What to Put in an Etsy Shop Announcement (Examples)

What to Put in an Etsy Shop Announcement (Examples)

Does the announcement section in your Etsy shop really matter?   Yes, it does.   It’s some of the first text Etsy shoppers will read when they get to your shop.   It comes before your listings, sections, about, and policies. So you don’t want to waste...
How To Uncover Buyer Intent for Handmade Products

How To Uncover Buyer Intent for Handmade Products

When I started my handbag business, I chose material based on what stood out to me at the fabric store and created bag patterns based on what I liked or what I thought would be unique.   I did sell most of those handbags, but I wasn’t making the kind of...
How To Make A Living Selling Crafts

How To Make A Living Selling Crafts

More people are starting craft businesses to have better control of their income. But before you invest a bunch of time and money, or take the leap and quit your job, you want to know if it’s actually possible to make a living at it.   To make a living selling...
How To Turn Browsing Shoppers into Buyers

How To Turn Browsing Shoppers into Buyers

We’ve all been browsing before. We didn’t have anything in mind to buy but tagged along with friends to the mall, or popped into a store that looked interesting, or decided to check out a craft show.   Think about the last time you were in a shopping setting and...
Every Craft Business Needs One Of These

Every Craft Business Needs One Of These

There’s an image on Pinterest that catches my eye every time I see it. I’ve probably seen it close to a hundred times.   It’s a picture of a craft show table displaying greeting cards. The photo only captures a corner of the table, but you can tell it’s a...
Best Things To Sell At Festivals

Best Things To Sell At Festivals

Festivals are great places to sell products or services and make money. They’re a unique shopping environment and each festival will attract a different type of shopper, so you need to put some thought into which products will sell best for each event.  ...