Friday , 19 December 2014

Selling On Etsy

5 Things I’ve Learned About Building Your Creative Dream

Here are five things I learned this year about building my dream. There really are more than five but these are the ones at the top of my list. Whether you are still gathering momentum, are in the midst of your best year yet, or are ready to evolve I think these will resonate with you. Five things I’ve learned about building your dream: Read More »

How to Make Your Goals Achievable

Operating a business is all about goals. Most often these goals center around reaching a certain point of success within a certain time frame. Such as, make 100 sales within the year, or make 2 sales a day. Read More »

How Much Money are You REALLY Making?

I made the mistake of waiting until January (tax time) to sum up all of my totals. After ringing up all of my supply receipts, totaling my Etsy and PayPal fees, alongside with my booth fees for craft fairs, etc. the conclusion became clear: my business expenses were near DOUBLE what I grossed in sales. I shouldn't have been shocked, but I was. Read More »

Etsy Pinterest Guide (Pro)

Pinterest is a newer social networking site where you can market your Etsy shop.  It is becoming popular very fast and is fun to use!  Oh , did I mention addicting! In this video lesson I will walk you through the important steps you need to know to successfully market your Etsy shop using Pinterest.  Learn how to drive free ... Read More »

Save Time By Automatically Renewing Your Etsy Listings

The developers over at Statsy.org have just released their Clockbot.  This new feature allow you to set up your Etsy listing to automatically renew. The Clockbot utilizes the Etsy api with the new secure OAuth system (read about the OAuth here) Here is a short tutorial on how to set this up! 1. Head over to Statsy.org and find the ... Read More »

How to Ride a Trend

When your product is trending, it’s a golden opportunity to recruit new customers. The style of jewelry I make at the Energy Shop is a hot trend right now. Read More »

How to Gain 100 New Customers this Month: Part 1

How to Gain 100 New Customers this Month: Part 1 I ask you to come to this article, and everything you read about business, with an open mind. Take a moment to notice that your perspective of your small business is always askew—you’re simply too close to it, it’s personal, and you probably carry a lot of fear and negative “what if’s” around with you. Read More »

Etsy Gift Certificate Guide – 3 Methods

It took me many hours to figure out how to make gift certificates work through Etsy. I’d like to be able to offer my customers gift certificates, but how to do that? Here’s what I discovered after combing through the Etsy forums and looking at examples of other sellers. Read More »