Please complete your virtual maker page by Sunday, November 21.
Step-by-Step Instructional videos and documentation covering everything you need to know about setting up your virtual market page, from finding your login email to updating your maker profile to adding your products for the virtual market.
Scroll down for instructions on how to provide Handmade Arcade with a short video file. See “Video Four: Populating (or Updating) your Maker Page” for details.
Please review these videos and/or the 18-page PDF at the bottom of this page before emailing Handmade Arcade with any questions.
Video One: Getting Started – Preparing Files for your Handmade Arcade Virtual Market Page
Before you log into the Handmade Arcade Virtual Market, we recommend that all makers gather their deliverables (images, narrative, links, logo, etc.) in an easily accessible folder. Spend just over 15 minutes with Handmade Arcade’s Executive Director as she goes through a step-by-step process of preparing your files for the Handmade Arcade Virtual Market. This video is for both new and returning makers.
Download the most recent version of Preparing Files for your Handmade Arcade Virtual Market Maker Page PDF file.
Video Two: Updating Your Maker Profile Page
Spend just under 10 minutes with Handmade Arcade’s Executive Director as she shows you how to find the email with your user name and password for the Handmade Arcade Virtual Market. The video will also show you the different avenues to log into the database, reset your password, explain the maker dashboard, and edit your profile. This video is for both new and returning makers.
Video Three: Uploading your Media Files to the Handmade Arcade Virtual Market
Spend just over three minutes with Handmade Arcade’s Executive Director as she shows you to upload your media files to the Handmade Arcade Virtual Market. We recommend uploading your images before you populate your maker page as bulk upload. This process will save time in the long run. This video is for both new and returning makers.
Video Four: Populating (or Updating) your Maker Page
In this 35-minute video, Handmade Arcade’s Executive Director will go through how to populate and/or update your maker page on the Handmade Arcade Virtual Market. Looking for a specific set of instructions? Check out the table of contents to jump ahead to the information that you need. This video is for both new and returning makers.
Video Five: Adding Products to your Handmade Arcade Virtual Market Page
This 17-minute video is a step-by-step guide on adding ten products to your maker page. This video will show you how to add each product – images, product names, and links. Once added, you can drag and drop the products to rearrange the order to your liking. This video is for both new and returning makers.
Video Six: Internal Server Errors on the Handmade Arcade Virtual Market
What happens when you get an Internal Server Error while populating your Virtual Market page? Watch this short video and find out!
How to provide a VIDEO FILE for your virtual maker page.
Every virtual market participant has the opportunity to create a short video file that serves as an introduction to you and your business. Videos are optional.
All videos must be uploaded to Handmade Arcade’s dropbox by Wednesday, November 17. Handmade Arcade will transfer the video to its YouTube playlist and provide you with the link to use on your maker page. Late uploads will be allowed.
Please name your video the name of your business. (MyCraftyBusiness.mov)
Upload your video here: https://www.dropbox.com/request/ZRy6pexDhgQws4UpomIE
- Video must be UNDER 3 minutes in length. The user will abandon anything longer.
- Accepted formats: .MOV .MPEG4 .MP4 .AVI .WMV .MPEGPS .FLV 3GPP WebM DNxHR ProRes CineForm HEVC (h265)
- View maker videos from past events here for ideas.
You can also download the 18-page Step-by-Step Guide to Populating Your Maker Page PDF. Between this document and the above videos, you should be able to populate your virtual market page with ease.
If you run into a problem that you cannot solve, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org. However, keep in mind, there is only one person planning all the details for both events and your email may not get answered in a timely manner.