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Sell More on Etsy: Top Methods for Maximizing Your Profits

Etsy is an online platform where people just like you sell their handmade products and crafts. According to Alexa.com, Etsy is one of the top 150 most visited websites in the world. More than ever, there has been a growing demand of custom or handmade products. In a world where most products are manufactured by machines, people enjoy the fact that something they bought is unique and cannot be purchased at a local retailer.

Many have tried but failed to sell items on Etsy. Others have made a few sales but never saw another dime after that. Frankly, it’s really not that easy to get on the Etsy bandwagon. To make matters worse, there is no way to break into the site and instantly become a popular seller. The fact is a lot of time and effort must be spent to really build a reputation and achieve desired results.

To help you in building your business on Etsy, here are the top methods for maximizing profits on the website.

Eye-Catching Photos

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One of the most important things to make a good impression on customers is having beautiful photos. They need to be of high quality and show your product in a way which entices people to buy it, what I like to call “drool-worthy.” You also make sure that all your items have quality photographs. One item cannot look better than the other. They must all compliment each other. Overall this will give a sense of professionalism while building trust.

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Top 5 Computer Monitors for Designers

1. Dell UltraSharp 27

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This wonderful monitor offers a 16:9 aspect ratio and has over 3.6 million pixels. The 2560×1440 resolution LED display is a feast for the eyes. You can easily adjust its height and even tilt it to portrait mode.

If you’re a designer, you know how important it is for the monitor to have accurate colors. When you print something in CMYK, you expect it to accurate. Well, this monitor has accurate colors right out of the box. You can also use this monitor to watch tv and play video games. The connections include four USB 3.0 ports, DisplayPort 1.2, DVI (HDCP) and HDMI.

If you care about the environment, you’ll be happy to know that it’s made with arsenic-free glass, a mercury-free panel, uses 25-percent post-consumer recycled plastics in its chassis, BFR/PVC-free laminates in its circuit boards, and is shipped with environmentally responsible packaging.

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Top 5 Best Backpacks for Traveling

Red Oxx Sky Train

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This backpack is 38 liters, so you have more than plenty of space for your possessions. It offers tie down straps for your clothing so you won’t have to deal with crumpled and gross looking clothes. It also has a great variety of ways to carry it. It can be rolled like a suitcase, carried like a messenger bag or held on tight like a backpack so you’ll be able to use your hands while you’re on the go. The best part about this bag is that it’s completely handmade, which means you know it’s high quality.

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70+ Life Lessons and Advice I Would Teach My Younger Self

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Over the last few years I’ve learned many valuable life lessons and would like to share them with you. These tips aren’t really age restricted, I just wish I would’ve know about them earlier. I guess making mistakes and learning from them is the most important lesson in life, right? Well, for those of you out there who don’t want to fall in the same traps, why not learn from the mistakes of others?

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20 Elegant Classic Vehicle Designs

Lamborghini 350 GTV

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I’m a sucker for classic cars. There is just something about the lines, curves, and shapes of classic vehicles that makes me smile… and sometimes drool.

There’s a big difference between a sexy 21st century car and a timeless design from the past. Classic vehicles tend to be considered a work of art. These automotive beauties remind us of a great period in time when car manufacturers cared more about design and innovation than Wall Street.

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Crucial Personal Branding Strategies for Beginners

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If you’re a freelancer, then you know how important it is to build your brand. If you haven’t started just yet, no worries, you want to take your time and do it right so you’ll able to get the best jobs, the best clients, and the biggest payouts.

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How to Get More Exposure for Your Design Work

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Getting exposure for your design work is absolutely critical to building a successful business. Experience equals trust, so building your rep and doing it the right way is essential. We have outlined the following tips and tricks that will help you in building your reputation and business. Let’s dive in.

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How to Grow Your Audience as a Designer

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There is so much competition on the Internet, that it might be a little harder than it seems to find people to follow your work. That’s okay though, there are steps you can take to turn your business around and build a following that will increase your sales and get people talking, sharing, and absolutely loving your work. Today we will take a look at how you can grow your audience as a designer. You know your work is good, so should everyone else.

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Free Download: 55 Crystalized Backgrounds For Your Projects

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I recently created some custom backgrounds and decided to share them with you. This free download contains 55 high quality crystalized backgrounds. Each file is 2880 × 1800 pixels and is 300 DPI.

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30 Examples of Packaging Designs that Scream “Buy Me!”

The Fine Cheese Co Toasts for Cheese
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Let’s get one thing straight. Packaging design is very important, whether you like to admit it or not.

With tons of different products available to the average consumer, companies are constantly fighting each other to get your dollar. From pricing gimmicks to product placement, food companies are trying to get a leg up on the other guy each and every way possible.

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Understanding Trust: What it is and How to Build it

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Trust is defined as a position of obligation, and that couldn’t be more important in a business setting in where you have an obligation to your employees and your coworkers. When you have a position in which you are in charge of a team, company or have to make important business decisions, trust is vital to your success.

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8 Photographs to Take Before You Die

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It might be a dream of yours to tour Europe or sing the national anthem at the Superbowl. But whether or not you have an actual bucket list written down, you should have a separate “bucket list” of photographs you want to take before you leave.

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Creative Customer Service Email Tips: How to Make Sure Your Emails Are Not Misinterpreted

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The importance of customer service is growing as is the amount of online customer service happening over email. Email communication makes it harder to delivery an excellent customer service experience simply because the customer can easily misinterpret even the best intentions. If you follow these 6 guidelines, you can better communicate with customers through email and clearly deliver excellent customer service.

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45 Creative Gig Poster Designs

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If you didn’t know by now, gig poster collecting started out in the 60′s and the tradition is still going strong today. In fact, the community is bigger that ever. Indie music fanatics around the world have turned into collectors. This isn’t some small fad or trend, there are entire online communities/marketplaces solely dedicated to buying and selling custom gig posters.

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How to Create a Stellar “About Us” Page

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There is no better way to introduce yourself and your company to potential clients than to produce a stellar “About Us” page. This is the place where you sell your company on a person-to-person basis, and where to illustrate the pride and expertise you bring to your field. The product or service you’re selling is the tool by which success is made. But the people who work at the company are the heroes of the “About Us” page.

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