A selection of Spring related items on Folksy
Hello! Spring is finally beginning to show it’s face, although we’re still shivvering away here in the North. March is an exciting month for crafts as the Craft fair season kicks back in to gear and with Mother’s Day just around the corner there are lots of gorgeous gifts on Folksy. We hope March is a great month for all our sellers.
- February orders were up 6% from January, that’s a huge 73% increase on February 2010.
- We had visits from 299,806 different people, this is an increase of 153% on February 2010.
- Folksy was viewed in 120 different languages.
- Congratulations to Polka Dots and Posies, Pants and Paper, Quernus Crafts and Tights for Sore Eyes who were our most visited shops.
We’re just doing the final testing of the registration changes to the site that we announced last month so these will be live on the site soon.
Thank you to everyone who has continued to suggest further categories for Folksy, we now have a designated forum post for categories in the Forums, you can find it here.
Here are the latest Category changes and additions:
- Dolls and Collectables – This is changed from Toys and Dolls
- Writing Paper
- Hot Water Bottle cover
- Sewing & Knitting gifts
- Art and photography
- Jewellery Sets
This month we say a fond farewell to Toni, our Support staff. Toni has worked hard at solving all your problems for the past year and as the first point of call for our users, she’s been the friendly and helpful face of the team. We’d like to thank her for all her hard work, she’ll be missed by all at Folksy.
Joining us on the team will be Sian, you might know her as Siansburys on Folksy and we hope you’ll all offer her a warm welcome. Sian will be based out of our office in Sheffield and will be answering all your support queries as well as choosing our featured sellers and items for the site. Sian will also be helping Hilary in the forums.
How are we doing?
We’d like to know if this sort of update is useful, so do give us your feedback on how we could improve. See you next month!
:) The Folksy Team – James, Rob, Sarah, Doug, Andrew, Toni, Hilary and Sian.