Marketplace Minis: Common Marketplace Topics in 3 Minutes or Less
Published Jul 10 2023 10:42 AM 1,899 Views

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This week, we are excited to announce the debut of our Marketplace Minis series. These are short videos that explain marketplace publishing concepts in three minutes or less. These live-action videos can help you get started with multiple topics in the marketplace and lead to deeper learning in full on-demand courses that are available through Mastering the Marketplace.


Mastering the Marketplace is a collection of on-demand content available to aid in the development of transactable offers for the Microsoft commercial marketplace. Whether you are brand new to marketplace or have already published multiple offers, this site aids your marketplace journey with access to instructional videos, interactive hands-on labs, and sample code.


Samples of Marketplace Minis:

  • Benefits of private offers: This video explains the benefits of creating private offers, the criteria required to create them, and how they allow you to sell to specific customers at a custom price without making the deal public.
  • Benefits of the SaaS Accelerator: In this short video, learn about the SaaS Accelerator and how it can enable you to have a SaaS integration up and running in just 20 minutes.
  • Choosing the best billing model for your offer: This video explores the different billing models across commercial marketplace transactable offers. It includes a review of current transactable offers, an explanation of different pricing models, and an overview of which offer types support the different pricing models.
  • Evaluating and creating container offers for Kubernetes apps: This video explains why you may want to use Container offers for Kubernetes apps for your solution, how to create one for the Azure marketplace, and the steps involved in packaging and deploying a container app.
  • What is metered billing? Watch this video to learn how you can leverage the Azure Marketplace metered billing API to offer your product with a usage-based pricing model, and how this allows your customers to consume your solution in a pay-as-you-go fashion.


You can access the full YouTube playlist of Marketplace Minis here. Are there particular marketplace publishing topics you would like to see covered in this series? Comment below and we will take your feedback into account as we add more videos to this series in the coming months.



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