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Consider This Before Opening A Second Etsy Shop

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Because I frequently make mention of the fact that I juggle 4 Etsy shops in addition to my website and other selling platforms, I am often asked by fellow handmade sellers if it would be a good idea for them, too, to open up more than 1 Etsy shop. The not-so-simple answer is, of course, it depends. There are a ... Read More »

5 Things to Consider Before Starting an Etsy Shop

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I run 2 shops. Superkid Capes™ has close to 5300+ sales on Etsy-which amounts to nearly 10,000+ actual capes and accessories being sold around the world. Elizabeth Brooke Designs has near 700 sales-which equals 1000 patterns, baby items, and scarves having made their way around the county. In its 4 years of existence, Superkid Capes™ has had the honor to be featured a number of times in "Etsy Finds", magazines, blogs, on Zulily, and television shows. Read More »

Should Etsy Sellers also build a website with 3dcart?

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About six months ago, I wanted to run a “daily deal” styled promotion of a product for sale in my Etsy shop, but obviously, Etsy does not provide a tool like a countdown timer to show when the deal expires, a place to easily highlight the % off the sales price, and does not provide a way to link all of that to social media Read More »

Spotlight Feature – GueGue

GueGue is a childhood nickname that holds a special place in my heart.  I tapped into  my love for the arts at a very young age.  This led me to The Fashion Institute of Technology where I learned that working with my hands and heart was the only way for me. Handcrafting jewelry is my passion and a form of ... Read More »

Are you a Joann Craft Master? September 2014 DIY QUIZ

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We know you love Joann stores, but do you have what it takes to be a Joann Craft Master? Click the image to learn more about the awesome project and see if you you really know the time, skill, and process behind these projects. All 3 right or all 3 wrong . . . you always win, because you are discovering new ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – DeBoop Shop

For 30+ years, we have crafted together. What started with a young girl begging her mother to teach her how to make whatever she was currently making has now become a shop where we work together on a regular basis. Our crafting addiction is larger than our living spaces, so we wanted to share the things we love with our ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – Locotrends

Locotrends is a small business which offers handmade scarves and headbands. The whole idea has evolved from a hobby and took a while before it was formed into an online shop.  Now all the scarves created over the time are available for shoppers looking for something special for their beloved ones during the Christmas holiday season. Behind the scenes is ... Read More »

One Etsy seller does THIS every 1st day of the month

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I’ve been an Etsy seller for many years and I keep a routine on the first day of every month that I thought you might be interested in learning about. My first of the month routine is something that has been helpful for me, but there is no magic in it – just insight into 12 days a year from me, Jason Malinak, Read More »