Month: April 2020

Why Sharing Your Unique Story Through Visuals Can Be Powerful as a Handmade Online Seller

I had so much fun this past weekend watching and supporting the SF Etsy team #shoptiny online event. It was held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The event was to showcase and support the local SF Bay Area’s maker community since all in-person events are currently on hold until who knows when! They featured a number […]

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In Conversation with Avery of Beanstalk & Company

Beautiful photos of plants almost always stop me in my tracks. So when I came across Beanstalk & Company on Instagram with its beautiful photos of air plants, I just had to send a DM asking, “Do you take your own photos? They look great!” I got a message back saying, “I do!” Once I […]

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How the Details in Your Photography Can Add Value to Your Handmade Product

When shopping in person, customers inspect products with all 5 of their senses. They’re able to look closely at your product and figure out the quality of the craftsmanship, the color, texture and so on. But you can’t do that when shopping online. A customer can’t pick up and inspect your product like they can […]

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In Conversation with Heidi Shenk of Row House 14

I’ve known Heidi Shenk for a long time since we were both part of the Etsy Greeting Cards group. I even ordered a custom greeting card for my dad for his birthday back in 2011 from her which he loved!  I wanted to chat with her to get a little more background in how she […]

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