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RUN YOUR OUR VILLAGE SHOP AS A BUSINESS

By Voice of the Village 19 days ago 5 Views No comments
We know you, as a shop owner on Our Village, are passionate about your products. As an artisan, crafter, maker, or small family-owned shop owner who take great pride in your products and the work that goes into them, we know that your focus is on creativity and selling your products. Sometimes that focus may lead you to overlook things you could easily be doing that adds bottom-line profit dollars to your bank account each year.

WHY WAS OUR VILLAGE CREATED?

By Voice of the Village 1 month ago 2 Views No comments
Our Village’s co-founders, who are sisters, recognized the ability for Sellers to have an online shop on an online mall venue provided the Sellers with the most exposure with the least amount of effort.

Our Village Products Offline Management Tool

By John White 2 months ago 597 Views 2 comments
Our Village Products Offline Management Tool The Our Village Products Offline Management Tool is designed specifically for Our Village shop owners and allows you to quickly and easily edit and manage your Our Village shop and products offline. In addition, for Our Village shop owners who also own an Etsy shop, the Our Village Products Offline Management Tool will allow you to easily download your products, including images and descriptions, from your Etsy shop, without affecting your Etsy shop .
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HOW TO GET MORE OUT OF YOUR OUR VILLAGE SHOP

By Voice of the Village 3 months ago 1 Views No comments
When it comes to selling online, more is better. Every shop owner’s goal is to sell more. More sales mean more money to help support themselves. More sales mean more freedom. More, more, more! That brings us to the primary question of, “How do I get more out of online selling from my Our Village shop?”

SELLERS! USE OUR VILLAGE AS YOUR WEBSITE

By Voice of the Village 4 months ago 786 Views No comments
Sellers who have their shops on Our Village have the best of all worlds because they can simply use their Our Village shop as their own website. This includes using their shop’s home page as their web address for business cards and email signatures! Before going into more detail about how that works, let’s take an overview look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of having your own website.

OUR VILLAGE – Home of THE SHOPPING SMALL MOVEMENT

By Voice of the Village 4 months ago 49 Views No comments
Shopping Small. Up until the 20th century, all shopping was “small”. The advent of big corporations and big box stores changed everything. The concept that “bigger is better” sounds good but is not necessarily true, especially for small business owners or sole proprietors. That’s why understanding the importance of Shopping Small is critical to the future success of all the individuals and families represented by the Sellers who have shops on Our Village and to the entire American economy. Shopping Small shouldn’t be promoted only one day each year. Shopping Small should be a 365 day, 24/7 goal for all consumers and there are good reasons why this should be a national priority. Our Village is taking the lead, promoting Shopping Small as the first option customers should always consider. Let’s look at the data to understand why.

WHY SHOULD YOU BUY FROM THE SHOP OWNERS ON OUR VILLAGE?

By Voice of the Village 4 months ago 77 Views No comments
Simple question. Why should you buy from shop owners on Our Village? There are many reasons. The purpose of this blog is to paint a picture for you, providing information you probably never knew or considered about the artisans, crafters, makers, and small family-owned shop owners who rely on you, their customer. First, you need to know that there are no listing fees charged or commissions deducted from shop owner’s sales on Our Village. Shop owners selling on Our Village keep 100% of their sales and for them, that’s a big deal!

HOW YOU CAN HELP OUR VILLAGE CHANGE THE WORLD

By Voice of the Village 4 months ago 75 Views 1 comment
Our Village’s co-founders (who are sisters) both have helping hearts and decided that the core mission of Our Village would be to make the world a better place. Wow! That certainly is an ambitious goal! However, they had a well thought out plan, knowing that with the help of all the Sellers on the internet, they could change the world. To achieve that goal, they knew that first they would need to provide the Sellers with an extraordinary resource so they would be willing to help.

How should you be selling online?

By Voice of the Village 5 months ago 127 Views No comments
You have many online selling options. We believe Our Village presents shop owners with the most support and definitely the most value, especially considering you keep 100% of your sales. This blog posed the question, “How Should You Be Selling Online?” We believe the answer is on Our Village. Thanks for taking your time to visit Our Village and to read this blog!

Top 5 Tips to Optimize your Our Village Shop

By Voice of the Village 5 months ago 137 Views No comments
A good gardener knows if they invest more time when preparing their garden for planting, the more productive it will be for them at harvest time. That same principle applies to your shop on Our Village! Here are some tips that should increase your appeal to buyers.