E-commerce platform makes it easy to start an online business
Lazada, Southeast Asia’s leading e-commerce platform (sellercenter.lazada.com.ph) recently unveiled Start It Up, Laz It Up, an updated and simple three-step registration process for all aspiring entrepreneurs, social sellers and existing business owners looking to start a business online.
In the first six months of 2021, the e-commerce platform saw new seller registrations increase more than twice in Southeast Asia, compared to the previous year. In addition, the first-ever biannual digital trust index released by Lazada in August 2021 found that 70% of online sellers in the region are optimistic and confident about their future growth and outlook for the third quarter of 2021.
To encourage new and existing retail business owners to get into e-commerce, Start It Up, Laz It Up will be awarding a lucky recipient with a value of $ 10,000 in prizes to help start their Lazada store in preparation for the 11.11 platform’s biggest mega-shopping festival. To qualify, new sellers must register and launch their Lazada Market stores in active selling mode during the period September 27 to October 30.
The streamlined seller account registration process now requires interested merchants to: (1) submit and enter a registered local mobile phone number; (2) enter a unique six-digit code to verify the mobile number; and (3) set a strong, unique password.
In just three steps, registration can be completed in less than a minute and at no cost. Anyone interested in selling online can also use their existing Lazada buyer account to log into a seller account during the setup process.
Once established as a Lazada Seller, Merchants can begin selling products through the Lazada Seller Center. From there, merchants can effortlessly download product listings with photos and descriptions available in multilingual translations with just one click. In addition, traders will have exclusive access to the Lazada University Learning Portal, which provides the knowledge, tools and information needed to manage and grow their businesses and drive success.
Lazada University offers a step-by-step introductory guide for welcoming new users, a manageable learning management system with a suite of varied training materials for easy understanding, especially for new sellers. Topics available range from advertising to budget management, as well as offline and live training sessions facilitated by Lazada staff and peers from the seller community.