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Etsy Search: The Changing Landscape of Etsy SEO in 2018

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

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Build An Etsy Shipping Workstation For Your Handmade Business

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.

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Finding Your Niche On 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

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Should You Take Custom Orders?

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,

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7 Secrets for Getting Five-Star Reviews on Etsy

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.

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One Great Tip For Etsy Selling Success

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

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10 Reasons to Start A Handmade Business

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

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Creating a Logo for Your Handmade Business

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

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