The Business Chat – Just the FAQs please

Mark this down on your calendars people, Friday November 25, 2011. This is Black Friday, the official kick-off to the holiday buying season and combined with Cyber Monday, November 28 this is the busiest weekend for online sales in the year. Are you ready to take advantage of this? When shopping online all a customer has to go on are the photos of an item and the copy. This is a tough thing when you make work that is tactile and personal. Shopping for a book is very different than shopping for a wearable item, customers will have some questions …

The Business Chat – Sell me your item online!

Boy do I love shopping online. While I’m not a fan of regular shopping, too many people, my feet hurt and the music in most stores is terrible, sitting down with a good cup of tea and browsing over oodles and oodles of gorgeous creations online sucks up more of my time than I care to admit. It’s not time wasted, oh no, it’s “research”. And there is SO much to be seen online isn’t there? Etsy.com has over 218,000 registered sellers! As a customer this is fantastic! As a seller this is terrible. How can you possibly stand out …