Want Lots of Holiday Sales? {Etsy Business}

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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]

Hazelwood Soap Co. – Handmade Success

We’re on our summer road trip right now and one of our favorite things to do is stop at all the cute little towns we happen to see along the way.  On our way to Asheville we found Waynesville! Well, I’m sure you know the moment my husband saw this little soap shop he started… [read more]

Etsy Wedding Registry & Handmade Weddings

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{Photo by ArmoursansAnguish} Weddings are magical and handmade touches only add to the beauty!  We’ve share with you 101 Simple Handmade Wedding Ideas, but why not start off your new married life with fabulous handmade treasures from Etsy? Did you know you could sign up for Etsy’s Wedding Registry now?  I know if I was… [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]

Etsy Selling Strategy {Listing in Groups}

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Stop the presses. Gasp. I was wrong! (Actually it happens all the time, but don’t tell Tim.) Last week we were talking about the new Etsy Search results and how they could/would impact sales. I made the comment that renewing your listings was “done”, over, yesterday’s news. (Read that post and comment discussion here.) Grouped… [read more]

5 Blogging Tips for Etsy Sellers

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{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]

Customizable Etsy Widget for WordPress {Tutorial}

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This post is a little on the techy side – if it helps you, great! If it bores you to tears, blame Tim (he wrote it)! ~ Kim If you’re an Etsy Seller with a self-hosted WordPress blog, then you might be interested in a neat new plugin for displaying your Etsy shop items in… [read more]

Etsy Photo Tips & More – Weekend Project

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There’s spray paint involved?  Count me in!  Learn how to make beautiful photo backgrounds at A Lemon Squeezy Home.  You’ll find some great ideas in this post and discover a few new ways to take your products and make them shine!  Christie also has a cute  Etsy shop you should check out! Visit I Heart… [read more]

Success on Etsy {It’s a Sure Thing}

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Being successful on Etsy is a sure thing. Hmmpfff…you say? Don’t scoff, it’s a true statement. Would you doubt any of these statements? Someone is going to move-in to the new house being built down the block. My husband is going to get a speeding ticket because he always drives 20mph over the limit. I… [read more]

Etsy as a Household Name – Why you want to sell on Etsy

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Why Etsy has a great chance of being as widely known as eBay or Amazon.com and why that matters to us. Part of your mission is to sell your products. I was spending some time the other day thinking about the “business mission” of EverythingEtsy.com (and a new related site to be announced very soon!).… [read more]

Etsy Shop Spotlight – Ayca {Giveaway}

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Today’s Shop Spotlight is on Ayca! You are going to love this shop!  Isn’t this hand-knit bulky neckwarmer fabulous?!  Each warm and cozy goodie comes straight from Istanbul to you…super fast! Need this neckwarmer in a different color?  There are 14 colors to choose from, so you can match your favorite outfit. Let’s take a… [read more]