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Tour the New Green Marketplace

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In this webinar, Jonah Mytro of GreenDeals.org, a project of Green America, will walk you through the new Green Marketplace, which will offer drop shipped products from green businesses at MSRP. …

In this webinar, Jonah Mytro of GreenDeals.org, a project of Green America, will walk you through the new Green Marketplace, which will offer drop shipped products from green businesses at MSRP. Simliar to Amazon.com's marketplace, the Green Marketplace delivers green products from certified green businesses. He'll show you how the new marketplace works and answer any questions.

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  • 1. The Green Business NetworkThe Green Business Network is a vibrantcommunity of over 3,000 businessescommitted to creating a better world.Our mission is to help businesses everywherebecome more successful and grow a greeneconomy that is good for people and the planet.
  • 2. The Green Business NetworkWe have been building a green economy forthree decades. Join us in celebrating:30th anniversary of Green America20th anniversary of the National Green Pages®10th anniversary of Green Festivals®Get listed in our Anniversary Editionof the National Green Pages by July 20th!!QuestionsTish Kashanitkashani@greenamerica.org202.872.5338
  • 3. The Green Business NetworkWe help green businesses across the country toConnect. Market. Grow
  • 4. Introducing Jonah Mytro Director GreenDeals.org
  • 5. Marketplace – Powered by GreenDeals.org
  • 6. What is GreenDeals?GreenDeals.org is a flash sale/daily deal website launched in 2010 to promote green products and services from Green Business Network members.A featured GreenDeal requires a minimum discount of 30% off retail and GreenDeals takes a percentage of sales.3-5 featured deals are launched each week and run for 10-12 days.In addition to the featured deals and coupons, we feature Green Tips, Blog, and Sweepstakes.
  • 7. How large is GreenDeals.org?- Website Traffic: 40,000-50,000 visitors per month- 120,000-150,000 page views per month- Facebook: 6,000 fans- Twitter: 16,000 followers- Email Database: 160,000
  • 8. GreenDeals Launches MarketplaceExpected launch: July 15-20, 2012 GreenDeals is launching the Marketplace, an ecommerce shopping portal, similar to Amazon.com but for Green Business Members only.- Products are featured on Marketplace.GreenDeals.org and sold at retail price. (MSRP)- Weekly discounts on select items (10-25% off)
  • 9. How it Works: Merchant DetailsAll merchants that sell a physical product are eligible to participate in the MarketplaceHow it works:1- Products are featured on Marketplace2- Consumers purchase products and pay at marketplace.GreenDeals.org3- Merchants are responsible for shipping and fulfilling orders (Drop Ship Only)4- Merchants have real-time access to reporting to track sales and orders (3-5 day shipping expected from merchants)5- GreenDeals submits payments to vendors each Friday (for previous Friday-Thursday sales) - via Paypal (preferred) or Check (3-5 business days)
  • 10. How it Works: Cost & Setup FeesCost: GreenDeals pays Wholesale Price for products.Setup Fee- Up to 5 products (no setup fee)- 6-15 products ($50 setup fee)- 16-30 products ($100 setup fee)- 30+ products ($250 setup fee )Shipping- Shipping costs need to be fixed or included in the cost of the product due to limitations of our system.Vendor Sales Email- Vendor email will be sent each time a new order is placed at Marketplace
  • 11. Creative Requirements- Merchant should complete the excel sales document (Sales rep will email upon request) (product listing, description, SKU, product options, inventory, image url, wholesale cost, MSRP, etc.)- Product description: Provide copy for each product (25-50 words per product)- Product options: We can offer options such as size and/or color at checkout- Images: Accept url images or image files 400x400 (JPEG, GIF)- Products will be added within 7 days from receipt of all documents based upon bandwidth
  • 12. Product & Checkout:
  • 13. Merchant Reporting- Merchants have reporting access with order information, ability to download orders, add tracking numbers to each order, update business info, and view all sales history.- Any product changes and additions must be handled by the GreenDeals staff.
  • 14. Merchant Issues: Shipping and ReturnsReturns & Exchanges- In the case that there is a return or exchange from a customer, GreenDeals will work with the merchant to make sure the return & exchange occurs promptly. It’s the responsibility of the merchant to work with customers on all returns and exchanges.- Merchants can list products as “final sale” with no returns or exchanges allowed. This information will be listed on product details.Shipping- All orders should be shipped within 3-5 days from order date.- Merchants are strongly urged to add tracking numbers to all orders and update these in the vendor reporting- Exceptions: Products “made on order” may take longer to ship and we need to list these details on product descriptions and alert customers via email following purchases.
  • 15. Next Steps: Advertise- If you are interested in advertising on the Marketplace, please choose your top selling products to start. Up to 5 products, no setup fee. More than 5 products, setup fees do apply.- Contact your sales rep for product sheet- Complete product sheet and return to sales@greendeals.orgSales Contacts:Allison HaasAhaas@greendeals.orgWest Coast and Mountain RegionJeff SokolJeff@greendeals.orgEast Coast, Southeast, and Mid West Region
  • 16. Thank You! GreenDeals offers advertising options for any business at GreenDeals.org/advertise 1- Featured GreenDeal (Revenue Share) 2- Sweepstakes (Lead Generation Program) 3- Banner Advertising (CPM) 4- Sponsored Email (CPM) Contact us with any questions: Jonah Mytro Director P: 617.329.1821 E: Sales@greendeals.orgAllison Haas Jeff SokolAhaas@greendeals.org Jeff@greendeals.orgWest Coast & Mountain Region East Coast, Southeast, & Mid West Region
  • 17. What is GreenDeals?GreenDeals.org is a flash sale/daily deal website launched in 2010 to promote green products and services from Green Business Network members.A featured GreenDeal requires a minimum discount of 30% off retail and GreenDeals takes a percentage of sales.3-5 featured deals are launched each week and run for 10-12 days.In addition to the featured deals and coupons, we feature Green Tips, Blog, and Sweepstakes.
  • 18. How it Works: Merchant DetailsAll merchants that sell a physical product are eligible to participate in the MarketplaceHow it works:1- Products are featured on Marketplace2- Consumers purchase products and pay at marketplace.GreenDeals.org3- Merchants are responsible for shipping and fulfilling orders (Drop Ship Only)4- Merchants have real-time access to reporting to track sales and orders (3-5 day shipping expected from merchants)5- GreenDeals submits payments to vendors each Friday (for previous Friday-Thursday sales) - via Paypal (preferred) or Check (3-5 business days)
  • 19. Thank You! GreenDeals offers advertising options for any business at GreenDeals.org/advertise 1- Featured GreenDeal (Revenue Share) 2- Sweepstakes (Lead Generation Program) 3- Banner Advertising (CPM) 4- Sponsored Email (CPM) Contact us with any questions: Jonah Mytro Director P: 617.329.1821 E: Sales@greendeals.orgAllison Haas Jeff SokolAhaas@greendeals.org Jeff@greendeals.orgWest Coast & Mountain Region East Coast, Southeast, & Mid West Region

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