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

Question 1 of 10

Q1 - Why did they choose to sell at Folksy?
Why do you sell at Folksy?

A simple question you would think. If you are starting out this can be the hardest question to answer. Should you have your own website or start at a marketplace like Folksy first. You have to weigh up your options, wants and needs to come to a decision you are happy with. Either way it’s your choice. Let’s see why Lisabeth, Jane, Barry & Anne chose Folksy to sell their products.


why sell at folksyShop | Twitter | Facebook

I loved the fact it was British only designers and their help to online shop holders seems personal and caring which is lovely


why sell at folksy 2Shop | Twitter | Facebook

I’ ve been selling with Folksy for some time so it is difficult to remember exactly why. I think it was partly recommendation and partly it had the best features for my needs at the time.


why sell at folksy 3Shop | Twitter | Facebook

It was very much by chance. When I was just starting out and doing my ‘Introduction to screen printing’ course at the Leicester Print Workshop, I was chatting to a friend of a friend. Who was also doing the course, turned out she was the editor of the Folksy magazine ‘Frankly’ and she recommended the site to me.


why sell at folksy 4Shop | Twitter | Facebook

It’s British, and it’s supportive of its sellers… equally, we really liked its approach to business. Folksy is a big website, but it’s friendly and kind and we just felt it suited us.


Do you have a shop at Folksy? If so why did you choose Folksy to sell your products? Share your reasons in the comments below.


This post is part of a 10 week interview round-up. This is question 1. I interview 4 Top Best-Selling Folksy Sellers of 2014 who share their business insights & experiences for success. You can read the introduction here. Follow along & also share your answers to the questions in the comments too, along with your shop’s url.


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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