Marketplaces and Platforms Archive

Top 10 things the new Etsy CEO Josh Silverman tells Etsy sellers

Last week, Etsy underwent a major transformation. Their long-time CEO Chad Dickerson was replaced with Josh Silverman. In an attempt to understand and engage with sellers, the new CEO Josh Silverman took to an Etsy forum and answered questions from several Etsy sellers. A dive into this question answer session gave us a clue on the future of the beloved handmade platform. Here are the …

Facebook Marketplace: All You Need To Know

TL;DR Facebook Marketplace is the new hyper-local marketing feature launched on your Facebook Mobile app. This new feature allows users to buy and sell products in their area. It is expected to compete with existing listing/classifieds and e-commerce sites such as Craigslist, e-bay, Etsy. Read on to know all the details. Facebook has always proved to be a great marketplace. Thousands of e-commerce sellers have …

10 Things You Should Know About Etsy “Shop Videos”

Etsy recently announced that you can add videos to your shop’s About page. They’re called “Shop Videos” and it’s a nice way of showing your visitors (who are interested in checking out your About page) a little video of your work, products and your shop in general. Some sellers think this is cool and some others think that this is not very useful (very valid …

Best eCommerce Design Galleries for Inspiration

You’re thinking of setting up your new online shop. Or you’re thinking of a much-needed redesign. When designing an online shop, you need to factor in a lot of things: product photos, layout, responsiveness, white space, images, social buttons, product pages etc. Starting from a blank state is always hard. It’s better to start with inspiration. Here’s a list of some of the best eCommerce …

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 …