With a lot of hard work, we managed to have an ‘ok’ Xmas on the Etsy platform. It’s not like the hay-days of 2014-2017, but still, we had decent sales. Our website kicked some serious ass.
Our website revenue was a little over double our Etsy shop’s revenue. (Dec 1 – 18, 39k vs. 17.8k) Revenue numbers can be misleading, remember before you get to profits, you have to subtract expenses.
I was a little scared when Etsy changed promoted listings, so I backed off for a while. From what I can see, they aren’t price gouging, and the cost per click seems to be in line with what we were paying before they made the change.
I do closely monitor all PPC campaigns, and so should you.
This blog’s focus going into 2020 is going to be on building e-commerce websites and blogging. I’ll only write Etsy updates quarterly. (I’ll keep updating existing Etsy posts and maybe write an Etsy how-to book if time permits)
If you want to follow the best ‘Etsy’ blog (in my humble opinion), follow Cindy Lou. When I need updating on upcoming or recently implemented Etsy changes, I usually check out her blog first.
Please read and absorb (and share) the twelve articles below. If you are struggling on Etsy, these articles will help you immensely.
When is the correct time to start your own website? This is an excellent question, and luckily for you, we have the answer you are looking for.
Grab yourself a piece of paper and a pen and make a list of all the activities that need to be done. Try to make a list at least twenty items long. Next…
You need to contact all the bloggers in your niche and ask if they want to review your products. Don’t solely rely on Etsy to being your shop traffic!
Buckle up your seatbelt, I’m going to show you everything you need to use and abuse Etsy promoted listings. Learn How to Drive Traffic to your Etsy Shop!
Your Etsy shop’s success is dependant on you listening to the feedback provided to you, mainly the feedback your customers tell you.
Once a customer finds your shop, it’s important to convert them into a sale. Here are our Top 9 strategies to turn your Etsy shop visitors into buyers.
Etsy Search Engine Optimization in 2020 is really tough. We detail exactly the changes you need to make now to stay competitive today and into the future.
Etsy is going to keep changing, this is a fact. How you react to these changes will impact your success going forward. Learn to Embrace…
Learn all about our Etsy Tip #4 Success Follows After You Lose This. If you implement all twelve of our Etsy Tips, you’ll be well on your way to success.
This tip is a total game-changer. AWeber has an app that allows you to collect emails from your Etsy customers. I wish I had learned of this sooner!
Learn why Pinterest Traffic is our Etsy Weekly Tip #2. Each week we let our readers know the next critical step they need to take to Succeed on Etsy.
Learn why Product Photography is our Etsy Weekly Tip #1. Each week we let our readers know the next critical step they need to take to succeed on Etsy.