Craft Show Tips & Display Ideas


Craft shows can be a profitable way to sell your handmade creations, and displays play a big part in getting a second look from relaxed shoppers strolling by. Get their attention with a well designed booth that shares your work in the best light while giving them easy-to-understand pricing and selections. Here are a few… [read more]

Never Give In {Etsy Business}


{This post is by my husband, Tim, who writes for Etsy sellers at} Never give in–never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. – Sir Winston Churchill Why do businesses fail? At the heart of the matter there are… [read more]

Want Lots of Holiday Sales? {Etsy Business}


Holiday sales on Etsy can really make your year!  There are a few things you can do to get your shop ready to make the most of the busy shopping season.  Awesome sales don’t just happen on their own…you have to be prepared. Creating a great shopping experience for your customers will do wonders for… [read more]

What’s Your Favorite Social Media Site??

Everything Etsy Poll - Social Media

Social Media is a valuable tool for your Etsy shop or blog!  Growing your friends through social media sites helps you reach out, meet new people, and promote your wonderful work!  And it’s FREE…ya gotta love that! I didn’t start off loving social media {at all}, but over the years I’ve really learned to love… [read more]

6 Reasons People Buy on Etsy


If you’re selling handmade on Etsy then you are part of something important. Something big. Something that will change, is changing, the world we live in. People love handmade. Not just because it’s the cool new thing either. Our reasons are much deeper. More soulful. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that… [read more]

Time Spent Blogging is Time Well Spent


Money or Time… you’re going to have to invest at least one of the two if you want to succeed selling on Etsy.  In truth, this applies to success in any business. Always has.  Probably always will. If you’ve got the money to invest and you’ve got a good business model that will attract customers… [read more]