What is this GlassEyesOnLine Customer Creations Site All about?
Why did you decide to start it and is it worth the effort to have one?
How Customer Creations Site Started
I was taking an online class in 2009. I was learning to work with a template based website called Weebly. During this time, Jerry was getting photos from his customers that he would proudly share with me. He would say
"Look what this customer made with our eyes!!"
I offered to post them on a weebly site for Jerry. I thought it would be a great way to practice the new skills I was learning. That is basically how GlassEyesOnLine Customer Creations Weebly Site was born.
On the home page I posted our vision for the site.
This website was created for "those of you who like to buy and sell, learn and grow, design and build, create and display, consult and teach..."
We invited artists and crafters to share their creations, ideas, tips, and tutorials for using glass eyes and plastic safety eyes. Anyone could e-mail photos, links, and other information that they wanted to share and with their permission we would post it.
Customer Creations Around The World
We have customers living in Australia, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Iraq and many other places around the world. When I am looking at photos of their creations, I feel hopeful for the future of our world because I think of art and crafts as a bridge that connects us to each other.
How Tips and Tutorials Solves a Problem
Jerry's Tips and Tricks page on the customer creations site also solved a business problem. Jerry would get similar questions from different customers asking for help and information about various topics. It was taking time from his day to answer all the questions and slowing down his ability to get the products packed and shipped in a timely manner. It was also cutting into our marriage and family time. We came up with a plan to post information in the customer creations site that would answer some of the recurring questions. Jerry can now copy and paste the link to the page that answers some of those repeat questions. This saves so much time and gives the customer a well researched response to their question. Now, when we see a trend in a question coming up repetitively; we will do some research and post information that both our current and potential future customers can use as a reference.
How Customers Find Us
Some of our customers found our products while searching on the internet for examples of arts and crafts of interest to them. A photo we had posted on the customer creations site would show up in their search results. They would see links to our products and other photos of creations. Other customers found our products while searching for how to tips and tutorials. While the site involves time, money, and labor; we also view it as a way to show what our customers create and sell with our products. It also solves problems for our business and gives us a tool for social marketing.
Choose Your Favorite Page on Customer Creations Site
What do you think about having websites and blogs that are designed for the customer?
Do you have a favorite page on the Glass Eyes On Line Customer Creations Site?
Is there a page you would like to see started?
Vote for your favorite page of the customer creations site in the comments section below by October 31, 2015 and Jerry will send you a complimentary set of 12 Pair of 6mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes.