Do you have an Etsy store, but simply aren’t seeing the amount of sales (or income!) you know your crafts deserve?
Do the constantly changing, online sales and social media platforms, practically requiring you to have a PhD in ‘computering’, confuse and overwhelm you to the point of quitting?
My course, Handmade Sellers 201: How to Effectively Use Social Media To Generate More Views and Sales in Your Etsy Shop, will equip you with the proven, industry-leading system you need to drastically increase visibility and sales in your Etsy shop while keeping tech overwhelm and confusion to a minimum.
So, you opened your shop, put up a few of your creations, and anxiously awaited that first sale. When it came in it felt so good, didn’t it? But now, you’re wondering, “When will the next one come in? How can I get more people to visit and buy?”
Sure, Etsy has the cheapest fees of any online marketplace platform and a growing network of 90 million shoppers just waiting for you…but, where are they?
Inside Handmade Sellers 201 I will teach you how to attract more shoppers to your store AND how to turn those curious onlookers into raving clients and forever customers.
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions, then Handmade Sellers 201 is for YOU!
Imagine living your creative vision and making full-time income from your Etsy shop, without the headaches and tech-confusion that come along with growing a thriving shop with a loyal following. Imagine running a wildly successful Etsy store AND still having time for friends and family!
Might sound far-fetched, but believe me, it’s not!
The past several years I earned as much in my Etsy shop and BeautifulMesh business as I did at my ‘regular’ 9-5 job.
I earned a full-time income, online, all while working a 9-5, mothering two children, being an attentive wife, and having time for the occasional glass of wine with friends. If I can do it, you can too!
In order to grow my Etsy shop, I did any and everything I needed to do to drive traffic to my store.
It was a lot of trial and error. Many long nights, lots of learning, even more hair pulling! But, I did it.
And now my shop basically runs itself! Allowing me more freedom in my work and daily life.
Now that I have a successful crafting business, I help everyday creative women, just like you, learn the ins and outs of selling their crafts on Etsy using my industry-leading systems, saving them time, money, and frustration.
I teach tried and true strategies that will enable you to scale your Etsy shop without wasting time and energy on techniques that are outdated, ineffective, or unnecessarily complicated.
But you have to do the work!
When I started my Etsy shop back in 2014, I had zero clue what I was doing. I treated my shop like Craigslist – take a picture wherever I could, write a little blurb about it, and post.
Done and Done.
Or so I thought.
But as it turned out, by using the ‘Craigslist approach,’ the only people who would find and buy from my shop were my own friends and family.
I wanted more for my store, so I got to work. I spent countless hours researching, testing, and marketing my store. I hired expert coaches and used my accounting background to take control over my numbers and statistics. And let me tell you, it paid off!
Did you know the majority of Etsy sellers are flying by the seat of their pants? They don’t have the marketing, advertising, tracking, or strategy they need to sell consistently and scale.
The Etsy market is saturated with shop owners who post and ghost, meaning, they open a store but fail to do what it takes to grow their business. Their lack of planning leaves more than enough space for YOU to secure your (very profitable!) corner of the Etsy market.
With the industry-leading systems and strategies you will learn inside Handmade Sellers 201, you will avoid the mistakes your competitors are making and stand out in the crowd.
I want you to win!
It is my passion to help you up-level your already established Etsy shop, make consistent sales, and grow your business. Handmade Sellers 201: How to Effectively Use Social Media To Generate More Views and Sales in Your Etsy Shop will keep you up to date on the latest ways to improve your Etsy shop and drive traffic to create more sales.
There’s no reason that your shop can’t satisfy your creative drive while also fulfilling your income goals.
"I have been making wreaths, centerpieces, holiday home decor and lots more for 2 years now. I have made them for friends and family and I have also sold them locally. I was always intimidated by trying to open my own shop on Etsy but from watching Lauren and how knowledgeable about Etsy she was I finally decided to take the plunge and take her course. I am so glad I did! She is very patient and she always has the answer to your questions and if she doesn't she will get the answer for you. She will walk you through step by step and break it down and easy to understand. I couldn't have done it without Lauren Kilgore's help. Take the leap of faith with Lauren Kilgore and you will be so happy that you did."
"For a year and a half I’ve been learning how to make wreaths as a hobby / maybe someday a small business. It’s so much more complicated when your learning and perfecting your craft and then add in social media, business, technology and life (it doesn’t stop for you does it), and I began to feel extremely overwhelmed and left behind. And then came Lauren and her Etsy course. Yes, it was going to cost me in money, time, perseverance, not to mention fear of failure. But I needed to see if I could. I needed to know for me. One of the best decisions of my life. Lauren is patient, kind, always has an answer and I believe she will not give up on me or any other person is our class. I will continue working to get this right, which means someday I will take the next course. Thank you Lauren for investing in my self esteem and confidence ❤️"
Identifying your target market is vital for small creative businesses like ours. It helps you to tailor your products and optimize your marketing. Branding will help you differentiate from competitors, build recognition, establish trust, and create a strong market presence.
Facebook has always been a top driver of traffic to my Etsy shop. I'll teach you everything I've learned to get to over 90,000 Facebook followers and counting. Plus how I keep them engaged as long-time customers and funnel them over to my Etsy shop to purchase.
The #1 driver of traffic to my shop is Pinterest. In this week, you will learn to navigate Pinterest and drive customers to your Etsy store, including creating your very own shop pins from scratch!
Instagram is vital for small businesses as it offers a visually-driven platform to showcase products, engage with customers, build brand awareness, and reach a wide audience for business growth opportunities.
Short form video captures attention in a fast-paced digital landscape, enables creative storytelling, boosts engagement, and facilitates sharing, leading to increased brand visibility and customer reach. Every platform now has opportunities for video (even Etsy!) so I'll help you optimize your content for each.
Want to know the number one thing that propelled my listings to the very top of search pages and resulted in literally thousands of sales? This. Is. It. Because Etsy's algorithm favors products that sell over and over, I'll teach you how to create an easy "multiple" for your shop. I'll also show you what makes a "good" one so that you always have one to sell!
The skills taught in these modules will work. I know, because I’ve used them myself. I know how it feels to be ‘left hanging’. Not only have I laid everything out, down to the smallest detail, I will also walk you through every single step. We are in this together…no crafter left behind!
I just know you will gain so much valuable information in this course, even in just the first two weeks! However, if for some reason you don’t feel totally confident in your ability to improve your shop using these industry-leading strategies, simply reach out to me at [email protected] within the first 14 days and I will refund you 100% of the course registration fee. You’ve literally got nothing to lose!
How does lifetime access sound? And you can always download the videos and documents you need. Forever! You'll also receive any and all updates to the course automatically - and free of charge.
You will need access to the internet to view the videos and a Facebook account if you'd like to join the private group for Q&As.
Because there is a lot of content with very specific steps, the individual modules will be released weekly. This will give you an opportunity to learn and implement and you won't become overwhelmed with too much information at once.
I know you will get a lot of valuable information in this course. But, if for whatever reason you are not happy, please contact me at [email protected] within the first 14 days and I will refund you 100% of your money. So, you’ve literally got nothing to lose :)
Nope! However, you should have an open and operating Etsy shop and possess some basic knowledge of how an Etsy shop is run before taking Handmade Sellers 201. This is an intermediate level course and we won't be reviewing the basics in this course. But the intro course is available now if you want to grab it. Click here for more info on Handmade Sellers 101.
Absolutely not! One of the major goals of Handmade Sellers 201 is to reduce the tech overwhelm and help you make sense of the process. Everything I teach inside Handmade Sellers 201 is designed with the idea that each student is a creative first and a computer whiz last. It’s my goal to help you grow your shop with as little high-level tech-talk as possible. You will literally walk away with a system that works…and I’ll even help you implement it!
One thing I’ve noticed about many of Etsy sellers and even Etsy coaches is the lack of focus on the business aspect of building a business. Sure, there are tons of courses to teach you how to craft, how to post, how to package, but many of these courses fail to teach you how to build and scale your business using real business strategies. With my background in accounting, my course will give you a leg up on the competition by teaching you how to manage your finances while growing your shop, resulting in smarter investments, higher profits, and less wasted money.
The Handmade Sellers 201 course is not designed for beginners who don’t already have an Etsy shop. New to Etsy? Join Handmade Sellers 101 HERE! Handmade Sellers 201 also requires that you have a rudimentary understanding of Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. Lastly, Handmade Sellers 201 is not designed for someone who is not interested in learning new methods or putting in the work necessary to build a profitable business.
Not at all! I'm not teaching you how to make a wreath - I'm teaching you how to SELL your items (any items!) on Etsy. The rules are universal across all industries.
The course officially begins August 14, 2023. We'll have a total of 7 weeks together (including 1 implementation week built-in for you to catch up on any material you may have missed). We'll have a Q&A every Friday no matter what!
If your Etsy shop is not bringing in consistent views and sales, then it is time to do something new. Stop using outdated tactics that simply don’t work. Walk away with the tools you need to run your very own thriving Etsy shop. Let me show you how to maximize your current store and skyrocket your sales.
Enroll in Handmade Sellers 201: How to Effectively Use Social Media To Generate More Views and Sales in Your Etsy Shop and let me help you make sense of it all. Clear the confusion, overcome the overwhelm, generate the sales. I can’t wait to see you inside!