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Your Guide to Starting an SBL Shop

Tips on how to set up a shop, make your first sale and grow your enterprise!!

Welcome to ShopByLocals! Now that you’re starting your shop, it can feel difficult. Just by thinking where to begin can be quite overwhelming. Don’t worry – we will guide you step-by-step on the vital points for the successful launch of you shop, including resources for efficient shipping, establishing connection with your clients and eventual growth for your shop.

Here we will feature the essential topics you need to start your shop.


  • Tips in Choosing Your SBL Shop Name
  • Creating a Standout Look for Your Shop
  • Increasing Views via Your Listings
  • Using the Right Keywords
  • Optimizing Product Photography
  • Top Mistakes New Sellers Make


  • Successful Shipping
  • Getting Great Reviews and Repeat Customers
  • Streamlining Your Shop’s Finances


  • Using Analytics to Understand Your Shop’s Performance
  • Making a Small Shop Budget
  • Marketing Your Business
  • Optimizing Social Media Marketing
  • Advertising Effectively

We hope you found this blog useful. Stand by for more knowledge sharing blogs. If you have comments or suggestions on our blogposts, please feel free to give feedback to [email protected] or comment below.

Thank you and catch you on our next blog. 😊

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