5 Biggest Etsy Time Wasters

Uncategorized Oct 05, 2021
 

Time is a valuable resource we can never get back.  In business, if you're wasting time or spending it on the wrong tasks, it can keep you from growing and meeting your goals.

Let's talk about 5 of the biggest time wasters I've seen a lot of Etsy sellers fall victim to, including myself.  

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Quick Question Friday: Someone Wants A Refund... Now What?

Uncategorized Oct 01, 2021
 

Refunds aren't fun, but as a business owner, we have to deal with them.  If you haven't had to deal with a requested refund yet, you can be sure it will happen eventually.  

In today's quick question Friday I talk about refunds, how to prepare, and how to handle them.

Let's dive in!

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What To Do With Your Business Revenue & Profits?

Uncategorized Sep 28, 2021
 

I've got a fresh, new podcast for ya!

This is a topic that I don't hear talked about much so I wanted to give you some feedback on what to do with your business revenue & profits.  

There's no short of opinions or strategies when it comes to money and you always have to do what's right for YOUR business.  But I at least wanted to let you know what I do and maybe give you some ideas to help you strategize.  

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Quick Question Friday: I Got My First Etsy Sale! Oh Crap Now What?!

Uncategorized Sep 24, 2021
 

Ahh the exhilarating feeling of getting your first sale!!  It's very exciting but then you realize you don't exactly know what to do next lol.  

You're not alone.  Today's quick question comes from a new seller who just got her first sale but freaked out because they weren't sure what the next steps were.  

Let's talk about it, ease their mind, and get some congratulations in order.  

Are you still struggling to understand Etsy SEO (search engine optimization)?  Then you need to read my Etsy SEO Revealed FREE eBook!  It's a no-nonsense guide to help you understand SEO and how to use it to grow your business. Download it for free here: https://www.handmadeandbeyond.com/etsyseosuccess

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Do You Need A Marketing Plan For Your Handmade Business?

Uncategorized Sep 21, 2021
 

The simple answer is probably yes.  But it's not as complicated as you may think.  A marketing plan is more about figuring out what you're going to say, how often you're going to say it, and where you're going to say it.  

Marketing gives you the chance to reach out to your fans and audience.  It's your chance to give your business and brand a voice.  

In this episode, I talk about marketing and some of the common mistakes I see when it comes to marketing your business.

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What Are The First Steps To Starting An Etsy Business?

Uncategorized Sep 17, 2021
 

It's Friday and that means I have another quick question for ya!

I often get this question.  Usually, when thinking about or getting ready to start an Etsy business there are a few main areas to consider.  In this episode, I dive into this topic so you can start off on the right foot when you open up your Etsy shop.  

 Are you still struggling to understand Etsy SEO (search engine optimization)?  Then you need to read my Etsy SEO Revealed FREE eBook!  It's a no-nonsense guide to help you understand SEO and how to use it to grow your business. Download it for free here: https://www.handmadeandbeyond.com/etsyseosuccess

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Etsy Success & Mindset Tips With Jess Van Den Of Create & Thrive

Uncategorized Sep 14, 2021
 

I'm super excited to bring this new podcast to you!  I recently had a really good conversation with Jess Van Den who is a fellow Etsy seller and handmade coach.  

She's been selling jewelry on Etsy since 2008!  She's an OG of the Etsy world and is extremely knowledgeable about running an online handmade business.  She has also been a handmade coach for the last 8 years, sharing her extensive knowledge to help other handmade sellers with their businesses.  

We talk about her journey from school teacher to full-time handmade seller.  This story alone is unique and inspiring... We talk about some of her struggles along the way and how she built her business.  

We also dive into mindset, success tips, photography tips, and many struggles that she encounters with her students.  There are tons of gold nuggets in this interview! 

You don't want to miss this awesome episode!  I really enjoyed talking to Jess and know you'll...

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Quick Question Friday: Free Shipping VS Paid Shipping

Uncategorized Sep 10, 2021
 

It's time for another quick question Friday episode to help you with your Etsy biz!  Today's question is whether is all about free shipping vs paid shipping and how to handle the pricing. 

Are you still struggling to understand Etsy SEO (search engine optimization)?  Then you need to read my Etsy SEO Revealed FREE eBook!  It's a no-nonsense guide to help you understand SEO and how to use it to grow your business. Download it for free here: https://www.handmadeandbeyond.com/etsyseosuccess

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Do You Need To Outsource Some Help In Your Business?

Uncategorized Sep 07, 2021
 

This is something I’m battling with a lot now in my business since I have grown so much.  I am very type A and controlling when it comes to every aspect of my business so it’s hard to give someone else that responsibility.  

Technology has made it much easier to outsource now more than ever.  Here are a couple of common questions and tips I get on outsourcing.

When should you start to outsource?  Either you get too big and can’t do everything yourself (a good problem to have) or you want to focus on the big picture to grow and the menial tasks are slowing you down.  

What should you outsource?  I look at outsourcing as a very big picture.  I think many small business owners think of outsourcing “business stuff” when if you look at what you’re doing, a lot of your time is probably being spent on non-business stuff preventing you from working on your business which is preventing growth.  There's a lot of...

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Quick Question Friday: What's Better? Variations VS. More Etsy Listings

Uncategorized Sep 03, 2021
 

It's time for another quick question Friday episode to help you with your Etsy biz!  Today's question is whether it's best to use multiple listing variations or put up separate Etsy listings for each variation.  Great question!  Listen to hear my response.  

Do you need more help understanding Etsy SEO (search engine optimization)?  Check out my free eBook, Etsy SEO Revealed.  Learn all about SEO and the best practices to get you more traffic and sales in your shop.  Get it here:  https://www.handmadeandbeyond.com/etsyseosuccess

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