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Adding Laminated Prints to our store

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Adding Laminated Prints to our store

Each year we try to listen to our users and This year we added the option for customers to purchase Laminated prints for our Year In History Prints The hardest part when adding new options is how to price them and these were no different    You can see an example on our 1938 Year In History Prints  We created these to save our customers having to print them off at home or taking them to a printing service and having the printing service print and laminate them The cost issue comes in because of the cost of printing /...

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Adding Laminated Prints to our store

Posted by Steve Pearson on

Adding Laminated Prints to our store

Each year we try to listen to our users and This year we added the option for customers to purchase Laminated prints for our Year In History Prints The hardest part when adding new options is how to price them and these were no different    You can see an example on our 1938 Year In History Prints  We created these to save our customers having to print them off at home or taking them to a printing service and having the printing service print and laminate them The cost issue comes in because of the cost of printing /...

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The ups and downs of E-Commerce

Posted by Steve Pearson on

So it is now nearly 18 months since we created our Shopify store  What we have learnt  1. Do not have expect instant success with sales 2. If possible try to sell on multiple platforms we sell on our Shopify Store https://www.backintimegifts.com , Etsy Store https://www.etsy.com/shop/TakingYouBackInTime Ebay Store http://stores.ebay.com/takingyoubackintime And we also sell our Coffee Mugs On Amazon 3. Try and create something different every year you never know unless you try  Last year it was instant digital downloads  This Year it is option for customers to buy Laminated Year In History and Anniversary Prints to use as Place-Mats example below  https://www.backintimegifts.com/collections/year-in-history-prints/products/1928-year-in-history-print  We print them...

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Moving to our New Shopify Store

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This was a big year for us we moved from a hand coded non mobile friendly non user friendly store sat on the back of our Modern History Site The People History to our Back In Time Gifts Shopify Store   The Good and the Bad of moving THE GOOD 1. Love our modern and mobile friendly design and believe it looks much more professional from a customers prospective  2. Love the fact that potential customers can put their mouse over product image for example 1927 Coffee Mug  and see it in more detail 3. The range of add on apps...

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Reflecting Back In Time The Great Depression / The Dustbowl era

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As we prepare to visit families during the holidays take a little time if you can to ask Aunts , Uncles, Fathers, Mothers and Grandparents about special events in history that they lived through. We have all watched programs about The Great Depression or The Dustbowl era. But those who lived through that period in history tend to have a much more personal story . If possible ask about the period  I have been lucky enough to talk with 3 people who lived through that all from differing backgrounds  1. ( New Jersey ) Remembered no school and going round the...

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