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Introduction The key to growing and managing your handmade business is managing your time. The goal is to work smarter, not harder, so you can focus on what you do best - creating amazing products. We've put together a list of tools you can use to grow your handmade business. Disclosure: We only recommend products that...
The holiday season is quickly approaching! For many online sellers, the rush of sales can quickly become overwhelming. Use the list below as a starting point to begin preparing for the holiday season, and reduce your stress with a plan. This list covers many of the little things you can do to prepare your shop for the additional orders and...
Post consistently (at least once a day) One of the best ways to build your following is to be consistent with your content. According to a study of over 100,000 social media accounts by Tailwind, a visual marketing tool, profiles that posted seven or more times a week (or at least once a day) get more likes and gain more...
Ever feel like there isn't enough time in the day? Time management is something we all deal with, and when life gets hectic, it can become a struggle. Although I can't promise that you will have it all figured out by the end of the article, I would like to share some tips to make more time in the day, get more stuff done, and find time to...
Reviews are one of the most critical aspects of your online store's branding and marketing. Not only do they help build trust and loyalty, but good or bad reviews can make or break your store. Here are some tips on how to get 5-star reviews: Have overly detailed product listings Make sure your product listing is full of information...
If you are like me, many times, it feels like your workload is taking over your life. With many people working from home, the lines between work and free time become blurred, and you may feel like you are in a constant state of "work mode." As stress kicks in, it is easy to become overwhelmed and feel like you are losing control. Here are...
Just Artisan's search is how many buyers look for products. When someone searches for an item on Just Artisan, our search algorithm works to return the most relevant products. As a seller, the way you structure your listings will impact how often your product appears in search. To optimize your listings, we have compiled the following...
Creating product descriptions is one of the most challenging tasks when selling online. If you are struggling with creating alluring product descriptions, do take a look at the several questions to ask yourself that might help you find the motivation you need.  Questions you need to consider: Here are nine questions you need to...
The best way to promote a small business or store is to bring it online. Facebook is the largest social media platform, with a staggering 2.7 billion people from around the globe. On Facebook, you have a broad audience to which you can promote your products. A genuinely worthy product that customers want or need, with the concrete...
When selling online, the shipping of products can create some waste. If you have a brand that embraces sustainability, you may be looking for a sustainable way to package and ship your orders. This article will outline some of the eco-friendly, sustainable, and/or compostable shipping methods:  1. Recycle boxes from your online...
Congratulations on opening your store with Just Artisan. Here at Just Artisan, we are your biggest supporter and have developed a community of like-minded artisans to build each other up. We know you are anxious about your first sale and cannot wait for many more to come! Here are some tips on what to do now to grow your business:...
In the past, getting good product photos was only possible by professionals with high-end cameras and equipment. Today, you have everything you need to get professional-looking product photos using just your smartphone, free photo editing apps, and a little bit of creativity. As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. Your...