I have found a brilliant facebook page called Hand Made UK https://www.facebook.com/handmadeintheuk.home/ which promote sellers like us. (I have checked with Folksy that it is ok to give this a mention!)
They run promotion events most evenings which you can join in for free they do also have promotion packages which you can sign up for that are extremely reasonable (I have but you do not have to).
When I have had something posted on their page my reach has gone up into thousands. I have only been on Facebook since Jan and was really struggling with page likes as I just didn’t know anybody on fb to start with. Since interacting with HMUK my page likes have gone from 19 to 50 last night in just a week. They are people who genuinely like what I do and are leaving lovely comments. It’s not just liking for the sake of it. I have already had one person go on to buy 3 items from my Folksy shop who found me through this.
I haven’t noticed anyone I know from Folksy on there and know from recent posts we are all suffering with lack of general traffic to our shops so anything that helps has to be good.
Anyway I just wanted to let you all know, I found them by accident and am so glad I did. Pop over and have a look. Tonight I think is Instagram promotion but other nights it is usually facebook (which of course will lead people to Folksy). If you want to check out their packages click on sign up on the banner, it just takes you to a page with all the prices. There is absolutely no pressure to do anything it’s just a lovely friendly place run by a lovely lady called Jayne.
Hope this helps some of you.