5 of the Best Selling Wood Crafts on Etsy (Plus a Tour of Successful Woodworking Shops!)

Wooden crafts are so beautiful to me. I love the wood’s inherent character and uniqueness – no two can ever be exactly alike. And I’m not alone! Lots of people these days prefer natural, handmade wooden crafts over mass-produced, environment-harming versions. If you’re good with wood, you might find a big market for your wooden crafts…

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5 *More* Lessons from the Top 5 Etsy Shops

Every so often, I take a peek at CraftCount.com, visit the top selling shops, and try to divine their secrets. As of this writing, the top 5 selling Etsy shops (overall) are: BohemianFindings (390,693 sales) clbeads (339,638 sales) yummytreasures (300,318 sales) shareliving (284,037 sales) yadanabeads (276,560 sales) So what’s new with these shops? All…

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Etsy Listings: The Magic Number for More Traffic – Etsy Case Study: Part 4

Welcome to part 4 of DIYCraftPhotography’s ongoing Etsy shop case study! We’re building an Etsy shop and sharing all the details right here. Etsy Case Study Part 1: Naming & Opening Your Etsy Shop Part 2: Writing Searchable Etsy Listing Titles Part 3: How to use Etsy Tags  Part 4: Increasing Etsy Search Traffic…

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How to Use Etsy Tags: 13 chances to woo a buyer – Etsy Case Study: Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of our Etsy case study, where we build an Etsy shop and share all the details right here! DIYCraftPhotography’s Etsy Case Study Part 1: Naming & Opening Your Etsy Shop Part 2: Writing Searchable Etsy Listing Titles Part 3: How to use Etsy Tags (You are here!) Part 4: Increasing Etsy Search…

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Get Discovered with Search Friendly Etsy Listing Titles – Etsy Case Study: Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of DIYCraftPhotography’s ongoing Etsy shop case study! We’re building an Etsy shop and sharing all the details right here! Today we’re going to look at writing search friendly Etsy listing titles so your products can grab traffic from Google and Etsy searchers. We’ll look at successful Etsy…

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Naming and Opening Your Etsy Shop – Etsy Case Study: Part 1

Welcome to part 1 of DIYCraftPhotography’s ongoing Etsy shop case study! We’re building an Etsy shop and sharing all the details right here! DIYCraftPhotography’s Etsy Case Study Part 1: Naming & Opening Your Etsy Shop (You are here!) Part 2: Writing Searchable Etsy Listing Titles  Part 3: Tagging your Etsy Listings Part 4: Increasing…

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10 Top Selling Etsy Shops in the “Handmade” Category (and what you can learn from them!)

In need of a little inspiration? Take a peek at the top selling Etsy in the “Handmade” category (this excludes vintage and supplies) – these shops are all doing something right. Last time when we looked at best-selling Etsy shops we looked at the best sellers overall and found mostly…

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10 Questions Your Etsy Photos and Descriptions Must Answer

When a shopper views your products on Etsy, Pinterest, or your own craft blog, they don’t have the luxury of picking up your products, trying them on, feeling them, or asking you questions about them. Your photos and descriptions are doing the heavy lifting here! If your product photos and descriptions leave…

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5 Things Best Selling Etsy Shops Have in Common

Have you seen Craftcount? Craftcount is a handy website for the top selling Etsy shops.  Looking at top sellers’ shops is a great way to see what others are doing right.  And, you’ll start to notice things the top shops have in common. 5 things best selling Etsy shops have in…

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How to Maximize Your 5 Etsy Listing Photos

Etsy lets sellers include up to 5 photos for each item listed.  This is awesome – you’re gonna need all 5! But don’t just take five photos and call it a day – you can maximize your 5 Etsy listing photos by following this easy guide. Your Photos = Your Sales Pitch!…

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