Frequently Asked Questions
Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section is designed to provide you with quick and comprehensive answers to common questions.
If you can't find the answer you're looking for, don't hesitate to reach out to our customer support team. We're here to assist you and ensure you have a positive experience with our platform. Thank you for your interest in learning more about the Black In Business Shopping Network and we hope this FAQ section enhances your understanding of our offerings.
The Black In Business Shopping Network is an advertising agency that hosts a shopping network exclusively dedicated to the promotion, advertisement, and sale of desirable, product-based, black owned brands.
Our platform is exclusively designed for black business professionals who own at least 51% or more of their company.
Yes, there is a cost associated with advertising on the Black In Business Shopping Network. Our advertising services are designed to offer a range of options to cater to different needs and budgets. The specific fees depend on the size and scope of your advertising project.
For ongoing advertising services, packages may include one or all selling channels, and are tailored to provide flexibility and scalability for businesses of all sizes.
Additionally, there is a 15% commission on each product sold through our platform. This commission helps cover the operational and administrative costs associated with managing and promoting your products.
During live video sessions, the commission structure is adjusted. Products sold during these live events will incur a 20% commission. This special rate reflects the enhanced exposure and engagement that comes with the dynamic and interactive nature of live video broadcasts.
To be considered for upcoming advertising opportunities on the Black In Business Shopping Network, please schedule an a consultation here. During our call, you may request more specific details on pricing, packages, and the application process. We look forward to the possibility of showcasing your brand to our global audience.
To become a seller with us, you’ll need to start by completing an application.
However, due to the overwhelming response we have received, advertising opportunities are limited. You may schedule a call with one of our sales representatives to expedite your participation by clicking this link.
Our application process is straightforward. You’ll be asked to provide information about your business, products, and brand values. This helps us understand what makes your brand unique and how it fits within our platform.
If selected, a representative will schedule a virtual consultation to ensure that your brand and products resonate with our buyers and align with our network.
After you submit your application, our team will carefully review it. We aim to provide prompt responses and will notify you of the approval status. Once approved, you’ll receive instructions on shipping your product to the network and assistance in setting up your seller account. Your account will be assigned to one of our dedicated brand managers.
Once approved, our support team will contact you to begin customizing your storefront. You’ll also need to send the products you wish to feature on the platform to our office.
For larger products that cannot be shipped, we have an alternate process in place. We recommend that the size of such products does not exceed 48 inches x 48 inches x 48 inches to ensure they can be accommodated.
Yes, as a seller with the Black In Business Shopping Network, you are responsible for covering the shipping costs associated with sending your products to our network. These shipping expenses include the transportation of your products to our facility for showcasing. You will need to deliver to our network at least (1 of each) new/unopened product that you intend to sell to our buyers.
We recommend consulting with your preferred shipping carrier to determine the most cost-effective and efficient shipping methods. Clear communication and coordination with our logistics team will ensure a smooth process, allowing your products to be featured on our platform and reach our audience seamlessly.
If you have any specific questions or require further assistance regarding shipping logistics, please feel free to reach out to our support team, and we’ll be happy to guide you through the process. Thank you for your collaboration and contribution to the Black In Business Shopping Network!
By becoming a part of our platform, sellersgain access to a wealth of benefits, including a dedicated online marketplace, prominent placement in our catalog, brand interviews, live customer testimonials, and comprehensive support services such as account setup, graphic design, product photography, content marketing, and more.
Yes! While our platform is most advantageous for product-based brands, it is also lucrative for service-based businesses interested running ads to our global audience.
Setting up your online storefront is a hassle-free process with us. We take care of everything, from creating product descriptions to product photography, ensuring your brand is beautifully presented.
Our live video broadcast feature offers a 5-minute brand interview, a 30-60 second video commercial on our platform, live customer testimonials, and product demonstrations, where applicable. It’s an amazing opportunity to engage your audience and showcase your brand in real-time.
To ensure a smooth experience, please review our seller guidelines and policies, which you’ll receive upon approval. They contain valuable information on best practices, marketing tips, and how to interact with our community effectively.
We’re excited to have you join the Black In Business Shopping Network as a seller and look forward to helping you grow your business. If you have any further questions or need assistance at any stage of the process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team. We’re here to support you every step of the way.