Etsy Interview Series: Meet Sadie Solomon

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Welcome to our fairly new Etsy Interview Series! After attending Renegade Craft Fair Chicago in December 2014, I just HAD to get to know some of the wonderful designers! Lucky for you, I’ve spoken with many designers, Etsy shop owners, handmade business owners and more. Get ready to learn from the best folks! Today we […]

How to Start An Etsy Shop: An Easy Guide

A Creative Income guest post by Jennifer Priest from Hydrangea Hippo! Everyone’s been telling you that you should sell your handmade goods on Etsy. What a compliment! But now it’s time to ask some important questions. Is Etsy a good fit for your business? How do you even get started? There’s also those articles you’ve […]

Etsy Interview Series: Meet Jenna Richards

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After attending Renegade Craft Fair Chicago, I just HAD to get to know some of the wonderful designers! Lucky for you, I’ve spoken with many designers, Etsy shop owners, handmade business owners and more. Get ready to learn from the best folks! Today we get to meet Jenna Richards from My Old Kentucky Homespun! How […]

How to Source the Best Keywords for Your Etsy Shop

The key to Search Engine Optimization (or SEO) success on Etsy is picking the most effective keywords for your shop and items. This helps your products come up faster for customers who are looking online via Google, Etsy, and other search engines.  Here are three simple ways to generate keywords and phrases to use in […]

Etsy Interview Series: Meet Katie Lukes

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After attending Renegade Craft Fair Chicago, I just HAD to get to know some of the wonderful designers! Lucky for you, I’ve spoken with many designers, Etsy shop owners, handmade business owners and more. Get ready to learn from the best folks! Today we get to meet Katie Lukes!  How did you get started with […]

How to Manage Custom Orders on Etsy

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One of my favorite parts about selling on Etsy is taking custom orders!  They’re always new and exciting and can be a fun challenge.  After agreeing on a custom inquiry, how should you manage this type of order?  Use these helpful tips for reserved listing success!   Make a Custom Order Template Save yourself a […]