Merchant Newsletter – 10/9

Dear Merchants,

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

  • Posting: The Key to Success  – The more you post to your OpenSky Followers, the more success you will see on the platform.  Remember the metric- those that Post consistently sell 11 TIMES MORE!
    • Post Today:  Share price promotions, tag products and photos and videos and 1-click share with your Facebook and Twitter followers (you need to share across all 3 to get the best results). Make a post now!
    • Need help Posting?  Email merchanthelp@opensky.com and we’ll show you how (it’s just like using Instagram)
    • Check this out:  Lollique Beauté is posting multiple times daily to their Followers – from informative to promotional, and these posts are paying off!   Don’t miss out, start posting now.

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  • Programming – We’ll be offering Rewards Credits from Thursday, October 10th thru Monday, October 13th *
    • How does it work?  Participating in our Credits program is optional, but is a proven key to driving sales.  Remember, members can only use Credits for 20% of the purchase price and most members do not have credits exceeding $20
    • How do I opt in?  Simply go into your Merchant Toolkit and click “Account.”  Then click “Details” and scroll down until you see the “Promotions” section and make sure the box is checked for Rewards Program
    • Special Extension:  The credits will be issued to members to be active from Thursday, October 10th through Sunday, October 12th.  We’ll be offering a surprise extension that will have them last through Monday, October 13th
  • Make It Your Own – We are thrilled to announce we’ve added the functionality to support customizable products
    • It’s Easy:  You’ll have the opportunity to ask customers for special details for customizable products before they add the product to their cart.  For instance, you can ask what letters they would like for a monogrammed product
    • Take a Look: BabyBox is already taking advantage of this great new feature.  Add your customizable products today!

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  • OpenHouse – Our October OpenHouse in our NYC office is just around the corner
    • What it is:  Come join us at our NYC Global Headquarters and meet other OpenSky merchants and members and celebrate our awesome community
    • When: Thursday, October 10th, from 6-8PM, 18 West 18th St., btw. 5th and 6th Aves., 9th Floor
    • RSVP: openhouse@opensky.com
  • Community Events – We’re here to help, so take advantage of our weekly merchant outreach events
    • OpenOffice – Thursday, October 10th  – 4-6PM at our NYC offices (18 West 18th St., btw 5th and 6th Aves., 9th Floor) RSVP: wlewis@opensky.com
    • OpenDiscussion: Friday, October 11th at 12PM EST.  Dial 559-726-1200 and enter access code 106158.  Learn key tips on how to grow your business on OpenSky

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any needs at merchanthelp@opensky.com.  Also, make sure you’re in the know by checking our Merchant Blog and Merchant Success Tumblr.

Have an amazing week!

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