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Etsy SEO, analytics, beginner SEO, marketing, more sales, Facebook, Twitter, Social Media, content writer, student, Designer, and being a guy who just enjoys life.

I run a FREE Promotional Newsletter for Etsy Sellers, you can signup if you're interested at newbluemarketing.com

Hey there! I'm Mike, and I am a SEO specialist, Web Designer and Internet Marketer from Chicago, IL US of A. If you have questions on technical things like, how to increase sales (yep, it's technical), how to get more traffic, or things on SEO (search engine optimization), blogs, analytics, web site building or web site design, I'm more than happy to help out!

ABOUT SEO: ARE YOU BEING LIED TO?

Really quickly I'm going to run through a list of…

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About

Etsy SEO, analytics, beginner SEO, marketing, more sales, Facebook, Twitter, Social Media, content writer, student, Designer, and being a guy who just enjoys life.

I run a FREE Promotional Newsletter for Etsy Sellers, you can signup if you're interested at newbluemarketing.com

Hey there! I'm Mike, and I am a SEO specialist, Web Designer and Internet Marketer from Chicago, IL US of A. If you have questions on technical things like, how to increase sales (yep, it's technical), how to get more traffic, or things on SEO (search engine optimization), blogs, analytics, web site building or web site design, I'm more than happy to help out!

ABOUT SEO: ARE YOU BEING LIED TO?

Really quickly I'm going to run through a list of things
to watch out for when dealing with people in the SEO
business.

The fact of the matter is if someone offers
to do something like - suggest your shop to 5,000
people, that's great and all, but the fact is
that's a terrible deal. Why?

How do you know their 5,000 people even like
handmade goods?

For all we know that person might only be friends
with people who despise handmade goods.

SO, without further adieu, here are things to watch out for:
Here are things to look for:

1)Optimizing tags for Google
They're full of it. Google doesn't use tags.
Only Etsy evaluates on a tag system.
If they say yahoo or bing-
Bing doesn't either and Bing
just essentially bought out
Yahoo's search, which means
that Yahoo search no longer uses tags
either.

Tags are good on Etsy, ONLY.

2) They say they can give you
hundreds or thousands of backlinks

Backlinks are links to your shop used by google
to evaluate a page's value

Quality backlinks can be built and will
make a difference in your Google rankings.

The people selling them on Etsy are
selling links from crappy websites
or blogs, which is why they
can sell 100s of links for $10-$50.

Not that $60 is better I've just
seen most listings in this price range.

3) They tell you that they can put your
entire shop at the top.

It is not possible to have more than one
item listed in the first 3-4 rows in competitive
searches (like jewelry related items)

The 5th row however, is up for grabs.

4) They can suggest your shop
to X-thousand people.

This is a waste of your money.
If you really want to do this
go to fiverr.com and pay someone
$5 instead of $119.50
to do exactly the same thing.

I'll add to this list as I go,
the point is PLEASE
Don't get ripped off by people
who are being just plain inconsiderate.

Thanks!
-Mike
newbluemarketing [dot] com
and what will you do today . etsy.com is my other shop,
which I do not use for now.

other shops: whatwillyoudotoday.etsy.com
Note: I currently do not use this shop.

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