Frequently asked questions for local shop owners

Metaranx's local shopping platform

Is it free to be a shop on Metaranx?

Yes! We add all shops, information about them, search keywords, products, and link out to your shop and cart for free from our platform. We aim to promote small and local businesses and give customers a way to search for and find you and what you sell. It's completely free for merchants to be part of Metaranx.

Do you share local shops not built on Shopify?

At this time, we are only adding businesses built on Shopify stores. Shopify is a Canadian company, like us, and we thought it'd be great to start there! If your local or small business's online store is not built on Shopify, please let us know which platform you use when you fill out our Shop Owners form. It helps us determine where to go next with our expansion plans.

Do you share local shops that are in cities outside of Toronto, Montreal, PEC, or Muskoka on Metaranx?

If your local or small business's shop is not headquartered in Toronto, Montreal, Prince Edward County, or Muskoka please let us know which city your business is in when you fill out our Shop Owners form. It helps us determine where to go next with our expansion plans.

Do you plan to only share Canadian businesses on Metaranx?

At this time, we are starting with Canada! If your local or small shop is not headquartered in Canada, please let us know which country your business is in when you fill out our Shop Owners form. It helps us determine where to go next with our expansion plans.

I have a Shopify store that isn't on Metaranx! How can I add it?

Thank you for considering adding your store to Metaranx! Please fill out our Shop Owners form. We try to respond and add your store quickly.

Does my shop need a physical location to add it to Metaranx?

No, you do not need to have a physical location or brick-and-mortar to be on Metaranx. We do have a map feature where we include the brick-and-mortar location of shops that have one.

Do you have any rules for which stores you allow on Metaranx?

Our goal is to support local and small businesses and promote them through here. We don't have specific rules of what types of stores we allow but if your store practices drop-shipping or sells harmful materials, we won't include it.

Will you use my affiliate links?

Yes! If your business has an affiliate program, we'd love to apply. Please include the link when you fill out our Shop Owners form.

How can I get my shop or myself featured on Metaranx's podcast, blog, YouTube, or other content?

We will reach out to business owners to feature you on the Float or Founder podcast, our YouTube channel, blog, newsletter, or other content. If you'd like to promote specific products, sales, or holiday promotions through our content channels then please contact us.

Do you offer any vegan options?

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Do you offer any gluten free options?

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Why is Webflow so amazing?

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Do we need to write a business plan?

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How can we get funding for our start up?

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Do you offer any vegan options?

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Do you offer any gluten free options?

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Why is Webflow so amazing?

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Do we need to write a business plan?

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How can we get funding for our start up?

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Metaranx's Shopify app

Where do I install the Metaranx Shopify app?

When we are live on Shopify, the link will be here.

How does a merchant add their store to Metaranx through the Metaranx Shopify app?

Steps to install the Metaranx app:

1. Install the Metaranx app!
2. Your shop information is automatically pulled in. Verify your store information is correct and make any edits you'd like.
3. Select any or all products you want to sell locally by clicking the "Select Products" button. All products are pre-selected by default.
4. Click the "Start Selling Locally!" button to add your store to Metaranx's platform.

Once you click "Start Selling Locally!" you will an email with the link to your store on Metaranx so you can see how it looks and play around!

What are the features of the Metaranx Shopify app?

Store merchants in Canada are looking to find and sell to local shoppers. You want to expand beyond word-of-mouth marketing to reach more customers in your area. That's where Metaranx comes in.

Metaranx Shopify app features:
3-click install: Quickly integrate with our app to add any or all of your products to our local marketplace.
Free to add products: Free to add your store and products or change products on our local marketplace.
Easy to update: Any updates you make on your Shopify store, including images, price, inventory levels, and product descriptions, can be immediately reflected on Metaranx's local marketplace. Simply go into the app, click add products, then click to sell local!
Access to resources: Local merchants on Metaranx are invited to join our Facebook Group to connect with other merchants in their cities and access exclusive offers and discounts from services.

I can't seem to add my products or store to Metaranx through the Shopify app!

Please contact us if you have any customer support issues. We respond quick and will be sure to get your store up!

Is the Metaranx team a Shopify Partner?

Yes, we are a Shopify Partner! Our first app is the Metaranx - Sell Local app which allows merchants to integrate with Metaranx's marketplace to sell their products locally. We plan to continue creating apps that small and local merchants need.

Do you offer any vegan options?

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Why is Webflow so amazing?

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Do we need to write a business plan?

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How can we get funding for our start up?

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Do you offer any gluten free options?

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Why is Webflow so amazing?

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Do we need to write a business plan?

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How can we get funding for our start up?

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Join our Facebook Group of local shop owners

If your local shop is on Metaranx, please join our Facebook group. On there you'll find resources, events, connect with our business owners in the community, and more!

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