Folksy Ltd

New listing now tips for getting my shop seen please

(Hopscotchlane) #1

Continuing the discussion from December …what have you listed today:

(Hopscotchlane) #2

I have listed this lovely Nordic inspired Folk Scarf today. It is made from pure wool tweed/cotton mix yarn and is a whopping 5’ long and 6" long (made as 12" and folded over to a centre back seam making it 2 ply in thickness) I think the little pockets at each end with the folk people design are very cute and I really like the colours BUT how do I get this (and the other items in my shop) seen? Any tips please?

(Liz Clark) #3

How are you promoting it? Are you using social media at all?

(The image looks quite dark - have you got any photo editing software to lift it a bit and balance out the shadows? You can then also crop to square to see how it looks on Folksy - you’ll notice the Folksy front page and search results crops everything to square.)

(Eileens Craft Studio) #4

It’s all about promoting in as many different ways as possible ie word of mouth, buisness cards/flyers

Then of course lots of different social media venues as you can think of.

Here is a list
being active on the forums and on craft forums.

(Hopscotchlane) #5

thanks Liz the photo was taken this morning but it is such a dull day here will see what I can do with the photo Yes I do use FB and am about to do a Twitter session this evening. Thanks again :smile:

(Hopscotchlane) #6

thank you do use FB and am doing Twitter this evening so will use that will also look at your other suggestions

(Hopscotchlane) #7

Had a little play with the photos hopefully they are better now they do seen lighter thanks again

(Liz Clark) #8

A lot better! It might be worth looking at other scarf makers you admire (on any website really) and looking at the kind of photos they take, the styling of them, to give you some ideas on filling up the other boxes. I think they say you only have seconds to grab your customers attention, so photos are really important.

Mind you saying that, your autumn flowers scarf photos are fab! You can see the colours pop because the lighting helps show it off to it’s absolute best. :slight_smile: