I ventured into the Etsy forums yesterday and found myself in a thread where you offer a critic of the shop that previously posted.
I got some very helpful feedback, granted it was stuff I already know, but its meaningful to hear it from someone else. One particular feedback was regarding the 'overwhelming' taupe background. I knew it was bad, but *cringe* didn't know it was quite that bad. Well, fair enough, I've needed to invest in a camera that can give me better close ups and now that is has arrived, I REALLY need to learn how to use it to remedy the background problem.
Etsy and selling online has been a completely uphill learning curve for me and I previously considered my self fairly tech savvy. I am learning not only how to run my own cottage industry but to also utilize tools that can help me better understand what is and what is not working. I appreciate the opportunity for other Etsy shop owners to give input regarding my shop because there is a formula as to what works and what does not. I think I'm about halfway there.
So..trucking onward! And hopefully in the next few weeks better photo's will appear to offer a better view of the great colors and designs I'm offering!
Onward and Upward!
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