Publicity

Search Engines and Etsy

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Search Engines and Etsy   Getting Your Etsy Listings To Show Up On Google By:    http://irisandlilydesigns.wordpress.com People using search engines like Google and Yahoo can type in certain key search words that will hit on your Etsy shop.  The trick is knowing how to set up and populate your Etsy shop with the proper words and phrases. STEP 1: First, there’s the way Google finds you.   According to one source,  Google only picks up […]

Do the Web Log thing

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Do the Web Log thing: There are many ways to promote and advertise your Etsy shop. One way is to CREATE  A  BLOG. A BLOG (from “weB” + “LOG”) is a special type of website or part of a website.   Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.  “Blog” can also be used as a verb, […]

Maximizing use of Treasury Lists

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  Maximizing use of Treasury Lists How exactly DO you set up and use a Treasury List ? What advantage will that give you ?   From:   www.craftsyble.com The Etsy Treasury Tool is a constantly changing shopping gallery that members share with one another of items that have piqued their interest. Each treasury is a list that contains up to 16 items – often centered around a specific theme. Some members use the Treasury […]

How can people find you on Google ?

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  Getting Your Etsy Listings To Show Up On Google By:    http://irisandlilydesigns.wordpress.com People using search engines like Google and Yahoo can type in certain key search words that will hit on your Etsy shop.  The trick is knowing how to set up and populate your Etsy shop with the proper words and phrases. STEP 1: First, there’s the way Google finds you.   According to one source,  Google only picks up your title for the […]

Create a Blog

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  There are many ways to promote and advertise your Etsy shop. One way is to CREATE  A  BLOG. A BLOG (from “weB” + “LOG”) is a special type of website or part of a website.   Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.  “Blog” can also be used as a verb, meaning […]

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 […]

Feedback…What does it mean ?

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Feedback. What does it mean on Etsy ?   If you have ever used Ebay, then  you certainly know what “Feedback” is for. Feedback is a method for buyers and sellers to provide information on the actions and reputations of the Etsy shop owner … or the Etsy buyer. When a buyer purchases from the Etsy shop owner, the buyer can provide Feedback that describes how the transaction progressed and how the items purchased turned […]

How to Use “Circles”

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  What are “Circles” on Etsy…. and how do you use them ?                                                  Good question.   Let’s find out… because I really don’t know that much….I am going to steal some words… from:  craftmba.com   The idea behind Etsy’s new circles and activity feed features is pretty straight forward – to […]

How to Use “Favorites”

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    What are “Favorites” on Etsy ? You can look at other peoples’ Etsy shops and tag items that you like as your “Favorites”. This is a good practice, because it shows other shop owners and customers that you are interested in others’ work, and it also shows what types of Etsy items that you find attractive.  Think of Favorites as an extension of your shop…Favorites are “things that I wish I could create […]

How to Write Good Descriptions

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Writing Good Descriptions Basic rules for writing good descriptions : 1.  Answer all Questions: The descriptions of your goods should answer any and all questions that a potential shopper may have about your products.  You need to cover all the topics that a potential buyer is interested in : What does the item look like ? What size or shape is the item ? What is the item used for ? What colors and sizes […]