Start Here

This post stays at the top – the first thing you see when you come here. This site is an ‘extra’ to Flying Twigs, our e-commerce shop for greeting cards, posters, and framed prints. It’s extra because we post articles here that are a bit off the track for the main site.  As for this moment…

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Checkout Friction

With a creative product, the first thing that happens at the checkout is that the emotional brain says that you want the product. It’s pure emotion. And if we go ahead and buy it, then afterwards our logic brain steps it. It will tell us why it was a good idea that we bought the…

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Selling On WP.com

You may wonder what you can and cannot do when if you want to sell something on WordPress.com. A basic site on WordPress.com is free, and you cannot sell anything on a basic site. That is, you cannot add a button for a potential customer click to complete the buying process. But there are paid…

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What Is The Best Place To Start Selling Online?

There are so many different options for selling online that it can make your head spin. What is the best place to start selling online? Starting on someone else’s platform is the easiest route. It’s the easiest because you don’t have to understand, build, host, or secure anything. It is all done for you. All…

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PostCards

We are in the middle of deciding whether to market sets of postcards. We are thinking of five postcards to a set. I put the first fifteen postcards on Flying Twigs, and you can see them by following this link to the gallery of The Postcards The postcards would be the ‘normal’ 6x4inch (15x10cm) size,…

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Pinterest: Read The Manual!

A birthday card with a Herdwick ram with long fleece and magnificent horns – and a speech bubble and text ‘Happy Birthday’. Read the manual, or in the case of Pinterest, read the Pin Builder page for recommendations. And did I do that until now? No, I didn’t. Am I going to follow the recommendations…

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