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What is best to sell on Etsy ??

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  Okay.. fine… now I am ON Etsy. What the heck do I sell ?  What sells ?  What is easy to sell ???   1.  Sell items that are similar Its certainly most advantageous to sell items in your shop that have a common theme, a common media, or some obvious similarity so that your shop is a “Specialty Shop”.  You want to be the Etsy expert in some subject matter or theme. If […]

Get Your Friends and Family to Buy

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We all know one way of getting those first few sales on Etsy right ? GET YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO BUY…right ? We don’t see anything wrong with that concept… just don’t be a nuisance to those close to you… you may alienate them by piling any pressure on them to buy your Etsy goods. Reasons to sell to your family and friends initially : 1.  It gives the impression that your items are […]

Promoting on Facebook

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Does it help to promote your Etsy shop on social media sites such as Facebook  ? YES. It can’t hurt to publicize your Etsy goods ! You may not double your business, but you will certainly add to your sales. How to promote on Facebook From:  eleen.com A Facebook Page can be used as a website type device for your Etsy business. Your Facebook Etsy Page is linked to and administered from your personal Facebook […]

Use Humor ? Pull my Finger ?

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You need to be funny…or different… or interesting to get people’s attention.   This is really a personal belief of mine…but I think you should use humor and try to add some fun to your Etsy Shop. Why ?   Because there are so many boring and dull Etsy shops that sell that same old thing and y0u just want to ignore them ! To not get ignored…Turn Up the Volume to 11 ! Drop […]

Renew..Re-List…Rinse…Repeat…Really

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    Renew…Relist… DO IT If you look at the successful Etsy Shops operating out there, most of them have one thing in common : They Renew (Re-list) their good selling items over and over and over and over. Why do this ? Its really simple :  When you Renew or Re-list your items, they appear higher in the search “hit” pages of people who are searching for particular subject matter. For Example: If I […]

How to Price Items ?

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Pricing is a tricky subject. Price your products using sound strategies ! You don’t want to price too high and never attract any buyers at all, and you don’t want to price too low and leave money on the table ! There are way too many pricing theories in the world… so let’s narrow them down to 4 basic price strategies that make sense in the Etsy world:   1.  Market Pricing Setting a price […]

What do I sell on Etsy ?

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1.  Sell items that are similar Its certainly most advantageous to sell items in your shop that have a common theme, a common media, or some obvious similarity so that your shop is a “Specialty Shop”.  You want to be the Etsy expert in some subject matter or theme. If you paint watercolors but like to also knit sweaters, then it would be best to open up two Etsy shops that focus on these very […]

Welcome to Etsy Tips

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  Welcome to Etsy Tips. This website is dedicated to giving you as many Etsy tips, successful strategies, and various methods to improve your Etsy shop.  We want to drown you in ideas that can make your Etsy shop successful and profitable. Etsy Tips will be categorizing the Tips into different categories that can be found in the drop down button navigation bars at the top of this website.   This way, if you are looking for […]