Seller's Best Practices Blog

How to show that your items are on SALE!

Posted by Taylar Franz on

Sales are great for getting more customers. And, if you are using your Craft Fair USA booth in conjunction with other sales channels, you may want to bring the sale prices to the Craft Fair USA site as well. There is a way to make your pricing show up as a discount when shoppers view your item. It will show up like this in a search: When the listing is clicked on and viewed, it will look like this: To set a sale price on a finished listing: If you have all of your listings made and saved, you can...

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How to add product variants.

Posted by Taylar Franz on

Product variants can be a useful tool! Variants are the options, such as color, that shoppers often get when purchasing a product and can definitely help you sell more and maximize your product listings! A good way to use this is if you sell tee shirts: You can have one listing for a certain shirt saying and variant options of size and color. This can also be applied to almost any other item that you can think of! I would suggest using a photo of all the items (all 5 colors of tee shirts together, for example) as the main...

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How to list a custom object.

Posted by Taylar Franz on

Unfortunately, Craft Fair USA is not super well set up for custom orders (unlike a platform such as Etsy). Instead, we try to work well for products that are premade—similar to the ones that a seller would need to finish in order to take to an in-person craft fair and sell. That being said, please take a look at this listing: https://craftfairusa.com/products/cap-with-custom-engraved-patch-for-men-and-women The vendor of the above item and I worked together to come up with the best way to offer custom products. Notice the wording in red in her product description. If someone happens to purchase from you without...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Taylar Franz on

When speaking with new vendors (and returning vendors) there have been questions that come up about our events. Many sellers have the same questions, so I decided to put together this blog full of Frequently Asked Questions. How does Craft Fair USA compare with Etsy? Craft Fair USA is similar to Etsy, or other shopping platforms such as Ebay or Amazon. We offer a similar experience for the customer, and a similar vendor portal for each seller. However, when compared to Etsy, we do not take a per sale transaction fee. Instead, we charge a booth fee, just like an in-person...

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How to set up shipping.

Posted by Taylar Franz on

Shipping is a very important piece of the puzzle when it comes to selling practically anything online. If you fail to get your shipping configuration set up, you will not be able to make any sales. Craft Fair USA, as a seller’s platform, only supports domestic shipping. This means that items will only be able to ship to customers within the USA—creating ease for you as the seller since you will not ever need to deal with Customs. In the below videos, I walk you through the configuration of your shipping ranges and rates. The first video will help you...

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