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Etsy is a marketplace for hand made and craft goods
By Sasha Fedorenko July 10, 2019 - 10:10 am

Etsy to ‘give priority to items that guarantee free shipping to US buyers’

"Starting on July 30, 2019, we’ll give priority placement in US search results to items that ship free and to shops that guarantee free shipping to US buyers on orders of $35 or more," said today Josh Silverman in a letter to Etsy sellers. Etsy chief

How to hone your advertising strategy on Etsy

Advertising can be an effective way to reach a new audience and increase sales, but it’s helpful to test the waters before diving in. Investing time and money up front to test which of your products perform best, and what kind of return you can

Etsy automatic renewals to be applied to all listings

Etsy are emailing sellers to inform them that after the 25th of July 2019, Etsy automatic renewals will be set for all listings. After the 25th of July 2019, when you create a new listing, Etsy will set it to auto-renew by default. Etsy have

3 key summer trends: How to capitalise on seasonal shopping demand

Etsy Summer trends report 2019 looks at what's most likely to sell as the hot weather shifts consumer buying preferences. Here are three key trends that Etsy sellers can adopt into their product strategies to catch shoppers' interest. 1.Bold bloom According to the report, the perfect expression

Etsy to launch a country-specific marketing tool

Etsy have announced the scheduled introduction of a country-specific marketing tool which will aim to personalise offers based on the buyers' location. Etsy will introduce enhanced sales and coupons service in August. Its new functionality will enable sellers to set a country-specific sale. The marketplace attributes the

How to create a GDPR policy for Etsy shop

The EU-based Etsy sellers or merchants who offer their listings to shoppers in the territory are required to have a GDPR policy for their Etsy shop. However, merchants embarking on such a mission may wonder where to start. Here is a guide for sellers aiming

Etsy introduces new tool to show off listing variations

Etsy have announced the introduction of the new tool which aims to show off sellers' listing variations. How does it work? A picture is worth a thousand words. The new listing variation tool enables sellers to display all the product variations they have to offer with photography.

The Etsies – Etsy Design Awards submission deadline extended

Etsy have announced the extension of The Etsies - Etsy Design Awards submission deadline to the 4th of June. Sellers now have a week-long extension to submit their entry to join the competition. The marketplace shared the news in Etsy Community page, saying that "creating the

How Etsy are improving Etsy seller trading in 2019

Etsy say that they're committed to making Etsy seller trading the best it can be. Sales on Etsy grew by 20.8% and active buyers increased by 18.2% in 2018. This means that Etsy are increasingly honing their focus on boosting marketplace sales. Here are the highlights