8 Steps to Plan Your Year for Success

Every year starts out the same.

We get excited and thrilled to get the year going, and then another day goes by and we end up finding ourselves in the same place we were last year.

Lost, confused, gawking at the multitude of options in front of us and wondering which path to take.

Keep reading to find out EXACTLY how to plan your year out to get more sales and more traffic to your shop.

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Makers Pro, your new home for Etsy SEO

Back in January 2018 mine and tens of thousands of other Etsy sellers’ world shattered.The leading tool for Etsy SEO, Marmalead, has decided to close its doors to non-paying members. You see, until then, Marmalead had a free plan where you could see basic statistics on keywords. a feature which was elementary and absolutely necessary for […]

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Ever feel like you HAVE to do something?

When I just started out, I was EVERYWHERE.We’re talking Etsy, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest with an eye out for snapchat and more, and more and more…I was trying to juggle everything simultaneously, posting to facebook thrice a day, once a day to instagram, producing new products and pinning while I was in the bathroom (seriously) because […]

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3 Signs You Should Raise Your Prices

Are you charging as much as you think you’re worth?Do you have a pricing system or are you just shooting in the dark, hoping to hit a clay pigeon, 200 miles away from you, flying at 300mph?As creatives our first instinct is to undervalue our work and charge a ridiculously low price for it.Another common […]

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3 Top Ways to Use Your Competitors to Your Benefit

Nobody really thinks their competitors are a good thing… Right?Wrong! Your competitors are probably the best thing that has ever happened to you.That’s because your competitors have gone through the long, winding road called your creating a successful business.They’ve done it all, long before you came: they found your ideal customer, they tested out what […]

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Etsy Success Story: Shine Box Primitives

On the long journey to build a profitable, successful handmade business there are many valleys and mountains,It’s easy to get discouraged quickly and even give up on your shop if you never hear about others’ struggles and victories.Which is why I want to introduce you to miss Karly of Shine Box Primitives, a successful Etsy […]

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Etsy Success Story: Sombras Blancas

​Etsy success seems like a hard task to achieve, especially if you’re just starting out.Like many other Etsy sellers, you probably heard many conflicting opinions about whether it is or isn’t possible to really achieve financial independence from your Etsy shop.The fees, the lack of visibility, china cheapies overrunning it and no real support are only […]

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3 Top Ways to Get More Traffic and More Sales

There is only one universal issue that hangs over the neck of every Etsy seller and threatens to drown them in the sea of unfinished products and unpaid bills.It’s not enough traffic.Let’s do the math together, OK?An average e-commerce store (that would be your Etsy shop) converts at about 100:1.That means that for every 100 […]

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