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Selling on Bol

Bol is the biggest online marketplace in the Netherlands and Belgium. Adding your brand on Bol will help you reach out to a large number of loyal customers in those countries.

To start selling on Bol, connect your Ecwid online store to Bol with the Koongo app from the Ecwid App Market. The connection process includes creating the Offer, Content, and Remove feeds. After you connect your online store to Bol, your online catalog appears on the marketplace, and shoppers can order your goods directly from Bol.

The app is $24+ per month with a free month trial. The Koongo subscription is paid separately from the Ecwid subscription.

Plan availability: Business, Unlimited.

Step 1. Creating the Offer feed for Bol

The Offer feed contains information about your products’ details and categories. Since Bol marketplace has its own categories, you need to adjust your products info during the feed setup so that Ecwid and Bol product details match.

To create the Offer feed for Bol via the Koongo app:

  1. Create your seller account on Bol.com
  2. From your Ecwid admin, go to Apps → App Market.
  3. Find the Koongo app and click Install.
  4. Click Open Koongo account. You will be redirected to your Koongo account.
  5. In the menu on the left, navigate to Dashboard and near the Channels click Add New:

    Selling on Bol with the Koongo app

  6. Choose Bol.
  7. In the Market dropdown, select your country; in the Type dropdown, select Offers via API, and in the Format dropdown — CSV.
  8. Click Add Channel Profile.
  9. Click the gear icon near the Bol channel to set up the Offer feed:

    Selling on Bol with the Koongo app4.png

  10. The values for required attributes will be created automatically. In the DeliveryCode field, change the delivery duration if needed.
    For a quick tip about each attribute, hover your mouse over the Show more link, or contact Koongo support.
  11. Click Save and Export.
  12. Click API submission:

    Selling on Bol with the Koongo app3.png

  13. (optional) In case you need any help with setting up your feed, or you want to make sure everything is set up correctly, click Get Assistance.
  14. In the Enable Feed Auto-Submit dropdown, choose Yes:

    Selling on Bol with the Koongo app1.png

  15. Click Connect Bol Account and connect your account.

That’s it. You’ve created the Offer feed. Now you have to create the Content feed.

Step 2. Creating the Content feed for Bol

Content feed is used to sync product information like title, color, brand, etc., between Ecwid and Bol.

To create the Content feed for Bol via the Koongo app:

  1. From your Ecwid admin, go to Apps → App Market.
  2. Find the Koongo app and click Install
  3. Click Open Koongo account. You will be redirected to your Koongo account.
  4. In the menu on the left, navigate to Dashboard and near the Channels click Add New:
  5. Choose Bol.
  6. In the Market dropdown, select your country; in the Type dropdown, select Product Content via API, and in the Format dropdown — CSV. Click Add Channel Profile.
  7. Click API submission:
  8. In the Enable Feed Auto Submit dropdown, choose Yes.
  9. Click Save settings.

That’s it. You’ve created the Content feed. Now you have to create the Remove feed.

Step 3. Creating the Remove feed for Bol

The Remove feed is used to remove products from Bol when the product is deleted from your store.

To create the Remove feed for Bol via the Koongo app:

  1. From your Ecwid admin, go to Apps → App Market.
  2. Find the Koongo app and click Install
  3. Click Open Koongo account. You will be redirected to your Koongo account.
  4. In the menu on the left, navigate to Dashboard and near the Channels click Add New:
  5. Choose Bol.
  6. In the Market dropdown, select your country; in the Type dropdown, select Remove Offers via API, and in the Format dropdown — CSV. Click Add Channel Profile.
  7. Click API submission.
  8. In the Enable Feed Auto Submit dropdown, choose Yes.
  9. Click Save settings.

That’s it. You’ve created the Product Remove feed.

Processing orders from Bol

When someone buys your product on Bol, a new order will appear in the My sales → Orders section in your Ecwid admin. You will get notification about a new order with an email or a push notification in the Ecwid mobile app for iOS or Android.

Orders are sync between your Ecwid and Bol accounts. That means, when you change the status of an order in your Ecwid admin and/or add a tracking number, this information is sent to Bol. And vice versa. As a result, you can manage the order processing both from Ecwid or Bol admin.

You need to fulfill orders and ship them with the help of Bol or by yourself.

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