Online art sales are booming, growing at 15% over the last year to a total of $3.75bn dollars annually, showing that consumers are now ready to start buying art online. Now is the time to get in on the action, and theprintspace have developed the perfect solution - the creativehub app for Shopify.
The creativehub app is a free software plugin that connects an artists Shopify store with their creativehub account, allowing them to streamline creativehub's commission-free professional print-on-demand service with Shopify’s sophisticated e-commerce capabilities.
theprintspace have long been researching new ways to help clients increase their online art sales. Whilst most photographers and artists have great web portfolios and social media channels, the ability to sell their work through these channels is often stunted due to order fulfilment logistics and the website providers e-commerce limitations. Enter Shopify, the world’s fastest growing e-commerce provider that allows you to create and manage a bespoke online store with ease!
How does it work?
creativehub by theprintspace is a revolutionary online platform that allows artists and photographers to easily upload, size and price their artworks. Once a Shopify store is created and the app is installed, all artworks priced in creativehub are immediately selectable as a product in Shopify. When an artwork is sold, creativehub automatically fulfills the order using its award winning in-house fine art printers, theprintspace. The finished artwork is printed on demand, and despatched within 48 hours to anywhere in the world for a flat fee of £6. The Shopify account is then updated with order tracking details along with any stock quantity adjustment where limited editions are applicable.
How will using Shopify help me sell more?
Having a beautifully designed store is important, but the crucial ingredient is getting the online traffic. Shopify is the industry leading dedicated e-commerce solution, this means the benefits to its users go beyond simply providing the platform to sell; they help you sell! Here are just a few ways how:
- Powerful SEO features
- Wealth of marketing tools
- Treasure trove of Apps (including ours) for all business needs
- Auto emails to visitors who add items to cart but don’t purchase
- Social media integration
- Customer data capture
- Mobile and tablet ready
- 24/7 customer support
- 100% secure and reliable
Want to create your own print sales store?
The creativehub app for Shopify is a fantastic way to offer your premium artworks via a bespoke Shopify webstore, without the time-consuming logistics of producing and shipping the orders.
creativehub + Shopify delivers a 100% hassle free and automated service