sell on kaya crafts

Do you make exceptional handcrafted items and need a market for it?


Join our community and sell your products on KayaCrafts!

What is KayaCrafts?

We are an online platform for buying and selling handmade items in South Africa.

We’ll make it easy for you to set up a professional online shop so that you can sell your products
to the whole of South Africa while also getting exposure to potential buyers across the world.

The idea behind KayaCrafts is to have all crafters here, in one place,
so that this can become South Africa's 'one-stop-shop' for everything crafty.

how does it work?

Make it

Open your shop

Sell it

fall in love with our features

Exposure

We'll help you set up your online shop and expose your products to a wide audience of waiting buyers.

Support all the way

We will guide you step by step to help manage your online shop, do marketing and deal with customers. Get free access to our guides, tutorials, best tips and articles on how to run a successful online shop.

Safe transactions

We facilitate all the sales transactions of your products. Pay a small transaction fee when you make a sale. Monthly payouts go directly into your bank account. No hidden costs.

Affordable

Pay a once-off joining fee of R100. Our basic membership plan allows you to list up to 15 products for free.

Easy setup

We take care of all the technical stuff. You complete the online forms telling us about you and your products and we’ll build a sleek and professional shop for you. Send customers to your own KayaCrafts web address.

Easy to use

With an easy to use interface, you can rest assured that listing products and maintaining your store is easy and convenient, so that you can focus on what you love.

create your store

It has never been easier to create a shop that is unique to your craft.


What can you sell on Kaya Crafts?

HANDCRAFTED ITEMS

CRAFT SUPPLIES & TOOLS

The Kaya Membership Packages

Kaya Basic

R 0
+ R100 once off joining fee
  • Once off R100 joining fee
  • List up to 15 products
  • 12% Commision fee
  • Unique web address for your shop
  • Powerful marketing tools
  • Free access to our library
  • Customer reviews
  • Buyers contact you directly
  • Link to your social media accounts
  • Offer coupon discounts
  • Put specific products on sale
  • Video/Slider banner
  • Export your orders
  • Import/Export Products
  • Allow staff access to help manage your shop

Kaya Premium

R 49 per month
+ R100 once off joining fee
  • Once off R100 joining fee
  • Unlimited amount of products
  • 8% Commision fee
  • Unique web address for your shop
  • Powerful marketing tools
  • Free access to our library
  • Customer Reviews
  • Buyers contact you directly
  • Link to your social media accounts
  • Offer coupon discounts
  • Put specific products on sale
  • Video/Slider banner
  • Export your orders
  • Import/Export Products
  • Allow staff access to help manage your shop

Membership

We recommend that you start out with our Kaya Basic membership plan since KayaCrafts is still in its infancy. 
If, at a later stage you feel Kaya Premium is a better fit for your needs you can easily upgrade from your Dashboard.

Own online shop

As a seller on KayaCrafts, you'll have your own online shop with its own URL which lives at www.kayacrafts.co.za/shop/your shop name.

# of items listed

There are no limits on the amount of products you can list in your shop if you pick the Kaya Premium membership plan.  Those who pick the Kaya Basic membership plan will be able to list up to 15 products.  We strongly encourage you to upload a minimum of 5 images per product.

Video/Slider BAnner

Create interest by using video or a slider for your shop banner.

Marketing Tools

Our focus is on enabling a relationship between buyers and sellers.  On each product listing a link is placed that leads to your shop encouraging customers to browse the rest of your products.  Buyers can contact you directly from your shop page as well as from each product listing. You will be able to set up sales on individual products and use coupons.  (Kaya Premium membership) View your stats to easily spot trends and growth patterns to help you control your stock, change prices and more.

Link Social Media

Link your shop to your social media accounts and super charge your marketing efforts by increasing your reach.

Library

Learn how to have a successful online business. We are continually adding new articles, tips and trick to our library to help you run your shop, manage your marketing campaign and to become a successful seller.

R100 Joining Fee

This is a  non-refundable fee each seller pays when registering with KayaCrafts. It will be put to use to help market KayaCrafts to bring buyers to your shop.  It will also serve to authenticate the seller's identity, ensure credit card validity and to encourage honest transactions. This preventative measure will give buyers confidence that they are dealing with serious, honest sellers.  It will be put to use to drive the marketing engine of KayaCrafts.

Payments

EFT is used to transfer your earnings directly into your bank account.  We make bi-monthly payments:  those with surnames starting with A-M will be paid in the middle of the month and those starting with N-Z will be paid at the end of the month.

Customer Reviews

Customers can rate and review your products. Positive reviews will count as endorsements of you products and more sales will follow.

Followers

Customers can 'like' you and your products by following you.

Sales and coupons

Enjoy the ability to create sales and coupons for individual products. You have full control over dates, amounts and percentages.

Allow staff access

Need help managing your shop? Give your 'staff' limited or full access to your dashboard.

Join our community

Join the KayaCrafts Community Facebook group and be part of our community. Help and be helped.

In order to calculate your product prices do the following sum:
Product price +  KayaCrafts’ % commission

Buyers can pick between Paxi, PnP, PostNet and Courier Guy as delivery options.  

The delivery cost will automatically calculated and added to your product price.

 

Make sure to clearly state which delivery option you prefer to use in your Delivery Policy in your shop.

If you are a supplier and would like to showcase

your craft supplies and tools on KayaCrafts, please contact us.

Our Goal is to make KayaCrafts the biggest online showcase of handcrafted goods in South Africa

Don't miss out on the opportunity to be part of it! 

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The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.

Neil Gaiman