As a Brand on Yodify your products are adopted and distributed by Sellers that add your product(s) to their online catalog. These Sellers could be large suppliers distributing thousands of products across the globe, or individuals selling used and refurbished one-off products of their personal inventory. Any of these companies can sell your product and it’s important to identify which of them are you’ve authorized and empowered to represent your Brand. Authorizing a Seller is used as a public display of confidence.
What is an Authorized Seller?
Managing your Sellers
To view and manage your Seller(s) select your Brand Portal from your Quick Links drop-down in the top right corner on any Yodify page and click the Brand you want to work on. Once in your Brand Portal, roll-out Sellers from the left navigation and then select Your Sellers.
Any Sellers that have adopted at least one of your products will show in the All Sellers section allowing you to interact with them in multiple ways.
- Authorize Seller. Put the weight of your Brand behind the Seller and empower them to publicly display as an Authorized Seller on Yodify.
- Contact Seller. On the reverse side of the card you can Contact the Seller to send them a message. This will now show in your Inbox as a new conversation thread.
- View Store. On the reverse side of the card you can view the Seller’s public Store. This can give you a good visual example of how your products are being displayed, including their prices and inventory.
Inviting a New Seller on Yodify
If you’re looking to expand your distributor list, you can send out a notification for Sellers to add your Brand to their Store. You’re able to search existing Sellers on Yodify or send a message to your contacts who haven’t yet signed up.
To Invite a Seller on Yodify:
- Search Active Sellers on Yodify. Type in the name of the Seller you’re looking to add and Yodify will show you results
- Use the checkbox to add the Seller to your list of companies to send a notification. Repeat this and the previous step as many times as needed.
- When you’re satisfied with your message recipients select the orange Invite Sellers button to finish. Your Sellers will now get a message within Yodify prompting them to add your Brand to their catalog.
There may be distributors for your products who are not yet on Yodify. We’ve made an email template you can use to request them to sign up and sell your products. The email includes a link to Yodify and explains what they need to do to get started, as well as your personalized message.
To Invite a Seller who’s not on Yodify:
- Click the Invite Seller to Rep Your Brand on the bottom of this page to bring up a new window
- Enter the contact information for the recipient you want to invite and if you want to include a personalize message
- Select the green Submit button
The email you entered will now receive a request to join Yodify email with all the information they will need to get started.