Friday , 10 July 2020

Author Archives: Timothy Adam

Shop Unique – 2014

fox bow

‘Shop Unique – 2014′ We hope to do something that has never been done before . . . ALL WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE MORE SALES!!! Together, we are going to remind 227+ million people to buy their holiday gifts on Etsy this year via Facebook! Bow Tie for Men by BartekDes… BartekDesign $27 Geometric Kids Pillow, Decor… LoveJoyCreate $36 Knit ... Read More »

Shop Unique – Specifically Random

holiday sales

Kelly LaRoche from: Specifically Random I’m preparing for my fifth holiday season on Etsy and plan on this one being bigger and better than ever! I know some handmade sellers aren’t big on the idea of sales, but I have found my annual Black Friday weekend sale critical in driving more and more traffic to my shop and to build ... Read More »

Shop Unique – Moodi Chic Jewelry

moodicic jewelry

I have been on Etsy since 2007, so I have a few holiday seasons already under my belt. This is the busiest time of year for me and I love it and hate it all at the same time. I love all the sales I receive during this time and that someone is going to be ooohing and ahhhing Read More »

Shop Unique – Lavender Peach

shop unique story

This is my 3rd holiday season and I feel that with each year I've been able to better understand what my customers want and I've learned how to simplify and streamline the offerings in my shop Lavender Peach. I work really hard to have great customer service and keep a friendly atmosphere. Read More »

Wish List – Handmade Gift Ideas


‘Wish List’ by BlingThings2011 Set of 3 Painted Wooden Vase… ShadeonShape $45 Mirror Compact and Lipstick … LillisCloset $20 Cream Pink Soutache Earrings… cardioceras $26.5 Powder pink linen shawl wrap… Otruta $149 Blush Pink Lavender Sachets,… Gardenmis $30 Hand knitted and crocheted t… FancyBestJewel… $59 Lace bralette lace camisole … LittleWhiteClo… $29 pink nursery art, baby girl … LACOTEKIDS $645 ... Read More »

Mastering Wholesale – Free Live Training

free wholesale webinar

Want to Learn How to Build Your Jewelry Brand and Grow Your Fan Base Just by Selling in Boutiques and Specialty Stores? (It’s not as challenging as you think) Designers who sell their jewelry in retail stores have more credibility and can gain bigger exposure to reach more of their raving fans and DREAM clients. It’s the truth. And it’s ... Read More »

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 »

Creative digital market coming soon! Apply today!

We are excited to announce the launch of our Creative Digital Market. We are partnering with Meylah to bring this unique digital market to world! Creative Digital market will be a new platform for modern mouse made design content from independent designers, pattern makers and creatives around the world. We are currently looking for designers that would be interested in ... 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 »

Spotlight Feature – GueGue

GueGue is a childhood nickname that holds a special place in my heart.  I tapped into  my love for the arts at a very young age.  This led me to The Fashion Institute of Technology where I learned that working with my hands and heart was the only way for me. Handcrafting jewelry is my passion and a form of ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – DeBoop Shop

For 30+ years, we have crafted together. What started with a young girl begging her mother to teach her how to make whatever she was currently making has now become a shop where we work together on a regular basis. Our crafting addiction is larger than our living spaces, so we wanted to share the things we love with our ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – Locotrends

Locotrends is a small business which offers handmade scarves and headbands. The whole idea has evolved from a hobby and took a while before it was formed into an online shop.  Now all the scarves created over the time are available for shoppers looking for something special for their beloved ones during the Christmas holiday season. Behind the scenes is ... Read More »