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Pro photographer Lucy Ridges chats with us about product photography and shares top tips to take awesome product pix on your mobile. Read more on our blog!
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Folksy Quick Tip: Show up in our 'Shop Local' feature on Folksy.
Our 'Shop Local' feature helps buyers find Folksy sellers living in their area. ⁠ ⁠ To get your Folksy ⁠shop showing up in your region, check that you have set a town, county (or both) to display as your shop location. ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ You can do this by heading to your Seller Dashboard and clicking 'Shop Location' in the ‘Shop Settings’ section.⁠ ⁠ The smallest of tasks can make a huge difference in the running of your Folksy store. Try this simple task when you have a few minutes to spare. 👌🏻⁠
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Trusted Suppliers Directory on Folksy
How to get the services and supplies you need, and the discounts you want. 👀⁠ ⁠⁠ Tap to see our full Trusted Supplier Directory along with details of our Plus membership.👌🏻
What to do when you're not feeling okay. ❤️⁠
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We believe mental health should be discussed all year round but seeing as this week is Mental Health Awareness Week, we wanted to share some practical tips for staying positive, creative and productive even when your mental and physical health proves to be a challenge, written by crafter Marilyn Long.⁠
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You'll find the full article over on the Folksy blog.
Crafting with health issues | Mental Health Awareness Week
What to do when you're not feeling okay. ❤️⁠ ⁠ We believe mental health should be discussed all year round but seeing as this week is Mental Health Awareness Week, we wanted to share some practical tips for staying positive, creative and productive even when your mental and physical health proves to be a challenge, written by crafter Marilyn Long.⁠ ⁠⁠ You'll find the full article over on the Folksy blog.
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Are your product titles describing your product?⁠
⁠Product titles tell shoppers what a product is and allow them to quickly see if it's what they are looking for. Search engines also use titles to match people's searches, so get them right and you have more chance of showing up!⁠ ⁠ Take a look at your Folksy shop listings and ask yourself this question:⁠ ⁠ 👀 𝘐𝘧 𝘐 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘺 𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘭𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘭𝘺 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘩𝘰𝘵𝘰, 𝘸𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘐 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘪𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘴?⁠
As part of Stress Awareness month, we have some positive, practical things you can do to take control and make sure overwhelm doesn't get the better of you and your business. 
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Find the full article over on the Folksy blog. 👌🏻 Mental Health And Wellbeing, Health And Wellbeing, Getting Things Done, Positive Mindset, You Can Do, Feeling Overwhelmed, 5 Ways
5 Ways To Cope With Overwhelm in Your Small Creative Business | Folksy Blog
As part of Stress Awareness month, we have some positive, practical things you can do to take control and make sure overwhelm doesn't get the better of you and your business. ⁠ Find the full article over on the Folksy blog. 👌🏻
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5 minute Folksy Shop task: Check your postage costs. 📦
While your overall postage strategy is a big job that takes time to get right, here's one small task you can get out of the way in just a few minutes:⁠ ⁠ ⁠⁠ If you don’t want your customer to be charged extra postage when ordering multiple items from your shop, check that you have entered a ‘0’ in the “Additional Shipping” box.⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ The smallest of tasks can make a huge difference in the running of your Folksy store. Try this 5-minute task the next time you have a little time to spare. 👌🏻⁠
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10% off product photography shoots with Richard Bryan | Folksy Plus seller offer!
Richard has been a professional product photographer for the last 10 years and has worked with Folksy sellers for quite some time now. ⁠He's also written lots of tips for us around photographing and styling your own product shots on the Folksy blog. ⁠ ⁠ If you're a Folksy Plus member, you can get 10% off any photoshoot you choose! 😍 Head to your Seller Dashboard to take advantage and refresh your product photography ready for your craft drops this Spring!⁠
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How To Get Featured On Folksy | Folksy Blog | Small Business Tips
It's time for your handmade products to enjoy the spotlight. 🤩⁠ ⁠ We LOVE featuring your unique, one-of-a-kind items on Folksy so how can you increase your chances of us putting yours front and centre? ⁠
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Make it easy to buy from your Folksy store. 🛒⁠
Do you have a link to your Folksy shop on your social profiles?⁠ Having a direct link to your shop on socials is the best way of getting your products in front of the folks who want them, so ensure your Folksy shop is linked in your:⁠ ⁠ 📲 Instagram Bio⁠ 📲 Facebook Intro/Bio⁠ 📲 Pinterest Profile⁠ 📲 X (formerly Twitter) Profile⁠ ⁠ The smallest of tasks can make a huge difference in the running of your Folksy store. Try this 5-minute shop task the next time you have a little time to spare. 👌🏻
Does your Folksy shop offer free delivery?⁠
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It's no secret that shoppers LOVE free postage, but is this the right method for you and your online shop? ⁠

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Is free delivery the right thing for your small business? | Folksy Blog
Does your Folksy shop offer free delivery?⁠ ⁠ It's no secret that shoppers LOVE free postage, but is this the right method for you and your online shop? ⁠ You'll find the full article over on the Folksy blog.
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Our top reasons for building a mailing list for your small, creative business.⁠
Email marketing just makes sense. 📩 ⁠ ⁠ Newsletters are an excellent way to share offers, new products and events with your customers, and can be your best sales generator. So if you haven't got one yet, we highly recommend you do. ⁠ ⁠ To learn how to build your mailing list, how to convert your social followers into subscribers and how to create content people want to read, check out our blog posts with advice about email marketing and newsletters.👌🏻
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💥 Folksy Seller Tip: Complete your Folksy Shop About Section
Customers want to hear your story. 📖 ⁠ People love to buy from people, so a picture of you followed by a little bit about you and your small business goes a long way to help potential customers feel more confident in ordering from you. A filled-out ‘about’ section can also help you get seen in search results too. ⁠ ⁠ The smallest of tasks can make a huge difference in the running of your Folksy store. Try this 15-minute shop task the next time you have a little time to spare. 👌🏻⁠
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💥 Folksy Seller Tip: Update Your Shop Announcement
Your shop announcement is at the top of your Folksy shop and one of the first things they see when they tap to shop so it's great for alerting shoppers to important information like a sale or if you are away on holiday. Keep it short and sweet, and include any events or launches you want to highlight e.g. Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or any special offers you’re running.⁠ The smallest of tasks can make a big difference. Try this 5-minute shop task the next time you have a few to spare. 👌🏻
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How To Price Your Handmade Products. Top Tips From The Design Trust.
💷 How to price your art and craft: 𝘙𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘤, 𝘦𝘺𝘦-𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘥𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘋𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘨𝘯 𝘛𝘳𝘶𝘴𝘵.⁠ ⁠ Figuring out how to price your products can be a tricky business, especially if you are just starting to sell your crafts. Last year, we hosted a workshop on how to cost and price your handmade work, with Patricia van den Akker.⁠ ⁠ Read our blog for Patricia’s tips on how to cost and price your work in order to build a creative business that’s sustainable.✨⁠
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How to take product shots on your phone - professional tips and tricks by Lucy Ridges
Pro photographer Lucy Ridges chats with us about product photography and shares top tips to take awesome product pix on your mobile. Read more on our blog!