4 Top Business Owners from Folksy Share their Experiences

The Introduction: 4 out of the Top 10 Best-Selling Folksy Sellers of 2014 business owners, share their insight, knowledge and experiences via 10 questions. Get the low-down on how these successful sellers are succeeding on Folksy.


4 Top Sellers at Folksy share the Success Experiences
These 4 Best-Selling shops of 2014 on Folksy (by revenue)


Have you heard of Folksy?

If you haven’t it’s an online marketplace which is based in the UK. I’m not going to share it’s history because you can read about Folksy here. Today I’m introducing 4 from the top 10 best sellers list by revenue from Folksy in 2014. I had the pleasure of interviewing these 4 business owners and I will be sharing their insights, knowledge, and experiences over the next 10 weeks.

As I used the same interview questions, each week I’ll share 1 question & their responses. This way you get varied answers and a whole lot more information on the same subject. You are going to learn a wealth of knowledge and you will also see that many are still learning like you.

I am honored to bring these sellers to the forefront for their successes. It’s nice to feel praised for what you do don’t you think?. Over the next 10 weeks, you will see that they are still learning just like you & that the more success their business brings the more they want to work on the business to achieve more.

Let me introduce these 4 best business owners from Folksy’s best sellers list by revenue. Go a visit these sellers shops and connect with them.  


I am obsessed with Jewellery, Button, Vintage, Kitsch, Fashion, Unusual…. I have been passionate about creating since I was a child on my Nanas knee. Some of my first memories are of creating and crafting and I have never stopped Lisa. (quoted from her Folksy store)

You can visit Lisabellah shop and connect with her by the links below:




Jane O’Neill:
I am a glass artist based on the edge of the Pennine town of Hebden Bridge where I work from my home studio creating kiln formed glass work. My work is all fused glass which involves several processes – design, hand cutting from sheets of glass, use of glass powders and enamels, flame work, kiln carving and finally multiple kiln firings and cold working by hand. (quoted from her blog)

You can visit Jane’s shop and connect with her by the links below:




Barry D Bulsara:
My inspiration mainly comes from contemporary culture and almost anything sci-fi. I’m really just a big kid at heart. I work in a variety of styles and mediums, it just depends on what I think would suit the subject, and whether I fancy having a go at something new. (quoted from his blog)

You can visit Barry’s shop and connect with him by the links below:




Anna Day:
We make jewellery that is uniformly bright, and cheerful. Dandelions, flowers and miniature worlds are our main focus – we pour true love into every piece we make, and we so hope you enjoy anything you purchase from Buttonsy. (quoted from her Folksy store)

You can visit Anne’s shop and connect with her by the links below:




You will get the first Q & A next week. The question they will answer is also asking you for your response too. Sharing your insights and knowledge can also help others too.

This post is part of a 10-week interview round-up. I interview 4 Top Best-Selling Folksy Sellers of 2014 who share their business insights & experiences for success.

Update: Below are all the posts connected to this blog series enjoy!

Why did you choose Folksy when looking for a marketplace to sell your products?

What differentiates your business from other Folksy businesses?

How did you go about pricing your products and has this changed over time?

Which social platform drives the most traffic to your Folksy shop and why?

Share 1 marketing tip that you use on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest?

How does search engine optimization play a part in your business?

Share 1 challenge in your business and how you are overcoming it?

If Folksy closed your shop, what would you do next and why?

What are the most important factors that contributes to your business success?

Can you share 1 goal you have set for 2015 and why?





Janet Walker has been a designer & internet marketer for over 16+ years. She established her creative biz on the 1st page of Google (+ other search engines) within a year of being online. Which led to international media coverage. Her analytical thinking, marketing know-how & break-it-down methodology, allows her to naturally align strategies, & more. She’s become the go-to for individuals, small & sought-after business leaders in various industries.  JWGInternational’s core is to empower, elevate & support those using their Gifts to impact others.

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