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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 »

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 »

2015 Top 50 Men Of Etsy

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Time to support the guys!  Here is a list of the top Etsy sellers that happen to be guys. Check out all these unique shops. Men of Etsy Rank Name Sales Country 1 UnkamenSupplies 206,388 United States 2 collageOrama 82,546 United States 3 StampingBlanks 75,244 United States 4 mrcwoodproducts 52,702 United States 5 DiscountCharms 52,435 United States 6 porkchopshow 50,350 ... Read More »

How to Land a Feature on the Etsy Blog

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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 »

Band Of Bearded Brothers Gift Guide

Band Of Bearded Brothers Gift Guide

With great beard comes great responsibility! Treat your epic beard right with these handmade products! Just don’t shave with that sweet ax from Stone Wall Forge! ‘Band Of Bearded Brothers Gift Guide’ Beer Soap Beard Kit. Brown A… CraftsmanSoapC… $25 The Man Set BeardologyCLE $28.95 Big Red Beard Combs – TRIO BigRedBeardCom… $49 Men’s Natural Beard Oil … keepingsunday $15 ... Read More »

Making It On Etsy – Part One Replay

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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 »

Holiday Decor Ideas Under $25

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‘Holiday Decor Ideas Under $25′ Get inspired to decorate this upcoming holiday season with something handmade!  Here are some decor ideas all under $25 For more ideas click HERE. Christmas Garland, Christmas… theblushingfig $19.75 Pumpkins, Knit Pumpkins, Rus… NevadaKnits $20 Wooden Tree – Rustic Christm… GFTWoodcraft $15 Joyful Island Creations &quo… joyfulislandcr… $20 Holiday Decor, Noel Print, C… MooseberryPape… $18 ... Read More »

Online Marketing for Your Craft Business

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Hilary Pullen and I go back a few years.  She has been a guest writer on Handmadeology a number of times , and when she told me she was working her new marketing book,  I super was excited. Online Marketing for Your Craft Business: How to get your handmade products discovered, shared and sold on the internet I am a ... Read More »