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Setting Up an Online StoreCJ Lucke, Public Remix
CJ Lucke, Public Remix Work with local government and nonprofits to engage customers Teach social media and govt. admin. for local universities CEO for Public Remix
Today’s take-aways• Understand the online store transaction process• Review top electronic storefront options• Learn what are the "hot" sellers• Become a revenue center selling surplus• Discuss the legal constraints of online transactions• Have fun!
Examples: Outside VendorSan Diego Historical Society | Printroom | Photos http://http://www.sandiegohistory.org/online_resources/gallery.html/
Greater Good:Family of Specialty Sites http://https://www.thehungersite.com/store/site.do?siteId=220/
Greater Good - FairTrade The GreaterGood Network welcomes product submissions for review by our buying team. Please send a letter describing your company and collection along with a product sample and pricing to:• GreaterGood store c/o CharityUSA.com, LLC One Union Square 600 University Street, Suite 1000 Seattle, WA 98101 USA Attn: T. Blakely• Please note that product samples will not be returned, nor do we pay for samples.• Product submissions do not imply or guarantee an intent to purchase submitted products. Due to the volume of product submissions, we are not able to acknowledge receipt of every product.
Examples: LicensingNew York City | Admin. Services | Everything NY! http://http://a856-citystore.nyc.gov//
New York24 million dollars a year in revenue - RFP &multiple vendorsAggressive enforcement of licensing and imagesLawsuitsAll departments under one umbrellaCopy of RFP at PublicRemix.com
Examples: LA Coroner’s Office http://http://www.lacoroner.com/Default.aspx/
Examples: Gift CatalogMercy Ships | Donations http://http://www.mercyships.org/index.php/pages/gift_catalog/
Examples: In Kind DirectCreated by Prince of Wales | Magento |Distributes products to charities http://www.inkinddirect.org/
First: What is your goal?Political - is your agency ready for this?Marketing Get your name and logo out in public Attract more membersRevenue Set realistic goals Start small with pilot project
Second: In-house or out?Just selling on-line or have retail store locations?Do you have the resources in-house? (customerrelations, IT support, shipping, returns, legal)Is your Finance dept. able to accept credit cards?Will your legal dept. allow you to sell surplus?Would an outside vendor make a profit?Can you partner with tourism office?
Preferred method: OutsourceWrite an RFP and see if anyone is interestedWhat is your expected level of service? (Hoursopen for storefronts, 24 hour online service,express shipping)
Setting up In-houseGet buy-in from decision makersDecide on products you want to sell, inventoryyou will keep, secure storage area and how youwill fulfill ordersWork with IT & Finance to develop website,shopping cart, credit card authorization, bankdeposits and customer return policies