Had a Long Break

Yep, I’ve been away for what seems like forever.¬† I don’t want to go into too much detail but in March my husband was diagnosed with Glioblastoma which is a form of brain cancer. After diagnosis, he needed surgery, radiation, and chemo and I became his caretaker. Needless to say, things on the internet just […]

The Most Important Things To Know To Run a Poshmark Business

Most important things to know to run a Poshmark Business

Selling used clothing on Poshmark is a great way to make extra money. Some even turn it into a fulltime business. My current experience with Poshmark is that over the last few years they’ve made it very hard to make a fulltime living using JUST Poshmark. I won’t go into the evolution Poshmark has taken […]

What is Poshmark and How Does it Work?

What is Poshmark & How Does It Work?

Recently my sister-in-law asked me if I could help her partner learn how to resell clothing. I was ecstatic! I love teaching what I know. We decided to have a zoom meeting when she returns from out of town. That still hasn’t happened but I put together a Trello board with tons of info in […]

Handling an Upset Etsy Customer: How to Turn a Negative Experience into a 5-Star Review

Hot to Turn a Negative Experience with a Customer into a 5-Star Review

Hey there! Today let’s talk about something we all dread: handling an upset customer. As an Etsy seller, you’re bound to encounter a situation where a customer is unhappy with their purchase or experience. Customer complaints can be stressful, but with the right approach, you can turn a potentially negative situation into a 5-star review.  […]

Reselling Used Items Online – Ebay, Poshmark, Mercari

Up to this point in my blog I’ve focused on selling print-on-demand items on Etsy. That was my newest project and the one I was most excited about when I started this blog. However, there is another entirely different business we run to make money online and that is reselling. Reselling? What is that? Reselling […]

Effects of Etsy Vacation Mode & Niching Down in 2023

Effects of Etsy Vacation Mode & Niching Down in 2023

December 2022 was a very slow month for our new print-on-demand Etsy business. In fact, we had zero sales. And that’s totally my fault.  I let the people in my social media groups scare me. Yes, they scared me into thinking that I would get a bad review because a customer would order a Christmas […]

How To Sell Print on Demand Personalized Items on Etsy with Printify

How to Set-Up Personalized Etsy Listing for Print on Demand

Etsy is all about unique items and to be honest, when creating print-on-demand t-shirts it’s a little hard to be unique. The competition is fierce and it’s hard to have an idea that hasn’t already been done.¬† Sure, you can tweak an idea and give it your flare, but when it comes down to it, […]

Using and Loving Adobe Illustrator

Using & Loving Illustrator - New Tutorial Series

I belong to a lot of Facebook Groups for print-on-demand designers and I find that hardly any of the people in those groups use the Adobe suite of products. In fact, most use an online graphic program called Canva. I find this fascinating. Now don’t get me wrong, Canva is great, but it is limited […]

How Long Did It Take to Get Our First Sales on Etsy?

Selling Print On Demand on Etsy

Well, we did it! We made our first sale! In fact, we had another one on Saturday too! I am ecstatic! It seems we’re following the same path as some large POD sellers and that makes me really happy. If you haven’t followed my previous posts, we made our first listings on September 27, 2022 […]

Can You Have An Email List For Your Etsy Account?

Can you have an email list for your Etsy account?

If you’ve ever wanted to sell anything online and done any research about it, I’m sure you’ve heard that you need an email list. You’ll commonly read and hear: The gold is in the list. The first thing you need to do is set-up your email list. You can’t run an online business without an […]