Ultimate Craft Business Tips and Resource List

All you wanted was a little place to sell your crafts, but before you know it you’ve got a blog, a Facebook page, and a full-fledged small business to look after! Here’s the good news: you don’t have to figure it all out on your own. These 50+ resources and…

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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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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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Ultimate Product Photography Tips List

This massive compilation of the web’s most useful articles and blog posts about photographing crafts has it all: backgrounds, cameras, lighting, tutorials, styling, composition – if it’s not here, it doesn’t exist! (Okay, we’re kidding on that one – if you know of a good resource we missed, tell us…

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Free Inspiration: Etsy Shops with Great Photos #1

Ready to get inspired? Check out these three Etsy shops with great photos! Looking at the photos of successful Etsy shops is a great way to grow as a photographer and crafter.  Far from “copying” or “stealing”, it’s more like studying and absorbing the best of the best.  Just be…

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