New Shop Tools from Etsy

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French Country Garden Tools by FrenchCountryLife Over the last month or so, Etsy has been working hard behind the scenes to improve or add tools for shop owners.  News of these updates has been trickling out in e-mail communications that I have been “bookmarking” to read later.  As I went back to learn more about [...]

{Business Tips} Tips on Tagging

Normal Search

Tagging is one of the least fun and glamourous of all your Etsy shop tasks.  The beauty of your designs, photography and descriptions seem so much more interesting to focus on.  However, the words you choose in titles and tags are the elements that get customers to your shop to take a look at that [...]

{Business Tips} ETSY SEO: Relevancy Over Recency

Pendant by LMG Design

Last week, Etsy made a significant change to their search engine which impacts how customers find your shop via search.  The previous default search based on recency was replaced by a default based on relevancy.  For anyone who has spent time (and money) determining the appropriate re-listing strategy for a recency search, this change immediately [...]