Quick Question Friday: Are You Worried About Expensive Shipping Or Shipping In General? Let's Talk Through It...

Uncategorized May 07, 2021
 

 In this quick question Friday episode I tackle a question from a soon-to-be Etsy seller that's concerned about expensive shipping costs.  We talk through some options and different strategies to hopefully help ease her mind.

Let's unpack shipping in this episode... lol.

 

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Then the Handmade & Beyond Community is for you!  Live coaching, a help forum, and the Etsy Success Roadmap will help get you on track and keep you there.  

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Finding Your "Why." Etsy Success Starts With Your Why...

Uncategorized May 04, 2021
 

 I think a BIG reason people fail at Etsy or any business is that they're missing their WHY.  This is what keeps you going and motivated when times get tough.  And believe me, they will get tough if you're in the game long enough.  

There are actually two WHYS to consider. Why you want to have your own business is number 1, and number 2 is why did you decide on your business’ niche?

In today's episode, I dig deep into each so you can make sure your WHYS are on point so you can continue on your path towards success.  

 

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow roadmap.

Perfect for those looking to start, who just started, or intermediate sellers struggling to get traction in their shop. This is a real plan to build a solid business that will set you up for long-term...

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HAB Freaky Friday Edition! The Weird, Funny, & Cool Side Of Etsy - The Useless Machine

Uncategorized Apr 30, 2021
 

Happy TGIF!  That means it's time for another HAB podcast freaky Friday style!

Today I talk about a useless machine lol and a crazy looking wine holder.  Let's have some fun and check out these listings.

 

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow roadmap.

Perfect for those looking to start, who just started, or intermediate sellers struggling to get traction in their shop. This is a real plan to build a solid business that will set you up for long-term success.

No tricks or gimmicks, just practical strategies that you can immediately implement today to boost your Etsy business. Almost 50 courses in the roadmap (and counting).

These are the exact same strategies I have used to grow my Etsy shop to the top 1% with over $350,00 in sales. I want to help you do the same.

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Should You Increase Your Etsy Listing Prices? Let's Talk About The Benefits

Uncategorized Apr 27, 2021
 

 Pricing your products on Etsy isn't always as easy as it may seem.  And more times than not I see sellers sell themselves short and price their stuff too low!

There is always a fear that creeps in causing selling to undercut themselves.

There are many benefits to raising your prices.  Some of them are more obvious than others.  Let's discuss and get those prices up in today's episode.  

 

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow roadmap. 

Perfect for those looking to start, who just started, or intermediate sellers struggling to get traction in their shop. This is a real plan to build a solid business that will set you up for long-term success. 

No tricks or gimmicks, just practical strategies that you can immediately implement today to boost your Etsy...

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HAB Freaky Friday Edition! The Weird, Funny, & Cool Side Of Etsy - Dolls & Nicholas Cage

Uncategorized Apr 23, 2021
 

I'm mixing it up with a freaky Friday edition of the Handmade & Beyond Podcast!  The freaky Friday edition is all about highlighting shops that sell weird, funny, or cool stuff on Etsy.  

This proves that if you're passionate about something you can sell it on Etsy, no matter what it is!  

Let's check out my Etsy finds this week for freaky Friday...

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow roadmap. 

Perfect for those looking to start, who just started, or intermediate sellers struggling to get traction in their shop. This is a real plan to build a solid business that will set you up for long-term success. 

No tricks or gimmicks, just practical strategies that you can immediately implement today to boost your Etsy business. Almost 50 courses in the roadmap (and counting)....

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Do you have the sell on Etsy app? If not, you should!

Uncategorized Apr 20, 2021
 

Phone apps are pretty amazing!

It has never been easier to manage your business from your phone with the sell on Etsy app.  If you don't have the app yet I highly insist you get it.  

It will not only help you manage your Etsy business but most importantly, it will allow you to provide superior customer service and prevent problems with customers.

Let's dive into today's episode and talk about all the ways this app can help you.

  

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow roadmap. 

Perfect for those looking to start, who just started, or intermediate sellers struggling to get traction in their shop. This is a real plan to build a solid business that will set you up for long-term success. 

No tricks or gimmicks, just practical strategies that you can immediately implement...

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What to sell on Etsy? A new tool to help you figure it out

Uncategorized Apr 14, 2021
 

This is a common question that new and existing sellers ask themselves.  

How do you increase your chances of success and decide what to sell?  

Is there a way to make the decision easier?

Well, I'm happy to say there is!

In this episode, I talk about a new Product Seeker tool from my friends at Alura.  This awesome tool allows you to search for keywords and products based on specific criteria such as sales, visits, favorites, and much more!  

Now you don't have to guess anymore.  You can make sure there is a market for something that you want to sell in your niche and increase your chance of success right out of the gate!

Get your free trial of Alura here and see for yourself:  

https://www.alura.io/?via=LLETSY

 

 

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow...

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Etsy Policies Explained

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2021
 

What's up, everyone?!

Today's podcast is all about Etsy shop policies.  This isn't the most exciting topic in the world, but it is very important.  Policies can not only help your business but also prevent issues down the road.  

In this episode, I give a detailed explanation of the Etsy shop policies section and how to fill it out.

Let's dive in!

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow roadmap. 

Perfect for those looking to start, who just started, or intermediate sellers struggling to get traction in their shop. This is a real plan to build a solid business that will set you up for long-term success. 

No tricks or gimmicks, just practical strategies that you can immediately implement today to boost your Etsy business. Almost 50 courses in the roadmap (and counting).  ...

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Pep Talk With LL - Tips To Stay Motivated & Positive

Uncategorized Mar 30, 2021
 

Everyone needs a pep talk every now and again to stay positive.  Let's face it, starting building and growing a business of any kind is hard.  It takes perseverance and usually a lot of work to be successful.  There's also a lot of stress and pressure to succeed.  

In this episode, I want to give you some tips and recommendations to help you stay motivated and positive along your journey.  This episode is just as much for me as it is for you because I too need to remind myself of these things as well.  

Let's jump in!  Positivity here we come!  

 

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow roadmap. 

Perfect for those looking to start, who just started, or intermediate sellers struggling to get traction in their shop. This is a real plan to build a solid...

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Oh No, Taxes! Tax Tips For Etsy Sellers

Uncategorized Mar 23, 2021
 

Tax time can be rough for small business owners.  We aren't tax professionals and dealing with the IRS can be intimidating.  Many times small business owners miss out on write-offs that could save them a lot of money.

While I'm not a tax professional by any means, just a humble business owner, I have learned about some common write-offs and tips that may help you during tax time.  Always double-check with a tax professional to make sure these examples would be good for you.

Taxes aren't fun but saving money is.. Let's dive in!

 

Handmade & Beyond Members now get access to the Etsy Success Roadmap! 

A plan for Etsy shop owners to get to the top 1% of ALL sellers. Detailed, walkthrough courses, resources, and guides aligned in an easy-to-follow roadmap. 

Perfect for those looking to start, who just started, or intermediate sellers struggling to get traction in their shop. This is a real plan to build a solid business that will set you up for long-term...

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