Mendocino Heart is a curated online marketplace for Mendocino creatives.
Requirements for vendors:
- Live in Mendocino county (part or full time)
- Make your own quality creations;
arts, crafts, food, herbals, clothes, jewelry, furniture etc..
- have a bank account/paypal account to get paid
(tax id is your responsibility)
- be able to fulfill orders with a solid inventory and handle returns
- be committed to selling online
There are different rates for different needs.
Free to join once approved.
Mendocinoheart.com aims to solve several problems for creatives;
- Pride of place and brand identity;
Your own online shop under the desirable Mendocino branding.
Inbuilt credit card and PayPal payment system; book-keeping; inventory and order management tools with links to Facebook and Instagram. (SEED*)
- Efficiency of time management;
Less time spent getting frustrated on the computer dealing with building websites, social media* etc…more time making cool stuff.
Increased online marketing power with the latest instagram marketing tools (SPROUT*) using the desirable Mendocino branding.
Supporting local economy by creating more opportunity for local creatives to reach a worldwide market.
Cross promoting a circular economy within local community and supporting each other with incentivizing referral percentages. (coming 2019)
A no cost start up presence on the web ready to take orders. No listing costs, extra transaction fees.
A % of sales is automatically deducted when you get paid according to the rate you choose.
First right of refusal for craft fair events in Mendocino hosted by Mendocino Heart.
Be part of an local online, county-wide creative community supporting each other with requested advice, sharing techniques etc..positive and encouraging attitudes; posting workshops, events meet ups, tool swaps etc… (coming 2019)
Thank you for your interest in being a Mendocinoheart.com vendor.
(10% of sales)
includes your online storefront on Mendocinoheart.com
general advertising on Facebook and Instagram
payment processing with credit cards and Paypal
(20% of sales)
Specific Instagram tag-able shopping pages
Initial on-boarding tutorial and photo shoot with light box
20% for 6 months then 10% of sales
Full graphic design packages
includes custom design of shop logo, banner and consultation
hands off set up of shop on mendocinoheart.com
including separate business e-mail account
$300 (6 hrs)
additional inventory photoshoot in light box (4 hrs ) ,
uploading to shop and creating Instagram tag-able pages
10% of sales