ArtFire News – Sept. 2015

Latest Collabs:

Ease the overwhelming feeling that comes with running or starting a business with the help of Maker Mentors.

ArtFire and Maker Mentors have joined forces to bring you closer to creative experts in your field! Holidaycon-banner

Maker Mentors is an online community for creative entrepreneurs that guides small business on the road to success.  Doesn’t that sound great?

No matter what you specialize in, a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs will help you hone your business sense and craft a marketing strategy that’s right for you!

Conferences are held twice a year and take place 100% online, so you can have access to content and mentoring no matter where you are (or what you’re wearing!).  Plus, conferences are recorded for later viewing.

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Register for the Maker Mentors Holiday Conference and make this your most profitable holiday season yet.


Upcoming Changes:

MyArtFire Dashboard Makeover

A New user-friendly dashboard.

The backend control panel, a.k.a. the MyArtFire Dashboard has remained virtually the same for the past 4 years.  It’s time for a change don’t you think?

New and current merchants will find the new dashboard easier to navigate and filled with more useful information, such as Success Guides and Stats, along with the latest from the ArtFire Blog.

Parallel Payments

PayPal Express Checkout

Staring October 1st, 2015 all merchants will be required to support Parallel Payments through PayPal.  If you already have a PayPal account simply go to your Payment Methods on your MyArtFire and press the “Enable PayPal Express Checkout” button.” Don’t have PayPal?  Sign Up.  Accepting payments via PayPal is easy!

Parallel Payments will allow shoppers buying from different merchants to Check Out with one simple and reliable transaction.  Parallel Payments are only supported with everyone in the Cart has Express Checkout Enabled.

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Tips For Success:

Basics of eCommerce Photography

When a buyer is shopping online they can’t easily pick up a product and turn it around, so you have to do it for them. Good product photography can make all the difference for your online shop.  It can increase the chances of your product getting featured on emails, favorited, shared on social media and blogs for even more chances to catch a buyer’s attention!  Read more.


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