Seller Handbook

Advice and inspiration for successfully running your Etsy shop

Using Stats to Track Visits and What They Mean for Your Shop

Visits represent each customer who enters your virtual store. Comparing your visits to other shop data can help you identify areas for improvement.

By Lilith Ben-Or May 1, 2017

8 Ways to Achieve Your Goals This Year

Never enough hours in the day? Learn how to make more time for the important things—and make your goals a reality.

By Ashley Heyburn Mar 7, 2017

8 Tips for Planning for Parental Leave

Taking parental leave when you run your own business can present some challenges. Etsy shop owner and mom Cath Young shares her top tips.

By Cath Young Oct 18, 2016

5 Tips for Balancing Business and Baby

Whether you’re a new or expecting parent, these Etsy shop owners offer insights into how they've grown their families — and their businesses.

By Katy Svehaug May 5, 2016

The Most Effective Way to Create a To-Do List

New York Times bestselling author Charles Duhigg shares tips for reaching your business goals from his new book, Smarter Faster Better.

By Charles Duhigg Mar 9, 2016

What's Your Productivity Playlist?

How does your soundtrack set the tone for your workday? Five Etsy sellers share the tunes that boost their energy levels, focus and creativity.

By Tess Duncan Feb 11, 2016

How to Reach Your Goals in 2016

Dream big this year. Entrepreneurship coach Kari Chapin shares her strategies for setting achievable goals and reaching them.

By Kari Chapin Jan 5, 2016

3 Ways to Invest in Yourself This Year

Don't let a busy schedule get in the way of your personal development. Investing in yourself can help your business grow.

By Vana Chupp Dec 31, 2015

How to Rekindle Your Creative Spark in 30 Days

Artist and Skull-A-Day author Noah Scalin shares his tips on how to recharge your creative spark through daily challenges.

By Noah Scalin Jul 14, 2015

How to Make the Most of Your Printer

Whether you’re printing catalogs, packing slips, or products for your shop, here are our top tips on choosing the right equipment and materials.

By Taylor Combs May 28, 2015