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1  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Get Product and Website Opinions / Looking for feedback on Craft.ly on: February 16, 2011 07:49:05 PM
I'm looking for some feedback on a crafting related business I'm building. I hope this is the right place to post this.

After talking with some friends and family at dinner one night, the topic of how difficult it is to use some of the big handmade goods online services are, we decided to see if we could improve on these issues by creating an easy to use online marketplace with some unique twists.

To continue getting feedback from crafters that we don't know personally, we put up a very basic bit of information explaining what Craftly is and how we see it working. http://craft.ly

To us, it seems like there's a large chunk of business being lost by crafters by not being able to taking advantage of your online customers. Who else to better promote your items than your customers? So, we're going to give buyers the tools needed to help spread the word about the awesome crafts they've found.

At the same time, sellers will be able to incentivse the buyers to do this by offering discounts if X number of people buy an item. Sellers who are just getting started may even create a listing to see if people are even interested in their product. Then if they get say, 10 buyers, they'll commit to creating the item for those buyers. If you know of Kickstarter, it's a lot like that, but on a smaller, handmade, scale.

So, if you would, take a minute to check out our site: http://craft.ly and let us know what you think. Like I said, it is pretty basic, so if you have questions, feel free to ask them here or email me directly: levi@craft.ly

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