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Set Up Your Store

Use this page as a guideline for setting up and managing your store on CulturExpo.

This page will tell you how to list products, introduce your store and brand to the consumer, and much more.

To start the registration process click the "Let's Begin" button at the end of this page. After clicking the button, you can always come back to this page as a reference.

Furthermore, you we can help you with onboarding via meeting!


1. Create Your Account

Before you post your products on our website, the first thing you need to do is register your account. To start registration, click the "Let's Begin" button to go to a separate page, as seen in Image 1. Afterward, click the "Join Now" link highlighted with yellow on Image 1. The next step, fill out the details, as seen in Image 2. Now you can move on to the next step.

Image 1: Welcome as a seller page

Image 2: Register As a Seller

2. Set Up your Profile

Before you can add any products, you need to finish your profile details on your page. To do this, look at Image 3, then go to the page to edit your profile settings. On "3. Profile Details," you can see a detailed explanation of each part of your profile.

Image 3: To edit your profile go to the "Profile"-> "My Account"

3. Profile Details

Short Store Description

This description will be displayed under your every product, keep this fact in mind while adding product descriptions.

Detailed Store Description

This description will be displayed under your profile page on our website. Make it as detailed as you like; there are no limitations on this page.

Seller Policy

This part is not mandatory.

Store Banner Image

If you don't have a banner image, there will be a template provided for your page.

4. Listing Products

Now that you set up your profile, you can begin uploading products. To start listing products go to the "Products"-> "Products Listing" -> "+Add Product". You can also follow these steps by looking at Image 4 and Image 5. On "5. Product Details," you can see a detailed explanation of each part of adding a product.

Image 4: To start listing products go to the "Products"-> "Products Listing"

Image 5: Next step click "+Add Product"

5. Product Details

Product Name

Suggested: Keep the names short. You can tell what materials the product is made out of to increase the product search results.

Mandatory: Include the place where the product is origination from. Like Portogease dress or Ottoman/Turkish Sword.

Product Type

There are two product types listed down below. You can only choose one of them. Antiques are cultural products that were produced by someone else in the past. They need to be authentic Antiques, not fake; we will ask for verification questions for the authenticity of the Antiques. You must produce handicraft products or be a handicraft distributor getting products from real handicraft designers. We will also require verification on Handicrafts; for further verification information, click here.

  • Antiques
  • Handicraft

Description 

Suggested: Tell about the product and mention where it's from, and the materials used to make it. There is no mandatory requirement for this section.

Product Tags (Very Important)

Product tags are essential for your items to be appropriately identified and increase purchases. There are four types of tags (Verification, Regions, Centuries, and Periods); read all separate sections in great detail.

Verification (Mandatory for both Antiques and Handicraft)

There are two tags for verification; Verified and Unverified. When you list a product, it's MANDATORY to select either one of these. Initially, every store will only have the option of choosing the "Unverified" tag; you will not see the option of the "Verified" tag. If we verify your item, we will change the "Unverified" tag to the "Verified" tag manually from our system. Later if your store becomes a trusted store, we will give you the option to choose the "Verified" tag when listing a product.

  • Verified
  • Unverified

Reigons (Mandatory for both Antiques and Handicraft)

Choosing regions is vital to make the customer experience for the seller better if you are unsure which regions encompass what countries look at our map at culturexpo.ca for reference.

  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Oceania
  • North America
  • South America
  • Central America
  • Middle East
  • South Asia
  • North Asia

Centuries (Mandatory for Antiques)

Choosing centuries is vital to make the customer experience for the seller better. If you are selling an Handicraft item you can ignore this tag completely but it is crucial for Antiques.

  • Pre 12th Century
  • 12th Century
  • 13th Century
  • 14th Century
  • 15th Century
  • 16th Century
  • 17th Century
  • 18th Century
  • 19th Century
  • 20th Century

Periods (Mandatory for Antiques)

Choosing time periods is vital to make the customer experience for the seller better. If you are selling an Handicraft item you can ignore this tag completely but it is crucial for Antiques.

  • Renaissance Humanism (1400 to 1500)
  • Protestant Reformation (1517 to 1648)
  • The European Renaissance (1450 to 1600)
  • The Enlightenment (1650 to 1800)
  • First Industrial Revolution (1760 to 1840)
  • Revolutionary Period (1764 to 1848)
  • Age of Imperialism (1800 to 1914)
  • Second Industrial Revolution (1869 to 1914)
  • World War I (1914 to 1918)
  • Great Depression (1929 to 1939)
  • World War II (1939 to 1945)
  • Information Age (1945 to current)

Weight

It's crucial to enter the correct weight (approximate) of the product so the approximate shipping price can be calculated for the buyer.

Pricing

Regardless of your country of origin, set all prices in CAD (Canadian Dollars). This is because we don't want your product prices to be fluctuating.

Inventory Details

SKU: This is the amount of the product you have in storage.

Barcode: You can skip this.

Track Inventory: There are two options on this label. "Don't track Inventory" means that even if you don't have any of the product in your stock, the product won't show up as out of stock, and the buyer will be able to order it. If you use the option "Track This Products Inventory," it means if you have 0 in stock, the buyer wouldn't be able to purchase this item.

Variant Details

This page will be updated later.

Product Image

Suggestion: Use white background when taking photos.

Collections

If you are unsure which collection your product fits inside, contact us.

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