Gautham Archive

Copyright It or Not, but Protect It

What is that one thing apart from sales that Etsy shop owners worry the most about? It is plagiarism, they fear that their creations may be copied and sold by others without permission, harming their business. And they are right about it. There are plenty of sellers on Etsy who use their skills and creativity to create wonderful items and they deserve to gain out …

Free Shipping — It Can Turn Your Etsy Store Around

You sell it, you ship it! That is how Etsy generally works. Once you make a sale on Etsy, the next step will involve getting the product ready (if it isn’t already), packing the product and then shipping it to the buyer’s address. Until the product reaches your customer, the process is not completed. You and I, we know that shipping isn’t free. It used to be a …

Etsy and Apple Pay- What does it Mean?

Here is a good news for both Etsy sellers and buyers alike. Apple Pay is coming to Etsy! Now, what does that mean? How is it good? Read along and you will get to know. If you are an Etsy seller and have been one for a while now, then you might have encountered at least a couple of customer disputes. If you haven’t then …

Common Etsy Mistakes You Should be Aware of

“To Err is Human” But what makes us superior than other animals is that we can learn from the mistakes, both ours and others. It is a good thing to share our mistakes with others, so that they don’t make the same mistakes. Having said that, let me share with you some of the mistakes Etsians, both successful and otherwise have made so far.  Over …

Next Stop, Site Builders for a Website

Hey there, I am back again after my previous post regarding choosing the right platform for blogging. If you found it useful, or not and have any thoughts to share, please drop me a line.  Now, getting back to business, this post is all about creating a simple website for yourself and your brand. You can use your website as a portfolio of your creations …

Blogging Platforms Etsians Can Use

Hi again! Hope you read my previous post about connecting with your customers. Yes, that is the one. If you have not read it yet, take a few minutes off to sneak a peek at it. Now that the cat is out of the bag, I guess it is appropriate for me to offer you some pointers that will help you do it right. Let’s …

4 Bases of Relationship with Shopify Plans

Shopify… a lot of people (including myself) say that it is a great platform to create and run an e-commerce store. You don’t believe me or rest of those 120,000 Shopify users? That’s alright, I don’t blame you. In fact I very much appreciate you for not going by the word of mouth or following others blindly. I have a solution for you which will …

Etsy Product Photographs- It’s a Bit More than Lighting

“Never judge a book by its cover”  You might have heard this saying a lot of times while growing up, and still continue to hear it. You might have started believing in it by now… But when it comes to Etsy, it is a completely different story. Your store, (believe me when I say it) is judged by the kind of photos it has. The …

To Be or Not to Be Banned on Etsy

You have opened an Etsy shop, making enough sales and have some revenue streaming in. You are happy and relaxed, with high hopes of seeing a gradual increase in sales volume. One fine day, you wake up, it is business as usual until you try logging into your Etsy shop. Bam!! You are in for a rude shock… your shop has been suspended. You feel …