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Topic: Awesome Jewelry my friend makes! *lots of pics but in links sorry*  (Read 1051 times)
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« on: January 14, 2009 09:07:36 PM »

This is my first post ever =D,
so my friend makes some jewelry but nobody buys it so she'd like some feedback and perhaps even customers! for the jewelry! so if you could post your comments =] after you check out a couple of the pieces


^^^i set it at her profile but just click the links on the left box to see the actual jewelry =D

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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2009 08:42:48 AM »

K, here's a little tip for her. I don't think selling directly from a blog is the way to go. She needs to set up an Etsy account. It's has huge volumes of traffic so her jewelery can be seen. www.etsy.com is the address, its quick and easy, and free to set up an account. It does cost a small amount $0.20 to list each item, but the fee is worth the increase in traffic. I think she should list her jewelry on Etsy, but keep blogging about it to increase traffic even more. Just a few tips from personal experience. Also, it might be better to move this post to the right board to get more advice. There is a Crafty business board. There is even a separate board for Etsy advice.
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2009 12:00:11 PM »

i second that e-motion (ha)

anyways, yeah. i just started using etsy and it rules!
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2009 03:21:56 PM »

Very pretty pieces, I agree, etsy or artfire are both good, viable selling options, though artfire is still pretty new.  Also . . . her prices, especially on her earrings, seemed pretty low!  I don't think she could make much profit, selling earrings for only $3.  Even the Evil Big Box stores charge more than that!

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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2009 07:30:34 PM »

What beautiful and delicate pieces! Your friend is truly talented.
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