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If you are looking to improve your African Elements store or perhaps just get started or simply want to get some inside information on how successful stores get to be successful –  look no further! We have put together some helpful ideas to help you continue to develop your online store. It is important to […]

You can watch the movie on how to setup your shop or download the shop set up handbook.     Shop set up handbook:   Click here for an example of a shop policy.  You can edit, customize it to use for your shop. Let us know if this was helpful and please leave a comment below […]

Has your business grows we are available to grow with you.  We can provide tips on leadership and hiring practices in addition to strategies for working smarter.  Advice on expanding your business with new products, Wholesale or manufacturing partnerships. Trends and advice to help you capitalize on peak shopping seasons, online and in person.

The legal set up of your business is your responsibility and you are required to abide by all local government requirements.  African Elements promotes a peopleize concept and fair trade.  Lets work together to continue to advance our community.

African Elements has build into your shop the ability to see your inventory level and a monthly financial report will be sent to you.  You have the ability to set up taxes on product.

Developing and promoting your brand to shoppers is key to ensuring the success of your business.  In addition to your brand it is important to develop a positive customer service.  We have build in option to communicate with buyers direct on your shop.  Provide full description of product and your shop.

Connecting with buyers on African Element and online. Your shop website is your store front.  This is your own business and you should promote it in the best way you feel comfortable. You can use our badge or create your own.  You can promote your shop on other platform or forum.  The possibility are endless […]

The shipping calculation has been pre-calculated on the shopping cart for you and it is based on weight of products.  You can ship your products using local postal service with a tracking number.  All products shipped are required to have a tracking number to ensure delivery, provide security and delivery conformation on your product. African […]

Setting clear buyer expectations and then meeting or exceeding them is a great way to make your buyer happy and ensure a smooth transaction.  Some of the simplest things you can do are to provide accurate and consistent details about your item and to be clear and specific about the shipping cost, handling time, return […]

Taking pictures of your items can be simple has using your phone camera or elaborate.  It is your shop and your choice.  The most important aspect is to give the shoppers a complete idea and understand what your item is.  We advice to use a variation of pictures from various angles. We can also help […]