Tuesday , 2 September 2014
SEO is sometimes difficult to understand, but it is vital to the growth of your creative business, so I have put together a list of articles and forum posts that talk about Etsy SEO. This list is long and not complete , but I know it will help you start to take control of your Etsy SEO.

Your Etsy SEO Manual

etsy seo

SEO is sometimes difficult to understand, but it is vital to the growth of your creative business, so I have put together a list of articles and forum posts that talk about Etsy SEO. This list is long and not complete , but I know it will help you start to take control of your Etsy SEO.

From Handmadeology:

*How To Research and Place Keywords To Dominate Small Niches (part 1)

Getting your Etsy Shop and Etsy items found on Google can be a difficult task. But with the proper research and placement of specific keywords you can begin to dominate small niches and move up in the Google search. There are a few things you need to keep in mind when you are looking for keywords to use.

http://www.handmadeology.com/how-to-properly-place-keywords-in-your-etsy-shop-to-dominate-small-niches-in-the-google-search/

*How To Research and Place Keywords To Dominate Small Niches (part 1)

Now that we have found what key phrase we want to try to rank for, we need to properly place it throughout our Etsy shop and listing.

http://www.handmadeology.com/how-to-properly-place-keywords-in-your-etsy-shop-to-dominate-small-niches-in-the-google-search-part-2/

*Quality Backlinks for Better Seo

If you want your Etsy shop or blog to move up in the Google search, seeking out quality backlinks should be at the top of your list. Look for blogs and sites that are relevant, strive for quality, get a blog, promote your Etsy shop sections, and be active on social media sites.

http://www.handmadeology.com/quality-backlinks-for-better-seo/

Here are some awesome Etsy threads on SEO:

Etsy Shop SEO in Six Simple Steps for More Shop Views and More Sales

step#1: http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6648927

step#2: http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6653436

step#3: http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6657680

step #4 : http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6659868

step #5: http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6664087

step #6: http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6667218

SEO for Your Etsy shop or Web site for Google, Yahoo, MSN Searches:

http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6370763

Top 10 Etsy Shop SEO Mistakes

http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6682382

Crafty Biz – How to Optimize your Etsy Shop for SEO and Google:

http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6523946

SEO Q&A – (etsy admin)

http://www.etsy.com/forums_thread.php?thread_id=6475553

From the blogsphere:

The Beginner’s Checklist for Learning SEO

http://www.seomoz.org/blog/the-beginners-checklist-for-learning-seo

Use All 14 Etsy Tags – Blank Tags Won’t Make a Sale:
http://www.handmadeology.com/etsy-tags-14-opportunities-to-make-a-sale/

Etsy Shop SEO Success in Six Simple Steps, Part 1

http://etsymentors.blogspot.com/2010/07/etsy-shop-seo-success-in-six-simple.html

Etsy Shop SEO Success in Six Simple Steps, Part 2

http://etsymentors.blogspot.com/2010/07/etsy-shop-seo-success-in-six-simple_10.html

Etsy Shops and What they Mean For Your SEO:

http://smallerbox.net/blog/ecommerce/etsy-shops-and-what-they-mean-for-your-seo/

SEO for Beginners: 3 Tips for Online Vendors:

http://meylah.com/meylah/seo-for-beginners-3-tips-for-online-vendors

SEO Savvy: How to Pick the Right Keywords:

http://meylah.com/meylah/seo-savvy-how-to-pick-the-right-keywords

your craft blog: what’s your end game?:

http://www.craftmba.com/2010/09/14/your-craft-blog-whats-your-end-game/

How to Optimize your Etsy Shop for SEO and Google:
http://www.jessicavanden.com/how-to-optimize-your-etsy-shop-for-seo-and-google

The SEO Strategy That Etsy Won’t Tell You About:
http://www.waltonwebdesigner.com/2010/04/03/the-etsy-seo-strategy-they-wont-tell-you-about.html

Free SEO Guide – Improve SEO For Your Craft:

http://handmademarketing.org/free-seo-guide-etsy-handmade/

Six Ways to Beat the SEO Blues:
http://meylah.com/meylah/12-ways-to-beat-the-seo-blues

Six Ways to Beat the SEO Blues, Part 2:
http://meylah.com/meylah/six-ways-to-beat-the-seo-blues-part-2

4 Big Tips for Improving SEO with Your Blog Posts:
http://meylah.com/meylah/4-big-tips-for-improving-seo-with-your-blog-posts

Think Links! How Links Help Boost Traffic:
http://meylah.com/meylah/how-to-get-backlinks
SEO info from Etsy:

Etsy SEO Guide:
http://www.etsy.com/storque/seller-handbook/etsy-guide-to-seo-5224/

Full Etsy search results:
http://www.etsy.com/storque/search/title/seo/

Full Etsy forum search results:
http://www.etsy.com/forums_search.php?search_query=seo&search_type=forum_title

As you can see there is a ton of info available for Etsy sellers on SEO. Remember improving your Etsy SEO and moving up in the search engines does not happen over night.

If you have a link to share… pleas do! if you have a question about SEO feel free to ask it. I know that this awesome community will step up and have an answer for you!

Here’s to your creative success,

Timothyblog ad1

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15 comments

  1. Wow! This is a lot of information, but totally helpful. I think I’m finally starting to understand this SEO business.

  2. I so need to grab a coffee and re-read all of this. This is priceless thank you Tim xoxo

  3. This is great! SEO information all in one location. Thanks for taking the time to put this together.

    I gotta sit down a moment to digiest it all.

  4. Awesome post. I am bookmarking.

  5. Wow, this is a lot of information to digest. I will be doing some note taking, I’m sure. Thank you.

  6. Whew! With all there is to learn and know, my eyes are sure to cross pretty soon. Good Grief…and I thought this was going to be a ‘small’ project…LOL!

  7. I have been using this guide to tweak my listings on and off for the past few weeks. Each time I go through the information, something new pops out at me.

    Today I went to check on one of my changes. I found myself on page one for my targeted keyword.

    Thank you so much for this guide. It is a great tool for sellers.

  8. Thanks so much for a great guide!

  9. I am so glad I found this site. Thank you for all of your help. Lord knows I need it :) Ashley

  10. I’m printing all this information and putting it in a binder for me to reread once a month so I can make sure I’m still on the right track.

    Thank you so much for offering this information, Tim!

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