What is nichemarket?
nichemarket's primary function is that of a social marketplace and business information hub. A place where we can bring together entrepreneurs looking to promote their business and services as well as consumers looking for local businesses and services.
What is a social marketplace?
A social marketplace my sound like a fancy concept for something we already do without thinking about it. It's an online version of word of mouth. A digital community for business owners and consumers to make valuable connections.
We provide the technology that makes it simple for business owners can be seen online and for consumers to find local businesses. After you've found your match, we let the two of you take it from there and wish you all the best.
Who is responsible for the accuracy of data?
nichemarket is a user-generated content site and while we try to take great care in making sure you get accurate results we are not responsible for the accuracy of the data displayed on profiles. nichemarketers are fully accountable for the data they place on the site.
We encourage our community of nicheseekers & nichemarketers to help us improve the quality of data kept on the site. If you would like to know more check out our terms and conditions
& our content policy
Can you be banned from using nichemarket?
Yes, you can. If you are found in breach our terms and conditions or our content policy, we will have no choice but to place your profile under digital arrest. Your user profile will be blacklisted, and you will no longer have access to it.
Can you be banned from listing a business on nichemarket?
Yes, you can. If you are found in breach our terms and conditions or our content policy, we will have no choice but to place your profile under digital arrest. Your user profile and the business listing will be blacklisted, and you will no longer have access to it.
Where can I find the latest updates on nichemarket?
The digital space is an ever-changing world and iterating on our service is what will improve your use of the site. We're are continually adding improvements or making changes to our site based on usability testing, data analytics and of course your good old-fashioned feedback which we really appreciate. If you're wondering why something has changed or want to keep up with the latest developments check out our updates here
How to browse our categories for businesses?
Visit our homepage or category page and navigate to the category of your choice. You will be directed to our category listing page, and from there you can refine your results based on subcategories, location and distance from your area.
How to search for articles/blog posts?
Our blog or nichemarket news as we like to call it has an article search engine to make it easier for you to find the blog posts that suit your interests. Simple navigate to the search news field in any blog article or blog category page, add a keyword and click search.
How to sign up for our newsletter/tell us your interests?
Navigate to the footer of any page on our site, and right at the bottom, you should find our newsletter sign up form. Include your name and email address and click sign up if you want to receive our general newsletter.
If you would only like to receive newsletters based on a particular category of businesses you can do so by selecting the category from the drop-down menu and then clicking sign up.
You should receive a success message should have completed all the steps correctly.
How to link to your nichemarket profile?
Visit your profile and on nichemarket, and you have the option to copy the link in the URL bar, or you can click on the share button below your business logo.
You will then have the option of sharing it to social media or an email. Select email and your device should populate an email for you with the link included.
Is nichemarket an eCommerce platform?
No, nichemarket is a social marketplace which allows consumers and local entrepreneurs to meet and facilitate trade. Online purchases cannot be made via the nichemarket website.
Does nichemarket do order fulfilment?
No, nichemarket does not facilitate any transactions or delivery of services or products. Any distribution of goods and services is solely the responsibility of the listed company.
How does nichemarket decide on categories?
We've done market research to find out what are the most popular businesses categories that are often marginalised by the current search trends. We've reviewed thousands of keywords and search queries in the process to see what businesses South Africans are looking for but find it difficult to get accurate results.
From our study, we've picked 18 of the most popular business types that we think need more online exposure.
Is nichemarket available outside South Africa?
Unfortunately not, we're solely focusing on promoting local businesses within South Africa. We will consider expanding internationally in future.