The Folksy Plus plan helps those designer-makers and supplies sellers who list and sell a lot on Folksy to pay in advance for their listings.
You can choose between a monthly or annual Folksy Plus subscription:
- Monthly account: £7.50 (inc VAT)
- Annual account: £75 per year (inc VAT)
The annual Folksy Plus Account offers a £15 discount (equivalent to 2 months free), compared with our monthly plan.
The Folksy Plus account gives you:
- Unlimited free listings
- Free daily relistings
- 10 images for each product listing (rather than the standard 5)
- Free Etsy import service
- The ability to add Featured Items to your shop
- A Folksy Plus badge on your shop page
It's free to list and re-list on the Plus account. However you are restricted to re-listing items once per day.
As with our Basic account, listings last for 120 days (around 4 months), so please remember that you will still need to renew your items when (or before) they expire!
You will still be charged commission on your sales. The commission fee remains the same as the standard Pay As You Go plan at 6% + VAT
These rates are effective from the point of upgrade. Any listings created before the upgrade are charged at the Basic rate which was agreed when you created the listings.
How to upgrade
You can upgrade to the Plus account at any time from the 'PLUS account' link on the left hand side of your Dashboard.
We're using GoCardless to collect payments and payment is by subscription to a recurring monthly Direct Debit. You will need to enter your bank sort code, bank account number and name.
Make sure that your bank account is set up to allow Direct Debits. If your payment fails or if refused by your bank, your Folksy account may be put on hold automatically. If this occurs, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or open a ticket for assistance.
IMPORTANT: We are unable to refund payments for the Plus account after you have started using the service (i.e. listed an item) or after 7 calendar days, whichever is soonest.
Please make absolutely sure that the items you intend to list are allowed to be sold on Folksy before you upgrade:What can I sell on Folksy?
Renewal of the £7.50 per month plan
If you are on the monthly Folksy Plus account and pay by subscription to a recurring Direct Debit, your account is automatically renewed monthly unless you cancel before the next payment is due.
Renewal of the £75 per year annual plan
If you are on the annual Folksy Plus account and pay by subscription to a recurring Direct Debit, your account is automatically renewed annually unless you cancel before the next payment is due.
Renewal of the legacy plan
The legacy annual plan was retired in Nov 2018 and no new annual recurring Direct Debits can be created. If you are on the legacy Folksy Plus Account plan and , your account will renew after 12 months and you will be able to remain on the annual Folksy Plus plan (at least for the moment).
If you're not sure which type of account you have, or if you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com or open a ticket for assistance.
Cancellation of the Plus account
You can cancel your subscription at any time by cancelling the Direct Debit with your bank or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure you do this more than 3 working days before your next charge date! Once your subscription is cancelled your Plus account will then expire when the next payment is due. Any payments that have already been taken (or any that are processing) can not be refunded.
If you simply delete your Folksy account, please contact us at email@example.com and/or your bank to ensure that your Direct Debit has been cancelled or you may continue to be charged.
You can check the status and expiry date of your Plus account at any time from Dashboard > Shop Settings > PLUS account: