Tuesday , 30 September 2014

Etsy Success

Craving visibility? 7 ways to get seen this season

Craving visibility? 7 ways to get seen this season The buzz over the holidays has begun and you are about to enter the best time of year to be a handmade business. As more people crave shopping local and buying smaller what you do becomes increasingly important. But this is also a time to rev up for next year with ... Read More »

Learn How Etsy Featured Seller Jeanne Connolly of Vintage Renewal Successfully Uses Etsy and Indiemade

Here is an interview with Jennifer from Indiemade and Jeanne Connolly the current featured Etsy seller. Etsy gives new and established indie designers an unparalleled opportunity to market and promote their wares.  Etsy was the first handmade marketplace of its kind, it offers a real community for lone indie crafters and has made it possible for thousands of artists to ... Read More »

Shark Tank Investor Invests 90k in Etsy Seller Mod Mom Furniture

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Shark Tank Success Story – Etsy Seller on Shark Tank If you have not watched ABC’s Shark Tank, you should.  As a small business owner, I am inspired by all the stories.  This week, one of the Shark Tank Investors Invested 90k in Etsy Seller (new site) Mod Mom Furniture . *UPDATE: no longer selling on Etsy*  More info here 90,000 ... Read More »

The Last Branding Touch Point: How To Make The Most Of It

  The Last Branding Touch Point: How To Make The Most Of It There are many benefits to selling on Etsy. One of them is the opportunity for great personal interaction with your customers which can leave a great impression and increases the chance that they will think of your store for future purchases. I do think that the buyer ... Read More »

10 Real Tips For Successfully Selling On Etsy

  I have been selling my metal furniture, jewelry and trees on Etsy since 2007.  I have been there and done that and I am still selling!  (my shop) Through the years I have learned first-hand how to market my shop.  I have also been writing about selling on Etsy since 2008 and coaching Etsy sellers in every niche imaginable.  ... Read More »

Finding Your Inner Etsy-preneur – FREE Amazon Download

  Hello Etsy-preneur, Jason Malinak, author of the popular selling book, Etsy-preneurship has recently published his second book, Finding Your Inner Etsy-preneur The quantity of downloads over the past 24 hours have been huge and the response from the Etsy community amazing! To receive a deep discount to purchase this book later this week, please sign up for the email ... Read More »

So You’ve Started an Etsy Shop… Now What?

So You’ve Started an Etsy Shop… Now What? Getting set up on Etsy couldn’t be easier. Just sign up for an account, make your crafts, snap a few photos and voila! So many customers will rush to buy your products, you’ll crash the whole Etsy website—you’ll crash the entire internet, for that matter—and you can quit our day job and ... Read More »

Tips for Selling on Etsy – Reaching Your First 100 Sales

  This week I made my 100th sale on Etsy! (495 sales) I didn’t know I would be so excited about it, though I did find myself watching my sales hoover around the 90′s for a week during a sales slump – when it finally happened I was, indeed, pretty darn excited. It really felt like I hit a milestone ... Read More »

15 Holiday Promotion Ideas

The holiday shopping season is upon us. You now have less than 2 months ’til the big day, and even less than that if you are considering the crafting and shipping times in-between. That means, if you want to make sure your products are at the forefront of your customers’ minds, you’ll need to push some clever promotions to tip ... Read More »

A Quick Tip for Managing Your Orders This Holiday Season

Photo Credit: Modern Vintage Clothing As you know, the holiday sales season is the busiest time of the year for retailers, local and online. Are you prepared for the influx of customers that may come knocking on your business’s door? If not, I’m here to to give you a quick tip that can make your holiday experience a much easier ... Read More »

Let Your Customers See Themselves in Your Products

  When browsing through a rack of dresses at the mall, I’m going to consider how I would look in each one. I wouldn’t buy a dress just because it’s a pretty dress. I would buy a dress because it makes ME look/feel pretty when wearing it. Shopping on the internet is no different. Customers need to be able to ... Read More »

3 Steps To Freshen Up Your Etsy Shop and Be Found Again

Guest post by: Fine Heart If you just realized that you have clicked your refresh page button for your Etsy shop for the 10th time within the last hour, it is time to do something slightly more productive to get your online shop found again. Here are 3 Tips to Help Freshen Up Your Etsy Shop and Be Found Again ... Read More »

8 Tips for Creating an Unforgettable Customer Service Experience

  8 Tips for Creating an Unforgettable Customer Service Experience It’s my job to never forget what it’s like to be a customer. I treat all my customers, whether virtual or face-to-face, as I would like to be treated.  Follow these 8 tips for customer service success. Always greet your customers and, whenever possible, by name. People love to be ... Read More »

How to Become a Successful Etsy Seller [VIDEO]

I have been selling my metal furniture, jewelry and trees on Etsy since 2007.  I have been there and done that and I am still selling!  (my shop) Through the years I have learned first-hand how to market my shop.  I have also been writing about selling on Etsy since 2008 and coaching Etsy sellers in every niche imaginable.  I ... Read More »

The Advantages Etsy Sellers Gain From Having Their Own Website

  Many artists and crafters find success selling their handmade items on Etsy.   Etsy is where I started selling online.  Generally, crafters turn to Etsy because it’s fairly easy to set up and sell their items without needing a ton of technical knowledge.  It is a quick way to get your handmade items in front of buyers searching for handmade ... Read More »