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Title: unsolicited offer/request from another vendor
Post by: PrimarilyPracticalKnits on May 04, 2016, 07:47:11 AM
I received a private message from another vendor on this site, and if it had not come through this site I would have immediately deleted it as spam.  The vendor is asking me to promote her items, even to the point of "save photos and write text and sell on your site", and she'll give me a percentage of sales that come through me.  She also asks me to "retweet" her twitter posts.

If this is considered acceptable then I'll send her a polite "sorry, not interested".  I don't want to be the rude one.  But I am curious to know if this is considered acceptable here.  If not, I intend to delete and forget.  :-)
Title: Re: unsolicited offer/request from another vendor
Post by: Larissa on May 04, 2016, 09:22:02 AM
It's not acceptable, and I actually banned that person.  I can't find him/her in the member list, so I'm not sure how s/he's still sending those PMs, but I'm getting them daily too.
Title: Re: unsolicited offer/request from another vendor
Post by: PrimarilyPracticalKnits on May 04, 2016, 09:25:53 AM
Thanks for the response, Larissa!  Maybe this is a new one?  I did a search and found her shop: ivana3pi
Title: Re: unsolicited offer/request from another vendor
Post by: Larissa on May 04, 2016, 09:32:13 AM
Oh!  Whoops, I think I banned her only from the forum... and I didn't realize she was actually a vendor here, so I probably shouldn't have done that.  I didn't see her shop when I did it.  I wish I could tag people.

Andrew, can you reinstate her to the forum and tell her to cut it out with the spammy PMs?
Title: Re: unsolicited offer/request from another vendor
Post by: trusk4u on May 05, 2016, 06:04:03 AM
I got that same message. Not cool. I am just ignoring it.
Title: Re: unsolicited offer/request from another vendor
Post by: gemlover on May 08, 2016, 04:06:09 PM
I just searched for her as a vendor and did not get any result.  Her offer is a direct violation of this selling venue.

John
Title: Re: unsolicited offer/request from another vendor
Post by: Larissa on May 08, 2016, 05:55:21 PM
I just searched for her as a vendor and did not get any result.  Her offer is a direct violation of this selling venue.

John

Andrew removed her as a vendor.
Title: Re: unsolicited offer/request from another vendor
Post by: RiverRockArts on May 12, 2016, 05:07:32 AM
I got a number of messages from the same vendor and just deleted them as spam.