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Insights and actionable advice for Etsy Shops from hosts Richie, Gordon, and Kevin of Marmalead. Lessons learned, seller Q&A, and guest chats with shops are all things you can look forward to on Etsy Jam. Tune in if you're ready to take your shop to the next level!

Insights and actionable advice for Etsy Shops from hosts Richie, Gordon, and Kevin of Marmalead. Lessons learned, seller Q&A, and guest chats with shops are all things you can look forward to on Etsy Jam. Tune in if you're ready to take your shop to the next level!
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Insights and actionable advice for Etsy Shops from hosts Richie, Gordon, and Kevin of Marmalead. Lessons learned, seller Q&A, and guest chats with shops are all things you can look forward to on Etsy Jam. Tune in if you're ready to take your shop to the next level!

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Episodes

Turn Your Shop Around with Positive Outlook with Mavis Stevens from MissMavisFunHouse

11/6/2017
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Would you believe you could land more sales at your shop just by having a more positive outlook? This week we chat with Mavis Stevens from MissMavisFunHouse. She tells us how having a more positive view completely shifted the success of her shop. Mavis also talks about consistency, photos, meeting her assistant in a cemetery, showing gratitude and MORE!

Duration: 01:00:34


SEO for One-of-a-Kind Sellers with Tara Jacobsen

10/30/2017
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Are you or do you know a vintage or one-of-a-kind seller on Etsy? Feeling a little forgotten by Etsy’s last round of sales, leaders in the Etsy space, and online seller groups? Well boy do we have an episode that’s tailor made JUST for you. Tara Jacobsen from Marketing Artfully and So Glamorously Vintage joins us today to cover everything you need to know about vintage and one-of-a-kind SEO. Tara is a true leader in the SEO space - she’s joined us before on the podcast - and we are super...

Duration: 01:14:44


Lose Your Big Buts with Kara from A Cake To Remember

10/17/2017
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Are you spending too much time worrying about things you can’t control? Falling into the trap of blaming Etsy? This week we talk with Kara from A Cake To Remember about the things you CAN control. Kara covers a great list of ways to make sure your listings stay active on Etsy. She also talks about some of the common problems she’s seen on the Etsy forums when sellers are complaining about having low sales, and what they could do to get rid of their big buts.

Duration: 01:28:56


Social Media and Your Shop with Natwar from Around.io

10/10/2017
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This week we take our first ever deep dive into social media with Natwar from Around.io. Natwar shares insights into the big social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter but it doesn’t stop there. We also chat about how to find and learn from your customers, making a transition from corporate job to self employed and much much more. Stick around for another great Etsy Jam!

Duration: 00:59:08


Jade from Marmalead

10/3/2017
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Are you making the most of the visual tools Etsy provides you to tell your shop’s story? In this episode, our very own Jade has some great tips for your cover photo, shop icon, about page and more. You may recognize Jade as the author of our Etsy Jam blog post each week - but she helps us out with a ton of other things including graphic design - which she clearly has a passion for. Stick around to get to know Jade a little better and learn how you can do a quick self assessment on your...

Duration: 01:01:06


Pivoting to Follow Your Passion with Toni from UnderTheVeil

9/26/2017
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In this episode we talk with Toni from UnderTheVeil. Toni is a singer, seamstress, and Etsy seller extraordinaire. She talks with us about selling on eBay before Etsy was a thing, her live handmade boutique, legal issues with copying by one of the largest wedding companies in the world, and her pivot from aprons to weddings to teaching! And as we sometimes do, the pre-conversation for this Jam rolled right into the actual Jam conversation. So hold onto your hats because we’re gonna drop...

Duration: 01:09:55


Pivoting to Follow Your Passion with Toni from UnderTheVeil

9/26/2017
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In this episode we talk with Toni from UnderTheVeil. Toni is a singer, seamstress, and Etsy seller extraordinaire. She talks with us about selling on eBay before Etsy was a thing, her live handmade boutique, legal issues with copying by one of the largest wedding companies in the world, and her pivot from aprons to weddings to teaching! And as we sometimes do, the pre-conversation for this Jam rolled right into the actual Jam conversation. So hold on to your hats because we’re gonna drop...

Duration: 01:06:44


Are you an amateur or a professional?

9/12/2017
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How serious are you about your Etsy shop? Would you consider yourself an amateur or a professional? In this jam, we look at 14 different opportunities for self reflection which will help you have a better understanding of yourself and take your shop to the next level.

Duration: 00:39:51


800% Sales Increase with Rachel from IndigoTangerine

9/5/2017
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We are super excited to have Rachel join us again from IndigoTangerine. Rachel chatted with us back in Spring of 2016. Since then she’s been super busy working on her shop and one year later she’s seen an 800% increase in sales. Stick around to hear about Rachel’s Etsy specific product development srategy, why she doesn’t have her own website, the challenges of scaling an Etsy shop, and some tools outside of Etsy that she has found super useful!

Duration: 01:08:56


Shop Fitness Calculator Extravaganza

8/22/2017
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In this episode, Richie and Gordon dive into Marmalead’s Shop Fitness Calculator. They discuss what it will cost (spoiler alert - it’s free) and what sort of information you’ll get from it (spoiler alert - a pretty decent amount). So read on for this next episode of Etsy Jam!

Duration: 00:50:41


Episode 57: Great Keywords Delivered Weekly

8/15/2017
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In this episode, we have a handful of different ways that sellers are using Marmalead’s High Engagement Keyword emails to improve their listings and their shops’ success on Etsy. If you’re a Marmalead entrepreneur, or you’ve been thinking about becoming one, and you’re looking for some fresh ways to use your weekly list of the highest engagement keywords, read on!

Duration: 00:30:16


Keyword Decision Tree

8/1/2017
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So you’re working on your SEO and you found a keyword. Is it a good keyword? Will it work for you? Will it end up with sales? In this episode, we walk you through Marmalead’s Keyword Decision Tree and show you 6 steps you can follow to decide if a keyword will work for you.

Duration: 01:00:48


Is your Etsy SEO done?

7/25/2017
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In this episode, Richie and Gordon have a candid conversation about why a seller’s SEO can’t ever be “done.” If you’ve been in the habit of practicing set-it-and-forget-it SEO, you may want to stick around and rethink your strategy.

Duration: 00:21:58


7 Tips for Time Management

7/18/2017
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Ever feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day? Well, we can’t help you add another 8 hours, but we CAN offer 7 tips from a time management author which will help you squeeze the most out of your time. Up next on Etsy Jam!

Duration: 01:05:49


Making the Grade

7/4/2017
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to earn an A on your listings in Marmalead? Are you curious why we’re scoring your descriptions’ sentiment? Does it baffle you that one of your A listings can turn into a C listing a month later without you making any changes to it? Well, in this episode, Richie and I take a deep dive into how grading works in Marmalead. Learn how to score A’s on all your listings and set yourself up for success.

Duration: 00:43:11


Diary of a Vintage Seller with Victoria from Ancienesthetique

6/20/2017
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In this episode we talk with Victoria from ancienesthetique. Victoria is an expat living in central France who sells vintage treasures. She talks about the importance of sturdy shelving, photography, her blog, email list and more!

Duration: 01:06:01


Etsy Shakeup

6/13/2017
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In this episode we talk about some recent news out of Etsy as they release their Q1 earnings report and announce that Chad will be stepping down as CEO. Stick around to hear some highlights from their Q1 statements and our feelings about the future of Etsy!

Duration: 00:55:19


Naptime Hustling with Hilary from 231 Designs

6/6/2017
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In this episode we get to chat with Hilary from 231 Designs. Hilary started her Etsy shop in 2015 and in just over a year has more than 2500 sales! Stick around and hear Hilary coin the term “naptime hustle,” talk about time management, working to find a niche market and offering some really great advice for early shops or sellers who are just getting started - up next on this episode of Etsy Jam!

Duration: 01:03:34


You are Moving in the Direction You’re Looking with Monica from CrystalRelics

5/16/2017
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In this episode we have the pleasure of talking with Monica from Crystal Relics. Monica shares some great stories from her motorcycle racing days and lessons she learned which apply to selling on Etsy. We also chat about taxes, accounting, the power of positive thinking, positive energy, and avoiding making decisions based on fear. Did I mention she used to race motorcycles??

Duration: 01:28:39


Spring and Summer Sales Slump? Try these things.

5/9/2017
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In this episode we talk about some things you can do to help during a spring sales slump. The guys will tackle some helpful tips that will help set your shop up for success during this slow season!

Duration: 00:34:33

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