Saturday , 24 March 2018

Tag Archives: How-To

Jewelry Photography Tips For Etsy Sellers

Vintage Camera Retro Pop Art Print | by: monstergallery FablesBoutique says: I just wanted to share some tips I’ve learned from years of fiddling and fighting those dreaded jewelry pictures. #1 KEEP IT ON WHITE! Seriously, this is the cleanest most professional way to go. Go get a poster board (white), lay it where there’s good light, and start shooting. ... Read More »

Etsy FAQ : Tips From A 4 Year Etsy Veteran

The longer you are involved with something the more you are bound to learn.  Karina has been selling on Etsy for over 4 years and she has kindly shared her tips for running a successful Etsy shop. Karina from KreatedbyKarina says: Veteran In a few months I’ll be celebrating 4 years on Etsy! To mark the day, I thought I’d ... Read More »

Tips On Getting Your Handmade Craft Featured In A Magazine

I have been screaming it from the mountains so if you have been out of earshot I will tell you now. The Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Ideas Magazine released yesterday and my Pocket Peeper Stockings are included in it! Even though it was completely a shock to have been found on Etsy by a powerhouse of a magazine such ... Read More »

How To Add a Live Etsy Treasury To Your Facebook Fan Page

With the launch of Whale Shark Websites's Etsy treasury HTML code generator the opportunities  to spread the word about handmade are even greater and easier! I my last how-to I taught you how to add a live treasury to your blog, now I am going to show you how to add a live Etsy treasury to your Facebook Fan Page. ... Read More »

Etsy Admin Talks About Getting Featured On The Etsy Front Page

emilybidwell says: Hi! I hope I can help clarify the homepage and Featured Seller process from Etsy’s end. Homepage: Etsy’s homepage is curated by the community through Etsy’s Treasury: Etsy selects particular Treasury collections for the homepage based on seasonal themes, a strong display of item diversity from across many categories, and strong photos with clearly represented products. Additionally, ... Read More »

How To Add Your Avatar To Handmadeology And Other Blogs

The question is how do I add my avatar to Handmadeology?   The answer is simple and will also help you brand your self when commenting on other blogs and sites. Gravatar is the answer and here is how you solve the problem. Head over to Gravatar and sign up for an account.  There is no charge and it is simple. ... Read More »

How To Make a Vintage Frame Cork Board

By: Stunning I have a fabulous project for you that’s all about up-cycling! For today’s project you will need: - 1 Old Frame - 1 piece of cork board the size of frame - a staple gun - hammer - pliers - Optional – spray paint - wire for hanging The first thing you will need to do is remove ... Read More »

Lessons Learned From MY First Craft Show

Submitted by: Do Cats Eat Bats This past weekend, I vended at an outdoor show for the first time. I’ve done craft fairs before, but setting up in a field presents many challenges that I didn’t have to deal with in an art gallery or indoor communal space. As I suspected, I learned a lot about what works, what doesn’t, ... Read More »