Bizelo Customer Spotlight: Plugyourholes.com
Today we are profiling Sam Dean who started Plugyourholes.com after he became sick of paying mall and tattoo shop prices for items such as body jewelry he knew were less expensive. Check out our interview with Sam below to learn about his business, and don’t forget to check out one of my favorite Shopify websites!
Evan: Tell us about your online shop. What do you sell and what makes you unique?
Sam: My store is Plugyourholes.com, and we mostly sell body jewelry and clothing. What makes us stand appart is the ability to customize larger gauge items, low prices, high quality, and our close ties to the music industry.
Evan: What items are the most popular with your buyers?
Sam: We have noticed a double edged sword with our popularity. On 1 side the loudest, brightest, and most in your face items like our Spread Your Love, Not You Legs shirts, or flashy diamond bling plugs fly off the shelves. The flip side of that however is that the simplest, classiest and most low key items sell at nearly the same rate. Everything that’s in the middle seems to be too much, or not enough for most customers.
Evan: Which online ecommerce platforms are you currently on? Are you planning on selling in other places? If you do, Do you have any other online stores? How do they relate to your current shop?
Sam: Currently we use Shopify. In the past we have also used osCommerce, and Magento.
Evan: What would you like to improve about your ecommerce experience?
Sam: More backend customizability. More relevant social network integration.
Evan: What do you spend the most time doing that you’d like to eliminate or reduce?
Sam: Things that I have already trained someone else to do. haha. I think that inventory replenishment, and maketing are probably the largest consumers of my time.
Evan: Besides Bizelo, What are some tools that you use?
Nick: Right now we use Olark, Mad Mimi, Sum All, and quite a few others.
Evan: What other pieces of advice or feedback would you have for other online retailers currently on the Bizelo platform?
Sam: Get it, Learn it, Use it.
Evan: How can potential customers find you?
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Posted By: Evan Schwartz, Community Manager