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Disco Balls and Water Gun Stations – Meet Successful Artist Michael Weiss

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Don't be afraid to try and fail. Get up and try again. And again. And again. Until you find the perfect product for your audience. You never know what will be a home run. Sometimes I will design a product and think its amazing and everyone will want one, then no one buys it. Other times I will just tinker around building a weird prototype and just put online to find I cant build them fast enough when it sells out every day. Read More »

15 Instagram Articles for Etsy Sellers

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So you have worked day and night perfecting your product photos, descriptions, prices, and your entire shop and now it's time to start getting traffic! A great place to start is Instagram! I have scoured the web for the best articles to help you get started and improve your Instagram marketing. Read More »

What is Your Day Rate?

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I remember when I listed my very first item on Etsy…I was clueless about pricing. There are many factors that come into play when pricing your items, so knowing your product is crucial. You need to know how much it costs to make your item, how much time you spend making it, and how much it costs to ship. These are just a few things to keep in mind when filling out the price section of your listing. Read More »

From Unemployed to 7000 Etsy Sales

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“At one point, behind on bills, Mike had only $20 in his bank account. His unemployment benefits were dwindling and his credit cards were maxed out. But then, unexpectedly, he received a wholesale order.” Over the years have have featured Mike and his amazing pottery he sells in his shop Mudpuppy a few times, so I was naturally I was ... Read More »

Maximise Your Etsy Audience and Increase Your Sales

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Hunting Handmade – is an online community focused on supporting, championing and inspiring the makers of the world. Hunting Handmade is responsible for one of the most successful Instagram accounts in the handmade space @etsyhunter. We feature the best of Etsy on a daily basis; assisting handmade entrepreneurs gain more exposure for their business. In addition to this we have ... Read More »

Rustic Magnetic Knife Rack

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As you may have gathered from the first Handmadeology Home installment, I love all rustic decor! I just installed a magnetic knife holder in our kitchen, but I wanted to show you how to make one! Read More »

$80 Reclaimed Wood Edison Light How-To

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Tim here from Handmadeology!  I just wanted to let you know of a new series that we are going to launch called Handmadeology Home.  You will find DIY projects, recipes, and much more!  Be on the lookout for the new series and be sure to follow us on Instagram , Pinterest, and Facebook! We started our kitchen remodel about a ... Read More »

Get Your Handmade Business Listed!

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We know that exposure is the number one thing that drives an online creative business. Without traffic, you will not have sales. We also know that most everyone is on a tight budget and there is not much money left to pay for advertising. Read More »

What to do when your Etsy shop stops growing

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A thriving entrepreneurship is based on seasons, and we're failing to appreciate and utilize its natural rhythm. My treasured client (who enjoyed a soaring holiday season, only to crash-land in crickets) is clearly flying by the seat of her pants, as most of us tend to do. Read More »