10 Holiday Marketing Tips for Etsy Sellers Are you making a to-do list, checking it twice and eager to find out the be-all, end-all marketing tips to rack up a sleigh-full of sales? While there are definitely do’s and don’ts, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to marketing. Instead, every Etsy seller embarks on their own journey — developing specialized plans that match their brands and needs.
Easy Shipping for Etsy Sellers Stamps.com makes it super easy to send out all your packages with this nifty little scale and lots of other goodies. There’s one thing that has always driven me crazy about selling everything online…going to the post office. It can take forever! A couple months ago I started using Stamps.com and shipping everything right from home. Sprik Space: How is your week shaping up? Remember the perpetual calendar printable? It’s been pretty popular over the last couple of months, and it got me thinking of more… So I’ve created its companion piece – the weekly organizer! This is another 11”x14” printable, perfect for framing under glass and transforming into a dry-erase board. The color array is the same as the perpetual calendars, with a light enough background that you should be able to see your dry-erase pens if you have large handwriting, like me. :)
Mark's Daily Apple Welcome! If you want to lose weight, gain muscle, increase energy levels or just generally look and feel healthier you've come to the right place. Here's where to start: Visit the Start Here and Primal Blueprint 101 pages to learn more about the Primal Lifestyle. Subscribe to my free weekly newsletter to receive 10 eBooks, a 7-Day Course of Primal Fundamentals, and more - all for free. 9 Tools to Improve Your Instagram Marketing Instagram can be an incredibly powerful platform for marketers. With nearly 28 percent of the U.S. population now using it, there is no better platform for marketers who want to promote visual content. While the app alone may be enough to get you started, using the right tools can really ramp up your results. For those who want to take their Instagram marketing to the next level, consider the following: 1.
Shipping Tips This is a follow-up to the excellent Seller How-To: Shipping published last fall on the Etsy Blog. I’ve repeated some of the Customs Forms information below and added some new tips and helpful links on duties and taxes. Shipping internationally will go smoothly most of the time. Every so often a package can get stuck in customs. Handcraft Your Life Blog + Web Series by Lia Griffith THE PROJECT: Above are three samples of video tutorials that I created for Ellinée. It's been great to test them with our blog readers as they have been a huge hit. I've caught the video production bug and have so many great ideas I want to share, so I am going to do it. . . produce a series of 52 "Handcraft Your Life" videos in the next 12 months. That is one video a week. THE SUBJECT: The videos will cover a range of handcraft ideas such as tutorials of reader favorites, making paper flowers and creative gift wrapping and as well as introduce new projects for home decor, party planning, cooking and sewing projects. My list of great ideas is now up to 122, so I will pick the best of those for this web series.
10 Unique Christmas tree Ideas! Christmas is getting close! Make it special this season with some interesting decoration ideas. This post has 10 different, unique Christmas tree ideas. 7 Tips for Naming Your Business Entrepreneurs fret over packaging and a host of other details as they get started, and then leave one of the most important aspects as an afterthought. The sad truth is that the right name can sometimes make all the difference when it comes to propelling a business to success, rather than just slogging on. Consider this: Would you like "Patagonian toothfish" on your plate tonight for dinner? Sketch.inc - Inspiration and Creations: ETSY TIPS - Research ETSY TIPS PART 5. Research After my first 6 months on Etsy when I had sold ...well ...nothing! I felt that familiar sinking feelin' that perhaps my work just wasn't what people were looking for. Having completed no research before opening my Shop (more of whim really) I had pulled price points out of thin air, used a few generic tags and shot my product photographs on my phone....Yes I know!
SMP Living If we had to pick one thing that the Parisians do crazy well, it’s picnicking (or maybe fashion). But for this how-to, we’re focusing on their ability to lay out the yummiest wine + cheese + baguette spreads. Learn the easy five step approach to packing a gorgeous French apero from Katie Donnelly Photography plus find even more pretty inspirtion in the VAULT. Living in Paris there are only a few things that are ever certain: rain, red lipstick, the Eiffel Tower, and Parisians picnicking the second it becomes sunny.
Cardboard Art One look at the art of Chris Gilmour astounds as normal cardboard is shaped into life-sized replications of everyday objects. A Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Up With the Holiday Rush Long-time Etsy seller Ryan McAbery of littleputbooks is living proof that for many creatives, entrepreneurship and innovation are simply a way of life. Based out of Portland, Oregon, Ryan has been selling on the site since 2006 and was one of the first to be featured on Etsy’s Quit Your Day Job series. She has since launched a brick and mortar space, Hillsdale Art Supply, and an additional supplies shop on Etsy. The main difference she’s experienced since developing her business offline? “Having a physical retail space means I can’t go to work in my pajamas — no matter how tired I am.”