Suggested Features

Please add any suggestions for site features here. There’s no guarantee we will be able to implement your idea, but we welcome your thoughts!

  1. Add a picture to meet the maker

    Could we have the ability to add an image to our meet the maker page - perhaps a picture of our workrooms, us creating our products, craft fair display of products etc - think it would really add something to those pages.

    33 votes
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  2. Woodturning and Crochet

    Hi,

    My husband has a woodturning site, but has to sprea all his items around.Please can you at least ass a "WOOD" items category.

    I sell crochet items and am totally frustrated that there is a "KNITTING" category which I have to put my items in and not a "CROCHET" category.

    Please can you add these categories as there are a lot of us that are in need of them and would help us promote our items to the right people.

    Thanks

    Crafty Debs

    30 votes
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  3. Introducing Subsections in a shop

    It would seem sensible to have the ability to add subsections to a shop i.e. if you clicked on one of the sections on the LHS a drop down list would appear giving the potential purchaser the opportunity to further narrow their choice.
    e.g. I sell a number of different photo related items such as greetings cards, fine art prints, iphone cases, mugs etc which are listed as Sections. But it would be very useful if they could be further subdivided into Subsections such as Landscape, Still life, Animals, Abstract etc

    15 votes
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  4. The ability for sellers to purchase search ads to help promote their products.

    Sellers would pay £3/£5/£10 etc depending how many impressions they would like to make. The more you pay the more impressions you get. Could have a 'sponsored' section which would list those products in preferential top position on page.

    5 votes
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  5. 7 votes
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  6. Can we have the option of 'free postage' if collected in person.

    Lots of my friends want to buy my items but don't want to pay postage as they can collect. Can there be an option for free postage if the buyer can collect. That way I can sell all my items through Folksy.

    47 votes
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  7. link site to social media and personal "who has viewed what" section

    to be able to link folksy to social media sites would be great as i have to keep loggin in to each stit everytime i want to share and also have a feedback section that we can see how many has viewed our items and from where and which items have been searched for ? something like etsy does ?

    8 votes
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  8. Folksy Shop App for Facebook Page & smartphones?

    Hi there, I was wondering if we were any closer to having a Folksy Tab on our Facebook Pages?
    I was gutted when that disappeared? And have you got a APP for Iphones in the offing too?
    Yours Chloe @ Hatastic!

    365 votes
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  9. folksy.it short links available to us for twitter/fb etc.

    I'd love to have access to the folksy.it short links for my product listings, as I think it's great to let people know on twitter and fb what they are clicking on without using a massive untidy looking link.

    I know fb previews links, but often I want to actually upload a photo of the product and put the link in the photo description as this looks bigger and better than linking directly to an item on fb.

    4 votes
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  10. 4 votes
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  11. 19 votes
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  12. 'Copy Listing' directly from listing page

    It would save loads of time if we could 'copy' an image the same way we can 'edit' an image directly from the items page within our shops. It's a faff to find the listing in the dashboard lists and select copy from there - takes ages!

    6 votes
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  13. Character count for descriptions.

    As we are limited to 1500 characters for our descriptions it would make writing them much easier if we had a built in counter which would tell us how many characters we have remaining. It's a waste of time to have to copy and paste the descriptions into a word-processing document to edit it's length.

    20 votes
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  14. Text messages sent when you sell something

    Text messages sent to your phone when you sell an item or get a message on folksy, this would improve speed of sales, and also if you buy something you could then get gentle text reminders if you do not pay / leave feedback within reasonable time. This could be a feature CHOSEN by the folksy sellers as some sellers may not want this features.

    13 votes
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  15. Being able to search completed (already sold) listings.

    This is something that eBay has which is a good way of looking at what prices similar things to yours have sold at, so you can price your item reasonably for the buyer and you don't have to hang around for ages before realising your item is priced too expensively. Also good for buyers to find out what's a reasonable price.

    3 votes
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  16. Feedback left v Feedback %

    Currently feedback is shown as the amount of feedback and a percentage. When the amount of feedback doesn't match the amount of sales, it does rather suggest that people weren't happy but declined to leave negative or neutral feedback.
    So I suggest that the box should show Items Sold and feedback % only. Eg:
    Items sold: 100
    Feedback: 100% positive
    Though still make it clickable so people can go and see what feedback has been left.

    120 votes
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  17. Please, could we have a 'Save as Draft' option?

    I'm currently setting up a new Folksy shop and have tried to put several listings as Drafts ready to list them when I'm ready. When you preview a listing your only options are to 'make changes' or 'list item'. If you just abandon it and click back to your dashboard it saves it as a draft. That's fine, it works but it seems a bit hit and miss. Plus you then need to navigate through 'manage listings', find 'Draft items' to start another.

    Anna (not anonymous as it says but from WearItsAt, Cuprousity and (soon) Argentia)

    19 votes
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  18. 10 votes
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  19. Returning to edit

    When you list or edt an item, we are taken to see item and no option to edit another without having to go back to our shop again., It would be good to be able to list another there or edit another !

    7 votes
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  20. Please find some way of leaving feedback with guest log in purchases

    Please find some way of leaving feedback with guest log in purchases, I have just had sales of 4 items through guest log in, and whilst the customers have let me know to my own email account that they are happy,my positive feedback score is suffering.. This problem will only get worse as I suspect most people will buy though guest now they can

    147 votes
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    We’re going to be reviewing the way that feedback works in the future. When we do so, we’ll look at incorporating a way for guest buyers to participate too.

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