Follow the below steps to increase sales/downloads on Ready Pattern
There may be times when your sales may not correspond to the amount of designs which you have uploaded on Ready Pattern as your customer is not able to find the right design.
STEP 1: Improve your content
Designs of poor or good quality and concepts may not get any sales at all if they have poor content attached to them. There are several designs on Ready Pattern and the likelihood of your designs getting lost in the other designs is very high.
- Choose right categories. You are permitted to use more than 1 category, use this opportunity judiciously.
- Correct Names. Names of designs cannot be changed once uploaded but for your next design take following care: The name of the design must be tacky and describe the most important aspects of your design using important keywords. eg: If your design has several tropical leaves, you may want to use the name of the leaf in your design name, "Large Coconut Leaves Dried with Autumn Colors on a Stack"
- Tags: You are allowed 30 Hashtags. Designs are searched and filtered in categories based on Hashtags. You may want to have the common hashtags as well as new hashtags so that your customer can find the right design.
- Styles: Special Tags which are featured monthly based on seasons and activities. A must to market your designs better.
- Season: If your design is for Summer or Winter. Your customer cant work on 2 seasons at the same time.
- Age group: Designs can belong to a certain age group, you could help your customer reach your design accurately if he selects a particular age group while filtering for designs.
- Description: Descriptions add less weightage but they help is ranking on social media and search engines. Some success has been found here by several designers.
- Templates: Choosing the right templates can showcase your designs beautifully on Ready Pattern.
STEP 2: Referrals
Ready Pattern gives everyone the opportunity to earn on sales made to their customers. Follow referral.readypattern.com to learn more about the referral program where sellers have the opportunity to get a unique URL for each of their designs which can be used on social media to promote and market designs. Each such sales will not only bring normal commission but also additional earnings from referrals. It may lead to about 90% of total Selling price.
STEP 3: Submit all file links
Each design must have all the necessary digital files uploaded to Ready Pattern as buyers prefer to buy designs from sellers that have already uploaded the design. Please take due care to submit all the file types, for maximum attraction of customers.
STEP 4: Avoid spams at all cost
Sellers who are genuine and increase sales are given much more advantage than those who spam. Ready Pattern gives higher preference to these sellers and even tries to bulk sell their designs.
STEP 5: Create custom stories and get featured
Sellers are given the opportunity to create custom stories where similar designs can be showcased along with catwalks and other inspirational images. This feature is open to only certain group of sellers. You can apply to increase your seller Group type from the Seller Central Panel in Accounts Page. If your request is approved, you will be able to create custom stories and put it live on Ready Pattern.