Etsy SEO (and where to stick it)

Now you may have already read my previous SEO advice that I wrote about 18 months ago. This is the brand spanking new, updated and improved SEO blog post. *Shazam!*

Let me answer a few questions you may have:

  • What is SEO? SEO is Search Engine Optimisation, how to get found in both Etsy Search and via other search engines e.g. Google.
  • Why do I need to optimise my listings? Etsy bring the customers to you, you should follow their advice on how to use their algorithms to your advantage to get your listings seen. It’s one of the main reasons we pay fees!
  • Why should I listen to you? Of course, you don’t have to! This advice is free, accurate to the best of my knowledge and my shop is thriving as a result of attention to Search Engine Optimised listings 🙂
  • Where did you learn all this? I read a lot from Marmalead, Etsy and other sellers!Right let’s begin!

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Planning Ahead – What’s Next For Your Etsy Shop?

Hi everyone – I hope you’ve had a wonderful Christmas!

This is a different approach to blogging for me. I’m actually going to be doing the planning I’m writing about AS I do it. I think it’ll be helpful for me to describe the thought and reasoning behind my methods!

In this blog post I intend to break down the goals, objectives and ideas process that I’m going through for my Etsy shops! In front of me I have an A4 project book (one of those ones with tabbed sections) and I’m using it to separate goals and ideas for different aspects in my life.

The first section is “personal” so what I’m working on for me and my family. The other sections are labelled “Shop 1” “Shop 2” “Shop 3” “Blog” (If you’re wondering, yes I am mad enough to be launching my third Etsy shop this March 😉 ) I think it’ll be useful to have a hub of all of my ideas to look back on.

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Thursday 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 Thursday!

Now that it’s Thursday evening I do actually have some of the posts I wrote today to show you as examples!

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Wednesday 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 Wednesday!

Now that it’s Wednesday evening I do actually have some of the posts I wrote today to show you as examples!

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Tuesday 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 Tuesday!

Now that it’s Tuesday evening I do actually have some of the posts I wrote today to show you as examples!

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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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Treasury Tuesday – How To Take Part

Hi everyone!

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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