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Welcome and Let’s Get Started!

The Power of COMMUNITY & CONNECTION –

Texas Vintage Shops:

Get More Eyes on your Merchandise!

Online Shoppers, specifically targeted to the vintage/antiques market

will be able to find your shop, learn more about you,

plus preview your best merchandise.

To complete your Featured Listing, follow the steps below:

VERY IMPORTANT:

To avoid disappointed shoppers, and keep your listing fresh to encourage online shoppers to return to your listings frequently, please replace photos of sold items with a photo of merchandise that has not sold, on a regular basis. Consider doing this like keeping a booth in an antique mall stocked with fresh merchandise so customers will return regularly to see what’s new.

You will need:

Please have your photos and information ready before completing the Add Listing Form

Items Needed:

Look for an email with your login information. If you do not see it please check your spam or junk folder. Mark it as “safe” or “not spam”
You will use your login information to purchase your shop package. Contact us if you have any difficulty.

Please add info@texasvintageshopper.com to your address book to whitelist it and ensure you receive all of our email notifications. 

Step 1: you will need to Select and Buy a Package.

Make sure the package you previously purchased is selected.

Step 2: Enter your Shop Name

Step 3: Enter your Shop Description

People are looking for exciting content of your shop to determine if it’s worth their time.

The words in your shop description can increase the odds that interested people will discover your shop through search engines like Google and Bing — known as search engine optimization (SEO).

Step 4: Add your SPECIALTY items: VERY IMPORTANT

This is how shoppers can find your shop on our directory by searching for items via the Google search engine! Click inside the Specialty box and you will see pull down options. You may select up to 10 categories. DO NOT choose a region, these are added by default.

Step 5: Add your shop ITEMS

Choose Texas Vintage Stores, Antique Shops in Texas, Texas Vintage Shops. Shop Item listings (tags) are important for the best Google search engine results. You may choose available tags from a dropdown menu or enter your own. Make sure to separate your items with commas and use specific item wording for the best results EXAMPLE: majolica pottery, carnival glassware, Gulf gas signs

Step 6: Add your business hours

So that shoppers will see when your shop is open. Select the “Yes” Checkbox, Select the plus sign located to the right of each weekday to add or change the time, Click inside the a.m. and p.m. boxes and a time slider will open. Slide to the correct time a.m. or p.m. on both the opening and closing time boxes. Click done. Double click on the minus sign to remove the time boxes and choose the “closed” option.
The time zone will set automatically by default

Step 7: Add your address

We are GEO connected to Google. Begin typing in your address in the space provided, an automated matching address should pop up as a pull-down menu. IMPORTANT!
Select the right address provided by Google, then click the red button “Set Address on Map”.
Be sure click on the red “Set Address on Map”
Look at the map location to ensure it is displaying correctly. You can zoom out to enlarge it.

Not every city in Texas is listed. If you have trouble because your city has not YET been listed use this form to contact us. We also can help you get your address adjusted in Google. CLICK HERE FOR TECH SUPPORT.

Step 8: Add your previously saved Photos to create an image gallery on your page.

You may have up to 20 images for the Gold Ribbon Package and up to 15 images for the Blue Ribbon Package
The first image should be the exterior photo of your shop and will appear in a large photo box just beneath your Shop Name at the top of the page.
Use landscape or horizontal/rectangle shape images. This will avoid having your items cut off, either top or bottom: Save photos a minimum of large on a mobile phone for best resolution. The recommended size is 1024 pixels (width) X 512 pixels (height) DO NOT save as actual size as they are too large. Maximum upload file size: 2 MB. Edit photos (if possible crop, lighten before saving on your iPhone or desktop of your computer)

Step 9: Add your Social Media

If you have social media you may link to it on your listing. Open your social media account on your computer or mobile phone, copy and paste (Ctrl C, Ctrl V) the url address into the appropriate social media field below.
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Step 10: Add your Logo

If you have a logo, please upload it here. This logo image will be the large photo that appears at the top right of your listing. If you don’t have a logo, you can use a photo of your best merchandise (clean background recommended) and upload it here.

Featured listings are first in the search. If someone searches your city, your listing will display alphabetically first in the search.

Make sure these are checked if you have purchased a paid listing.

Step 11: Preview & Submit

PREVIEW your listing by clicking on the preview button FIRST BEFORE YOU SUBMIT. This will allow you to make sure your featured listing appears as you want. The first photo in your gallery is usually the storefront photo and it will also appear as the large photo at the top of your listing. Featured listings are first in the search. If someone searches your city, your listing will display alphabetically first in the search.
When you click on the Preview button, it will open a new tab at the top of your page. Simply click back on the tab to your left to go back to the page where you are adding your listing and click SUBMIT at the bottom.
Always click [Submit Listings] when you’re finished editing.

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