{Business Tips} 9 Days ‘Til Christmas


The Christmas holiday countdown is in full force.  Many shipping deadlines have pasted and orders may still be coming in from people who are hoping to get those last minute gifts.  This is a time to really go local.  You can use some great tips used by many direct marketers to pick up a few […]

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{Business Tips} Holiday Shipping Deadlines: Get It There in Time

holiday shipping deadlines

The holiday shopping season is in full force! You can help reduce your shopper’s holiday anxiety and your own by posting critical HOLIDAY SHIPPING CUT-OFF DATES in your shop. Your holiday shipping cut-off dates are the dates by which customers must order certain items in order to get them in time for Christmas.

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{Business Tips} Lessons from the Summit of Awesome: How to Get Publicity

  This post is offered by our very own Mary Kearns of Herban Lifestyle.  Mary attended the Summit of Awesome hosted by Hello Craft, where she attended some great workshops. Today, Mary shares with us the great things she learned from the workshops she attended.   Lessons from the Summit of Awesome: How to Get […]

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{Business Tips} Get Local with Holiday Craft Fairs (bonus Recycled Newspaper ToteTutorial)

Craft Fair

Can you believe that Christmas is only 7 weeks away? Let me repeat – CHRISTMAS IN ONLY 7 WEEKS AWAY! Now that I’ve planted the seed and a sense of urgency into your brain {as if you weren’t already stressing over it}, let’s talk Holiday Craft Fairs.  Craft Fairs are a great way to gain […]

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{Business Tips} Etsy Search Ads

HerbanLuxe Search Ad Results

Anchor Bottle Cap by Pir8t Back at the beginning of July Etsy introduced the “Sort by Revelancy” option.  Lori of OneShadeGreener helped demystify the whole Relevancy vs. Recency deal.  According to a post written on the Etsy blog by  Natalie Schwartz, “Even when viewing search results sorted by relevancy, recency of the item matters, especially […]

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{Business Tips} Growing Beyond Etsy

Etsy Comfort Zone

“Step Outside Your Etsy Comfort Zone” “Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.“ Robert Allen co-author of The One Minute Millionaire Esty is a great platform in which to start a business.  When you decided to open your shop on Etsy, you instantly gained access to millions of potential buyers and tremendous marketing […]

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{Business Tips} Decoding Your Etsy Shop Stats

Esty Shop Stats Link

Last week we wrapped up our Etsy SEO post series with a post on one of Etsy’s most recent and talked about change – the move from Recency to Relevancy when it comes to searches. In the whole Etsy revamp, you may have noticed the NEW Shop Stats link found under the Orders section of […]

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