dm2buy: collab and grow

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About this app

As a small business owner you are doing a lot. From making and sourcing products to taking pictures and making reels. Not to forget managing your instagram page, replying to DMs and engaging with your customers.

And it doesn't end there, you are the one packaging and shipping orders. Coordinating with customers and the courier agency when deliveries don't happen in time.

But you don't complain. Small businesses are usually run by one person and all this is a part of the job. You know you signed up for this when you started.

Except there is one problem. Handling operations is not where growth comes from — Growth comes from putting your brand's message out there through content.

Whether you are fulfilling your orders manually over DMs or have a website, you know that you have to post content and market your business. This conundrum might help explain why small business owners are so overworked all the time.

Well that's where we come in. As a team run by small business founders, we have made an all-in-one platform to help you grow.

Using dm2buy you can automate your selling by creating an online shop straight from your phone which means there is more time to market your business.

But that’s not it. Once you join dm2buy, you are now a part of 100 of other brands and creators who you can collaborate with over creative and barter collabs and market yourself at scale otherwise only accessible to bigger brands with deep pockets.

How does it work, you ask? Well it's pretty simple.
1. Signup on the app and list your products.
2. Then select the kind of collabs you find the most interesting.
3. Every drop listed on dm2buy is discoverable by brands and creators to collaborate with each other.

That’s it: Connect with brands and creators in just a tap and find incoming requests in your dm2buy inbox.

Let’s talk about how you can leverage the dm2buy network:

- Discover brands in your space, network and learn from what others are doing.
- Connect with content creators over barter and paid collabs to reach new audiences.
- Reach out to brands selling products that go well with yours and promote each other via SFS or swaps.
- Showcase your brand at offline and online popups and engage with your customers in-person.
- Collaborate with talent such as models, photographers and stylists to take your content game to the next level.
- Explore creative collab opportunities with artists and brands to create new products.

Who can benefit from dm2buy?

- Fashion brands selling made-to-measure or pre-made products. Think: dresses, tops, bottoms, shirts, trousers, denims, jackets, corsets, skirts. The sky's the limit.

- DIY businesses selling handmade art and art objects such as home decor, stationary, macrame, crochet, prints, embroidery, paintings, zines etc
Up-cycling, Thrifting, Closet clearance and other sustainability focussed businesses.

- Those selling accessories and quirky jewelry whether made from metal, resin or polymer clay to bags, shoes, bracelets, anklets, mask chains and other everyday wearables.

- Shops selling unique products such as home brewing kits, DIY Tattoo kits or hair coloring kits

- Shops with organic and naturally sourced products such as Teas, Spices and Herbs.

- Creators selling their services such as handpoke or machine tattoos, tarot readings or other online consultations.

- Those running cakeries, bakeries, beverages and other online food delivery brands.

And if you don't already have a website, you can use your free dm2buy site to sell on your instagram page. dm2buy sites are lightweight e-commerce shops that have all the functionality you need to sell on instagram such as inventory & order management, online payments etc built in.

If you have any questions, please write to us at and we’ll be happy to help.
Updated on
Aug 24, 2022

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What's new

After much anticipation(ahem) we finally bring to you our discover feed; the easiest way to find and connect with your favourite homegrown businesses.

Not only can you build and manage your site, you can now also use the dm2buy network to connect with other like-minded small businesses over swaps and creative collabs to cross promote each other and grow.