Packaging Your Crafts–Book Review & More!

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I love a pretty package as much as the next girl.  What about you? If you’re looking for new creative ideas to dress up you’re your next birthday gift or make your Etsy shop packaging rock, you’ll enjoy Packaging Your Crafts.  This lovely book by Viola Sutanto is full of inspiration and tips to wrapping… [read more]

7 Easy Steps to Repeat Customers {Etsy Business}

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Once you’ve made that first sale it’s your chance to earn that customer for life…and their friends and family! Use these 7 easy steps to repeat customers and you’ll see your business grow.  These simple tips will help you stay in touch with your past customers.  Keep the connection and you’ll reap the benefits for… [read more]

Learn More About What Advertising Can Do {Educational Series}

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We’re working hard behind the scenes around here.  Our updated Everything Etsy Directory will be released soon, and we’ll be sharing photos of our awesome new office once we get all settled in. We’re looking for even more ways to share your creative Etsy shops with new people around the world. One of the most… [read more]

Free Printable Labels to Kick Up Your Packaging! {Handmade Collection}

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Packaging and labels are one of my all-time favorite parts of buying and selling handmade! Labels on your handmade items and on the packaging that you send it out in are wonderful opportunities to show your buyer that they’ve bought something special. Something they can’t find just anywhere. We’ve teamed up again with World Label… [read more]

10 Awesome Back-to-School Printables

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Everyone loves a free printable, right?!  Well, you are going to love, love, love these back-to-school printables to make those first days of school more fun!  You’ll find everything from gift tags to lunch box notes.  These will add a sweet touch to back-to-school! 10 Awesome Back-to-School Printables Back-to-School Printable Teacher Note – Kristen Duke,… [read more]

USPS To Lower Rates and Endicia Announces Pay-on-Use Return Labels

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Shipping costs are dropping! Now there is something you don’t hear every day! I guess I won’t really be fully convinced until I see it happen, but the information couldn’t have come from a better source. We were on a call the other day with Endicia talking about their new “pay when your customer uses it”… [read more]

DIY Essential Oil Mosquito Repellent

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I use this DIY Essential Oil Mosquito Repellent daily this time of year! I live in Florida where dealing with Mosquitos is part of the package deal.  It’s like you get the beautiful palm trees, sunshine and beaches, but you need a few {or way more than a few} mosquitos to keep it fair. I’ve… [read more]

Brand Building with Customized Shipping Labels {Tutorial & Video}

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About a year ago, we started printing our logo and Etsy shop name directly on our shipping labels. It was a small effort that we feel resulted in huge strides for the professional image and branding of our business. In this post, we’ve laid out the steps you can follow to personalize your own shipping… [read more]

5 Tips for Awesome Etsy Sales

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Awesome Etsy sales can turn your hobby into a business in weeks!  Growing your shop isn’t rocket science, but in our busy daily routines there are key actions that might easily get missed.  Many sellers don’t even plan to make a living from their Etsy shop when they start out.  These Etsy tips will help… [read more]

Selling on Etsy {Your Shop’s About Page}

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Are you using the About Page on your Etsy shop to the fullest? The About Page provides a wonderful opportunity for you to reach out and touch your shop visitor and turn them into a paying customer in the process. People tend to do business with people they like and you can use that About… [read more]