Flipkart is one of the largest e-commerce platforms in India, and selling products on it can be a great way to reach a large number of potential customers. Flipkart offers various benefits to its sellers, such as easy registration, low commission, fast delivery, and secure payments. If you’re interested in selling products on Flipkart in 2023, this blog post will show you how to do it.
What is Flipkart?
Flipkart is an online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers across India. It was founded in 2007 by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, who started by selling books online. Today, Flipkart sells millions of products across various categories, such as electronics, fashion, home, and grocery. Flipkart has over 300 million registered users and over 200 million products listed on its platform. Flipkart also owns other online businesses, such as Myntra, Jabong, PhonePe, and Ekart.
Eligibility criteria for selling on Flipkart
To sell products on Flipkart in 2023, you have to meet the following eligibility criteria:
- You have to be an Indian citizen or a registered business entity in India.
- You have to have a valid GST registration and provide your GSTIN (GST Identification Number) while creating your seller account.
- You have to provide proof of ownership of the products you want to sell, such as invoices, bills, or certificates.
- You have to agree to the terms and conditions of the Flipkart Seller Agreement and the Flipkart Seller Policy.
How to create a seller account on Flipkart
To create a seller account on Flipkart in 2023, follow these steps:
- Visit the official website of Flipkart Seller Hub at https://seller.flipkart.com/ and click on “Register Now”.
- Enter your name, email address, phone number, and password and click on “Create Account”.
- Verify your email address and phone number by clicking on the links sent to them.
- Log in to your seller account and complete your profile by providing your business name, address, bank details, GSTIN, and PAN (Permanent Account Number).
- Upload the required documents to verify your identity and ownership of the products you want to sell.
- Choose the categories and subcategories of the products you want to sell from the list provided by Flipkart.
- Review and accept the Flipkart Seller Agreement and the Flipkart Seller Policy.
Note: The registration process for selling on Flipkart is free of cost and takes about 15 minutes to complete. However, you may have to wait for a few days for your documents to be verified and approved by Flipkart.
How to list your products on Flipkart
To list your products on Flipkart in 2023, follow these steps:
- Log in to your seller account and go to the “Products” section.
- Click on “Add New Listings” and select the category and subcategory of the product you want to list.
- Enter the product details, such as title, description, price, quantity, brand name, model number, color, size, weight, dimensions, etc.
- Upload high-quality images of the product from different angles and perspectives.
- Choose the fulfillment option for the product: either self-ship (you will pack and ship the product yourself) or FBA (Flipkart will pack and ship the product for you).
- Click on “Save” and your product will be listed on Flipkart.
Note: You can list as many products as you want on Flipkart without any limit or fee. However, you have to ensure that your products comply with the quality standards and guidelines set by Flipkart.
How to manage your sales on Flipkart
To manage your sales on Flipkart in 2023, follow these steps:
- Log in to your seller account and go to the “Orders” section.
- You’ll see a dashboard that shows you the status of your orders: pending, confirmed, packed, shipped, delivered, canceled, or returned.
- You can track your orders by clicking on the order ID or using the tracking ID provided by Flipkart or the courier partner.
- You can respond to customer queries or complaints by clicking on the “Messages” section.
- You can resolve disputes or issues with customers or Flipkart by clicking on the “Help” section.
- You can view your sales reports and analytics by clicking on the “Reports” section.
- You can receive your payments from Flipkart by clicking on the “Payments” section.
Note: You have to fulfill your orders within the stipulated time frame and provide a good customer service to maintain a high seller rating and reputation on Flipkart. You also have to pay a commission fee to Flipkart for each sale you make, which varies depending on the category and subcategory of the product.
We hope this blog post helps you with selling products on Flipkart in 2023. If you have any questions or feedback, please leave a comment below. And if you’re looking for more tips and tricks on how to sell products online, check out our other blog posts on Amazon, Shopify, eBay, etc.