Year End Inventory Workshop

Year End Inventory Workshop

Right around the end of the year, you may start hearing a lot about counting your inventory. Today I’m hosting an Inventory Crash Course Workshop, which is my fancy way of saying I filmed a video answering the big questions I see about year-end inventory. This is my attempt to explain inventory, cost of goods sold, and the dreaded year end count in…

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How To Catch Up On Your Bookkeeping – For Etsy Sellers

How to Catch Up on Your Bookkeeping – for Etsy Sellers

Note: This post (along with the free checklist) has been updated for 2017! If you are feeling really behind and overwhelmed, make sure you get on the early bird list for the 2017 Bite-Sized Bookkeeping Bootcamp right here. It will be open to enrollment in mid-November and those on the wait list will get access to an exclusive discount. The…

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Six Reasons You Probably Need To Raise Your Prices ASAP

Six reasons you probably need to raise your prices ASAP

Today's post comes to you from my friend and fellow creative Danielle Spurge from Merriweather Council. Danielle is a maker maven known for helping turn others' crafty tendencies into profits. Today Danielle shares a bit of tough love with us when it comes to pricing for profit. Visit the Merriweather Council here. People ask me a lot, “How do I make…

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Quarterly Check-Up For Your Biz

Quarterly Check-Up for Your Biz

It's the end of another quarter! Where the heck is the time going?! The end of a quarter (or the beginning of a fresh, new one) is a great time to catch up on mundane tasks that you've been putting off (bookkeeping, anyone?), check in on your progress towards your goals, and set new goals for the next quarter. In fact,…

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Using Whatify To Stand Out In Etsy Search Results

Using Whatify to Stand Out in Etsy Search Results

It's becoming more and more challenging to stand out in the Etsy marketplace. Etsy shoppers are inundated with results when they search for an item. Like pages and pages...and pages. How can you make sure your handmade good stands out in the sea of search results? It's all about drawing in that potential customer with your product's lead photo - peaking…

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Pricing Handmade Goods – Re-examining Your Price Formula

Pricing Handmade Goods – Re-examining Your Price Formula

So you try your hand at one of those suggested pricing formulas for your handmade goods, and the resulting price seems crazy high. Nobody's going to buy your product for that price! What's a handmade seller to do? This post is a continuation of our series on pricing handmade goods for Etsy shop owners and other creative entrepreneurs. Visit all…

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How To Use Quizzes To Grow Your Biz

How to Use Quizzes to Grow Your Biz

A few weeks ago I got the chance to partner with a quiz-building tool called Interact. I have loved working with them, and the experience really got me thinking about how handmade sellers can use quizzes in unique ways to grow their business. So today, I'm excited to share my ideas on how to use an interactive quiz to build…

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Etsy Pricing Formula – How To Price For Handmade

Etsy Pricing Formula – How to Price for Handmade

Today we’re going to discuss how to price your handmade goods and my recommended "Etsy pricing formula". Pricing your handcrafted products or designs can be one of the most challenging tasks for a creative entrepreneur or artist (that's why I eventually created a spreadsheet that helps you do it!). You can have an awesome product, a cohesive brand, a great webpage…you…

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How To Start An Etsy Shop {in Less Than A Week!}

How to Start an Etsy Shop {in less than a week!}

Today I am excited to host Steph from Zero to Biz. Steph founded Zero to Biz as a passion project after seeing her own dreams come true. It all started with a few invitation designs and an Etsy shop. She used the platform to turn her hobby into a money-making business - and eventually a full time job! Steph wants to…

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