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Business Story

Why this business was started

I had some success with another Shopify store keyboardshirts dot com and was curious of how it would be to set up a fully new store in a different industry (something with more practical use and a wider target demographic). After brainstorming for a bit I settled on Grove Ceramics and hired someone to set this up for me.

The store has a carefully curated collection of items, reviews, FOMO popups to share review information, and a lot of other nice details. Don't take my word for it. Check out the site!

The reason of selling this business

Within a week of launching, I got a full-time job offer at a four person startup I was very interested in. I don't have time to fine-tune ad campaigns and get this off the ground. Once launched, it should be much easier to maintain, but growing an initial group of followers on social media, finding ads that are cost effective, etc. takes more time than I have right now.

Just bad timing unfortunately...

What's involved in running this business

This site uses Oberlo, so fulfillment will be pretty easy.

The rest of the time would be spent on Facebook ads and building a social following.

This business was founded: 8 months ago
Time to run this business: approximately 0 hours per week

Expenses

  • Shopify plan
    $38
    /month
  • Domain
    $12
    /year

Sale Includes

  • Physical inventory

    Not available for starter stores
  • Logo and branding assets

    Not Included
  • Personal support after sale

    Not Included
  • Domain

  • Product photos

    Not Included
  • Social media

    Total followers0subscribers
  • Suppliers

    Not available for starter stores
  • Mailing List

    Not Included

Seller‘s Advice

How to grow this business

I'd focus on advertising and organic traffic via Facebook.

I only ran a couple days of ad campaigns, and there were a lot of shares simply because people liked the product photography. Since these are very shareable products, it should be easy to gain some Instagram and Facebook followers and build up a brand.

Skills to have

It'd be useful to have social media marketing or advertising skills.

Otherwise, you could easily learn basic skills in this area or outsource to people on Fiverr or a similar service.

JR
Jared R.Current store owner
I'm a software engineer now focusing on a startup.

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