If you don’t see the answers to your questions here, please feel free to contact me.
How do I become an Indie Untangled vendor?
Simply fill out the Vendor Submissions Form with your first post. Once you do, your shop will be listed in the column on the right side of the Marketplace. That’s it — you’re officially a vendor! The next time you create a post using the form, it will fall under the archives for your shop.
What should I post about?
You can post with all sorts of news: if you’re having a shop update or a sale, if you just released new colorways or a new pattern, if you’re opening sign-ups for a yarn club… the possibilities are endless. If you’re still unsure, check out the other posts in the Marketplace for inspiration.
If you don’t sell yarn, fiber or patterns, please relate your post and products to knitting or the fiber arts as much as possible. Are you a knitter/crocheter/spinner yourself? Are many of your customers? Does your product have a use for these crafts? Please mention it.
How much does it cost to post?
It’s free to post with one product photo. Otherwise, it costs $1 to post 2-3 images and $2 to post 4-6 images. The Vendor Submissions form connects to PayPal for easy checkout.
How do I become a Featured Vendor?
There is an option on the Vendor Submissions Form to upgrade to a Featured Post. For $20, your chosen product photo will be featured in the slideshow on the home page, and will link to your post, for 30 days.
How do I get into the newsletter?
Links to all posts will be included in the weekly newsletter and What to Stash blog post. Beginning May 1, 2016, only paid posts will include photos and a full description in both places. Free posts will have a short description and a link.
Generally, if you post on the Marketplace by 3 p.m. EST on Thursday, you will make it into that Friday’s newsletter and blog post. I make an editorial decision about what to lead with, but featured posts will receive greater promotion.
Also, if you’re a new vendor and you haven’t already signed up for the mailing list, it’s a good idea to subscribe so you can see your updates featured and as I also send out occasional vendor emails. You can find the sign-up box on the home page, Marketplace and on the blog.
Thanks so much for your interest and I look forward seeing your posts on Indie Untangled!