Making the Most of the “Sell on Etsy” Smartphone App

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Etsy has two apps available for your iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. The “Etsy” app is made for shoppers to discover the website’s unique items, while “Sell on Etsy” is just for sellers. You may have heard of the infamous “Cha-Ching” noise that happens when you make a sale- this is the most fun part […]

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Tips for Etsy Sellers: How to Use Etsy Conversations

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“Conversations” (or “convos”) is Etsy’s internal messaging system. It’s a really useful tool for communicating with customers and other sellers within the site. There are set etiquette rules to using this feature, but if you’re new to Etsy these may seem unclear. Here is a simple guide to get you started! DO use convos mainly […]

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5 Easy Steps to a Successful Handmade Business

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This blog post was originally posted by Bobbie on A Vision to Remember. Have you ever wanted to start your own business, a handmade business, but don’t know how? Let me tell you….I’ve been in your shoes.  It had always been my goal to make my car payment each month.  That’s it. Just one measly […]

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Meet a Maker: Function by Jennifer Creighton

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Welcome to “Meet a Maker” by CreativeIncome! We love makers of all kinds, and this series puts a spotlight on crafters who are making a living selling their handmade creations. Whether it’s craft fair advice, how to start an Etsy shop, or even customer service tips, we’re going straight to the experts in this series. […]

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Meet a Maker: Beltshazzar Jewels

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Welcome to “Meet a Maker” by CreativeIncome! We love makers of all kinds, and this series puts a spotlight on crafters who are making a living selling their handmade creations. Whether it’s craft fair advice, how to start an Etsy shop, or even customer service tips, we’re going straight to the experts in this series. […]

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Essential Customer Service Tips For Any Etsy Shop Owner

Etsy is so successful in part because sellers have the unique opportunity to really connect with shoppers. These online store owners have the ability to directly communicate with customers, allowing for a more personalized and special experience. I love going the extra mile for my buyers and making them happy. Let’s look at a few […]

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Should Your Handmade Business Offer International Shipping on Etsy?

I’ve met a lot of Etsy sellers who are reluctant to ship outside their home country. They are worried about the cost, how to ship, and if it will be too complicated. Some of my most loyal repeat shoppers have been international buyers, so for my business it’s been essential to broadening my customer base. […]

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