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  1. Can we be allowed to sell places in craft classes and retreats

    As many of us are long term crafters, people may want to learn from us, could we sell places on our craft courses or retreats

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    • 2 votes
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      • Set my own processing times for made-to-order items

        21 days is not enough time for me to process some made-to-order items so I use other sites to offer these "high end" products to my customers. I'd like to set my own timescales on Folksy please.

        18 votes
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        • Making more of commissions being non-returnable

          I've recently had a nasty experience with commissions being returned as unsuitable. I've been with Folksy over 4 years and done several commissions and never had them returned and in my trusting way, I changed what I'd made and ended up refunding the buyer. I wasn't aware of the no return clause, having not needed it,but this has ended up costing me two lots of postage,though the items are now relisted, plus the time to make.
          I'd like the no return of commissions to be emphasised more,because my only commissions have just been from the ready-made pieces asking for alternative…

          3 votes
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          • Please could we have a natural remedies section added to bath and beauty?

            I have been adding my natural remedies to the fragrance section as there is nowhere else to put them. It would be so much easier for potential customers to find my and other natural remedie makers items if we had a separate section for them.

            52 votes
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            • Google Analytics

              Is there any way to make Google Analytics user friendly?? It's awful!!

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              • Ability to edit confirmation email

                Please can we have a feature to edit confirmation emails, for example so we can add links to a tailored survey

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                • 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(

                  9 votes
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                  • CUSTOMER MADE PURCHASE alert badge near shop banner

                    When beavering away in my shop all day I don't pay much attention to emails so it would be great to have an alert badge appear near the shopping basket or shop banner when a customer makes a purchase. Then I can attend to their order asap!

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                    • Making landscape and portrait format images equal

                      Having created my greetings card listings, I discover that portrait and landscape images are getting unequal treatment: both are being reduced to the same width, meaning that landscape format images are much smaller, making detail less visible than that on portrait format images. It would be nice to have them displayed at the same resolution as the portrait format images or, perhaps, to allow visitors to click on the images and have them displayed at the full resolution at which they were uploaded.

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                      • Image sizes

                        When listing a new item why does it say "The maximum image size is 4MB"?!! After a frustrating day downsizing my pictures and Folksy rejecting my pages I learnt that image sizes had to be much less than that. This has been very time wasting and to be honest I was ready to give up and abandon my account had it not been for the fact that I had paid the £45 fee.

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                        • Is it possible to have a toys main section

                          Is it possible to have a main heading for toys as it's currently under homewares, for example I have put my car and pencil wraps under nursery and playroom but would they ever be found there?

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                          • Thumbnails link to actual items?

                            I've found it frustrating when shopping that I'll see something interesting on the front page, or as a thumbnail for a category, and then when I click on it it takes me to a page of related listings but not the one in the image (unless I scroll through a couple of pages - sometimes it's not there at all!)

                            Is there a way to make sure that if an item is used as a thumbnail/tease image that it actually appears in the page that that click leads you to?

                            Adrienne

                            4 votes
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                            • Ability to de-activate item straight from Item listing

                              I list some of my items on more than one site - if I sell on another site I have to spend quite a long time scrolling through my 190 or so listings to find the item I want to de-activate. I'd love to be able to make changes straight from the item listing by way of a Deactivate button or even through the current Edit button by reducing stock to zero. Thanks!

                              24 votes
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                              • 6 votes
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                                • 2 votes
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                                  • 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

                                    8 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.

                                      32 votes
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                                      • Unavailable on holiday is not the same as out of stock

                                        When I was on holiday I received this message
                                        "We have been looking for some time and saw your kingfisher suncatcher but disappointed to see it is unavailble. Will you be making anymore as we would like 2 please"

                                        I wrote back to say that it was unavailable as i was on holiday not because i hadn't got one.

                                        It struck me that a lot of customers would simply walk away and not bother if they saw that message. Fortunately i responded and in a couple of weeks will be selling 2 on here.

                                        The problem arises because when in…

                                        12 votes
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                                        • 7 votes
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