Tuesday , 25 November 2014

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5 Articles You Must Read Before Your Next Show

craft show tips

Art show and craft fairs played a huge roll in growing my creative business. I was able to connect with customers on a face to face level, get instant feed back on my products, and test out new ideas. But most importantly I was able to tell my story. The individual story behind the item that the potential customer was holding often made the sale. Read More »

Top Handmade Etsy Sellers From 2011 – Where Are They Now?

Top Etsy Shops

Have the shops experienced growth or slowed down? Have the shops closed their doors or did they change their shop name? Are they no longer on the top 1000 list anymore because new startup Etsy shops took their place in the ranking or did they stay as a top performer? Are you on this list or know a shop that is? Do you desire to see your shop or a shop you love make this list in the future? These are just some of the stories this list reveals from the publically available sales data, Craftcount, and calculations. Read More »

15 Holiday Promotion Ideas

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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 them over the edge, getting them to buy. Read More »

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 »

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

etsy seller tips

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 »