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The Changing Landscape of Etsy SEO 2018 Just a few months ago, it was easy to optimize Etsy listings for search AND to measure Etsy SEO success. Etsy sellers could update their titles and tags, wait a few hours, perform an Etsy search, and see their listings within the first
Updated October 21, 2019 Why You Need An Etsy Shipping Workstation If you don’t have a dedicated Etsy shipping workstation, getting your handmade goods ready to ship can get really messy, really fast. Creating a dedicated area for packing and shipping will make your shipping process (and your life) easier.
I had a conversation last week with a friend who asked me, “So how is Etsy?” People ask me that a lot, so it wasn’t an odd question overall. What was odd though, is that she was waiting to hear all of my woes about a marketplace gone bad. Etsy
Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should If you’re at all creative, you’re probably able to make a variety of handmade items. This does not mean you have to sell everything you are able to make. In fact, many Etsy shop owners make the mistake of starting too broad. They
Should You Take Custom Orders? Should you take custom orders? It’s the age old question wondered by Etsy sellers throughout history (at least the history of Etsy)… I will share my own story in this post and provide you with some resources that helped me decide what to do. Ultimately,
Getting five-star reviews on Etsy doesn’t have to be one of life’s incredible mysteries. Check out these tips to generate happier customers. 7 Secrets For Getting Five-Star Reviews on Etsy 1. Create Quality Control Standards Delivering an excellent product is the most fundamental step in receiving five-star reviews on Etsy.
If you’ve ever spent some time in Etsy Seller Facebook groups, you know that Etsy sellers are notorious for complaining about customers. “A customer says the color isn’t right…” “She says that her package was never delivered…” “My policies clearly state that I don’t accept returns…” “How do I deal
10 Reasons to Start a Handmade Business Starting a handmade business was truly one of my best life choices. In fact, sometimes I wonder if I should have just skipped college and started a business instead. Of course, when the timing is right, the universe aligns, and it wasn’t until
Creating a logo for your handmade business is an essential part of your branding strategy. Your logo will help potential customers understand who you are and get a feel for what they can expect from your business. You will also use it everywhere, so it’s important to be thoughtful about