Re: Online selling
- Artfire will be phasing out their free option on August 15. A monthly fee will be your only option.
--- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, Sylvia Rognstad <sylvia@...> wrote:
> Never heard of artfire and just looked into it. since it's free, I
> may give it a whirl.
> I did used to try vending at events and didn't have much luck there.
> That was when I was an active belly dancer myself. I've since given
> it up, so I'm totally out of the loop, which may be part of the problem.
> thanks or the tip on artifre though. I know one woman who has been
> very successful selling aprons on etsy, and it certainly looks like
> there are many others, but I can't figure out what the trick is.
> Sylvia Rognstad
> Costume/clothing design & construction
> Alterations & home dec
> On Aug 11, 2011, at 1:08 PM, thehistoricalhairdresser@... wrote:
> > Marketing idea.. Look into belly dance schools,
> > teachers,competitions . I did a few eastern bellydance competitions
> > as a vendor in the san diego area. It can help draw people back to
> > the site. I gained contact with the teachers. So I had a better
> > flow to my site. I have not been able to crack the etsy selling
> > mystery. It doesn't appear that it is a successful site. I know
> > there are other sites that allow you to sell hand made goods. I
> > think artfire might be one. You can also send in your info to
> > dharma trading to see if they will show off your work.
> > Hopefully you will have success!
> > Sent on the SprintÂ® Now Network from my BlackBerryÂ®
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