Seller Handbook

Advice and inspiration for successfully running your Etsy shop

3 Ways Craft Supply Sellers Can Optimize Their Shipping Processes and Inventory

An organized inventory and streamlined shipping process will allow you to offer customers faster processing time and lower shipping prices.

By Taylor Combs Mar 27, 2017

A Beginner's Guide to Shipping

Learn how to estimate shipping costs, package fragile items and appeal to an international audience.

By Katy Svehaug Jan 25, 2017

2017 Shipping Rate Changes for USPS, FedEx and Canada Post

Learn more about updates to USPS, FedEx and Canada Post rates and services.

By Mike McGuire Dec 27, 2016

4 Holiday Shipping Tips for Etsy Sellers

With buyers eager to receive orders in time for gift giving, here’s how to streamline your shipping process to stay stress-free this holiday season.

By Katy Svehaug Oct 11, 2016

How to Set Up a Shipping Station for Your Etsy Shop

Five experienced sellers share their tips for streamlining your shipping process, which could save you time and even some money.

By Katy Svehaug Oct 4, 2016

2016 Shipping Rate Updates for the United States and Canada

See what’s in store for this year's USPS and Canada Post rates, and learn about tools that make it easy to update your shipping settings.

By Mike McGuire Dec 16, 2015

How to Ship Anything

Find out how to mail even the biggest, bulkiest packages — and build your own custom boxes — with shipping wizardry from seasoned vintage sellers.

By Carol Yoon Dec 2, 2014

4 Shipping Tips to Boost Customer Satisfaction

Get the skinny on new shipping tools that will save you time – and keep customers coming back for more.

By Triona Fritsch Jul 31, 2014

4 Steps to Shipping Success

From shipping labels to the Seller Protection Policy, this guide will help you lay solid groundwork for mailing packages with confidence.

By Triona Fritsch May 7, 2013

Adventures in International Selling

Buyers overseas are eager for your wares — don't let your postal fears keep you from reaching them!

By Kelly Hamilton Aug 31, 2012