Get your store and products in front of thousands of online shoppers! We take the hassle out of selling online so that you can spend more time running your business. Open your shop in minutes!
Bushfire Support Plan
Our Spend With Us Bushfire Support Plan is FREE for rural and regional small businesses currently recovering from the impact of the recent bushfires. The Bushfire Support Plan membership is for 12 months from the date of approval only. Become part of Australia’s top rural and regional small business marketplace and setup your free e-commerce store and accept online payments or donations with ZERO subscription, transaction or listing fees. The standard PayPal payment processing charges of 2.6% and $0.30 still apply.
Access all the features of our Plus Plan and more for FREE!
Bushfire Support PlanFree for businesses currently affected or recovering from the Bushfires. This membership is for 12 months from the date of approval only. 0% transaction or listing fees.
Unlimited concurrent product listings
Fast, secure and easy payments
Full store management
Set your own shipping costs
Redirect your own domain name
Access to private Facebook Sellers Community
Exclusive partner discounts and offers
Feature on our store directory & map
FREE Marketing and PR
Detailed shop analytics and reports
Friendly & responsive Australian support team
Sell as many products as you want with no transaction fees or commission
Featured business on website front page
Feature in our gift guide catalogues
Premium marketing of your business and products by Spend With Us on social media
Featured business on front page hero banner *
Business featured in newsletter, blog article and/or podcast interview *
Premium advertising privileges on the Spend with Us – Buy From a Bush Business Facebook group with over 260,000+ users and growing by 200+ per day
* It’s our promise that you will receive these features AT LEAST ONCE during your 12 month membership
Front page featured businesses and products are shown randomly to each individual website user to maximise rotation and viewing of your products and stores.
Why sell with us? Why you should join Australia's top rural & regional marketplace!
How it works
Spend With Us - Buy From A Bush Business marketplace is a platform for small businesses that:
- have 20 employees or less AND
- are located in a rural or regional area of Australia AND/OR
- have been significantly affected by bushfire, drought or coronavirus (Covid-19).
( To be eligible to register on Spend With Us, we define rural and regional to be: your business address is NOT located within 50 kilometres of a major metropolitan city (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart or Darwin), or within 20 km of a town with a population greater than 100'000 )
Exceptions to this are any sellers from drought affected regions as classified by the Queensland government in the latest drought situation map and shire listing available to view here: https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/drought/drought-declarations/
These currently include but are not limited to the following drought affected towns and regions:
- Sunshine Coast
If your business does not meet the above criteria, but has been significantly affected by bushfires, please apply to join our Bushfire Support Plan and we will review your application.
All Spend With Us sellers are able to set up their own storefront and list products for free. To accept online payments all you need is a PayPal account. PayPal is a secure and instant way of buyers paying for their order. Before being able to be paid by PayPal, if you haven't already, you need to set up a PayPal account on the PayPal website, visit www.paypal.com.au for more information.
We want you to receive your money as quickly as possible. As soon as you receive notification of a sale from your Spend With Us store, you can withdraw the payment into your PayPal account. There is no need to wait.
Payment withdrawals are processed within 48 hours of request during our work week, 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday AEST.
Spend With Us allows any eligible small business in rural or regional Australia to list on their marketplace and directory.
We allow home businesses, retail shops, service based businesses, accommodation or activities/event businesses and more.
We allow liquor based businesses to create a directory listing and sell vouchers for their products but we DO NOT allow the direct sale of any liquor based goods through our site. If you are a liquor business, please ensure you have your liquor licence visible on your store listing and each product listing you create.
Items that are restricted or prohibited for sale on Spend With Us, Buy From a Bush Business can be found here: https://www.spendwithus.com.au/restricted-or-prohibited-sale-items/
We bring your business and products sales and traffic! Our loyal fanbase of customers on and off of social media are looking for unique, personal and different products for sale from rural and regional businesses. Your products are seen by around 1 million people on Facebook through our page and group every month, with our following growing at a rapid rate.
We also offer a range of marketing opportunities for our sellers: PR (both product placements and case studies), email newsletters, social media campaigns, online advertising campaigns, blog articles, competitions, promotions and more!
Our Seller Support team and Seller Facebook Group community is available to provide you with expert business, e-commerce, design, sales and marketing advice and more. We'll give you resources, guidance and direction to help you set up your Spend With Us store to achieve the best possible result.
We focus our advertising on getting customers to your products so you don't have to! We run Facebook, Instagram and Google Adverts. All products on Spend With Us that meet Facebook and Google’s specifications are included in this service for free.
Spend with Us isn’t just a platform, it’s a community. With a dedicated Facebook Group just for our Sellers. Community is at the heart of what we do. Inside the Facebook Group you will find other like minded rural & regional business owners, us (the founders) in there to answer any of your questions, weekly marketing tips to help you become more profitable and market your store and so much more.