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5 Simple Steps to Success on Great Lakes Made

Great Lakes Made offers a simple way to connect with potential customers in the Great Lakes Region, allowing you to take a step back from marketing your business so you can focus on your service or products. Elegant, simple and easy to use, Great Lakes Made offers a way to generate revenue without the headaches.

1. Create an Account

Creating an account with Great Lakes Made is easy, with the social login feature it allows visitors to log in easily so that they won’t have the “login/register” friction. They’ll be creating, rating, favoriting, and buying your products and services in no time!

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2. Become A Vendor

If you sell products or services then you need to sign up to become a vendor on our platform. You can easily import products from other marketplaces with our easy CSV importer. Listing is completely free because our goal is to help brands grow in the Great Lakes Region. You will only pay us a small commission when you make a sale.

Commission rates vary based on your membership plan. There is a free plan with a 10% marketplace commission fee given to Great Lakes Made when you make a sale. Paid plans offer you the ability to lower your commission to as low as 5%. After you sign up to become a vendor, you will be directed to the plan page to choose the option that best fits your goals.

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As soon as you’ve been verified as a seller of products or services in the Great Lakes Region, then you can start listing products on the marketplace. Original products and services qualify for Verified Unique Badges.

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3. Advertise

If you have a new product release, event, or service then contact us to advertise your business on our platform. You can advertise in our search results, listing pages, articles, and on the marketplace. We offer display ad services on our platform, social media, newsletters, and blog articles to help you get Great Lakes Region customers to your business. You’re not required to be a vendor or located within the Great Lakes Region to advertise with us.

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4. Create a Website

Great Lakes Made Website Builder

Ready to take your business to the next level? Create a beautiful website with the Great Lakes Made Website Builder. Here you will be able to build a full e-commerce store, create landing pages, marketing funnels, or start out simple with a portfolio. The platform is so easy that you can create a website in seconds with our simple drag and drop interface.

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5. Grow Your Business Online with Digital Marketing

We partnered with Digital Market House in Grand Rapids, MI to offer all marketplace vendors with 40% off digital marketing services and exclusive discounts. As long as you’re on the marketplace you can get access to business growth tools that will skyrocket your profit. View exclusive deals here and see the full list of service options here.

Power up your business with digital marketing now >