Rochester Artisan Betsy Murray offers some great advice for those seeking tips on how to open an online shop.
Over the past month I have had friends ask me for advice on them opening up an online shop for their hand-made work! I will admit, it is a bit of an honor to be asked first of all as I am always inquiring to others about advice on MY own etsy shop, Sunshine On Water! http://www.etsy.com/shop/SunshineOnWater?ref=seller_info
Here are a few of my thoughts…
Be sure to have a cohesive, nice-looking online shop, as in….
- Good quality, CLEAR photos with a nice clean background.
- A read-able shop description with a lot of key words that will pull up your shop in searches.
- List the location you live in (at least this is something I look at as an online seller and buyer) I want to know where my product is made and will come from… if it is a place I have been before or is near where I live, it forms somewhat of a connection and I…
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