Tag: Etsy Listings

  • New Etsy Fees, ‘Free’ Shipping, and Other Headaches

    New Etsy Fees, ‘Free’ Shipping, and Other Headaches

    Etsy is raising it’s fees from 3.5% to 5% on July 16th which is annoying– mostly because I’ve set my margins so low that an extra 1.5% actually matters. *sighs* So I’m taking this opportunity to sit back and reevaluate my listings and my actual cost of ‘doing business’. I’ve been a hobby crafter for a […]

  • The Better to See You With! (or: Etsy Image Sizes and Cropping)

    The Better to See You With! (or: Etsy Image Sizes and Cropping)

    This post covers the sizes of the Etsy gallery (store and search) images, the listing images, and the ‘zoom to enhance’ images.

  • The Etsy Relaunch That Wasn’t

    The Etsy Relaunch That Wasn’t

    I had grand plans (and grand spreadsheets!) about an October relaunch of the Etsy store… that just didn’t happen. Between the craft fair and a bunch of other chaos, I never had the time to sit down and revamp the listings like I wanted to. And I don’t really have the time this month either, […]

  • Etsy Auto-Renewal and Other Broken Things

    Etsy Auto-Renewal and Other Broken Things

    Remember my grand plan about working with the Etsy listings so they would fall into a pattern of one listing renewing every day? Well apparently I should have done a little more research into the actual functionality of the auto-renew first. *sighs* The ‘auto-renew’ date is more of a ‘will renew within 48 hours after this […]

  • New Etsy Goals for July

    July is another Camp NaNoWriMo attempt, so a lot of time will be spent writing prose… but I don’t want to let up on my Etsy improvements! 🙂 I’ve been spending a bunch of time reading up on the various tips and tricks for bringing in more traffic (and thus more sales). Thus far the […]