-commerce platforms, has certain conditions that ought to be met before you can start selling. Below, we discuss the must-haves for selling on Jumia platform:
You Should Have Brand New Products
Jumia doesn’t accept the sale of used or refurbished products, meaning you can only list new products. Plus, ensure that the products you plan to sell don’t feature in Jumia’s list of banned and restricted brands. You can click here to get a complete list.
You Should be an Authorized Seller of a Brand
In the case of branded products, ensure you’re an authorized seller of that particular brand. Authorization comes in various forms, including licenses and trademarks. Jumia does this to protect both the seller and the brand owner.
Jumia offers premium quality products at affordable prices, which is a welcome move for end-users. So, if you’re planning to sell costly high-end products, Jumia might not be the right place for you.
You Should Have At Least 5 Items To Sell
Jumia puts a minimum limit to the number of items you can upload. Currently, you can’t upload less than 5 products.
You Need a Bank Account
Jumia pays directly into your bank account. So, you should consider opening one before starting to sell.
Benefits of Selling on Jumia Market
How do you stand to benefit by selling on the Jumia marketplace? Below are four reasons to keep you motivated:
Free Vendor Training
The Jumia University offers free vendor training. Training sessions include the option of offline training. Here, you get to learn more about the Jumia Seller Center. Plus, you get to know how to list your products and have comprehensive knowledge regarding order packaging and shipping.
The sessions offer advice and tips on how to boost your sales volume and create most appealing, professional content for your products. You also learn everything regarding account statement. All these for free!
Jumia company has years of experience and excellent service; hence people trust it. Therefore, rather than buying from unknown online stores, most choose to buy their items on Jumia.
The company offers you the opportunity to use its trusted brand name as a label for your products. As a result, you get to share in its popularity.
In Nigeria alone, 4 million visitors flock the Jumia platform every month searching for items to buy. Plus, you need to remember that its presence is felt across many other African countries. So, it’s your big chance to advertise your products to millions of buyers every month.
No Maximum Upload Limit
At Jumia, you can list as many items as you want, since there’s no maximum limit. Plus, the platform takes care of maintenance fee, listing fee, and other unprecedented expenses.
Jumia makes selling pretty simple. The only things you need to do is complete the registration process, complete a dedicated training session (for new sellers), list your products, and you're all set.
What Can You Sell on Jumia Market?
In Jumia, there are extensive categories of products you can sell. Below is a list of items that sell on Jumia:
● Electronics (television, projectors, cameras, sound systems, etc.)
● Phone & Tablets (mobile phones, tablets, and accessories)
● Computing (laptops, printers, scanners, software, networking services, etc.)
● Health & Beauty (hair care, fragrances, makeups, etc.)
● Home & Office (cookware, appliances, furniture, bedding, etc.)
● Grocery (laundry, cooking, toiletries, beverages, etc.)
● Fashion (wearables, jewelry, watches, etc.)
● Baby Products (toys, apparel, diapering, etc.)
● Automobile (car & motorcycle accessories, safety equipment, etc.)
● Sporting Goods (sport & fitness, cycling, camping, etc.)
● Gaming (play station, video games, etc.)
● Other Categories ( livestock, musical, gardening, movies, etc.)
What You Can't Sell on Jumia
● Tobacco & Cigarettes
● Medical Items
● Media Publications
● Pirated Publications
● Seditious Materials
● Obscene Images
● Adult Toys
● Vulgar Words
● Fireworks & Explosives
● Plants & Animals
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