By joining Home of Artisans you will become part of a global online marketplace that supports and promotes artisans of high quality, handmade, limited edition homewares.
The benefits of joining us are:
As an artisan you will have your own log-in area to the Content Management System of our website. This enables you to manage information, upload product imagery, set product prices and manage delivery prices.
Easy reporting and order tracking for each artisan through the Content Management System.
There are no long waiting times for payments of your beautifully crafted items. Once the customer order and payment method is confirmed, our artisans are paid instantly.
Accepted artisans will receive a ‘Welcome pack’ once they have joined our marketplace that provides everything you need to get started.
We take care of all the marketing for you on a regular basis. From SEO, paid advertising, email marketing, and public relations through to regular daily posts and news within our social media channels: Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.
For all of this, we take a small commission only when a product is sold; from the retail price set by each artisan.
How the marketplace works
Simply register your interest to become one of our artisans.
Each artisan will be selected with care, to make sure our discerning customers receive the quality of unique homewares they have become accustomed to.
Visit the What we are looking for section to understand more about our selection criteria.
Once an artisan is accepted they will receive a welcome email from Home of Artisans and log-in details to our Content Management System where they can instantly complete the fields of information we need in order to start selling the products online.
We will take of the branding and marketing toensure our customers experience a consistent level of quality at all times.
How we will promote our artisans?
Once selected you can rest assured that we will do all we can to promote and market you as one of our artisans. After all, your success is our success.
We adopt a mixed-media marketing approach to direct our customers to our online marketplace, so they can learn more about our many and varied artisans from around the world.
The marketing activities we will utilise include:
- Social marketing: Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest
- Social plug-ins embedded in the website
- Search Engine Optimisation
- Targeted advertising campaigns
- Public relations
- Email marketing
What we’re looking for
To ensure we stay true to our brand, and offer our customers the best in hand crafted homewares, we do need to maintain a strict artisan acceptance policy. Below is some guidance of what we are specifically looking for in an artisan.