Etsy Doubles Down On This Policy - Do You Disagree?

Uncategorized Feb 03, 2023
 

Oh, snap it's another Seller News Episode! This episode is full of recent changes going on with Etsy and other platforms you may use such as eBay. And I also talk about some craziness that happened with Amazon. Don't miss it!

 

Here's an overview of what's covered:

Why usps launched QR-like barcodes

https://www.ecommercebytes.com/2023/01/30/why-the-usps-launched-qr-codes-on-shipping-labels/

Etsy doubles down on one size fits all returns policy

https://www.ecommercebytes.com/2023/01/30/etsy-doubles-down-on-one-size-fits-all-returns-policy/

Etsy Partners with UK Carrier to Ease International Shipping Woes

https://www.ecommercebytes.com/2023/01/25/etsy-partners-with-uk-carrier-to-ease-international-shipping-woes/

Big ebay changes

https://www.ebay.com/sellercenter/resources/seller-updates/2023-winter

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5 Etsy Listing Photo Hacks For More Sales

Uncategorized Jan 24, 2023
 

Photos are important. Once a buyer finds you in search, which is half the battle, the next test is convincing them to purchase with your photos.   

This usually comes down to the quality and representation of your item.   

Today I want to give you 5 photo hacks that will help you be victorious in your battle for more etsy customers.

Get your free Etsy Photography Guide Download Here

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I Answer Some Top Etsy Questions - Behind The Scenes

Uncategorized Jan 20, 2023
 

Today I'll take you along for another behind the scenes episode where I work on some Etsy orders and answer some questions I've been getting on the YouTube channel.  Come hang out and maybe learn a thing or two :-)

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Here's How To Set Your Etsy Prices

Uncategorized Jan 17, 2023
 

You have your niche, your idea, and maybe even your Etsy shop opened… So exciting... But then you go to put up a listing and are like crap what do I sell this thing for?  What’s the right price?

That’s what I want to talk about today so I can help you with this deceivingly complicated decision.

As we roll into the new year I want to give you something to help you set up your goals and action items to get to your goals this year!  This is the missing piece you need!  Get your free Goal Setting Guide Here

There are 3 factors to consider when it comes to pricing:

  • What are your costs?
  • What’s your profit margin? 
  • What’s the market/competition doing?

 

PRO TIP:  This exercise should be done early in your journey to ensure your niche has enough PM to be sustainable.  Shoot for at least a 30% PM or more.

 

Where to start:

  • Find your costs

Next:

  • Use this method to give you an idea of a starting price:
    • Costs x 2 =...
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Is this company gunning for Etsy?

Uncategorized Jan 13, 2023
 

TGIF!  It's time for some Etsy Seller News!

Today's episode is a whirlwind!  

I talk about a company that was just bought out and continues to dump a ton of resources into its platform.  It just may be gunning for Etsy...

I also go over two controversial topics.  I have to tell you I don't particularly like controversy but I felt this was stuff you should know about.  Don't kill the messenger.  

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How To Find Products In Your Niche That WILL Sell? 3 Steps

Uncategorized Jan 10, 2023
 

How do you determine what to sell?  Do you have a strategy to help you find and create products for your niche that will be successful? 

Today I want to throw you a lifeline and give you the 3 step process I use to find products to sell in my niche that will have the BEST chances of success. 

Step 1:  There are 3 types of products you should be focusing on.  They are new (to your shop), seasonal/holiday, or similar.  Decide what type of product you want to sell or at least have a few keywords in mind or subject matter in mind.  Preferably have at least 3 ideas. 

Step 2:  Do product/keyword research.  Use the Etsy search bar or Alura.  Alura will give you valuable sold stats and more information than the search bar.  

Step 3:  Pick the idea that is performing the best according to sales/search volume.  Create the product and get it listed.  Doing these steps will give you the BEST chance that your new...

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The 2023 Etsy Trends Are Here! Sales Boost?

Uncategorized Jan 06, 2023
 

This fresh edition of Etsy Seller News will not disappoint!

I bring you all the big 2023 Etsy trends that you can capitalize on this year to hopefully get a nice boost in sales.  I give you some important holiday dates you can use for sales or product creation.  

I also talk about a brand new handmade marketplace you may want to check out and talk about package delivering drones... Yes, you heard that right.

All that and more!  

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The Real Truth With A POD Etsy Biz: I Break Down My Numbers

Uncategorized Jan 03, 2023
 

Passive income, make money while you sleep, it’s easy… Well, I want to give it to you straight so you have the right expectations and know if it’s right for you. 

Print on demand is hugely popular because for one it’s extremely easy to set up a POD business.  But also I think many are sold on the dream of passive income with POD businesses. 

Today I want to give you some real numbers (my numbers) when it comes to using POD vs doing your own manufacturing/production so you have the right expectations.

I am going to break down the exact profit margins, costs, and everything else you need to know.

If you're thinking about running or already run a POD business, this episode is a must-watch!

You can find the Etsy Fee & Profit Margin Calculator Free Here

 

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This Changed My Etsy Business In A BIG Way!

Uncategorized Dec 28, 2022
 

I get asked this all the time by other Etsy Sellers.  What do I spend my time on and how much time?  This is such a seemingly mundane thing, but probably one of my biggest struggles and things that hurt me early on in my etsy journey. 

I didn't realize how important it was to not only plan out your day but do it in a strategic way.  Today I want to help you do this and give the EXACT strategy I use to strategically plan out my days, weeks, and months.  I'll also give you the 3 areas every Etsy shop owner should be focusing on each week to make the BIGGEST, positive impact.   This may not seem like a big deal but it will be a game-changer in your business once you implement it!

Don't forget to download the free Goal Setting Worksheet.  It will help take what I talk about today a step further and give you the bigger picture.  I promise you it works. 

Get it here:  https://www.handmadeandbeyond.com/goals

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This Is Costing You Sales! Here's 5 Etsy Description Hacks

Uncategorized Dec 22, 2022
 

Welcome back to the podcast only a few days until Christmas!

Today I want to talk about an often overlooked but very important area of Etsy listings… Doing this correctly will get you more sales, seal the deal with customers, and also help you with SEO (search engine optimization).  What am I talking about?  Well, that would be Etsy listing descriptions.

I want to give you 5 Etsy description hacks so you can have a silver bullet description.  Oh and I threw in a bonus hack for you as well.  Pretty awesome, right?

Don't miss this episode!

Get your copy of the Etsy Seo Success eBook Here

 

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