A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 297,224
Currently Running With Scissors:
424 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 342 343 [344] 345 346 ... 570
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: How's your Etsy shop doing now?  (Read 290369 times)
Tags for this thread: etsy  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
hollyg9211
Offline Offline

Posts: 936
Joined: 02-Dec-2003

9 out of 10 ninjas agree...


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3430 on: May 18, 2007 10:09:56 AM »

my sales have been kinda slow this month.  Is it the postal increase?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Shop for KiWi Cuties apparel at
http://www.kiwicuties.etsy.com
hollylynne
Offline Offline

Posts: 1235
Joined: 23-Aug-2006

step away from the cashmere


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3431 on: May 18, 2007 12:25:02 PM »

i've been slowish this month too Sad 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

sparetime
« Reply #3432 on: May 18, 2007 08:43:03 PM »

Been slow for me also. I plan on doing some work to increase my inventory before the holidays.
 I don't think the postal increase will hurt to much, I figure would spend that much or more if they have to drive to the store. With gas prices being the way they are.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Carolyn
www.sparetimecrafts.etsy.com
Dance like no ones watching!
frogeyesalad
Offline Offline

Posts: 286
Joined: 27-Oct-2004

Texting from a few feet away? For shame!


View Profile
« Reply #3433 on: May 18, 2007 09:06:13 PM »

Postal increases haven't hurt our store at all, sales have actually increased! I think that's because we starting listing more stuff on Monday, so we've sold 7 items this week with two custom orders in the works.

I think it depends on each seller and the packages if the increases will hurt, because our packages are so lightweight we only had to raise prices 50 cents or less. Nothing terrible, but I can see how sellers with much larger and heavier items could have trouble with the prices. I wish them all well!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
kattghoti
« Reply #3434 on: May 19, 2007 09:14:42 AM »

Well I almost hate to say it since everyone seems to be having a slow May (though maybe "slow" is subjective), but this has been my best month yet.  Maybe it helps (sales, not my wallet) that I have only changed about half of my shipping prices. 

What has helped me?  I would say that participating in the buy and replace lists has helped, but only two of my seven sales have come from that.

I was also either listing or renewing almost daily until about a week ago.  But unfortunately life has caused my sewing to come to a screeching halt.  Actually, sewing has caused sewing to come to a screeching halt.  I've been making insane pirate costumes for the PotC:AWE opening next Thursday.  As of Tuesday I should be 100% complete, and I can start making headbands again.  And cuffs!  Oh do I want to make some cuffs! 

Since my sales have been growing exponentially, I imagine that next month will be even better!  Maybe by Christmas people will rely on me for presents  Roll Eyes  It might be wishful thinking, but at this moment, I'm pretty darn proud of myself!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

BeaG
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3352
Joined: 31-Jul-2005

Hi from Belgium!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3435 on: May 19, 2007 09:28:58 AM »

It might be wishful thinking, but at this moment, I'm pretty darn proud of myself!
And so you should be!
Hugs,
BeaG
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SesSpringett
« Reply #3436 on: May 19, 2007 03:23:54 PM »

Hurrah!!! I got a custom dread order from my thinkpretty shop (which i'm letting slowly die out) today, which was ace!! The guy wants them to be Jack Sparrow!!  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out the bloggity blog at www.astareal.co.uk
TrashedClothing
Offline Offline

Posts: 1144
Joined: 12-Jul-2006

You only wish you had a Yeti hat like me!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3437 on: May 19, 2007 06:09:57 PM »

My shop has been terribly slow...so has mom's. I've only sold one item these past few weeks.

I plan on revamping my store and slowly phasing out a lot. I don't think my totes will ever have a home  Sad
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Serendipity Crafts
Serendipity Crafts
Offline Offline

Posts: 449
Joined: 08-Aug-2005

Elizabeth & Hugh


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3438 on: May 19, 2007 08:00:23 PM »

Slow in Etsy and slowing down a bit on our own site as well  Huh

I started a thread today in the forums, hoping to promote our shop .... and a direct competitor posted her same type items, in the thread! I am not feeling threatened because I feel our products are better and perhaps I shouldn't have even been surprised but I would never have even thought to do such a thing.  Huh

THIS ROCKS   Logged

Elizabeth & Hugh
Personalized Signature Platters & Souvenir Plates
Serendipity-Crafts.com
Serendipity-Crafts Photo Gallery
Etsy Store
BeaG
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3352
Joined: 31-Jul-2005

Hi from Belgium!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3439 on: May 20, 2007 02:51:39 AM »

I just introduced a new product: New Trend FIESTA Necklaces!

After a series of New Trend Necklaces:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5827010
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5827021
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=5827017

I now made a series of New Trend Fiesta necklaces.
They are a little thinner and longer and they have bright summery colours:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6006097
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6006101
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6006103

These were also made by weaving trellisyarn over elastic thread.

I would love to know what you think of them!
And which one is your favorite colour combination?
Do you think they might sell?
Thanks!
BeaG
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 342 343 [344] 345 346 ... 570 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How To Make Your Own Face Mask At Home Using Fruit Juices And Sugar
How to Do a Marbleized Manicure
How to Do a Great Gatsby Look For Halloween
Josie Maran Talks Style and Finding Her Passion
How to Do Zombie Vampire Halloween Makeup
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Molded Hot Glue
More Amazing Matchboxes
Meatless Monday: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.