Thanks to the tools available online, anyone with a creative eye can make their own necklaces
And many people have gone on to do so, even going on to sell their creations to their family and friends. For some, this could be a part-time thing and a great way to make money, but for others, it could be the start of a brand new business.
In order for your business to flourish, you’ll need a way in which you can efficiently sell your handmade necklaces online. But when you’re new to the ecommerce business, knowing where to start can be a bit tricky.
So, we thought we’d bring to you some of the crucial steps you’d need to take to start selling your handmade necklaces online in an attempt to kickstart your business!
Find a selling platform that suits you
There are many platforms in which you can use to sell your handmade necklaces, it just depends on your type of business!
If you’re looking to just sell your handmade products on the side, and not really bothered about making a living from it, then you can sell your wares on social media or the many free selling sites and online marketplaces that are available! Sites like Facebook Marketplace and Etsy provide you with a secure and efficient place to effectively sell your products and get your services out there!
If you’re looking for your handmade jewellery business to bloom, your own online store would be most beneficial. If speed is of the essence and you want to start up your online store as quick as possible, then sites like Wix and SquareSpace and great for a quick set up thanks to their ready-made website packages. Good for a temporary start, however, they can not guarantee a stand out online space or a site that truly reflects the business you are trying to build.
If you’re ready to get serious about selling your handmade necklaces online, then you could start building your very own bespoke online space. This will be a very big venture but will be the first step in securing a foundation for your business. Using an agency like Limely, you can cover bases like design, content and development and make sure that each one is of the highest quality to ensure great user experience and returning custom.
Collect high-quality product images
When you’re all set up on the selling platform of your choice, it’s important that you really showcase your handmade necklaces as they are your selling point! To do this, you will need to fill your site with high quality and aesthetically pleasing product image to not only make them attractive to the user, but you need to make them aware of the quality of your products.
This calls for a good, quality camera and your creative touch setting up an appropriate background that does nothing but amplifies your unique products.
Market your new business
Now you have products and an online space that you need to show it off! To gain an audience and clientele, it’s important to create and maintain an effective marketing strategy. Whether it’s for social media, SEO or email marketing, securing a solid strategy full-on engaging content and product focus will help entice users to your site, and help increase attention and sales.
Do you need help getting started? Contact Limely today, and we’d be happy to help!