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Selling on the Houzz marketplace

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Selling on the Houzz marketplace

Selling on the Houzz marketplace

Getting started on the Houzz marketplace

Houzz was launched in 2009 and initially started as an online community for homeowners to share ideas on redecorating and remodelling. The site also acts as a photograph database where users can browse and millions of photographs of rooms and products and add them to their own "ideas book". Images have been stored in "idea books" hundreds of millions of times.

The Houzz website has evolved from viewing photographs to now offering users the opportunity to purchase products. To become a Houzz seller, you must firstly apply to the Houzz support team. Once you are approved you can develop your own online profile and ensure to follow the Houzz guidelines in terms of the image quality and character amounts for profiles.

You fulfil your own orders on Houzz and follow their packaging guidelines. You'll be notified when you receive an order and you must update the status of the order through the seller system. Overall, Houzz is a niche platform for companies in the home categories. It has around 4 million visitors a month so can be used as a digital marketing platform as well as an online retail marketplace




You can sell on the Houzz marketplace if your business is in one or more of the following sectors:

  • Home-wares
  • Furniture
  • Soft Furnishings
  • Textiles
  • Art

Subscriptions and fees

Commission of 15%.

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