Everyone is searching for the elusive golden goose in today's age of limitless opportunity.
We chase shiny objects, we chase influencers, we chase squirrels... lol. The sad reality is most of that doesn’t lead us anywhere.
When in fact what most business owners should be chasing is the OLD tried and true way of increasing sales, which is email marketing.
In today's episode, I talk about 3 reasons why email marketing is still king and why you should implement it in your business.
1.) You can’t do anything without email. Anything you sign up for requires it. All those shiny new objects require it. Anytime something new comes along ppl say email is dead but it’s not going anywhere. You will always need an email which is why you should have it as part of your marketing plan.
2.) Email still converts 3 times better than any other platform. That’s 3 times as many reasons to get on...
Many new and even veteran Etsy sellers talk about the dreaded Etsy shop suspension.. duh duh duh...
I know it's scary. But if you know the #1 reason shops get suspended and how to make sure you don't fall into this category you shouldn't be scared.
Today's episode talks about how to avoid getting your shop suspended so you can live a carefree and happy Etsy life.
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I know you probably have income goals in your business. Maybe you want to make a few extra hundred dollars each month. Maybe you dream BIG and want to hit that $100k mark.
When I started I never dreamed that would be possible. But then over time, I started to think it was possible and that became my ultimate goal.
Looking back at my early days and the years it took for me to get to consecutive six figure years, I realized there were 13 main steps I took to get me there. And that's what I want to share with you today.
It's my hope that you DREAM BIG and one day reach that $100k mark in your business!
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Maybe you're not getting the traction you want on Etsy or maybe you just want to boost your revenue. Either way, you may have thought about dabbling in some new sales channels.
In today's episode, I go over 5 sales channels that could be beneficial for you to try. I also talk about the main pros and cons of each.
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Usually in your business saying yes and taking tons of action will get you to the next level. However, this episode is all about saying no to the extra junk that may come your way during your business journey. This may be spam messages, third party tools, new products outside of your niche, or any other of the many shiny objects out there fighting for your attention.
This episode will help you decide which new opportunities are best for you and how to be strategic about those you choose.
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What the heck is a customer avatar and why is it important?
You're in luck. I talk about this and more in this episode. Knowing your ideal customer can help you market better, align your brand better, get more sales, and give customers more of what they want. All of this can give you more out of your business so you can worry less.
Of course, I have a handy free guide that goes with this episode and will help you find YOUR ideal customer avatar. You can get your copy for free here: www.handmadeandbeyond.com/avatar
Welcome to episode 100! Wow, it's hard to believe. Thanks for all the support, kind words, and encouragement along the way. I appreciate my listeners and if I can impact your business or life in just a small way then it’s worth it.
This time of year is all about goals… Which honestly makes me cringe. Why? Most people never meet or come close to hitting their goals because there is so much emphasis on having and setting goals but very little on actually how to do it so you can reach that goal.
Today I want to talk about 3 steps you can take to actually achieve your goals this year. What’s even better is I’m going to give you a “goal setting worksheet” for free to help you with this as well. It will break down a lot of what I talk about in this episode to help you set goals and give you some real examples. Go to www.handmadeandbeyond.com/goals to get it.
The dreaded lost package...
If you're in the e-commerce game long enough this will inevitably happen to you. The post office will lose a package. Luckily, for me it doesn't happen that often. But when it does and depending on how you handle it, you could have a customer service nightmare on your hands.
Today I want to talk about how I handle lost package issues so it could help you if it happens.
It's safe to say I've been in the Etsy "game" for quite a while now. 8 years to be exact... In that time I've learned a bunch. Mostly from many mistakes.. lol.
When looking back at all I have done and learned over the years it got me thinking about what I would do now if I started a brand new Etsy business? What are the main things I would focus on to ensure I had the best chance of success?
Well instead of keeping all this to myself I'm going to share these things in today's episode so hopefully you can learn and benefit! That's always the goal of these podcasts.
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If you've started an Etsy business of course your main focus is making sales. This is the best way to gauge success. Sales equal winning.
However, winning is usually a lot harder than most sellers realize. It may lead you to believe your products aren't good enough or Etsy doesn't work. What it really comes down to is a combination of factors that you can control and if done correctly can increase your chances of winning.
In today's episode, I want to give you some tips to "win" more often on Etsy.
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