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Makeably - the new marketplace for creatives

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by Startacus Admin

Here at Startacus we love seeking out people and places that are a tad ‘different’ and creative and when you throw in a little collaboration too, well, quite frankly...we’re hooked. We think you’ll like our latest discovery too. Makeably is a marketplace for custom made items made uniquely for you.

Visit the site and you makeablycan browse through a whole range of “projects” on everything from art to clothing and if you are interested in a particular project, you can communicate directly with its’ maker. However this isn’t your standard ordering process. With Makeably, you can have your own creative input. You can suggest proposals to the maker about the project, about what you would like to make, sending through images or photos that inspire you. Together you can then collaborate and agree on what the finished project should be including the price and date you would like it made by. Whilst the project is being undertaken, you can continue to communicate with the maker and check on the project status and get updates etc.

Makeably has obvious similarities with sites like Etsy and Folksy et al in terms of the types of products offered for sale. However the new dimension that Makeably offers by allowing buyers to have a proper say in what is being made adds some additional innovation and creativity to this type of retail.

Of course if you are a craftsperson or a creative, you could get even more involved by becoming a maker for the platform. The current process for doing this requires requesting an invite and sending through links to the type of work that you do. If you are currently selling your work on some of the other online marketplaces, it would certainly be worthwhile considering expanding your reach by selling on Makeably too.

Our thoughts? Well, in a world filled with global brands and identikit products everywhere you look, it’s always great to discover something that’s a little more unusual or quirky isn’t it? Add to that the fact that the site is offering an additional outlet for creatives to promote their wares and it goes without saying that this innovative site ought to be supported. Makeably, we are doffing our hats to you!

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Published on: 7th October 2012

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