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New for 2022 - Etsy is introducing the Purchase Protection Program! What is it? Will you be eligible (it's tricky). How many times can you use it? How will it work? Let's dive in... Get your FREE Etsy Resources 🌟Etsy Keyword Planner 🌟Etsy Quick-Start Guide 🌟Etsy SEO Cheat Sheet You can listen to this podcast below, or on your fave podcast app - or you can watch it on YouTube!Watch on YouTube...Support the show You can make a secure donation (of the amount of your...
Today I'm going to share 6 ways you can find and refine keywords for your Etsy shop listings! Getting the right keywords is a CRUCIAL part of achieving success in Etsy search - so it's something you really need to understand. Three tools I recommend: 💡 Sale Samurai (aff link): - get 20% off with the code: jessvanden (make sure it's all in lowercase!) 💡E-rank 💡Marmalead UPCOMING LIVE WORKSHOP: How to Discover your Ideal Keywords - Online Workshop for Makers & Etsy...
What is a keyword? Where do they go in your Etsy listings? And how do you brainstorm keywords for your listings? These are the questions I'm going to answer today in Etsy Keywords 101! Getting the right keywords is a CRUCIAL part of achieving success in Etsy search - so it's something you really need to understand. UPCOMING LIVE WORKSHOP: How to Discover your Ideal Keywords - Online Workshop for Makers & Etsy Sellers. Get your FREE Etsy Resources 🌟Etsy Keyword Planner 🌟Etsy...
Ron Miller spent 20 years as a graphic designer, and today he's sharing the fundamentals of design with us. I met Ron when he joined my Set Up Shop course earlier this year, and he had a lot of great wisdom to share. As makers who DIY pretty much all aspects of our businesses, there are so many things we need to learn - and creating our branding is one of them. Even if you use awesome and intuitive graphic design software like Canva (affiliate link) you still can make a mess of things if you...
One post on Pinterest can drive traffic to your Etsy shop for years! If you're an Etsy seller who's new to Pinterest, or not sure of best practice in 2022, today I'm going to share my top tips to help you market your Etsy shop on Pinterest! Also! If you find Pinterest overwhelming; you don't know where to start; or you've fallen off the wagon (i.e. out of the habit of using Pinterest regularly) then join me for the #PinterestChallenge, starting next week! What is the #PinterestChallenge?...
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