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 […]

Figuring Out SEO for Our Etsy Shop

Dismal Etsy Stats - New Accounts Need to Be Patient

Filling our Etsy shop with print-on-demand products is moving along for us. We now have 62 listings and I have 2 designs to add to that which will put us at 68. The only disappointing thing is the views and visits. They’re basically non-existent. Everyone I follow on YouTube that does print-on-demand says to be […]

Etsy Suspended Our Account for No Reason

Etsy Suspended Us For No Reason

The day finally came, it was time to start listing all our great t-shirt and sweatshirt designs on Etsy. We had been waiting to list because the bank account we set up with Chime needed money in it and it took several days to make the transfer. I didn’t want Etsy to try to draft […]

We Started A Print On Demand Etsy Business!

My daughter, Brittany, and I  decided to open an Etsy shop selling Print On Demand t-shirts, sweatshirts, and any other item we find that will work well with our designs.  We didn’t know what it would take but decided to find out. The first thing we did was throw some designs together. Some we created […]