Etsy Seller Interview Series-aUNIQUEperspective
Find aUNIQUEperspective's shop here:
1. When did you open your shop?
"I opened my shop in February 2015. I was an Etsy member since 2012 and took the plunge this year"
2. What do you make?
"I create original art and photography. I am inspired by anything & everything including flowers, animals, architecture & abstract images to name a few of my favorite subjects! I also do custom work for customers including portraits of people and animals. I also design greeting cards featuring my original art & photography."
3. What is your favorite item in your shop?
"My favorite item in my shop now is a photo print titled "A Window to the Falls". It's my favorite because of the soft beautiful dark shades and the light gentle cyan blue shades. I live in Niagara Falls and I think it's gorgeous!"
4. What is your biggest challenge?
"My biggest challenge is trying to get sales & get my items noticed. I've only had 1 sale since opening in Feb."
5. Where are you from?
"I live in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada."
6. Why do you love Etsy?
"I love how many resources there are for sellers on Etsy. I also love how easy Etsy is to use, for both buyers & sellers."
7. Tell me about your shop
"My shop has a wide range of art & photos. I want to have a lot of diversity. This would reflect my tastes as well. I do my best to be enthusiastic in my descriptions of my art & photography. I also strive to provide great customer service."
8. How did you get interested in crafting?
"I've been into art most of my life. Since 2009 I've been working on freelance illustration & art projects. And now I'm hoping to turn art into more of a full-time business"
What is your favorite item from aUNIQUEperspective?
9. What kind of craft would you like to learn next?
"I plan to add art & photo pendants in the near future. I also love jewellery (but never got into really designing it) and I want to create unique pendants for both men & women. Wearable art! I would also love to put some of my photos on tshirts."
10. What's in store for the future?
"I hope more sales & success are both in store for the future!! I'm definetly looking at art & photography being a long-term business, not just a passing fancy."