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  1. Shopkeeping

    Please please can we have the Shopkeeping page on separate pages (like the listings page). I have over 900 items and my ipad crashes when I try to load the page to move my newest listings to the top. Alternatively why on earth aren't the newest items automatically shown first anyway!!

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  3. Misleading "Search" button

    Last year a shop which wanted to sell my items decided not to do so because they couldn't find my shop on Folksy. They presumably thought that my business card could not be trusted and therefore neither could I!

    It appears that this is because the search box does not make it clear that you can change it from searching for items to searching for shops.

    I doubt if I am alone in this experience and of all the websites I use Folksy has the least user-friendly search box.

    My experience of human nature is that very few people persevere…

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  4. Newbie day

    I think it would be really nice if Folksy were to have one day a year (or even one a month) where only items from sellers with say under 5-10 sales or even just those with with 0 sales, are shown on the website. It could be publicised as a special day and would give all the other hardworking crafters the opportunity to get some visibility on the site and make a potential sale. They usually lose out to all the additional visibility given to the Best Sellers... :o(

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  5. Please can we have a section for GLASS ?

    There are many hobby fusers in the UK looking to sell their work and looking for nice supplies. I have just started listing a few supplies which aren't in shops and my only available section is under 'commercial' . Most of my glass embellishments are hand made. If we fusers could have a place to find glassy items for sale, I think it might be a big help. Thank you, Dee x

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  6. Ability to see price in "listed items" (Seller Dash > Manange Listings) list

    I would love it if the "listed items" list showed prices and possibly postage too. I often want to refer to the price of an item for another listing or for a customer enquiry elsewhere and it is a pain to have to go right into the product listing to get its price/postage.

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  7. 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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  8. The Option of Seeing Your Listing Balance Including VAT

    I've been away from Folksy for quite a few months so I didn't realise that this was now added separately so it came a little bit of a shock to find that the listing feed didn't include it and was added at the checkout. I'd been in a monthly listing club so it added quite a bit to my overall bill. Thanks.

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  9. Page views

    Would it be possible to show how many times an item has been viewed in total? It would be handy to have the info when you view your listings, maybe along side the amount of likes you have had.

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  10. Easier way to re-arrange items in shop

    I would love if there was an easier way to rearrange photos/items in your shop.

    The current method is very laborious and time-consuming. (especially with over 200 listings!) Having to individually move these items up a list in the shopkeeping settings is just not working.

    I would love a user-friendly way of organising photos/items within collections. I envision being able to view images of items in the 'collections' in a grid format and then being able to swap and change which position the items will be shown in your shop.

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  11. 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.

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  12. Make items appear in PayPal

    Currently Folksy items are not named in PayPal reports. There is usually a blank space. Ebay manages to tell paypal exactly what has been purchased/sold. Please make this work for Folksy too. Currently only way to see what item is is to click on it within PayPal. Time consuming when doing accounts

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  13. 8 votes
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  14. 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 ?

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  15. Please can we have a change of policy?

    Instead of sellers having to get hot under the collar when a new shop infringes Folksy's terms and conditions of what can be sold, wouldn't it be easier if new shops were vetted by Folksy before they were published. It would save a lot of trouble, use of the report button (does it work?) and mildly annoyed emails when we spot these things. This would also give a new seller the chance to set up their shop properly before it goes public. At present they have to publish before they can see whether it looks right and has all the…

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  16. 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 !

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  17. Option for Gift Receipt

    I'd like the option to be able to print a gift receipt. A customer asked me to send their purchase direct to their friend as a gift, and wanted me to include a gift receipt without the price.
    This isn't possible at present and it seems to me to be something that we should be able to do. It is common practice elsewhere and a lot of people buy things as gifts.

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  18. larger thumbnails for photos, hard to see on a pc so even harder to see on a tablet etc

    The thumbnails are so very small, I understand they are to help pick pics but they could be made to be bigger, unless I have missed that facility.

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  19. How do I sell jewellery sets?

    I want to sell a matching set of jewellery (necklace, earrings and bracelet), but only seem to be able to select individual categories. Is it possible to group them all together and sell as a set?

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  20. Character or space count for Tags

    We have the ability to add up to 15 tags, but that can vary depending on the length of the actual tags used. It would be really helpful to have a counter of some kind that alerts you when you're exceeding the space - quite often I enter my keyword tags, publish the page, then see that the last tag has been cut in half or truncated. It makes updating tags very long winded and fiddly!

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