Eye-catching product photography is one of the most important things for online sellers. We don’t have the luxury of our customers being able to experience the product before they buy, so our photos need to do the selling.
Keep reading for 7 Handmade Product Photography Tips that will help your handmade products sell!
In this post, we’ll talk about payment processing fees: what they are, who charges them, and why they might change in the future. These fees are not set by Artisans Cooperative, and are in addition to the Artisans Cooperative sales commission. We’ll also provide a simple calculator that helps artisans price their goods to cover the cost of fees.
In this guide we’d like to help you anticipate shoppers’ questions and present information about your product in ways that busy shoppers can take in. By thinking like a buyer, you can create listings that have all the information buyers need to make a confident purchase. Clear, appropriately detailed listings are not the whole story, but they’ll impress shoppers and also reduce the likelihood of returns.
In this post, we’ll talk about how we came up with our sales commissions, and what they are.
Sales commissions are the Coop’s primary source of income. When setting fees, it was important for Artisans Cooperative to weigh the marketing and financial risks of high and low fees, for both the longevity of the cooperative but also fairness and transparency for the artisan.
Artisans Cooperative set up a “donation jar” for donations to the co-op, and artisans with their own Shopify store can do the same – for the co-op, for another favored cause, or for their own tips!
In order to learn more about “the workmanship of risk” from our handmade policy, we spoke to a few artisans from the co-op about their experiences with risk, craftsmanship, and what “handmade” means to them.
[Guest Post 5/5] The final post and conclusion to our series tells about our experience trying other marketplaces as an alternative to Etsy to diversify our income.
[Guest Post] To diversify our income from Etsy, we tried selling our handmade products on dropshipping sites in the mid- to late-2010’s. This is what we learned.
[Guest Post] To diversify our income from Etsy, we decided to post a few of our items on Amazon in 2014. n this post, we’ll share what it was like for us to post our handmade products on Amazon over a period of four years.