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TwistMySister
« on: January 14, 2013 09:02:34 PM »

Hi all, Ive been on etsy with my store open for 2 weeks now, almost 600 views and lots of favourites, but no sales!

I find that people love my stuff at markets face to face. But not alot of interest in purchasing on-line.

What am I doing wrong? Do you think my stuff is on the wrong platform of selling? Are my pictures horrendous? I know they arent all uniform but Im working on it. Is it ok for the backgrounds to be different? If they match?
Im in about 5 teams and I post regularly, I am in 2 forums with my etsy site in the signature, I dont know what else I can do! Is my stuff too similar to whats out there? Blah : /

But mostly, I think it is the huge international shipping cost being a downer for me being in Australia. Any tips or input would be appreciated! Brutal honesty on why you think I have no sales yet is perfectly fine!!!!!  Wink

www.onthefrontline.etsy.com

www.etsy.com/shop/onthefrontline

Thanks guys
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TwistMySister
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2013 05:55:19 PM »

OK so it's been 3 weeks and I got my first sale! My perserverence paid off, and apparently I am not able to delete my topic LOL.
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2013 10:17:58 AM »

Congrats on your sale! Did you try anything different? Ive been open two weeks with no sales as well.
http://www.etsy.com/shop/SilverDaisiesStudios
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TwistMySister
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2013 12:17:43 AM »

Thanks! Yes i did do a couple things differently...

-joined more teams, and became more active in team threads/posts
-added wayyy more items = more chances to be found
-brightened and edited my photos, to look more inviting and clear
-talked in the forums, asking and answering questions
-made treasuries of other people's items!


and i also think time, patience & persistence helps too :-)
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GingerKnitter
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2013 02:48:45 PM »

Congrats to both of you! It looks like both of y'all's shops are doing well!
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