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Introducing Explore Joplin Shops

Sell local, hassle-free

Shops is our local program that let's you sell your merchandise on Explore Joplin. We handle everything from design to fulfillment.

Introducing Explore Joplin Shops

For local brands & creators that want cool merch but don't want the hassle.

Sell your merchandise. We'll handle everything from design, e-commerce, printing, and shipping.

Effortless Ecomm

No need to manage your own website - license your brand through Explore Joplin Shops.

Eliminate the hassle

We handle all printing, storage, and fulfillment, allowing you to focus on running your business

Grow your brand

Grow your brand without the limitations of managing your own online store.

Sell your merch

Create
your shop

Once you’re approved for Explore Joplin Shops, our team will work with you to design and set up your shop. This includes uploading your product designs, setting prices, and writing compelling descriptions.

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Sell your merch

Market
your merch

Let your existing audience know you’re selling on Explore Joplin Shops! Share the link to your shop on social media, your website, or your email list. Encourage your followers to support local with access to over 200 different products.

Looking for Exclusive Staff Gear? We can create custom merch for your employees and keep it off the public store.

Sell your merch

We'll
handle
the rest

Explore Joplin Shops takes care of everything from printing your products on-demand to fulfilling customer orders and shipping them directly to their doorstep. You’ll receive regular updates on your sales and payouts, allowing you to focus on creating and marketing your amazing products.

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FAQ

Your questions, answered

How do I get started?
  • Getting started with Explore Joplin Shops is easy! Here’s a quick walk-through:

    1. Visit our website and create your free brand page and free account.
    2. Apply to become a seller on this Explore Joplin Shops page.
    3. We’ll review your application to ensure a good fit for both parties.
    4. Once approved, our team will contact you to set up your shop.
What products can I sell?

You can sell a wide range of printable products on Explore Joplin Shops. This includes:

  • Apparel: T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, tank tops, etc.
  • Accessories: Bags, phone cases, mugs, water bottles, etc.
  • Home Goods: Throw pillows, tote bags, wall art, etc.
Do you offer design services if I need help?

Yes. If you don’t have a design ready, we can design your t-shirt or product starting at $50 per hour. 

Do I get a dedicated shop page?

Yes. Explore Joplin Shops come complete with a dedicated store page with your branding and custom URL like (explorejoplin.co/shop/yourbrand).

Do I get a discount code for my fans?

Yes, all first time shoppers get 15% of their order with code JOPLIN15. You can use this code in your marketing and announcement of your shop page.

Do I need to design my own products?

While having your own designs is a great way to showcase your creativity, it’s not mandatory. There are many resources available online to find designers or templates you can use to create your merchandise.

How will I get paid?

You’ll receive payouts for your sales on a regular basis. The specific timeframe will depend on the chosen plan. We offer direct deposit or payout via PayPal.

Do I pay sales tax on items sold?

No. Since we are officially licensing the rights to print your design or IP on our products, Explore Joplin take care of any necessary sales tax.

How does shipping work?

Once an order is created, our third-party vendor will print your items on-demand and ship them out directly to your customer.

How do I handle returns or exchanges?

Explore Joplin Shops handles the entire customer service process, including returns and exchanges. We have a clear return policy outlined on our website.

Sell your merch

LET'S GET STARTED

Fill out the form below and we will contact you to get started. Each application is reviewed on an individual basis and is designed for businesses of all shapes & sizes.

Each application is reviewed on an individual basis. We will try to process these as quickly as possible and not all applicants will be approved. Thanks for your patience!

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