Seller Handbook handmade and vintage goods

Backing the Education Manifesto for Craft and Making

Etsy is working with the Crafts Council to action their Education Manifesto for Craft and Making.

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Etsy Community News: January 2015

Get the scoop on Etsy’s thriving global community, including new tools and education for running your shop, a Christmas recap and more!

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New European Union Rules on the Sale of Digital Items

On 1st January 2015, new regulations will take effect that will impact Etsy shops selling digital items to buyers in the European Union.

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Etsy Roadtrip: Scotland 2014

Here’s our write-up of when Etsy headed up to Edinburgh and Glasgow to meet with sellers and introduce Etsy to a thriving creative community…

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The 12 top tips of Christmas by The Design Trust

Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust shares her top 12 tips for successful selling at Christmas. Better listen up!

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Crafts Council launch new Education Manifesto for Craft and Making

After much anticipation from all of us in the craft world, the Crafts Council release their latest policy paper today.

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Etsy Christmas shopping: a round-up of UK pop-ups

‘Tis the season…for shopping. Here’s our round-up of Etsy pop-up shops that are happening all over the UK this Christmas. Exciting or what?

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Open Call: East London Design Show

Get set for Christmas with Etsy House AND the East London Design Show on at the same weekend. Read on for an exclusive chance to exhibit at ELDS.

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Quit your day job: Wild Things Dresses

Find out how a mother of three built a roaring children’s clothing business, with grrreat animal clothing and a bit of business savvy…

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Community Road Trip: Etsy’s coming to Scotland!

The Etsy Community Programmes team is hitting the road to meet the many makers in bonny Scotland…

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Etsy Teams UK focus: Southern England

This week we focus on UK teams beside the seaside, on the Southern Coast of England…

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Etsy Teams UK focus: North West England

Joining a local Team can give your business a tangible boost and help you network with other designer/makers in your area.

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Want to sell at Etsy House this Christmas?

Etsy’s first UK pop up store is debuting in December. Will your products be on the shelves? Read on to find out how to nominate your items!

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3 ways to make the most of product listing ads

Find out how to maximise Etsy’s new on-site advertising tool to increase views, clicks and sales for your shop.

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5 things to know about hosting your own pop-up shop

Advice on poppin’ up a shop in a temporary space from the We Are Pop Up community.

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6 steps to creating sharper product photos

6 of the easiest tricks for making sure your photos are super sharp

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Telling your story through photography

Lyndsey share her ideas for creating some fabulous behind-the-scenes photos that your customers will LOVE.

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5 steps for an easy product photo shoot

Lyndsey from PhotocraftTM shares a simple 5-step process to follow that will have you creating perfect photos every time

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Photography That Sells

Etsy is home to thousands of sellers all vying for attention, so it’s up to you to make your products sparkle, shine…and sell!

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How to: Make a lightbox

Dealing with light is often the most significant challenge faced by amateur photographers. This how-to will help you to make a handy low-cost lightbox