The “Faire” Way To Sell | Jannalyn Bailey | Episode 883

Jannalyn Bailey | Episode 883

Curious Clay, founded by Jannalyn Bailey, was born out of an powerful adore of the handmade kind and the drive to make attainable art objects. As a former painter, the presence of the artist’s hand in Jannalyn’s performs is incredibly essential to her. Both of those the clay type and the glaze application retains the gesture from Jannalyn’s hand.  Becoming rather self-taught, Jannalyn’s operate is primarily slab-created with some factor of hand forming/sculpting.  Jannalyn hopes her will work can are living in new homes, and be a component of the slower times in the day, irrespective of whether it’s your morning cup of espresso or afternoon meditation.  Jannalyn finds fantastic joy in making just one of a type pottery, and her hope is that that pleasure will come via.


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When you get concerned with a faire, it is an application method you really don’t just indicator up and do it?

Yes. Like I explained, I applied two or three periods and I was denied all the moments. The way that I truly obtained on there was that a shop in Georgia requested that I be there. So when a retail store requests that you as a manufacturer be there you are an automated shoe in I guess.

For the purchasing facet do they need to go by an software procedure also?

I do not know. I imagine that they vet everyone and make positive they are a brick and mortar and not somebody who is striving to do low cost Xmas searching. And then if it is a keep that is on the internet only that is a large marker on their profile website page. You can also reject orders on there if I really don’t want my things to be sold on a website only platform I can say that this is not a good in good shape.

How are you really located by other folks?

I consider it’s just seeking all around scrolling by way of web pages of pottery. There could be some tags but I am completely unfamiliar with the prospective buyers side. As I maker I can not genuinely simply click around and see other maker’s offerings very simply.

So you can’t see how substantially other people today are marketing their wares for?

I consider I can if I had been to log out and go on to the Faire web page just as a browser, you know, any individual who is wanting close to on my individual, but I can’t navigate away. Not that I know of.

Did you price tag your operate upwards to compensate for the value of undertaking enterprise with Faire?

Yeah, and I have had to elevate costs for a quantity of motives. Partly due to the fact there are far more people operating for me now. Partly since transport provides price an arm and a leg to even get to my door. The selling price of electrical power, the value of clay, I did go away from an location in Pennsylvania that experienced a ceramic source retail outlet that made available a fairly significant price breaks at specified weights of clay and my latest clay provider is not in a position to do that.

Who pays for the delivery?

The retailer or if the retailer is a Faire insider, which I imagine is a month-to-month payment of a hundred and a little something dollars then Faire handles the retailer delivery. So if a shop does a lot of purchasing on Faire it truly behooves them to be an insider. I by no means fork out for transport. I shell out for shipping provides and if you want to insert a packing fee to offset your price tag of delivery materials.

Does the delivery procedure Faire takes advantage of allow for you to use the absolutely free containers from the US postal services? Priority mail?

So when you punch in the excess weight and the proportions it populates UPS, FedEx, and USPS and it presents you a few costs and suggests. What box you set in it doesn’t seriously matter. I am never ever transport in something lesser than a 13 inch cube. You have an option on Faire to make your own label and then you have to add the cost of that label as properly as the tracking amount and then they reimburse you.

What is the most desirable point of doing work with Faire?

It is just the access. I suggest my do the job at this level has long gone to Germany, England, it goes to Canada all the time. And the U.S, I suggest I really don’t want to say I am in all fifty states but I’m pretty darn close.


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