It’s simple: we believe local sellers can be trusted and deserve all the tools they need to successfully sell online.
We approach this in 2 ways:
Local sellers should have a professional online catalog of their products — not just Instagram posts. We help sellers set up one, with professional tools for managing their orders.
With a professional online setup ready, we make it our job that trusted sellers that we’ve vetted get a shot at maximum sales. Do you wanna shop for a friend or yourself, shop local — we trust local, and so should you.
Are you a vendor/independent seller, set up a shop at vendors.so to start selling with us.
Owning and actively managing a small business is no easy feat, it usually involves navigating extremes. On some days, everything is great and you feel like you are on top of the world while on other days, things just seem uncertain.
Having to constantly cycle through these moments can leave you feeling burnt out and unmotivated as a business owner. We empathize with that and it’s what spurred us to put together this list of helpful tips that can help you get back on track and juice up on motivation for those moments when you are feeling uninspired.
Whatever you are selling, there is definitely someone out there selling it too or probably tons of people and there is probably not much price difference between you and them.
So how then do you create a distinction in the customer’s mind between you and your competitors? Easy, through the experience, you provide your customers.
A great customer experience makes advocates out of your customers and aids the growth of your business. Basically, when people are wowed by the service you provide, they will inevitably talk about it. …
Trying to grow a business is anything but easy and even more taxing if you are a sole entrepreneur. You wear many hats and take on many roles to ensure the continuity of your business. Bearing this burden can be damaging to your health and by default, your business.
That’s why managing stress in a healthy manner should always be a priority for you as a business owner. Your state of mind can be a pretty good indicator of your business’ health and momentum.
If you are stressed or burnt out, it’s going to be hard for your business to…
Here’s a fun fact you may or may not know — “There are approximately 7.9 billion people in the world and 1 billion actively use Instagram on a monthly basis.”
What does this bit of statistics tell us?
However, few people understand how the almighty Instagram algorithm works exactly so lots of business owners just keep pushing out content on there with the hope that…
Has this ever happened to you, you are mindlessly scrolling through your Instagram feed and then a particular image grabs your attention long enough for you to pay attention to the accompanying caption.
You’d have probably not consciously registered that post if the image didn’t speak to you.
As human beings, we are incredibly visual creatures. In fact, studies show that 80% of people remember what they see, compared to ten percent of what they hear and 20 percent of what they read.
What should all of this tell you? That as a business owner, product photography is an incredibly…
The Story Of Rasheedat Bakes.
There have been many articles written about people whose career trajectory and income source was offset in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty that generally accompanied that period for them. This is not one of those stories, this is the story of someone who found certainty during that period.
Rasheedat Ogunyemi is a third-year student of economics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. If you come across any of Rasheedat’s socials, one thing that would immediately grab your attention is how loud and proud she is of her work. …
A few months before she graduated college, Dickson Emmanuella, a 21-year-old student of finance at Knutsford University College, Accra made the move to launch an online business selling apparel items like clothes, bags, shoes, etc.
When asked what led her to start this business, Emmanuella says “I just got tired of sitting around doing nothing, I felt this urgent need to apply myself instead of waiting for something to happen so I decided to research things I could do, I took a lot of business classes and saw a lot of women doing inspiring stuff, it’s what led me to…
‘DM me for your orders.’
We’ve all heard that before. It makes the buyer sigh. It takes the vendor’s attention away from the real work that goes into making a product and building a business.
If your answer is a strong NO, then buy from vendors.so. It’s that simple.
In case you have forgotten what buying without stress looks like, we are here to remind you: