Improve Your Product Photography {5 DIY Tutorials}


Great lighting can make your products look amazing! It’s no secret that product photos can make or break your Etsy sales.  You can have the coolest handmade product ever, but without an outstanding photo you might not be as happy with your response. Getting beautiful photos is not as hard as you think, but it… [read more]

Are You Being Yourself Online?


{You Are Beautiful by Fresh Words Market} No woman is an island. We may wish we were on an island, but that’s a different story altogether. The point I’m making is that we’re all part of a community, or more accurately a number of communities. We’re friends, daughters, moms, etsy sellers, craftahaulics, vintage freaks, bloggers,… [read more]

5 Things Shrimping Taught Me About Selling Online


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}

Etsy podcast on Everything Etsy

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]

FedEx Etsy Discount {Save on Shipping?}


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]