5 Things Shrimping Taught Me About Selling Online

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Pin It I really love travel and I’m pretty sure travel loves me back. I can tell because things always seem to work out great for us when we decide to just “take off” with no plan and no advance notice. My Valentine’s Day started off pretty normal, but by midnight I was 200 miles… [read more]

Your New Etsy Ads Questions Answered {Podcast: Interview with Etsy}

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You’ve probably heard by now that starting next Tuesday, September 27th, there will be paid ads showing up in the Etsy search results. These ads are open to all Etsy sellers to promote their items at a relatively good price. Considering that buyers are already looking for what you’re selling, the “conversion rate” from clicks… [read more]

Four Habits For Long Term Success on Etsy

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Why do people stop trying? What causes us to be discouraged? What happens to the dream that starts out so bright? More revealing: Why do some experience such great success doing the exact same thing that seemed impossible to another? There is one very important act that every single successful entrepreneur (Etsypreneur) has done over… [read more]

FedEx Etsy Discount {Save on Shipping?}

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So, I found out this morning that FedEx is offering Etsy Sellers a pretty decent discount. 21% off on Express {won’t be using that much} and 20% off on most other shipping services that are used by the typical Etsy seller. For me, the main draw is FedEx Ground as an option to UPS or… [read more]

20 Tips for Selling on Etsy

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I know how it is because I’ve been there!  You want to increase your sales or start selling on Etsy and you could use a little help.  When I started selling on Etsy in 2008 I had no idea what I was getting into…ha!  I read everything I could find and stumbled through opening my… [read more]