Weekly Merchant Newsletter – 9/18

Dear Merchants,

I hope everyone is having a great week. Here are the important updates for this week:


  • Post Promotions to Get Featured in OpenSky emails– Use the Posting tool to post promotions on your products. You can make a Post in under 60 seconds and automatically share it on OpenSky, Facebook & Twitter (reach all of your social followers with 1 post!
    • After Hours Email: Our email marketing team is choosing the best promotions to feature in our new “After Hours” email to our most active buyers (only posts that are shared on Facebook, OpenSky and Twitter will be selected)
    • Need help Posting? Email merchanthelp@opensky.com and we’ll show you how (it’s just like using Instagram)
    • Check out Last Night’s:


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  • International: We’re close to going global (Shhh … don’t tell anyone yet), and we want to make sure to help you sell globally
    • Let Us Know: Answer a few questions about international shipping so we can customize our tools accordingly. Just click here!



  • National Retail Federation Wants to Hear from You- Be part of the National Retail Federation’s “This is Retail” campaign
    • What it is: This campaign is focused on highlighting all the amazing aspects of the retail industry focusing on careers, community building and innovation. The NRF is looking for stories like yours to share as part of their national “This is Retail” campaign
    • How it works: Create a short video that tells the story of why your small business is unique and special. Be sure to include the name and location of your retail business. You can send videos you’ve already made or something new!
    • Check it out: Check out this video from the NRF featuring OpenSky
    • Share it here: Click here to upload your video. Once you’ve uploaded your video, share it to thisisretail@nrf.com



  • Community Events– We’re here to help, so take advantage of our weekly merchant outreach events
    • OpenOffice – Thursday, September 19th – 4-6PM at our NYC offices (18 West 18th St., btw 5th and 6th Aves., 9th Floor) RSVP:wlewis@opensky.com
    • OpenDiscussion: Friday, September 20th at 12PM EST. Dial 559-726-1200 and enter access code 106158. Learn key tips on how to grow your business on OpenSky



  • A New Shade of Blue…Just for You! As of today, all OpenSky merchant members have been upgraded to COBALT status
    • What this means: You’re now next level! This means as a member, you’ll receive two $15 Rewards credits per month and access to Free Shipping events with participating merchants. It’s our way of saying, “Thank you,” for being amazing partners


Finally, if you’re not taking advantage of the OpenSky Merchant Blog and Merchant Success Tumblr,be sure to begin today. They’re chock full of all the information you need to make your store as successful as possible. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any needs at merchanthelp@opensky.com

Have an amazing week!

My best,

Will Hunt

Made with Love. Discovered on OpenSky.
Will Hunt Lewis
Director of Merchandising
Cell: 917.880.0782
Email: wlewis@opensky.com
See what I Love: https://opensky.com/member/whlewis


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