The “Faire” Way To Sell | Jannalyn Bailey | Episode 883

Jannalyn Bailey | Episode 883

Curious Clay, founded by Jannalyn Bailey, was born out of an intensive like of the handmade sort and the motivation to make attainable artwork objects. As a previous painter, the presence of the artist’s hand in Jannalyn’s performs is pretty crucial to her. Equally the clay form and the glaze application retains the gesture from Jannalyn’s hand.  Staying considerably self-taught, Jannalyn’s do the job is mainly slab-constructed with some ingredient of hand forming/sculpting.  Jannalyn hopes her operates can dwell in new homes, and be a component of the slower moments in the day, no matter whether it is your morning cup of coffee or afternoon meditation.  Jannalyn finds great joy in generating just one of a variety pottery, and her hope is that that pleasure arrives as a result of.


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When you get included with a faire, it is an software course of action you really do not just indicator up and do it?

Of course. Like I mentioned, I applied two or 3 situations and I was denied all the occasions. The way that I truly bought on there was that a store in Ga asked for that I be there. So when a keep requests that you as a brand be there you are an automatic shoe in I guess.

For the paying for facet do they require to go by means of an software method also?

I really don’t know. I consider that they vet most people and make absolutely sure they are a brick and mortar and not somebody who is making an attempt to do low-priced Christmas searching. And then if it is a retail outlet that is on line only that is a major marker on their profile page. You can also reject orders on there if I never want my things to be offered on a world-wide-web only system I can say that this is not a great healthy.

How are you essentially identified by other folks?

I imagine it’s just seeking close to scrolling by way of webpages of pottery. There may well be some tags but I am solely unfamiliar with the consumers side. As I maker I can not actually click on close to and see other maker’s offerings really quickly.

So you cannot see how considerably other individuals are advertising their wares for?

I assume I can if I were being to log out and go on to the Faire site just as a browser, you know, any individual who is seeking about on my possess, but I can’t navigate absent. Not that I know of.

Did you rate your operate upwards to compensate for the price of undertaking company with Faire?

Yeah, and I have had to raise costs for a quantity of reasons. Partly because there are additional men and women working for me now. Partially simply because shipping and delivery provides expense an arm and a leg to even get to my door. The value of electrical power, the rate of clay, I did shift away from an area in Pennsylvania that experienced a ceramic provide store that made available a pretty hefty value breaks at sure weights of clay and my recent clay provider isn’t in a position to do that.

Who pays for the delivery?

The retailer or if the retailer is a Faire insider, which I imagine is a monthly fee of a hundred and a thing pounds then Faire addresses the retailer shipping and delivery. So if a shop does a ton of buying on Faire it actually behooves them to be an insider. I never pay out for transport. I pay for shipping materials and if you want to insert a packing rate to offset your value of shipping resources.

Does the shipping system Faire works by using permit you to use the no cost bins from the US postal services? Priority mail?

So when you punch in the weight and the dimensions it populates UPS, FedEx, and USPS and it offers you three selling prices and suggests. What box you put in it doesn’t genuinely make any difference. I am hardly ever shipping in anything more compact than a 13 inch dice. You have an choice on Faire to make your possess label and then you have to upload the value of that label as well as the monitoring range and then they reimburse you.

What is the most attractive matter of functioning with Faire?

It’s just the achieve. I suggest my operate at this level has absent to Germany, England, it goes to Canada all the time. And the U.S, I signify I do not want to say I am in all fifty states but I’m rather darn shut.


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