3 Ways To Start Making Regular Etsy Sales

Photo by Karly Santiago on Unsplash When I first opened my Etsy shop in 2011, my biggest struggle was making my first sale. As time passed and this miracle happened for whatever reason, I encountered a second, even more challenging struggle: making regular sales. While making your first sale leads to a happy dance and is an important validation, it’s not what really …

Blogging For Etsy Marketing: An Unusual How To Guide

Blogging For Etsy Marketing

Photo credit Vashishtha Jogi This week we’re talking Marketing OFF Etsy in the Etsy Superstar Community. One of the tips for Etsy marketing I hear often is to start a blog. Have you heard that one? Start a blog to promote your shop! Thanks for the tip, but no thanks! If you’re trying to market your Etsy shop, please, for the …

6 Ways For Marketing Your Shop On Etsy

Photo credit Paul Morris When it comes to marketing your shop on Etsy, what can you do? The possibilities are endless–from blogging, to telling stories with your photos and pay per click ads–and overwhelming. For a shop owner who’s just starting out or hasn’t had much exposure yet, it might be a bit of a challenge to decide where to focus …

Weekly Etsy Marketing Checklist (For Future Etsy Superstars)

Photo credit: Alice Achterhof When I first started my Etsy shop, back in 2011, I naively thought that I’ll just list some products on Etsy and $$ will start rolling in my bank account. Boy, was I wrong… Even back then, with much fewer competitors, you couldn’t get sales without marketing your shop. And now, girl, is 2017. Everyone is a …

Infographic: 35 Creative Questions To Ignite The Life You Want by Lynn Newman

Photo credit: Lynn Newman I, like most of you, am subscribed to a bunch of newsletters. But, how many of them do we actually read? How many of them actually bring any value in our lives and keep us engaged with their authenticity? Very few, right? If any… There are very few people whose weekly emails I actually read, let …

Yay! You Got Your First Etsy Order…Now What?

So you got your first Etsy order. Yay! You made a sale, doesn’t that feel awesome? Most people would say that this is the best news this week, right? They would congratulate you and expect you to be thrilled. But only an experienced Etsy seller would understand that this is equally stressful and exciting time. One of the biggest milestones in …

How Creatives and Marketers Can Sell How-To’s and Ebooks on Etsy

This article originally appear on Upwork‘s Hiring Headquarters. The original can be found here. What comes to mind when you hear the word “Etsy”? Maybe nothing if you don’t make or shop for handmade items. Etsy.com is an online marketplace that’s well-known mainly in the crafting and design communities as a place to buy things like knit sweaters, jewelry, art, or custom furniture. …