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Old 01-27-2010, 05:47
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Hey girls, I haven't been on much lately because of work, but I've been busy making some bows. I've never claimed to be the best bow maker so I know I have room to grow in that department. However, the ladies around here just love them, so I think they are "sellable". However, I haven't gotten any bites on my etsy. Granted the bows have only been up a few days, but I just knew that I would have sold at least one. Would some of you mind going to my etsy and looking at it to see where I could improve it? I have looked at many other "bow makers" etsy shops and looked to see what details they added about their products, their shipping policies and such to see how it's done. I'm wondering if I tagged them wrong, priced them too high, or maybe it's because I don't add a base bow to my stacked bows.....I DON'T KNOW! If you have time, stop by and help a sister out! Thanks!

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Old 01-27-2010, 05:54
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I am still a little new to Etsy, But I think you need to add more tags to your items. You can add up to 14 tags. So like, Bows, Hairbows, clip, baby, accessories, and whatever that listing pertains too. Like if its a holiday bow, add that holiday to your tag. You can go back and edit your current listings to add more tags. Hope that helps!
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I am still a little new to Etsy, But I think you need to add more tags to your items. You can add up to 14 tags. So like, Bows, Hairbows, clip, baby, accessories, and whatever that listing pertains too. Like if its a holiday bow, add that holiday to your tag. You can go back and edit your current listings to add more tags. Hope that helps!
Hmmm....I didn't know that! Thanks! I"ll be doing some editing tonight!
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:04
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Here is one of my listings...and all the tags..just for a example.

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php...ng_id=39322027
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:12
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Thanks for the site...I didn't think about putting hair and bow together AND separately!
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I think the bows are very nice! I love the baby stacked bow!

BTW we have the same first name though most people all me Lula or Lu and have since I was about 4.
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:13
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People have called me Tara LOU since I was little....and more than one person. I guess those names just go together!

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I think the bows are very nice! I love the baby stacked bow!

BTW we have the same first name though most people all me Lula or Lu and have since I was about 4.
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:21
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Your bows are fabulous!!
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:28
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Definitely use all your tags. I don't think you need to do hair bow and then hair and bow separately. I've tested it and it works either way.

Listing items everyday is important. Be a part of the forums or visit chat to get your name out there.
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:40
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I am not the best at etsy but I think the back ground should be simple so it doesn't compete with your product. It makes it hard to see details. Just my opinion................ again not like I am the queen of etsy! I know I have lots to work on myself.

Great products! Very cute shop!
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