Monday , 25 July 2016

Etsy Tips

Find Your USP – Unique Selling Point

HANDandHIDE

Here is an interview with Jeff from Hand and Hide.  His shop caught my eye while browsing Etsy one day and I noticed he is rockin it!  With just under 7000 sales at prices ranging from $55-$350. Tell us about your creative business and the story of how you started making and selling. Hand and Hide offers functional and aesthetic ... Read More »

Designer Turned Entrepreneur Finds Success on Etsy

STUDIO HURLEY

I'm not naturally an entrepreneur and I never expected to run a shop, so that was kind of a surprise. I always assumed that my design career would be behind the scenes working for a big company, and I still enjoy those projects. But it's really wonderful to have a personal connection to people all over the world, and it's surprisingly enjoyable to figure out solutions to the many little problems that come up in running a business day to day. Read More »

Handmadeology Live – Monday Mastermind

handmadeology live

Monday Mastermind with Making It On Etsy. This week’s panel … Melissa Kaiserman is an Etsy blogger and coach at MakerySpace.com, and maker of cash envelope systems found at atime4everything. Tim Adam is founder Handmadeology, the leading resource of all things handmade, handmadeology.com Christing Galusky, is owner of Pickles Painting Company picklespaintingco, and leads Thriving on Etsy! https://www.facebook.com/groups/ThrivingonEtsy/. Dan Safkow ... Read More »

From Unemployed to 7000 Etsy Sales

mud

“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

etsy tips

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 »

What to do when your Etsy shop stops growing

etsy shop failing

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 »

How to Create a Thriving Etsy Shop

How to create a thriving etsy shop

Learn what Jason from etsy-preneurship has to say about creating a THRIVING Etsy shop Watch the entire Making it on Etsy event HERE Here are the Top Etsy shops based on sales for 2015 . ( stats from craftcount.com ) Top 10 Overall Rank Name Sales 1 BohemianFindings 637,609 2 clbeads 395,793 3 yummytreasures 344,090 4 shareliving 316,376 5 yadanabeads ... Read More »

How to Land a Feature on the Etsy Blog

how to get featured on Etsy's blog

How to Land a Feature on the Etsy Blog If you’ve read Tim’s awesome Guide to Creating a Marketing Plan, then you know that guest posting can be a great way to grow your Etsy business. Earlier this year, I was featured on the Etsy blog sharing 10 Podcasts to Help your Business Thrive. The feature led to hundreds of new email subscribers, more ... Read More »

Making It On Etsy – Part One Replay

making it on etsy

If you missed the LIVE Making It On Etsy Event last night, no worries! Here is the link to watch the replay. Watch the Replay HERE. Also If you have not registered for the event we have PART 2 happening tomorrow night. Get Registered here>>> http://www.handmadeology.com/webinar/   Read More »

30 Day Etsy Challenge

30 day etsy challenge

The Challenge starts on October 13th! Click to sign up! You can expect to launch a fully optimized Etsy shop during the course. We will focus on helping you to master the skills of product photography, pricing and search engine optimization in order to give you the best chance of success from the outset.   permanentbaggage – Leather Wristlet Necklush ... Read More »

Real Etsy Success Tips – #1 There is NO Magic Etsy Button

magic

My number one tip that I tell new Etsy sellers, is to remember that Etsy is not magic. Just throwing up a bunch of 20 cent listings with no business plan will not bring you the success you are looking for. If you treat your Etsy business like a hobby you will reap hobby money, but if you treat it like a real business you will bring in the money you are striving for . Original article10 Real Tips For Successfully Selling On Etsy Read More »

Road To 1000 – Sheep Farm Felt

felt

Tell us 3 things you learned this year about running your creative business. 1. Having boundaries for your home life/business is essential. If you allow the two to bleed into each other, you will end up resenting each one for stealing your time and energy from the other. Read More »