No-code Marketplace: Find Local Artisan/Artists in Colorado
Find artists, artisans, products and events in Colorado. Easily expand to other regions.
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This is a no-code niche marketplace listing app with boutique functionality built on Bubble.io. It is centered on the local artisan/artist and maker market scene. Vendors can create a ‘virtual booth' page, search for local maker market events, and RSVP. Market organizers can list their markets on the site for a fee, and display the vendors that are setting up booths. Vendors also add up to 4 products, but there is not shopping cart function - instead, users are redirected to whatever platform the vendor chooses for them to make a purchase. It's a wonderful way to connect the industry outside of what I call “legacy social media platforms" that are full of noise. Currently, the site is specific to Colorado, but the domain name does not imply a constraint to this. It could be moved to any state, or scaled nationwide.
I have had a decent amount of success getting vendors to sign up by simply reaching out on instagram and inviting them. I have had very positive response by posting on Colorado Vendor facebook groups. There are currently 6 active vendors that I offered ‘free forever’ deals to get on board early.
Some social media is automated by the web app. Anytime a vendor signs up, an event is posted, or a vendor adds a product, the app automatically generates a social post that the admin only needs to schedule a date and time for. They are posted through the Ayrshare integration. In addition, there is a weekly newsletter that is currently in work that pulls data from the website (think: this weekend's events, featured vendors, etc.) to be automatically included via the Sendgrid API integration. Monthly vendor subscriptions and one-time-charge event listings are handled over Stripe.
Please feel free to reach out and I can elaborate on any part of the system. In addition, I would be interested in sticking around to help build out bubble.io app features or consult in general but I do not have the time required for serious marketing and business building.
Potential for monetization is huge, with the right marketing. Ideas are:
- - Vendor Resources: a page with affiliate links to tools and things the local vendors use (I have some identified, like shopify for example)
- - Upcharges for ad hoc advertising for events and vendors: front page, further email features, etc
- - Etsy affiliate: append your etsy affiliate link to all vendor links that go to etsy.
- - tangentially relevant ad spots in newsletter (local restaurants, business lawyers, web developers, etc)
How can the buyer take this project further?
Do any marketing at all.
Reason for SellingI have other projects or businesses I would like to focus on
Included in the Sale
- Includes website
- Includes domain
- Includes source code
- Includes design source files
- Includes marketing assets
- Includes hosting accounts
- Includes social media accounts
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