Holiday Boot Camp Lesson 7: Shipping it out!

This post is essentially mundane and boring (yes those words mean the same thing) but it is really important that you are ready to ship out your beautifully hand crafted, or self sourced items. I’ve tried to make it a little more interesting by whacking in some pictures and mumbling about dinosaurs… Review Your Shipping…

Holiday Bootcamp Lesson 6- Marketing to bring on the Buyers

Today Claire of Cat-a-Cake Creations shares the latest Etsy holiday bootcamp with you, which is about the all important marketing of your products… Like a hostess who wants a good turnout at her party, it’s up to you to get the word out about your items this holiday season. Help shoppers discover the amazing holiday…

Holiday Bootcamp Lesson 5- Unlock Keywords

Today team leaders Hello DODO talk us through Etsy Bootcamp lesson 5- keywords! You’ve spent hours and hours making your items, photographing them beautifully and listing them in your Etsy shop. But this is all completely pointless if no-one can actually find them! Now is the perfect time before the Christmas rush to really make…

Holiday Bootcamp Lesson 4: Refresh Your Brand

The 4th Etsy Holiday boot camp lesson focuses on refreshing your brand- and photography in particular. Think about what holiday message do your product photos send? For your Etsy shop, holiday photography is your strongest tool to appeal to holiday shoppers. You can craft imagery to communicate at a glance what your shop has to…

Spruce Up Your Shop- Holiday Bootcamp Lesson 3

Holiday Bootcamp lesson 3 is all about making your shop stand out and look festive over the Christmas period. It’s best to think of your Etsy shop like a real shop window on the high street- imagine its Selfridges or Harrods, or the bestest, most amazing shop you can think of- what would make you…

Work Smarter not harder – Holiday Boot Camp Lesson 2

In the run up to Christmas Etsy shops can get really busy and a little pre planning can really help relieve the stress, making this busy time exciting and fun rather than overwhelming. It’s time to write a good, well thought out list, prioritise these things and get into action!… As part of the Etsy…

Setting a Goal- Holiday Bootcamp Lesson 1

Holiday Boot Camp Holiday Boot Camp has begun and we as the Brighton Sellers’ Team want to support and guide you through it! Firstly we hope that you are all signed up to this unique newsletter, if you aren’t you can sign up here: www.etsy.com/emails/seminars Setting a Goal Whether you are a new Etsy Seller or…

November Brighton Etsy Meet Ups!

Have you heard about our November meet up dates yet!? Make sure you don’t miss them as they are a great opportunity to meet other local sellers, gain some valuable advice and share your knowledge too! We hold 2 meet ups monthly, one in the morning and one in the evening so hopefully everyone can…

Introducing Claire of Cat-a-Cake Creations

Hello! I’m Claire, and I make cute and quirky laser cut jewellery, illustrate greetings cards and other bits and bobs. I have been into design and crafts since a young age, so it has always been my goal to make a career out of it. In 2011 I graduated with a 1st class degree in…