Marketing to the Fashion Industry –

Marketing to the Fashion Industry.

Solutions for Designers, Photographers, Stylists, Make-up Artists and any business that is interested in marketing to the fashion industry.

Working with top fashion network, Fashion Rider, Online Customer Solutions are providing help to some of the most interesting and engaged fashion creatives in the UK.

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Fashion Rider

Set up by Susie Doenhoff in 2011, Fashion Rider provides a platform for independent designers to showcase and sell their designs. Susie’s objective is to help as many members as possible achieve greatness in the fashion industry.

Online Customer Solutions owner, Rob Wilkinson, has been working with Susie for the past 6 months to raise awareness and increase the number of network members. Rob is also working on a marketing platform, designed to open up the creative audience to suitably aligned businesses.

Related: Online Marketing for Small Business and Freelancers: Social Media

At the time of writing Fashion Rider has the following reach:

  • Nearly 4k Facebook followers.
  • A 9k Twitter audience.
  • 3.5k Pinterest followers.
  • 2k+ Instagram followers.
  • An engaged email subscriber list of over 2k.

Major players in the fashion world contact Susie for help sourcing creative resource. Setting up a profile is essential to raising awareness and getting more paid work.

The Fashion Rider Marketing Service

Strict controls apply when it comes to allowing access to the Fashion network. Only businesses with ethical ambitions, aligned with Susie’s, should apply.

  • Fashion houses looking for new talent.
  • Businesses large and small with products and services relevant and interesting to the creative audience.
  • Photographers promoting shoots and offers, or looking for stylists and new clients.
  • Designers – Looking for brand exposure resulting in more clients.
  • Business support services looking for creatives as clients. For example accountants, marketing companies, other creatives.

Fashion Rider have a number of marketing plans to support businesses of any scale, from the independent designer; to the multinational fashion house.

Membership profile prices start from free, and marketing packages start from £300 for a 1-week promotion package. This includes distribution across all of the Fashion Rider social networks.

Find Out More

If you are interested in connecting with the UK Fashion network – or looking to raise your profile and find additional work – then have a look at the website today!

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Make Sales Online – E-commerce solutions

Whether you are starting a new business or just a new website, Online Customer Solutions (OCS) can provide everything you need to make sales online.

E-commerce used to be very expensive and take a long time to setup and manage. Small businesses used to spend a fortune (£20k +) getting their shop online. These days there are a number of low-cost platforms that not just save a lot of money, but also provide an exceptional solution.

Solutions include as Paypal, WordPress, Shopify, WooCommerce (WordPress), Magento and OpenCart.

Read more about how to start selling online here.

OCS recommend OpenCart. It is flexible, powerful, open source and has a solid support system via a large number of users. It is a low-cost solution enabling small businesses to make sales online.

The number of features out of the box is huge. All the standard stuff is there; account setup, stock control, order and payment processing (via extensions), email confirmations etc. It is completely customisable, ensuring that it looks exactly as you want.

There are also nice extras including wish lists, newsletter management, built-in affiliate system gift vouchers and much more. 

Setup costs start at £250, and running costs (which includes hosting, management, ongoing support) starts at £50 per month.

Monthly costs depend on how much help you want. OCS can also setup and manage your online marketing and provide help and advice when it comes to social media, content and affiliate marketing.

Make Sales Online

Online Customer Solutions can provide everything you need to make sales online. OCS have many years of development and online marketing experience and can install, setup, manage and market your e-commerce site. We can also provide training.

Based just south of Manchester in the UK, Online Customer Solutions provide solutions to a range of business, but specialise in helping small businesses grow.

Find out more

Contact us today, we can advise and provide a range of services, from setting up a website, to improving online marketing and conversions.

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