7 Quick Tips to Start an Etsy Shop


I wrote a post last week, 15 Great Reasons to Start an Etsy Shop, and the response was so amazing I had to share more information right away.  There are so many of you out there that are considering starting a shop!  Yay for you!  I want to share a few quick tips to help… [read more]

Bundle Up For More Sales {Etsy Tips}


Bundle up! No, I don’t mean put on a sweater.  I mean bundle up your items to sell!  You see it all the time in the stores and fast food restaurants.  Everyone loves a great deal, so offer your customers a great deal by bundles!  It may help increase your sales at the same time…that’s… [read more]

21 Ways to Increase Your Etsy Sales


Are you looking to increase your sales?  That’s a funny question, right?  I know everyone would love to have 5 extra sales this week! I’ve compiled a list of tips that I hope will help you get off to a great start or improve your sales.  It’s not rocket science, but you do have to… [read more]

How I Use Twitter {Etsy Business}


Twitter is a valuable marketing tool that’s FREE! Over the last couple of years I’ve become quite comfortable with using Twitter to promote my Etsy shops and blogs, but it wasn’t an easy thing for me in the beginning.  It was a bit out of my comfort zone and I felt out of place during… [read more]

5 Blogging Tips for Etsy Sellers


{Lavender Sachets – The Lavender Road} Yes, that’s right, you should have a blog!  I know there are a million things to do, but if you plan on growing your handmade business you shouldn’t put off starting or improving your blog for another moment. Here are a few simple tips to start you on the… [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]

Etsy – The Greatest Dream-Come-True Machine Ever Invented!


I don’t mean to be too dramatic, but I really believe it when I say that, when we talk about Etsy, we’re talking about one of the greatest dream-come-true machines ever invented. Just think of the opportunity for anyone at all to create, market, and sell a product to millions of people who are actively… [read more]

Using Twitter For An Etsy Business


Have you started to realize the amazing benefits of Twitter to your Etsy business? Like other social media platforms, Twitter really does hold great potential to help you reach out, meet new people, and promote your wonderful work! Twitter Introduces Real People As the EverythingEtsy Twitter account has grown, I’ve met more and more sweet… [read more]

Use Convo Signatures to Build Your Reach


You’re just one person, right? Most of us are, though we may feel like more than one sometimes! As one person, the challenges of marketing our Etsy business can seem overwhelming sometimes. At first it can be hard. Sometimes it seems like nobody is noticing anything you’re doing at all. It can feel like a… [read more]

Slow Sales? Spice It Up With 10 Easy Tips!


{MiMi Nouveau} When sales slow down, it’s time to spice up your shop! For whatever reason, everyone experiences slow times with their shops. Take advantage of this time and prepare for those sales to come. You’ll be glad you did! Here’s a few tips to get you going…in no particular order. 1. Spice up the… [read more]

USPS Shipping Assistant Makes Life A Little Easier!


Compare pricing, determine postage, print labels and more right from your PC. One of the not-so-fun parts of success on Etsy can be the trips to the post office! Our local branch sometimes get backed-up with lines that run right out the door! It can take as much as an hour on a really bad… [read more]