Posts in Product Shop Tips
Five Steps to Starting a Product Shop

If you’ve started an online product shop or you want to, you have probably realized that there isn’t a lot of education or material out there to help you. And guess what? There are a lot of things you need to do right in order to get sales, build a brand and grow an audience. It takes a lot of work and if you want to do it right (which I’m sure you do, ‘cause you’re reading this!), then you might need a little direction.

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The Launch League: A 5-day FREE Online Challenge

Are you frazzled with #allthethings and overloaded with dreams and ideas, but lack the ability to launch them into the world?

Or are you excited to tell the world about a new service you offer, but unsure about how to grab their attention?

Are you ready to start a new business endeavor but too scared to fail?

If you answered “yes!” to any of the above questions, then you are in the right spot! Get comfortable sister, and allow me to introduce you to the totally FREE Launch for Success online challenge.

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Everything You Need to Start an Online Shop

When I first opened my product shop I had no idea what I was doing. I had no idea how to get started with shipping, where to buy shipping materials, how to set up my shop, how to write the listings, etc. etc. I felt lost in a sea of kick booty Etsy shop owners destined to drown. That’s why I didn’t touch my Etsy shop for about a year after I created it.

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How To Step Up Your Business Game in The New Year

The end of the year can be a time where we, as business owners, take time to look back on the previous year and see all the things we wish we did better. We can also look to the New Year with great hope and anticipation for what can happen next. We are eager to make big changes and quick to focus on all that we did wrong in the past year.

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Planning and Executing A Launch

In the past year, my business has changed a lot. The business I was running in 2016 is completely different than the business I am running in 2017. There are a lot of things that influenced these changes, but there is one thing I really started to research and implement. It transformed my income and my my business. And I bet you can already guess what it was?

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6 Mistakes Product-Based Businesses Are Making With Instagram

Let’s face it: Instagram is a money making machine that we (as business owners) can’t live without. If you are a product-based business, you should be on Instagram. You can throw any and all arguments at me and I will still convince you that you need it. It’s is the easiest and cheapest (free!) way to market to your target audience and ideal clients. However, you want to make sure you are using Instagram effectively and efficiently in order to utilize it’s benefits.

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Five Steps to Kickstart your Email Marketing

“You need a mailing list”

If you’re a business owner, I’m sure you’ve heard or read this within the past year. I am guessing you’ve noticed that social media has changed and you aren’t able to depend on Instagram for all your marketing purposes. You’ve probably read blog posts about Mailchimp vs. Convertkit. And I’m also guessing that at some point in the process of learning about email marketing, you’ve also felt stressed and anxious about it.

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Five Tips for Styling Instagram Photos

We all love to scroll through our Instagram feeds and double tap the images of cute puppies, colorful macaroons, gorgeous floral arrangements, latte art, and candid photos of our friends. We enjoy sneak peeks into the lives of others, whether it be our best friend or favorite celebrity. As a creative entrepreneur, Instagram is a large part of my business and allows me to connect with an audience from all over the world. I hope that my Instagram feed provides encouragement, honesty, and beauty into the lives of my followers and friends. I thought it would be a fun and useful resource to offer Five Tips for Styling Instagram Photos. Let’s dive right in!

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Five Steps to Starting a Product Shop

If you’ve started an online product shop or you want to, you have probably realized that there isn’t a lot of education or material out there to help you. And guess what? There are a lot of things you need to get your shop started. It takes a lot of work and if you want to do it right (which I’m sure you do, ‘cause you’re reading this!), then you might need a little direction.

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Product Shoppin' Ain't Easy! | Guest Blog Post

Today's post is a guest blog post written by Lisa Goins of Surprise Gift Co. 

I have this new favorite notepad in our Mother’s Day gift, it says Mommin’ Ain’t Easy! As a mom of 4 I can certainly (and wholeheartedly) verify that statement as truth. It’s easy to go through my days thinking I wish someone had told me it would be like this. As a second year online product-shop owner, I can also verify a similar statement- product shoppin’ ain’t easy… It’s hard and I wish someone had told me this. Not smirked and told me in an “it’s not that difficult, you’ll figure it out” kind of way. If only a wiser product shop owner had sat me down, looked me square in the eyes with their gameface on and said: “you might not survive this”

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Helpful Advice from Successful Product Shop Owners | FREE DOWNLOAD

When I started my business, my business mentors were countless blog posts and free resources. I wasn’t making much money and I just didn’t have the resources to pay for a mentor. I knew it would be a dream come true to have that type of coaching at my disposal, but it wasn’t possible.

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How To Write A Shop Listing for Your Shop | Plus a free template!

This year I have been working on streamlining my business and finding ways to do more with less time. There are multiple applications that have helped me with this, but that’s another blog post for another day. Instead of diving into the applications that help, I want to talk about the systems that I put into place to help me save time and be consistent.

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Online Product Shop Checklist

When I first opened my product shop I had no idea what I was doing. I had no idea how to get started with shipping, where to buy shipping materials, how to set up my shop, how to write the listings, etc. etc. I felt lost in a sea of kick booty Etsy shop owners destined to drown. That’s why I didn’t touch my Etsy shop for about a year after I created it.

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Surviving The Holiday Hustle and The First Trimester

I still wonder how I survived the holiday hustle and the first trimester of my pregnancy. I'd like to say I survived, but I am not sure I thrived during that time. Which, the pre-pregnancy part of my mind wants to beat myself up for that truth, but I am realizing the need and reality of grace even more these days. I must admit, I never realized how hard pregnancy could be. I knew it had the potential of making me sick, but I was not prepared for the exhaustion and my lessened capabilities.

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