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  1. free shipping banner on listings

    Hi - would it be possible to have a free shipping graphic on thumbnail/main listing photographs so that customers browsing can see straight away that the price includes shipping ?

    I remember Folksy saying that offering free shipping, even if you have included it in the price, can encourage buyers.

    thanks
    -x-

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      • Stock Level in Variations

        Can we please have the ability to include stock levels in variations. We can include variations in price, but not the number of items available in each variation. Consequently if a particular item is sold out, it doesn’t reflect that in the listing.

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        • Link to Folksy interview for featured sellers.

          Would it be possible for previous featured sellers to have a link to their Folksy interview where the star is presently - ?

          It may help in promoting in yourself as you can share your processes etc, and people can find out more about the maker if they want to.

          thanks -x-

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          • The ability to use CSV files for bulk uploads of new inventory.

            Using a CSV file with all your data under sub headings allows you to upload all of your inventory in one upload rather than having to list all items individually and would save a ridiculous amount of time.

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            • How do I find my 'favourites' please?

              Difficult to find the favourites link (although I am using folksy via Instagram on small iPhone). Could be more obvious perhaps in your ''menu" have an obvious symbol for 'my favourites'. This might already exist. Just giving my feedback. 😂 This is an awesome website 🙌🙌 Love art myself and when I have more time in the future I'd love to get back into it x

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              • Free Shipping option if buyer lives in your local area/vicinity

                Could we have a Free Shipping option (only available to buyers who live in your immediate local area/vicinity?). You can deliver it in person @ the buyer's house once payment is received.

                This would be better than buyer coming to your house.

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                • A channel to reply to enquiries through Folksy rather than through own email. I had an enquiry from a buyer through Folksy las week w

                  I had an enquiry from a buyer through Folksy las week wanting to know if I could supply an item that she thought was the perfect item in time for an anniversary gift. I replied immediately. And was surprised that someone so keen did not come back so I emailed another 2 times .....apologising in case she had changed her mind and wondering if my reply had arrived.
                  She replied yesterday saying that she had only just seen my reply in her spam folder........she thought I had not replied and had bought elsewhere.
                  One, this makes me look like I…

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                  • Crowdfunding some apps

                    As we've all been told over and over folksy can't afford to fund the making of apps for smartphones, so why don't we crowdfund (is that a word?) them instead. Most of us know just how important apps are for sellers and shoppers, so we should put our money where our mouth is and chip in part of the cost.
                    I'm not saying we should pay for it all but maybe if we could come up with part of the money Folksy could come up with the rest??
                    This really is something we need to get the folksy brand out…

                    67 votes
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                    • A category for leathercrafts

                      A category for Leather, leather crafts, tools etc.

                      As this is becoming a very popular craft, but there is no real provision within the categories.

                      8 votes
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                      • Flagging when shop owners are listing something that could be potentially not allowed on Folksy

                        There has been a bit of a debate on the Folksy forum about some of the new shops selling items that we believe aren't allowed on Folksy. They could be items that aren't really handmade or could have been made outside the UK, they could be items that are being resold, they could be items infringing copyright etc etc.

                        http://talk.folksy.com/t/time-for-a-crackdown-folksy/9285/467

                        I'm suggesting that Folksy write something in to the computer program both to let sellers know when they are listing something that might be deemed in appropriate to sell and to trawl through all the existing listings too.

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                        • WE NEED A FOLKSY APP!!!For both facebook and mobile devices!

                          We need a folksy app for mobile devices and for our facebook pages. To keep up with other selling sites we need to have similar options for potential customers. They are not going to buy from us if there is a simpler way to go through an etsy/ebay app and find things from their phones etc It is really falling behind not having this option, these days its strange there's not an app for it! Folksy should be a bigger name within the uk than other selling sites as it is uk based and this would help toward that! Ease…

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                          • May I suggest that when listing a newly crafted Item,that the Photo upload part be after the Title ,as it helps to describe if your photo is

                            Place photo upload part of listing, up near the top of the page,as when describing an item it helps to see the photo as well as the real thing.

                            5 votes
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                            • start an affiliate program

                              start an affiliate program in order to encourage others to help market this site and the craft producers on it.

                              19 votes
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                              • sold items - multiple items not showing.

                                Would it be possible to show multiples of items sold please - at the moment if lots of people buy the same item, only the latest sale shows. Therefore it looks like you only ever sell one of each type of item.

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                                • Shop collection photos in square format

                                  Whilst we all strive to achieve better photos why is it that throughout Folksy "square" format photos work best whilst those associated with our shop collections are in a rectangular format and therefore often have detail cropped from them. Please could these be changed to square format so that the shop front doesn't look careless and sloppy!

                                  85 votes
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                                  • Gift vouchers

                                    I would love to be able to give and receive Folksy gift vouchers. I hope that is something that you can consider in the future.

                                    35 votes
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                                    • Enable buyers to instantly download digital purchases. I.e. for PDF sewing & knitting patterns

                                      I sell e-patterns and would like to be able to upload them to each listing so a buyer can instantly download it once purchased to save me having to email it for every sale.
                                      A category for PDF downloads would be great, its vastly becomming the preferred option for buyers of sewing patterns and other websites are offering this. It could cover a wide range of tutorials such as crafts, arts and digital supplies.

                                      88 votes
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                                      • Hyperlinks

                                        Please could we have the ability to post hyperlinks to other listings in our descriptive text. For example - blue cushion cover . I have a matching red one which makes up a pair (hyperlink to that listing ). I think this would be a really useful additional tool to help promote our items.

                                        113 votes
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                                        • Notification against Feedback option

                                          Would it be possible to have a notification against the feedback option under the Activity section on the dashboard showing when someone left a feedback comment or alternatively sending an email as some other website do.Thanks x

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