What Does Etsy Consider “Handmade”? And How Many Fingers Should That Hand Have?

Etsy started as a platform for shoppers to find unique, one of a kind handmade crafts that they would typically find made by artisans at local craft fairs. As crafty (sorry) as manufacturers can be, choking the shelves of Michael’s

To Every Thing There Is A Season, And To Every Season, An Opportunity!

Like any retailer, an Etsy shop succeeds when it has an eye on seasonal salability. So this week, we’re going to Spring Forward! Despite a calendar full of seasons and holidays, we tend to focus the most on Christmas. Legend

Perfume Samples: How to build your own fragrance empire on Etsy?

Have you ever dreamed of creating your own signature scents, captivating the senses of customers worldwide? With the rise of artisanal perfumery on Etsy and the growing demand for unique fragrances, there has never been a better time to embark

How to Handle Etsy Shop Returns As An Etsy Seller

Your customers are going to attempt a return on your Etsy listings at some point so it’s best to be prepared. The best way to handle Etsy shop returns is to go by your policies and make exceptions here and

Email Marketing For Your Etsy Shop

Email marketing for your Etsy shop is an underrated digital marketing method to seriously grow your Etsy shop sales. All of the top Etsy sellers garner email subscribers, create email lists, and build automated flows and email campaigns to directly

How To Protect Your Etsy Shop From Scams

Etsy is generally a safe and professional platform for sellers to join and list their products for sale. Like all large websites with tens of millions of users, Etsy is not immune to growing online scams. While the E-Commerce platform

Roundup: Zero Production Cost Options for Etsy Sellers

Resource constraints, particularly financial ones, are frustrating obstacles for anyone who uses their creativity for a living. With Etsy still growing, the frustration is in watching this e-commerce haven for the creator from the outside looking in. Your art is

What Will Sell on Etsy In 2024?

Whether you’re a hand-crafter, a wood-worker, blacksmith or someone who trades in digital downloads, you’ve found a successful home at Etsy. And if your sales trends are tracking with the trajectory of mot Etsy sellers, combined with the financial forecasts

A.I.: Create With It, Don’t Let It Create For You

I’ve recently written about how A.I. can be dangerous if used irresponsibly. That’s because this area is ripe for scammers who promise to make their jobs easier by blindly trusting A.I. to handle the hardest part of their jobs. As

How to Sell Social Media Templates as Digital Downloads on Etsy

No matter how you look at it, there is always money to be made in social media. Even with the introduction of AI and algorithm updates, you can still make money in the social media space if you know what