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Frequently Asked Questions:


I want to start selling on Ripple. What are the next steps?


Congratulations on your decision to open a shop and help others create ripples of good around the world! Your next decision will be in the creation of your shop. There are currently two options for social enterprises to open a shop on the marketplace:

1) DIY Shop: The DIY Shop is for individuals and organizations that would like to create a shop on their own. To begin please register on the site and then click on the link in the upper right hand corner titled "Sell." Once you click on this tab it will begin walking you through the shop creation process. We have created a Seller's Guide to help you throughout the shop creation process with additional information and details on the various sections. If you have any additional questions throughout the process contact us. We live to help. Once you have completed your shop and would like it acitvated please email us at ben@rippleofgood.com. We will peform a quick online due diligence process and activate your shop within 24-48 hours.

2) Managed Shop: The Managed Shop option is available to organizations with an existing website. The team at Ripple will create your shop and product listings using pictures and verbiage from your existing website, along with your input and feedback along the way. Our team will also manage that shop on an ongoing basis including making any changes or adding/deleting product listing as requested. To begin this process please email us at ben@rippleofgood.com and let us know you would like to open a Managed Shop. We will walk you through the process and answer questions every step of the way. 

 

What are the costs to sell on Ripple?

 

The cost to create a shop and upload products for sale are always FREE! There are absolutely no costs to get your store up and running on Ripple. There are no monthly or activation fees either. When a product sells a 3.75% transaction fee will be applied for DIY Shops or 5.95% for Managed Shops. This is the only cost applied by Ripple. Period. Plus Ripple waives the transaction fee for the first three months your shop is open! Try out the marketplace absolutely risk free. 

 

How does the payment processing work?

 

Ripple uses the payment provider Stripe to host and transact all payments. One step in the shop creation process is to create an account with Stripe that will be automatically connected to the marketplace. When a customer purchases an item in your shop the funds from the transaction are directly deposited into your Stripe account at the time of purchase. Stripe willl assess a charge of 2.9% + 30 cents to process the transaction. All sensitive information provided by you and customers are hosted and secured directly on Stripe's servers. If you would like additional information regarding Stripe's security please click here.  

 

Do you accept international sellers?  

 

Ripple is an international marketplace designed to eventually service companies doing good around the globe. The only restriction is you must reside in the current list of countries serviced by our payment provider Stripe. Please see the list of countries Stripe can service. The list is being expanded frequently so if your country is not currently on the list please check back as it could be added soon. In addition, if you country is in Private Beta mode, please contact us and we will work with Stripe to include you in the Private Beta.