ArtFire Monday, August 24, 2009

How would you like to sell your items on Facebook? To have your storefront be available right on your profile or fan page? Well with ArtFire’s new Facebook Kiosk, you can!
ArtFire’s Facebook Kiosk is a unique tool for verified members never before offered by a marketplace. With the Kiosk, you can sell remotely all items listed on your ArtFire shop from your Facebook page. Shoppers can browse your inventory via a special application tab on your profile or fan page, and even complete checkout right on Facebook! Since every transaction is secured by SSL 256 bit high grade encryption, these sales are completely safe. Shoppers can even choose to check out without an account on ArtFire, to make buying that much easier!
Like ArtFire’s RapidCart, the Facebook Kiosk will update in real time. When you make a sale or update your inventory on ArtFire, your Kiosk will reflect those changes. No other site has offered a tool such as this, so be sure to check out our Facebook Kiosk!

ArtFire Wednesday, August 5, 2009

No matter what the occasion, a handmade gift is a one-of-a-kind present sure to make any holiday unforgettable. That’s because handmade goods are specially crafted by talented artists doing what they love. Handmade crafts are each completely unique, and by choosing to give a handmade gift, one is able to offer a present like no other., the premiere online handmade marketplace, offers a wide variety of unique gift guides full of handmade gifts listed by artisans on the site. From Christmas gifts to QuinceaƱera gifts, ArtFire has a guide for just about every occasion imaginable, and intends to keep building more for shoppers to choose from. These guides sort and filter the nearly 200,000 items handmade by talented artisans available on

Shoppers today are faced with an important decision, they can choose to help an artisan pay her mortgage, or they can help line the pockets of a rich CEO. When one decides to buy handmade directly from the artists on ArtFire, all profits from that purchase go straight to the artisan creating the product. The shopper gets a quality unique item made with care and love and these talented artists can continue doing what they love - creating quality handmade goods.

When you choose to buy handmade, you get the opportunity to stimulate the economy at home by helping real people not overseas factories and large corporations. So the next time you shop, think of handmade gifts first.