Shipping Stuff

Live your beauty

January 2, 2016
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Create a work space you love! It can be super organized, or it can be delightful chaos…whatever satisfies your soul! One of the great artists of modern times, Alexander Calder, created his masterpiece mobiles in an amazingly rich and cluttered workshop (see a photo of Calder’s studio at the Smithsonian Magazine’s blog). April Starr uses […]

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The proper shipping settings for having a life

April 24, 2015
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Your shipping policies and options clearly let customers know what to expect after they purchase one of your amazing items.  Setting your shipping policies on Etsy is done in Dashboard / Shop Settings / Info & Appearance / Shop Policies. As an American watercolor artist selling flat paper paintings and prints, I mainly ship with […]

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People do judge a book by its cover

September 21, 2013
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Create unique packaging for your Etsy orders! Wrap and ship your items so your new customer feels like it’s Christmas Day when their package arrives! I recently read the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson (it’s a great book, by the way). Jobs, who invented Apple computers, was a design fanatic. “The aesthetic, the quality […]

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Thank you!

May 14, 2012
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Making a sale at your Etsy shop is all about connection!  As soon as you are done celebrating, here’s the next steps: Remember to say “Thanks!” Thank you Note Cards by Sarah on Etsy. 1. Communicate!  Write back to your customer with an immediate convo.  Thank them!  Share your joy! If payment has come though […]

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