3 Tips For Starting A Successful Social Goods Marketplace

Want to start your own social goods marketplace? Here are 3 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a social goods marketplace:

#1: Marcello De Lio, founder of Just Artisan:

We chatted with with Marcello, founder of Just Artisan ($10K/month). In our interview, Marcello says:

In our quest to help every artist and customer on our platform, we made the error of making it a priority to add every feature requested by our users, believing that we were improving Just Artisan.


We have found that sending an email one hour, 24 hours, and 48 hours after a customer abandoned their cart is a very effective way to turn the cart into a sale.


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#2: Sunny Wu, founder of ourCommonplace:

We chatted with with Sunny, founder of ourCommonplace ($/month). In our interview, Sunny says:

Getting different perspectives and ideas for your business is great, but know when to cut out the noise and focus on what it is that you’re trying to create. No one knows your vision and business better than you do.


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