Monday Social Media Posts

Hello everyone this is a 6 part series! The 5 days of the work week and the weekend!

I’m going to share my social media schedule for each day hopefully to give you ideas when you’re stuck!

Today’s is Monday!

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Writing Your Etsy “About Me” And Letting Your Personality Shine

Hi everyone!

This post is not just going to be about your “About Me” section of Etsy! I’m actually going to dig a little deeper and hopefully encourage you to make a few changes (if necessary!) a long the way!

I’m going to address your Shop Title, Shop Announcement, About Me and Thank You Note to your customers. These are all things that the customer reads or receives without you ever actually contacting them! If you get it right you can create a memorable experience for them and hopefully they’ll come back and recommend you to their friends!

This post is all about letting your personality shine through your Etsy shop! And keeping your SEO strong whilst you do it!

I’m going to be using both of my shops as examples as they’ve needed their write ups updating for a little while!

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How Using “Props” Can Really Help Your Product Photography

Hi everyone!

Man it’s been a busy few days. I’ve had to write “photo blog post” in my journal every single day this week. Today is thursday and I’m only just getting round to it. My youngest (and now eldest) have been ill. I spent my birthday suffering with the worst back ache known to man and today I’ve been mostly busy too!

Tonight’s blog post is about photography props. It was going to be about product photography as a whole but honestly that’s a HUGE subject so I thought I’d break it down into manageable chunks and hopefully have as many specific issues covered as possible.

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SEO When Your Etsy Listings Are Very Similar

Hi everyone!

This is an add-on to my SEO help series. General SEO help can be found in two parts. Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

A comment I see a lot in our groups is “I’m struggling to find different keyword phrases for my listings, they’re too similar!”

If you use the same keyword phrases in your titles and tags in multiple listings they are in competition with each other for rank. 

Only one of your listings can appear on each page of Etsy search. (Paid ads not included) It doesn’t matter how peachy perfect your titles and tags are, they’re the rules!

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Treasury Tuesday – How To Take Part

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Treasury Tuesday or #TreasuryTuesday is a concept that I see across lots of groups and social media, especially ours! Some people actively do it every week and not just on a tuesday. But one question I see a lot is “Sorry if it’s a stupid question but what is a treasury?”

It’s not a stupid question. I didn’t learn what a treasury was for a few months and even when I thought I knew it turns out “making lists for your favourite items” was not it! They’re not as prominent as they used to be!

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My Social Media Posting Schedule For Etsy

Hi everyone!

This blog post is a big one I’ve been wanting to write for a long time and what better time to write it than at the end of the month!

Let me give you an intro: I like routine and habit, especially when it comes to my business. It makes me feel organised and like I’m bettering myself! I am challenging myself to stick to my social media schedule for the whole month of May 2016 to see what the outcome will be and you’re free to accept the challenge yourself if you wish to!

It’s based around a social media schedule that I’ve pieced together myself. The social media I use (in success order) are:

  • Facebook
  • closely followed by Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest

And now that we have Etsy Shop Updates, they need to be considered too. (Don’t know what an Etsy Shop Update is? I have written a guide here)

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Hitting 5k Etsy Sales and Answering Questions!

5000!

Look at that pretty number! Yesterday I hit my latest milestone in sales for my shop! 5,000! I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect this when I sat working on my shop this time last year!

I posted this to the Etsy Facebook group I am co-admin of. I told them that I’m not an expert but if they had any questions about Etsy that I could answer then I’d certainly try!

This blog post is to collect some of them together and save for future referral tips when the facebook post eventually gets lost!

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A Proven Way To Increase Views On Etsy!

Hello everyone! Happy Tuesday!

Today has been really exciting! This morning I asked our Facebook group – The Etsy UK Sellers Networking Group to help me out with something and I am SO glad that I did!

For a little while now I’ve been adding an extra link into my Etsy descriptions under the “Inspiration” title. Let me show you an example and then I’ll show you the HUGE benefits of doing this..

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Etsy Seller Recommendation: DYMO 450 LabelWriter

This is part 1 of a mini-series I’m going to do on this blog! I’m going to start recommending the little things I have bought or learned about that saves me time whilst running my Etsy business!

I have chosen to recommend this label printer first because I wish I’d bought it as soon as I opened shop! I will post a link to where you can buy them at the end of the post!

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Etsy Shop Updates: What Where Who Why and How!

Okay so I totally forgot what I was originally planning to blog about tonight but luckily our group have helped give me a new idea for a post!

Quite a few people lately have been asking about Etsy Shop Updates –

  • What are they?

  • Where are they?

  • Who will see them?

  • Why are they important?

  • What should I post?

  • How do I do one?!

Click read more to find out!

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