I hope you all survived to the christmas dinner chaos! (hopefully I did)
Today I wanted to talk to you about something I know you love... HANDMADE.
And if we are talking about handmade we should talk about "the best place to buy all things vintage handmade and supplies" ETSY.
Well, when it comes about Etsy you must know that buying and finding some awesome things is great! But... what about if you want to sell some of your work? Well... time ago I started an Etsy shop and I hope I knew some of these tips I am going to share with you.
1. Take great pictures
This is a basic thing you can do. And probably one of the most important! Imagine you see something... but it is not clear or the light isn't enough. You won't have a great idea of how the item of the picture looks in real life. Sharp and good lighten pictures are the perfect ones for adding to your listings. *you can read a bit more about photography here and here*
2. Make good descriptions
I have to admit I am still working on making better descriptions for my listings. But some things you have to keep in mind is to fully describe what you are selling.
Make to yourself these questions:
Which size is it?
Do I have it in other colors?
How much does it weights?
Which materials is it made of?
After doing this you can have a better description that will answer possible customer's questions.
At the beginning this might seem not very important. But... it is. This tags will help customers reach your listings! For choosing my tags I first think, what would I write on the search box for reechoing this item?
After that you can choose easily the perfect tags for your items.
4. Shop and brand style
This is something you have to keep in mind if you want customers to remember your shop. This can be developed by the backgrounds of the pictures or the way you present them. These are some lovely shops that have a great style.
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5. Be punctual and do what you say
Well, if you are going to sell anything you would need to write carefully your policies and fulfill all what you say. Also try to send as fast as possible your items. This will make buyers happy, and leave you a positive feedback. A good idea for that is to send the receipt and a small letter thanking the purchase and asking them for leaving a feedback. It could be something like this... "Did you liked our service? Let us know! You can leave feedback on daisy smoothie.etsy.com"
I hope this works for you! (: