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A Complete Guide To Etsy Product Photography and How To Use Photo Testing to Boost Sales

This is a guest post from Megan Gileza, the Creative Director at Whatify. She is passionate about user experiences with positive impacts and about building brands for small businesses that will help them succeed. Through her experience as a graphic designer, she began to dabble in photography and developed a personal DIY process for at-home photography. As an Etsy seller, you know that photos of …

What to Sell on Etsy – Top 10 Best Selling Products and Categories

This is a guest-post from Mélanie Vaast, who is a writer and project marketing manager at E-Commerce Nation. She has developed a keen interest in e-commerce and web marketing through her various experiences in international business developments. She also enjoys traveling and exploring cultures all over the world. What are the Etsy best sellers? Have you considered creating an Etsy store but you’re not sure …

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 …

40 Amazing Resources to Master the Art of Promoting Your Etsy Store

Are you an Etsy seller trying to promote your Etsy store? I know that you are one of the busiest entrepreneurs on earth. Creator, marketer, salesperson, publicist, customer relations officer- these are a few of the several roles that you play in order to successfully make your Etsy sales. The surprising fact is that most Etsy sellers don’t do it full time as well. This …

Etsy Studio for Craft Suppliers + 4 More Etsy Changes for 2017

Etsy has announced a slew of changes for 2017 and some of them are very interesting. If you’re short on time, here’s the most important changes (and updates) coming to Etsy in the next few weeks: Etsy Studio: Like Wholesale, Etsy is launching a separate section / sub-marketplace for craft suppliers to flourish. This is a great news for Etsy sellers who sell craft supplies …

How to give free shipping in 2017 without losing your mind and profit

TL;DR — At the beginning of every year the major shipment carriers revise their pricing. Here are the major changes for 2017  USPS – 4.1% increase for domestic First Class, 3.9% for domestic Priority Mail 3.4% for domestic Priority Mail Express FedEx – 3.8% increase for domestic & international FedEx Express rates Canada Post Shipping Labels on Etsy – 3% increase in shipments to the …

Boost Your Etsy SEO in 7 Simple Steps — Infographic

This is a guest-post from Annabelle Short, who is a seamstress, social media fanatic and a blogger at Wunderlabel (US, UK). Google serves 3.5 billion searches a day, and for most people searching for a product, Google is the starting point. The traffic from search engines is known as organic traffic. Whether people find you through Etsy’s internal search engine or through Google search, both …