Thirdhand

Online Record Shop with Platform Aspirations

No Employees
Multiple Founders
Founders Code
E-Commerce

I want to make the occupation of recording artist a middle class, dependable job for millions of music makers. I believe that the power to sell a physical commodity as the fruit of recording labor is the key to that.

June 16, 2021 First "Stranger" Order on Our Shopify

Almost all our orders come from Amazon, and a few from friends through our site. Today an order came through the Shopify site from someone that we didn't know. We've dipped our toes into marketing on google, bidding ads on two specific records that I know are popular (Folklore and Nuggets) and that's where I think the order came from

May 16, 2021 Over $1k sales in a Day

Big day for sales from Amazon. Almost all were "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy". Not sure why. We kept raising the price, hoping to slow down the flow of orders because we were worried about covering the costs, but people kept buying! What a rollercoaster.

March 3, 2021 Launched On Shopify

We officially launched our first store on Shopify! It is pretty bare bones, featuring selections from my record collection and a handful from our distributor. There's a lot of text on there about who we are, our dream to open a record shop, yadda yadda yadda.

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I want to make the occupation of recording artist a middle class, dependable job for millions of music makers. I believe that the power to sell a physical commodity as the fruit of recording labor is the key to that.