Makuru makes selling online affordable, faster and more fun for Kiwis.
Makuru is changing the face of eCommerce,
It’s easy for businesses to get set up, and fun for buyers to browse through both products and services at the click of their mouse.
Makuru was born out of the realisation that eCommerce was out of reach for many New Zealand small businesses. Following Covid-19 Level 3 We were Inundated with calls from all sorts of Mum and Pop businesses that wanted to go online, they either didn’t have the financial backing or they simply didn’t have the knowledge to run a full-blown eCommerce store on their own or the task seemed too daunting. An Idea was born, Bring them together in an online environment similar to a shopping mall. Let them create their own store, sell their products and services in a fully supported environment without the financial commitment. In a community of like-minded peers on the same journey.
Makuru is a simple, fully-featured online shop builder that anyone can use to create, run and grow their own eCommerce site or Shop. while growing a network of shops and shop clusters that are intrinsically connected yet all unique. With Makuru you can be different together and drive business to each other.
Imagine for a minute having your own site out on a country road, it might see one or two cars a day. Now Imagine that site with your peers grouped together, Much like the pull of traffic to all multi-user sites there’s power in numbers.
Don’t be the stick in the ocean! When Makuru is your superhighway!
Makuru.co.nz Created by 4Stipes Digital - A digital solutions company We understand digital we specialise in eCommerce and we Know People, Customer service is our mantra.
One of the most important things when planning for Makuru was the pricing, it had to be affordable even at the top tier. We cut out the Commissions that other sites charge and kept our pricing real. We wanted small businesses to say” yes I can do that!”
Makuru is perfect For anyone who wants to sell their products or services online. Structured around ease of use and user experience. No stone has been left unturned. Run your store With confidence, track your stock, sales, profits and payments in the onboard ledger. Process payments directly to your bank account with “stripe Credit Card Processing” blog, create coupons, the list goes on.
Whilst the site developers run traffic ad’s to Makuru to bring customers and service providers to You, Store holders are also able to double down and run their own marketing initiatives through their social media and Google.
Safety is a big feature, Along with feedback ratings, all our Store holders have Verified to build buyer confidence. Our support team is always hard at work reviewing items posted on Makuru, making sure they meet our high standards so Customers buy with confidence.
Use Makuru’s on page messaging system to interact with your clients allowing you to answer questions and follow up with customers faster.