How not to break the bank with shipping costs

How not to break the bank with shipping costs

On June 24, 2019 the US Postal Service threw us small business crafters for a loop when they announced new shipping rates for larger boxes. Here’s what happened: the postal service changed their dimensional weight pricing formulas and are now placing more...
Etsy Shipping Misconceptions

Etsy Shipping Misconceptions

Shipping on Etsy is a hot topic these days and there seems to be some confusion.    Here’s what I’m hearing and reading on social media. Q: “Why am I charged 5% of the shipping cost if I don’t use Etsy’s shipping labels?” A: In...
Three Tips For Better Pictures

Three Tips For Better Pictures

Three Tips For Better Pictures for Your Etsy Listings Ok. How many times have you heard someone say that you need good pictures for Etsy? A bunch right? But do you actually know what means? I don’t know about you but I’m a visual person. So I put together...

Shopify or Etsy? Or Both?

Should you open a Shopify website or an Etsy shop? Here’s my two cents. I have both an Etsy shop and a Shopify website. When I first started selling my wreaths about 4.5 years ago I opened an Etsy shop. My sister has a successful Etsy shop currently selling...