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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

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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.

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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.

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Etsy Success: Shop Stats Insights

Knowledge is power. Here are some tips on how best to utilize the new numbers in your shop.

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The Quick-Start Guide to Selling on Etsy

Preparing for your shop’s first launch? Make sure not to leave these essentials behind.

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Etsy Success Workshop: Raise the Pulse of Your Brand

This workshop has been cancelled!

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Etsy Success Workshop: Crafting a Well-Rounded Business

Crafty entrepreneur Becky Johnson shares tips for exploring offline markets and alternative revenue sources in this workshop.

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3 Small Business Tips from CEO Melissa Helmbrecht

Activist-entrepreneur extraordinnaire Melissa Helmbrecht recommends getting the hard stuff out of the way to focus on the fun stuff.

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Etsy Seller Education Events 2011

The entrepreneurial spirit thrives on collaboration. Join Etsy as we hit the road near and far to share tips on running a creative business online.

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Etsy Success: Duct Tape Marketing for Creative Entrepreneurs

This workshop will help you create a simple marketing system for your business. View the world of marketing in a new light.