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How to Beat the Etsy Sale Addiction (and Make More Money!)

Instead of chasing the high of the Order Confirmation email, strategically plot your small business goals.

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How-Tuesday: Adopt Me Dog Vests

Help a furry friend find a home with this no-sew craftivism project from Badass Brooklyn Dog Rescue.

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Tips for Your Shop’s About Page

There’s a new place to share your shop’s story — find out how to make the most of it.

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A Simple Formula for Pricing Your Work

It’s simple math: accounting for materials, labor, and expenses will allow you to reach your small business goals.

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How to Write Enticing Item Descriptions

Optimize your shop with effective and descriptive prose in your product listings.

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Self-Critique Your Shop

The Seller Education team has collectively been critiquing your Etsy shops for more than nine years!  We’ve watched many of you grow after our critiques and we’ve also seen you successfully critiquing each other on the Forums and in your Etsy Teams. I’ve created this list of the most important questions you should ask when… Continue reading

Play On: Get Happy

Having a bad day? Not for long! With cuddly lions and confident kids, Danielle’s playlist will have you smiling in no time.

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Putting on a Holiday Promotion

During the notoriously discount-focused weekend of Black Friday, utilize your small-but-mighty qualities to entice shoppers.

Play On: Ukulele Hijinks

With only the strum of a few strings, you can feel swept away to the sun-dappled island of your dreams.

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Seller How-To: Fostering Repeat Business

Keep them coming back for more with these tips focused on building a loyal customer base.

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Etsy Seller How-To: Creating a Facebook Page

This step-by-step tutorial will bring your shop in on the Facebook action.

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Holiday Boot Camp: The Fast Track

Don’t fret if you’ve fallen behind on Etsy Success Holiday Boot Camp. We’ve compiled every link you’ll need to have the best holiday season yet.

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Holiday Boot Camp: A Flying Start

Start planning for the holidays and a successful 2012 season by making a new buddy and following our handy, downloadable worksheet.

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Etsy Success Holiday Boot Camp

Etsy Success Holiday Boot Camp launches September 22. 2011. Get ready to work hard, have fun and whip your shop into shape!

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Etsy Success: Item Listing Makeovers

Daniellexo reviews a clothing designer’s listings and shares her top tips for being found on Etsy.