Etsy Tips & Tricks

Etsy Tips & Tricks

How Do Ads Work On Etsy?

Etsy, a global marketplace for unique and creative goods, has grown significantly since its inception. For sellers, standing out in this crowded space can be challenging. One effective way to increase visibility and drive sales is through Etsy Ads. What are Etsy Ads, and how do they work?The term Etsy Ads encompasses two distinct advertising programs available to Etsy sellers – onsite ads and offsite ads. Generally, when people talk about Etsy Ads, they're referring to the formerly promoted listings as Etsy called it back in the days, but we will cover both.
Etsy Tips & Tricks

Is It Better To Have Multiple Etsy Shops?

Building a strong brand and a cohesive product line is very important to many Etsy Shop owners. However, as your business grows, you may find yourself selling products that don’t necessarily fit together. There comes a time when you either have too many products in your Etsy shop or you simply want to branch out to other markets. For example, you might begin selling men's clothing and later decide to expand into printable journals or selling women's clothing. In such cases, some Etsy shop owners opt to create a second shop or even multiple shops to better showcase and market their diverse product offerings.The main question is – can you have more than one Etsy shop?
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Does Alt Text Help SEO On Etsy?

As an Etsy seller, you know that creating a visually appealing online shop is crucial for attracting customers and driving sales. One essential but often overlooked aspect of optimizing your product listings is adding alt text to your listing photos. Alt text, short for alternative text, is a description of an image that is displayed when the image cannot be loaded or is read aloud by screen readers for visually impaired users.
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Should I Put My Etsy Shop On Vacation?

Should you put your Etsy shop on vacation mode or not? Every year as summer nears, we hear that question. Etsy offers the option to put your store in Vacation Mode. You can use it whenever you need to take a break. But should you?Unless you won't be able to answer customer messages or you will be away for more than 3 months, putting your Etsy shop in vacation mode could mean you are losing out on sales. Instead, put up a late-ship sale can capture more sales and entice return customers if done correctly.You may have heard that some Etsy sellers advise against it. And it’s true, there are experienced sellers who never use it. On the other hand, plenty do and claim it’s never harmed their shop or sales. So, which is it? And what alternatives are there?
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How Many Listings To Start With On Etsy

Every Etsy shop is unique, and there’s no one-size-fits-all number of listings for your shop. The number of listings you should have depends on many factors like:Competitiveness of your niche.Complexity of your product.Your time and capacity.Your budget for material, storage, packaging, etc.Your goal, whether you’re aiming for a small side income or a full-time business.That being said, there are general guidelines based on my experience and observations on Etsy throughout the years.