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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Math Can Help You Reach Your Handmade & Etsy Business Goals

Uncategorized Aug 31, 2021
 

What’s going on LL here and welcome back to the podcast.  Today I am talking about math lol.  But this is good math I promise.  Simple math when it comes to your business can make goals seem more obtainable and really take some of the pressure off.  Let’s dive into today’s show…

Remember in school when you took geometry or algebra and you wondered how the heck that would help you in the real world… maybe you were stupid like me and took pre-calculus and stats as well..  Well, you were right.. most of that math is useless practically.  But I find myself using a ton of basic math to help me set goals and run my business.  I am honestly obsessed with it.  Breaking things down into bite sizes pieces just takes a lot of stress away.  

I have a brand new free training out called, "How to become a top 1% full-time, Etsy seller:  The top 7 things the best Etsy shops focus on to be successful."  Click...

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5 Ways To Prepare Your Etsy & Handmade Business For A Successful Holiday Season

Uncategorized Aug 24, 2021
 

I can’t believe I’m talking about the holidays again!  Last year was ummm special.  Many challenges with covid and logistics in general.  But it did teach us one thing as business owners.  To be prepared and think outside the box.  I always say this...  Entrepreneurs, meaning small business owners, that’s you… are problem solvers.  Throwing up your hands and giving up is not an option or at least something I don’t condone!  

As of this recording, we have 4 months until Christmas, 3 months until Thanksgiving/black Friday/cyber Monday, 2 months until Halloween.  Holiday prep starts now! Yikes

Let's talk about some things you can do to ensure you have a smooth and successful holiday season.  

I have a brand new free training out called, "How to become a top 1% full-time, Etsy seller:  The top 7 things the best Etsy shops focus on to be successful."  Click here to watch the training...

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5 Ways To Expand Your Handmade Business Outside Of Etsy

Uncategorized Aug 17, 2021
 

While Etsy may be your main focus and moneymaker, there are always additional ways to expand your business. You may want to give some of these a shot, which could give you some additional revenue. Expanding your business could expand your reach, customers, and mission. In this episode, I dive into 5 ways to expand your business outside of Etsy. Let's go!

I have a brand new free training out called, "How to become a top 1% full-time, Etsy seller:  The top 7 things the best Etsy shops focus on to be successful."  Click here to watch the training today and start gearing up your shop for the success you deserve!

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5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Opening An Etsy Shop

Uncategorized Aug 10, 2021
 

Maybe you've been on the fence about opening an Etsy shop for some time or are close to pulling the trigger.  I want to help you make sure you've thought things through and have the best chance of success when you do get that shop opened.

Let's dive in!

I have a brand new free training out called, "How to become a top 1% full-time, Etsy seller:  The top 7 things the best Etsy shops focus on to be successful."  Click here to watch the training today and start gearing up your shop for the success you deserve!

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The New Etsy Star Seller Badge Is Coming! Let's Talk About What You Need To Know

Uncategorized Aug 06, 2021
 

Okay so everyone is freaking out it seems about the new Etsy Star Seller Badge.  Let's face it, people don't like change.  With change comes the unknown.  With the unknown comes fear which usually turns into anger.  I refuse to feed that beast.  I am going to talk about what you need to know when it comes to this change and hopefully provide a little perspective to calm everyone down.  Let's woosahhh through this episode.  

  

I have a brand new free training out called, "How to become a top 1% full-time, Etsy seller:  The top 7 things the best Etsy shops focus on to be successful."  Click here to watch the training today and start gearing up your shop for the success you deserve!

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Can You Leverage The Good Etsy Reviews You're Getting?

Uncategorized Aug 03, 2021
 

Reviews are so important in today's computer age.  We check reviews for everything.  

I often talk about bad reviews.  But what can you do with good reviews?  Can you leverage them to further help your business?

In today's episode, I dive into this topic to give you some ideas on how to help your business with good reviews.  

 

Are you still struggling to get momentum in your Etsy business?  Do you now know what direction to take?  Do you feel alone in your journey?

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.  

Test it out for 30 days FREE!  This is the real deal.  Try it and see:

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Quick Question Friday: Where Do Etsy Customers Go To Leave A Review? + Review Tips

Uncategorized Jul 30, 2021
 

You may get questions from customers wanting to know how to leave a review.  This can be tough to answer because we don't see this side of Etsy's platform.

In this episode, I dive into this topic and add in some really helpful tips when it comes to reviews.  Let's do this!

I have a brand new free training out called, "How to become a top 1% full-time, Etsy seller:  The top 7 things the best Etsy shops focus on to be successful."  Click here to watch the training today and start gearing up your shop for the success you deserve!

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5 Ways To Increase Revenue In Your Etsy Business

Uncategorized Jul 27, 2021
 

Cha-ching!  I know you all like to see those sales come in.  But many of you are leaving some of that precious revenue on the table.  Let's talk about some ways to increase revenue in your Etsy business.  You deserve it!

 

 Guess what!?  I have a brand new free training out called, "How to become a top 1% full-time, Etsy seller:  The top 7 things the best Etsy shops focus on to be successful."  Click here to watch the training today and start gearing up your shop for the success you deserve!

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