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]

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]

7 Quick Tips to Start an Etsy Shop

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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]

Holiday Sales on Etsy–It’s That Time of Year!

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Are you new to Etsy? Is this your first holiday season?  Whether you’re a seasoned Etsy seller or new to selling online, these tips can help your sales this year. What I’ve Learned… Holiday sales on Etsy can really make your year!  There are a few things you can do to get your shop ready… [read more]

New 5-Star Feedback on Etsy {Etsy Business}

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Have you heard about the new Etsy feedback system?  There’s something new for buyers and sellers with this new 5-star rating system that will be rolling out to shops in the coming weeks.  Let’s take a look at some of the key changes and see what you think… The seller’s feedback will change from a… [read more]

Opportunity Is an Open Door

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When you work full-time online, you start to see “connections” that lead back to your own stuff. You’ll see tweets, pins, and shares from people you don’t directly know talking about something you created. That might be a blog post, an item on your Etsy shop, or a review you wrote somewhere. Whatever it is,… [read more]

How to Make Lavender Sachets {Tutorial}

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Lavender sachets are my favorite!  I’ve sold hundred of these beautiful sachets over the last couple years on Etsy…they make the best gifts EVER!  Lavender sachets smell fabulous and you can make them out your favorite designer fabric.  It’s an awesome way to use up those pretty fabric scraps, too! I thought you might like… [read more]

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]

Slow Sales? Kick It Up A Notch With 11 Easy Tips! {Etsy Business}

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{Art by Raw Art Letter Press} When sales slow down, it’s time to kick it up a notch! 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… [read more]

21 Ways to Increase Your Etsy Sales

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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]

3 Common Sense Rules for Selling on Etsy

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Every once in awhile a wave of change rolls through the community of Etsy Sellers. Here’s what happens: Etsy decides to change the way they do something, like they did last week by switching to a relevancy based search results, or like they’ll be doing soon with a new option to purchase a promotional space… [read more]

Sell on Etsy {and nowhere else?}

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Selling on Etsy and only on Etsy? I think it’s entirely “smart thinking” for a new company to form with the idea that they will only sell on Etsy. Forever. The first and most important reason I think that is because of the Etsy brand. If you make a great product and take great pictures… [read more]